Snr Solar Engineering Manager

Job Title: Snr Solar Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-07
Reference: BH-110088
Contact Name: Ryan Pointing
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 14:53

Job Description

ain accountabilities:
  • Manage and perform the preliminary engineering design and processes for Solar plants, including initial equipment selections
  • Work closely with Procurement, Engineering and Transmission teams to support equipment selection, pricing, and qualification for Solar projects.
  • Work with ArcGIS software to organize and manage project site constraints such as detailed terrain maps, wetland features, flood zone delineations, and other existing exclusion areas with associated construction limitations and setback requirements (such as transmission lines, wetlands, public roadways, pipelines, etc.)
  • Work with AutoCAD Civil 3D to convert and prepare all project site data for integration into detailed conceptual layouts and models of utility-scale solar plants
  • Utilize various data sets to create proposed project boundary delineations and exclusion zones
  • Work within AutoCAD and Helios3D to design conceptual layouts of utility-scale solar farms using value engineering approach in power block sizing, design of cable management, and Medium Voltage (MV) AC collection circuits
  • Collaborate closely with various departments throughout the development cycle - Project Development, Origination, Procurement, Energy Assessment, Engineering, Construction and Operations
  • Analyze and evaluate disruptive solar technologies as part of project design efforts as the PV market evolves
  • Provide technical support to transmission and development teams for interconnection applications
  • Provide reports to management by producing regular and frequent project status updates and other reporting documents
  • Communicate information continuously and effectively to cross-functional teams

Travel:  30%Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related technical field
  • Technical project management and engineering experience
  • Experience in solar industry required.
  • Experience in ArcGIS software is preferred
  • Experience in AutoCAD/Civil 3D and/or PVSyst
  • Proficient knowledge of full suite of Microsoft Office software; high proficiency in Excel required
  • Advanced knowledge of Solar PV technology is preferred