Solar Designer

PetersenDean Published: December 5, 2018
Aiea, Hawaii
Job Type
Energy / Skilled & Technical Labor /

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~ PetersenDean Roofing and Solar Systems is one of the largest independent roofing and solar companies in the United States. ~

With divisions in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada and Texas, PetersenDean installs new roofs, provides re-roofing services, and designs and installs solar power systems for homeowners, commercial customers and homebuilders.

Founded more than 20 years ago on the belief that good roofs are built by good people, we continue to take pride in every roof we build today. Our commitment to safety, superior quality customer service, and the environment has earned us an industry-wide reputation for excellence.

Position Overview

The Solar Designer is responsible for preparing electrical wiring and layout plan sets in AutoCAD for photovoltaic and energy storage system installations. The Solar Designer works with the various departments including Utility Interconnection, Sales, Operations and Project Coordinators. The Solar Designer is also responsible for assisting with responses to AHJ corrections, both written and verbal.


  • Produce PV/Energy Storage System installation details, attachment methods layouts in AutoCAD.
  • Design and specify electrical system details including conductor, conduit and overcurrent protection sizing, calculation and mitigation of voltage drop, single lines and connection diagrams.
  • Assures that the design/drafting timelines are met and on schedule.
  • Gain a full understanding of the project scope, schedules, major priority items milestones and project coordination procedure.
  • Coordinates and cooperates with Project Coordinators to ensure the smooth flow of all information necessary for the completion of the overall project design/drafting effort.
  • Looks for and suggests improvements in assigned project areas.
  • Verify that all drawings and vendor documents have been properly reviewed and assembled prior to submittal of plan sets.
  • Completes AHJ revisions/corrections.
  • Makes necessary suggestion to PetersenDean design criteria with regard to information from AHJ’s.


  • Strong electrical design fundamentals.
  • Strong roofing construction fundamentals.
  • Strong in AutoCAD.
  • Strong communication skills and previous experience interfacing with construction personnel manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Knowledge of drafting standards and symbols.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact with others.

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