Pine Gate Renewables is seeking a Senior PV Design Engineer to perform engineering and project support tasks for distributed generation and utility scale photovoltaic systems. Ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and results-oriented.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Create conceptual design layouts for PV power plants utilizing AutoCAD, Helioscope, and Helios 3D design software.
Create energy models utilizing PVSYST and Helioscope software.
Create electrical site plans, construction details, and single line diagrams for utility Interconnection Applications, electrical permits, and construction documents.
Perform electrical calculations for AC and DC cable sizing, voltage drop, over-current protection, grounding, and other design elements.
Review and analyze utility pre-screen reports, system impact studies, and interconnection service agreements.
Coordinate responses to RFIs and Submittals from sub-contractors and independent engineers.
Manage and build third party engineering consultant partnerships
Provide technical support to Pine Gate Renewables’ development, procurement, construction, and O&M departments
Develop proficiency in NEC and other applicable state and local codes.
Additional duties as assigned and/or directed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of AC and DC electrical principles.
Knowledge of National Electric Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code and other standards relevant to the industry.
PVSYST, Helioscope and/or Helios 3D design software proficiency preferred.
Knowledge of medium voltage distribution and protection systems preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently.
Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMAND:
May require lifting/carrying items up to 30 pounds.
Travel up to 25%.
Position works in an office environment.
Must be able to sit/stand at a desk and utilize a computer, for extended periods of time.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent Technology program.
2+ years of PV Design Engineering experience preferred.
NABCEP Entry Level certification or equivalent preferred.