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Director of Engineering - Solar

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH109401
  • Location: USA, California, San Francisco
  • Sector: Solar, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 13/11/2017
Director of Engineering
Location: San Francisco, CA

Overview:
The Director of Engineering will provide leadership and support to sales and development teams through the analysis of candidate solar projects sites, system designs, energy modeling, project estimating and feasibility studies.

Responsibilities:
System Design and Engineering:
*Work with Sales and Development staff to quickly evaluate and support projects at various stages, from RFP responses and/or early stage development with many unknowns, to more advanced designs, and provide due diligence, technical guidance, system size, output, system design, interconnection, and appropriate technologies
*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 (AHJ).
*Participate in scope development, project specifications, and component selection to ensure best-in-class solar system design packages
*Perform due diligence on products and suppliers, to include being a key decision maker on trade partners, supply deals, strategic alliances

Qualifications:
*Minimum 5 years of progressive engineering experience in the electric generation and distribution industry
*Proficient with solar energy modeling tools (PVSyst, SolarAnywhere), AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office Suite of products
*Familiar with solar technologies and related electrical equipment including vendor, products, technical specifications, utility and commercial standards, and applicable codes
*Bachelor's degree in Engineering, with preference for Mechanical or Electrical Engineering; EIT or FE preferred. PE a plus, or demonstrated ability to achieve PE.

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