PV Solar Designer


Napa, CA

Industry: Construction


Less than 5 years

Posted 284 days ago

  by    Nicholas Sap

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PV Solar Designer

Napa, CA


Company Summary

Our Client is a leading Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor of solar energy and co-generation systems for the commercial industry. Based in Napa, California with clients nationwide, services include design, installation, and management of renewable energy systems in a variety of applications. 

Position Summary

The right individual must be a self-starter, articulate, detailed-oriented, energetic, able to take initiative and problem-solve while working in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for local candidates only. This is an opportunity to work with a company with low turnover and a strong company culture where employees are supported and valued. There is also strong upward mobility in this company.



  • Create, review and modify drawing sets in AutoCAD and custom software tools;
  • Complete electrical and structural designs for photovoltaic projects;
  • Research, document and comply with local and national code requirements in project jurisdictions;
  • Coordinate with Site Assessors, Project Management, and Sales teams to complete designs meeting the customers? expectations with strict deadlines;
  • Assist in documenting and developing industry best practices, standards and guidelines;
  • Delegate project completion tasks to otherengineering team members;
  • Utilize software systems to record progress of various tasks;
  • Perform energy generation modeling for solar projects using PVSyst and other tools;
  • Demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior at all times.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in any current version of AutoCAD;
  • 2Years Drafting in Construction, Electric Solar preferred;
  • 2Years CAD experience in a professional environment;
  • Initiative to implement process improvements;
  • Hands on experience with Solar Design;
  • Analytical / critical thinking / acute attention to detail;
  • Ability to pass pre-employment background check;
  • Associates Degree in an engineering related field minimum (Bachelor?s preferred)
  • Experience with Microsoft excel.


Compensation:  Based on experience.