Director of Engineering

Ecoplexus Inc. Published: March 18, 2021
Durham, NC
Job Type
Energy / Engineering / Program Management /

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2032 Director of Engineering - Solar

At Ecoplexus, we are a rapidly-growing developer of large solar, wind and energy storage projects serving corporate and utility energy purchasers. We design, build, finance, own and operate projects across the US, Mexico and Asia. Headquartered in San Francisco, Ecoplexus has grown at an annual rate of over 50% per year since its founding in 2009. 

We are seeking individuals who have a passion to be part of the renewable energy industry and the change it is bringing, are self starters, creative thinkers, possess the drive to achieve, and have the capacity to assume increasing responsibility in a dynamic growth environment. We are looking for talented self-starters with imagination, creativity and vision. 

Position Overview:

The Director of Engineering will lead the development of the vision, strategy, and technology in the Engineering Department.

  • Develop and implement the strategic technology plan and comprehensive product road map with VP, EPC for the Engineering Department.
  • Accountable for establishing and evolving the vision for Company engineering department
  • Attract, develop and retain electrical engineers, civil engineers, structural engineers, mechanical engineers and designers for increased capacity to execute roadmap. Manages the team.
  • Continuous engineering process experience.
  • Ensure that electrical designs that are being produced are in compliance with contractual requirements and applicable codes; under budget and on time.
  • Manage development and application of cost effective design approaches.
  • Assure strict compliance of produced designs with the National Electrical Code.
  • Support construction activities through timely responses to field questions, clarification of design approaches and evaluation of alternate designs.
  • Development of resource planning for medium and long term operations of the Engineering Department.
  • Supervises team of engineers and support personnel


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Possess 10+ years of directly related engineering experience.
  • NC Registered Professional Engineer REQUIRED.
  • Minimum 15 years engineering experience and with experience working in the field.
  • Proficient with Google Suite and MS Office Suite.
  • Proven significant management of utility scale PV projects, REQUIRED.
  • Experience in supervising and developing staff
  • Comfortable presenting to and interacting with consultants, authorities with jurisdiction, and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to obtain out-of-state PE license.


  • Ecoplexus offers a competitive salary, strong bonus structures, the potential for employee stock options in a growing company, a benefits program and flexible working conditions.

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to email resume and a cover letter.
  • No third party solicitations will be accepted for this or any other Ecoplexus position.
  • We look forward to hearing from you. 

Ecoplexus is an equal opportunity employer.

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