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Solar Power Engineer

ecojiva LLC
Cleveland, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This job is located in Troy, Michigan. Candidate will need to relocate.

**OPT candidates are welcome to apply. We process H1 Visa for employees.

Entry Level Solar Power Engineer.

Note: Commercial Solar PV Internship is preferred. Power Engineering is a PLUS. Prior experience is a plus.

Today's trend is calling for renewable energy expertise. Get great experience working with a leading company in solar industry.

ecojiva LLC seeks designers/engineers to support our solar projects system design functions. Provide electrical power and controls designs for solar, power distribution, and lighting projects. Work with senior electrical staff in the delivery of quality technical work and projects to the client. Function in a multi-discipline project team environment to deliver quality design projects and technical reports on assigned projects. The successful candidate will use his/her knowledge of the National Electric Code and solar PV design concepts. Selected candidate will be held accountable for completion of assignments to the high standards of ecojiva.

Primary Responsibilities:

Typical duties include PV system design; CAD drawings and sheet set preparation, Design review; Site assessment; System energy modeling energy estimates; Technology evaluation and risk assessment; Site inspections; Contract review of EPC, Construction monitoring; Equipment commissioning and testing and Travel to client and remote sites. Uses computer-aided drafting equipment, computer systems, electrical design and building modeling software. Draws master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions. Support the preparation of design drawings such as one line diagrams, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, power plans, lighting plans and electrical detail drawings. Produce electrical equipment lists, load lists, conduit and cable schedules as required for the project. Advises supervisor of project status with respect to schedule, budgets, delays and adverse problems; and confers with engineering staff to resolve problems. May supervise, train and mentor other drafters and designers, and coordinate work within discipline group and other discipline groups on the project. Assembles documentation packages and produces drawing sets; and keeps proper files and records related to assigned design activities. Explains drawings to production or construction teams and provides adjustments as necessary, checking throughout project to ensure quality. Understands project scope and ensures designs are consistent with project technical requirements and scope, and works to specifications and discipline-associated instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards and procedures. Reviews completed drawings and cost estimates for accuracy and conformity to standards and regulations. Complies with company’s safety awareness program, office and/or field safety policies. Under direct supervision, provides simple drafting services by preparing and maintaining blueprints, maps, charts, and graphs.

1. Assist in solar PV Systems sizing, equipment selection, and industry best practice recommendations for optimized design.
2. Create basis of design document for the detailed engineering design of renewable energy projects and define Electrical scope.
3. Provide clients with fees and schedule proposals to undertake engineering work.
4. Attend weekly project calls, respond to requests for information submitted by the client, review submittals, and provide specifications for equipment called out in the design.
5. Design and review single line and three line diagrams for interconnection of solar farms
6. Use PV Syst/SAM to model energy production using varied weather data sources
7. Use and develop Excel tools to perform various engineering calculations
8. Perform various Electrical Studies performed by the engineering team as typically defined in the scope of Renewable Energy Projects (solar) which include,

This position reports to the Director of Engineering

Must be willing to travel. Minimum travel

Must have good in verbal and written communication

Must be a team player

Very organized and methodical

Masters in Electrical Engineering is must

Power Engineering is a must

Experience: 1-3 years is a plus

Company Description
As a solar solutions provider, we specialize in designing and installing grid-tied solar photovoltaic systems for agricultural and commercial customers throughout the Midwest.

Supported by over 40 years of experience in the electrical utility industry, we are a full-service solar solutions provider. We specialize in designing and engineering solar energy systems that fuel and interact with the grid. Our focus is on expertly engineered systems and collaborative solutions designed to meet the specific needs of our customers.

ecojiva LLC


2301 W. Big Beaver Rd

Cleveland, OH