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PV Solar Designer (Local or Remote Full-time)

Positive Energy Solar
Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 to $30 Hourly
  • Other
Job Description
Salary: $23-$30/hr + DOE

Solar Designer (Local or Remote Full-time)

Company Overview
Seeking a rewarding & fulfilling career helping to combat climate change with a company that will appreciate and recognize you for your contributions? Positive Energy Solar is a New Mexico company established in 1997. We are Employee-Owned, and the only solar company in New Mexico that is a Certified B Corporation (a business that meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.) Positive Energy Solar provides homeowners and businesses across the state with high quality, reliable solar installations.  We are committed to exceptional customer service as well as treating every employee with appreciation, dignity, and respect. Our company offers a collaborative work environment and great compensation package that includes benefits, discounts, profit sharing, ownership, and a career you can feel good about. Positive Energy Solar is seeking employees that are interested in long term employment with a company that offers support for growth and development.

Position Overview

The PV Designer is responsible for designing code-compliant PV systems and generating documents to obtain all required permits and utility interconnection approvals. The person in this position will need to be a self starter, collaborative, and detail oriented. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a large volume of projects while demonstrating excellent focus and teamwork. This opportunity is available to both local / in-office (Albuquerque or Santa Fe, New Mexico) and full-time remote candidates.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design residential PV systems to meet customer, company, code, and utility requirements
  • Optimize PV system size to meet customer goals
  • Understand the interconnection requirements for each utility company
  • Use AutoCAD to create drawings and documents as required for permits and interconnection applications
  • Coordinate with managers to prioritize work and ensure projects are ready to permit based on installation schedules
  • Coordinate with structural and electrical engineers and other professionals to obtain approvals and stamped drawings as required.
  • Complete the bill of materials (Sales Order) listing all equipment, labor, subcontractor costs, ect. 
  • Provide Project status updates and notes in software program (NetSuite)
  • Perform energy production estimates and optimize PV system design


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, Bachelor of Science in mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering, architecture OR 2 year Degree or Certificate from a Technical College; equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Minimum 1 year of solar design experience
  • Experience design with Enphase Microinverters a plus
  • NABCEP certification a plus
  • Experience with Netsuite a plus
  • Experience with Google Workspace a plus
  • Excellent skills in AutoCAD (Experts in other CAD software considered)
  • Experience designing with Scanifly software output a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with National Electric Code and PV System Design
  • Knowledge of residential and commercial construction
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical design theory and concepts
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Exceptional creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • A reliable and passionate attention to detail and quality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Great attitude and positive vibes

 Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit or stand at a desk and use a computer for 8+ hours per day.


  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance / Gym Membership
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Solar Discounts
  • Employee Ownership
  • Profit Sharing

Positive Energy Solar


Albuquerque, NM
87107 USA



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