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Solar Design Engineer at Bergmann Associates in binghamton, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We re looking for a Solar Design Engineer to join #TeamBergmann!

What You ll Be Doing: The Solar Design Engineer is involved in the application of Electrical Engineering technical principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields for technical support to project teams within the Energy + Environment Practice.

Our Design Engineer will be working in the Electrical Engineering field, including creating site layouts, three-lines, AC & DC system designs, protection schemes, interconnection coordination, and production modeling.

Who We re Looking For: Our ideal candidate has a Bachelor Degree with 3 or more years experience in the Electrical Engineering field. Candidates must have an NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification and have expert level skills in AutoCAD, Helioscope, and PVSyst. All candidates must have knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) and be able to work autonomously on multiple PV design projects. The Solar Design Engineer is required to lift up to 50lbs of equipment and walk long distances on hilly terrain during all seasons.

What You ll Need to Be Successful:

Experience with Helioscope

Experience with PVSyst.

Expert level skills in AutoCAD

Strong technical writing & reporting skills

Extensive knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC)

A team mindset

Able to learn and work independently

Experience in the Electrical Engineering field performing PV design work for projects 5MW and larger.

Our Solar Design Engineers also:

Prepares detailed electrical drawings for PV systems from concept to construction. This includes site layouts, three-lines, protection schemes, and DC & AC system design.

Create and run system performance models

Makes decisions independently regarding Electrical Engineering complexities and methods

Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, tests, etc. in order to plan, design and implement a project

Prepares and modifies PV electrical designs, specifications, Site Plans, and schedules for projects based on site constraints such as environmental, permitting, and utility requirements.

Interpret and implement utility specific design requirements

Prepare interconnection packages and interpret utility reports

Proficient in the National Electric Code (NEC) Regulations

Adheres to Bergmann Quality Assurance Program

Coordinates and collaborates with other design and technical professionals who are part of the project team to create a cohesive design set

Assists in Developing construction cost estimates

Assists in the coordination of pricing, estimating, scoping and marketing strategies for proposed projects

Required to perform field inspections, research, and measurements.

Attends client meetings

May serve as onsite project representative

Travel for projects is anticipated to be approximately 5% of position and applicant should be willing and able to travel

Previous experience with solar projects is requirement

All other duties as assigned. We won t ask you to do anything way outside your scope, but we are one #TeamBergmann, so Not my job is not an option!

AA/EEO including Veterans and Disabled. .