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Director of Engineering

Job Title: Director of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Reference: DH74
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: June 12, 2017 16:36

Job Description

We are looking for a Director of Engineering to design and engineer commercial utility scale PV solar systems between 50kW and 5MW.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop construction documents using AutoCAD
  • Travel to project sites and gather site-specific data
  • Site assessment and analysis
  • Write up the technical papers
  • Site specification production analysis of PV arrays using models such as PVsyst
  • Complete utility interconnection applications and building permit applications
  • Develop detailed equipment specifications
  • Coordinate activities between clients, utilities, permit agencies, contractors and engineering firms
  • Integrate energy storage systems into the solar PV system
  • Provide mentorship and training to new and junior engineering personnel


Key Requirements:

  • Medium voltage design
  • Short circuit, coordination, arc flash studies
  • Energy storage systems
  • Hands on experience commissioning, testing, troubleshooting solar PV systems
  • NABCEP certification
  • MS in electrical engineering