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PV Engineering Leader


Houston, TX

Program Management

Skill Level: Mid Level

Position Type: Full Time

~ Sunnova is a different kind of Power Company, offering rooftop solar service to homeowners within and outside the United States through our network of local sales and installation partners. ~

Our mission is to change the energy industry by providing the choice of low-cost, worry-free solar power that generates long-term savings for our customers and continued business growth for our partners.

Come be part of the fastest growing segment of the energy industry!

Position Overview

The PV Engineering Leader will be responsible for leading the team of engineers and consultants reviewing quality and design standards of residential PV systems. This includes review of design packages, milestone submissions and final installation sign offs on the physical condition of residential PV assets.

This position requires a strong understanding of design schematics and representational drawings in order to interpret design intent. Basic Electrical calculations, beam calculations, and PV energy production estimation will be an integral part of daily job responsibilities.

Open communication with sales and field technicians will be necessary to coordinate, remedy and aid channel partners through the construction process while interfacing with Sunnnova Energy Corporation. It will be the responsibility of the Engineering Leader to guide our Partners in constructing residential PV systems to the highest standards. 


  • Responsible for managing the engineering team
  • Daily review of electrical / mechanical designs applied to the NEC, local jurisdictional requirements and Sunnova Energy Corporation standards
  • Daily review of finished installations
  • Familiarity with multiple local permitting jurisdictions
  • Familiarity with current residential PV electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Multi-disciplinary understanding of the challenges associated with construction while working with sales, construction management, and financing of energy assets mandates effective communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented and an efficient worker
  • Answer inbound customer and contractor calls and emails
  • Provides administrative problem-solving support to the operations staff, partners and customers
  • Educate contractors on processes and procedures
  • Escalate unresolved or complex issues
  • Ensure project deadlines are maintained
  • Encourage individual professional growth and development by meeting mandatory projects, skills competency, supports department-based goals, which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as a mentor
  • Help to ensure satisfaction by providing a seamless operational process of the department organization
  • Participate in discussions with the operation management regarding the goals set
  • Create statement of work, train, assign daily workload and monitor performance of 3rd Party PV Engineering Services
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (or related will be considered)
  • 5+ years of PV Design, Engineering or related experience
  • Must be self-motivated and driven for constant improvement
  • Ability to read construction documents (drafted plans, sections, elevations, wiring diagrams)
  • Familiar with the National Electric Code (NEC)
  • Proven knowledge of mechanical design, beam theory, electrical design and theory
  • Familiarity with residential roof design & construction
  • A background or familiarity with computer aided design (CAD)
  • Strong written and communication skills in order to communicate with all levels of management
  • Detail oriented with the ability to Multi-Task
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and interact with other departments
  • PC skills; Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, & Outlook
  • Ability to work under pressure with strict time deadlines
  • Flexible schedule
  • Possess customer service skills
  • Must have valid US Passport and be willing to travel 10% throughout the year

To Apply

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~ Equal Opportunity Employer ~ 

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