Commercial Solar Design Engineer

The Commercial Solar Design Engineer position is part of the engineering team and reports directly to the Executive Vice President. On a technical level, the engineer is responsible for all aspects of commercial solar PV system design, including electrical, structural, civil, and soil engineering principles, as well as the uniqueness of solar PV industry codes and standards. In addition, on a service level, is also responsible for maintaining effective customer communication, understanding project requirements, and facilitating all deliverables to ensure a fantastic customer experience.

This can be a mid, or senior-level position. We’re looking for results-oriented candidates with a passion for energy, and who are genuinely interested in long-term, sustainable growth for our country, environment, and economy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing (CAD) commercial and industrial PV and battery systems
  • Designing (CAD) residential PV and battery systems as needed
  • Engineering calculations
  • Document tracking
  • Revision control
  • Build and support templates, excel calculators, and design tools
  • Salesforce management
  • Maintaining solid customer service and customer communication
  • Prompt response to emails and phone calls
  • Multi-tasking many action items under tight deadlines

Education or Desired License and Certificates:

  • 4-year college degree completed (engineering or science degree preferred, but not required)
  • Minimum two years of commercial and industrial PV system design (rooftop, ground mount, and carport)
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering concepts and design experience
  • Familiarity with construction codes and standards
  • Professional Engineering or Architects’ License a plus, but not required
  • Grid Alternatives / Volunteer or previous hands-on installation training a plus
  • NABCEP certification a plus

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong detail-orientation and proofreading skills; attention-to-detail is a must
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Superior communication skills both verbally and written with various corporate levels, both internally and externally
  • Strong foundation in mathematical and analytical principles
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Salesforce
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Ability to communicate complex systems with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Time management skills and ability to manage large volumes of projects

Work Location and Status:

  • Fremont, California
  • Full-Time Employment
  • No visa sponsorship


  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Over-time available
  • Matching 401k available
  • Subsidized Medical Insurance available


To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to

Be sure to include how you heard about this position.

CA Small Business Enterprise

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NAICS Codes:
541330 – Engineering services
541340 – Drafting services
541490 – Other specialized design services
541618 – Other management consulting services
541690 – Other scientific and technical consulting services
541990 – All other professional, scientific, and technical services

D-U-N-S number:

811024, 81101701, 81101516, 81101604, 43232614, 81101505

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