Renewable Energy Systems Engineer

Colite International Published: November 14, 2017
Job Type
Energy / Engineering / Information Technology /

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Our employees are like family. Most have been with us for more than ten years. This helps us ensure quality down the line. Because when people care and take pride in the work they do, the product is always better.

Our Mission:

  • To manufacture and implement quality signage programs that consistently communicate our customer’s brand image worldwide.

Our Vision:

  • To be the world’s premier signage provider through innovative designs, sustainable manufacturing, outstanding global service, and strategic partnerships.

Position Overview

Colite International is embarking on a new business area to apply solar-wind-storage renewable hybrid power systems to various off-grid and grid-tied applications. It is seeking an experienced engineer to support the design, application, and control of these power systems. This position is responsible for leading all engineering activities associated with design, deployment, and control of the Colite Solar-Wind-Storage Hybrid Renewable Power Systems.


  • Define optimal applications and location for hybrid systems
  • Lead Photometric design activities related to lighting applications
  • Interact where necessary with electric utility personal to manage interconnection of grid-tied power systems
  • Lead the development of all scope and cost detail for ongoing sales opportunities
  • Support sales and marketing organizations to promote and sell hybrid power system technology


Experience Required:

  • Direct experience designing and deploying renewable power systems, preferably in hybrid applications
  • Familiarity and direct experience with various software applications to model and optimize hybrid renewable power systems
  • Define and manage control philosophy of the various system applications and support vendor selection and management of control technologies and components
  • Knowledge of technological advances and direction to adapt the most advanced components available in the market, particularly solar panels and batteries.
  • Knowledge of engineering design and infrastructure schemes necessary to deploy hybrid renewable systems in both off-grid and on-grid applications
  • Knowledge of photometric calculations for design and layout of lighting systems is a plus

Education and Details:

  • Minimum BS Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Solidworks experience a plus

Compensation: $75,000 – $85,000/year

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