Solar PV System Designer (Autocad)

Sunrun Spanish Fork , UT 84660

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview:

The PV Designer is responsible for designing code-compliant residential solar photovoltaic systems following engineering department policy. An understanding of structural and electrical engineering concepts and calculations is a necessity for this position. This is a fast paced yet detail oriented position.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, review and modify drawing sets in AutoCAD and custom software tools.

  • Coordinate with Site Assessors, Project Management, and Sales teams to complete designs

meeting the customers' expectations with strict deadlines.

  • Complete electrical and structural designs for photovoltaic projects within a production based

environment.

  • Research, document and comply with local and national code requirements in project jurisdictions.

  • Interface with Construction Branch, Sales and Project Coordinator teams to complete designs

meeting both Sunrun and customer expectations within deadlines.

  • Create project bills of material.

  • Assist in developing and documenting industry best practices, standards and guidelines.

  • Utilize software systems to record progress of various tasks.

  • Demonstrate ethics and professionalism at all times.

  • Work to meet and exceed design Key Performance Indicators (KPI) including, but not limited to, quality, output, cycle time and difficulty.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering related field required
  • OR Bachelor's degree in non-engineering field and 1 year of solar industry experience

required

  • OR Associate's degree in design related field and 1 year of solar design (or 2 years of solar

industry) experience required

  • OR NABCEP (PV Installation Professional) certification and 2 years of solar industry

experience required

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Critical thinking and ability to solve problems

  • Demonstrate good judgment and analytical skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to effectively communicate with engineering, construction, and customer facing teams;

  • Excellent computing skills

  • Strong desire to Create a Planet Run by the Sun!

  • Must be able to work shift of Sunday- Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday due to the business and team needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with designing and/or constructing solar electric systems;

  • Strong working knowledge of residential framing, roofing, and electrical;

  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code and local building codes;

  • Experience with AutoCad and Salesforce;

  • Experience in creating material takeoffs;

Solar Careers For All:

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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