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Development Engineer

Job Title: Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco, Coloradro, New York
Reference: DH80
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: July 03, 2017 17:39

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Development Engineer to provide support to sales and development teams through the analysis fo candidate solar project sites, system designs, energy modelling project estimating and feasibility studies.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Perform direct engineering and management of outside consultants to create engineering packages that meet the requirements of various approval agencies, planning boards, and Authorities Having Jurisdiction
  • Create or manage consultants in the creation of fully compliant interconnection applications for solar projects
  • Act as the technical liaison with utility customers, project management and senior management on matters relating to development engineering progress, quality, scope and schedule
  • Participate in scope development, project specifications, and component selection to ensure best-inclass solar system design packages
  • Evaluate technology options, and seek out continuous system improvement opportunities
  • Work with head of Engineering to build internal design capacity


Key Requirements:


  • Minimum 5 years of progressive engineering experience in the electric generation and distribution industry
  • Proficient with solar energy modelling tools (PVSyst, SolarAnywhere), AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with solar technologies and related electrical equipment including vendor, products, technical specifications, utility and commercial standards, and applicable codes