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Senior Design Engineer - Job Huntersville - Jobs - hep

Senior Design Engineer

Senior Design Engineer

The Senior Engineer will lead all engineering activities while working closely with the project development and project construction. The Sr Engineer will be responsible for driving projects through initial design, specification, pricing, permitting, interconnection approval, final design, construction, testing, and commissioning. They will interface with local, state, and federal entities to submit and procure permits for projects. They will hire and manage design firms, geotechnical testing engineers, pull testing companies, other testing companies, and surveyors for projects.


  • Manage the engineering design process for DG and utility scale solar projects to ensure that design documents are complete and of high quality and to ensure that the design and permitting process is completed in a timely manner. 
  • Develop electrical construction documents using AutoCAD.
  • Manage the utility interconnection and construction permitting. 
  • Develop detailed equipment specifications.
  • Oversee activities between owners, utilities, permit agencies, contractors, and other engineering firms.
  • Travel to project sites from time to time to gather site-specific data and perform inspections as required.
  • Site assessment and analysis both from on-site data collection and utilizing network tools.
  • Remain up to date with new technologies including energy storage and incorporating into new designs.
  • Continually seek ways to reduce project design and construction costs.
  • Manage the development of the solar production models using PVsyst software.
  • Develop Best Practices, Process Improvement, and Control Documents as necessary.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Bluebeam, & Microsoft Office products.
  • PV System Design experience (required).
  • Strong Leadership & Management skills.
  • Client-facing communication skills.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding construction documents (engineering drawing, structural, mechanical, and civil designs, equipment specifications, etc.)
  • Some travel and on-site work (required).

Professional and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (required).
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in engineering, permitting, and construction.
  • Professional Electrical Engineer designation (preferred).
  • Medium Voltage design experience (preferred).

Working Conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment while on the construction sites.  The employee will be required to drive to work sites or in some cases fly when the distance necessitates.      

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period.  Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic

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