Senior PV Systems Designer

Louth Callan Renewables Published: December 4, 2020
Sommers, CT
Job Type
Energy / Skilled & Technical Labor /

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~ Louth Callan Renewables (LCR) is an experienced solar construction and investment firm headquartered in New England. LCR builds optimized renewable energy projects including Solar PV, and battery storage and provides quality pre-construction and O&M services. ~

Position Overview

Growing, fast paced start-up seeks a Senior PV Systems Designer. The Senior PV Systems Designer will work with LCRs Engineers, Project Managers, and Engineering Consultants to design commercial, government, and utility solar PV projects. The Senior PV Systems Designer will also develop and design preliminary and detailed layouts to assist with proposal preparation, client presentations, and basis for detailed engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create solar photovoltaic system layouts in AutoCAD to be used for interconnection, permitting, and construction
  • Design commercial and utility scale PV systems that are compliant with all applicable codes and company guidelines, including roof mounts, parking canopies, and ground mounts, using Aurora Solar and AutoCad
  • Design 3D models for client presentations and proposals
  • Develop PV system layouts and renderings to support the project development and engineering teams
  • Manage the development of full project plan sets, scope of work revisions, line type, electrical equipment, wire/conduit sizing & Solar install details
  • Communicate with structural engineers, electrical engineers and electricians to ensure drawings accurately represent system design requirements
  • Revise drawings as needed throughout the development and construction phases
  • Provide technical support to business development and project management teams when required
  • Have knowledge of PV system operation and troubleshooting
  • Ensure system drawings meet NEC and local jurisdiction requirements

Qualifications & Requirements

  • AutoCAD expert
  • 2+ years of CAD Drafting in a professional environment
  • PVSyst and Aurora Solar expert
  • Demonstrated ability to perform spreadsheet analysis using Excel, showing high attention to detail, converting raw data accurate and useful conclusions
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics and specifications
  • Capability of navigating, interpreting and applying code requirements when necessary
  • Prior Drafting experience in AutoCAD
  • Ability to read measurements and plans
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Exceptional attention to detail & to work independently
  • Strong AutoCAD skills with experience utilizing layers, blocks, coordinate systems, and associative dimensioning while abiding by company and industry drafting standards

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