SOLV - PV System Modeling Engineer I at Swinerton Incorporated in San Diego, California

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Primary Location:
San Diego CA Renewable Group

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Job Description Summary:
Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) & SOLV are the largest solar Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services provider in North America. The PV System Modeling Engineer 1 reports to the Performance Engineering Manager and is responsible in the overseeing the day to day PV system modeling requirements during design, construction and commissioning on all utility scale solar power plant projects operated and maintained by SOLV across the U.S. This position is team oriented, fast paced and responsible for the coordination and completion of the assigned projects.

Job Description:


  • Generate and evaluate PV system energy models for Utility Scale Solar PV Projects using PVsyst or other modeling softwares during all phases of EPC

  • Work with outside engineering firms for the preparation of energy models based on provided electrical sets

  • Perform and track different simulations for each project in the PVSyst

  • Assist Performance Team in day-to-day coordination of EPC projects

  • Stresses the importance that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working

  • Provide excellence and consistency in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the client's expectations

  • Works to create a culture of continuous improvement

  • Assist Performance Team in commissioning and testing activities of EPC jobs

  • Maintain clear and accurate operations documents/procedures for reference purposes

  • Innovate, and solve challenging technical problems with a positive, solution-oriented approach

  • Champion diversity and inclusion as an unconscious part of SRE culture

Objectives or Goals to Measure Performance:

  • Customer/client satisfaction and retention

  • Employee satisfaction and retention

  • Consistent profitability

  • Market share and reputation

  • Return on investment

Minimum Skills or Experience Requirements:

  • College degree in related technical field preferred.

  • Minimum of 1+ years experience in PVSyst software

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Office tools

  • Ability to travel 20% of time

  • Foster a spirit of collaboration between teams

  • Experience working for a diverse multi-disciplined company

  • Strong communication skills to clearly articulate vision into an executable plan

*This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!