Job Summary : A Solar PV Designer’s job is mainly to design and develop site plans for solar panel installation. The Design Engineer takes the initial system concept ideas and translates them into fully detailed construction ready designs.
Coordinating with multiple team members and customers, the Design Engineer balances the necessity of a customer solution with the efficiency of standard practices.
A typical Solar PV Designer’s job will predominantly revolve around following three key responsibilities : Calculations & Design BOM Preparation Overseeing project execution.
Job Description : Your job will involve some or all of the following :
Use custom software tools to design PV ground mounted and roof top systems
Perform accurate system sizing calculations
Create electrical single-line diagrams, panel schedules, or connection diagrams for solar electric systems, using computer-aided design (CAD) / PVsyst software Run PVsyst reports for system production estimates
Develop optimal designs with SLD, PML, conduit and wire scheduling, routing and equipment plans, and conceptual 3-D renderings Execute designs that adhere to grid compliance and permitting requirements
Building detailed bills of materials based on system specifications Coordinates with management team to develop complete proposal packages
Work across functionally with sales, project management and installation teams to ensure clients’ needs and internal deadlines are met
Troubleshoot design and construction issues in the fieldQualifications
With at least 1 year experience in doing dedicated engineering of Solar projects.*preferred
An Electrical Engineering degree will be an added advantage.
Skills expected : o Ability to design PV systems at 11 / 22 / 33 / 66 kV power levels *preferredo Has knowledge in PVSYST and AutoCADo Has knowledge in electrical design conceptso Should be ready for field visitso Should be flexible to perform project management role if neededo A quality mindset and attention to detail are some of the important qualities for this job