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Solar Project Engineer

Company: Rev Renewables
Location: Princeton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

REV Renewables, an LS Power company, is an industry leader in the development, acquisition and operation of renewables and energy storage. With a 2.4 GW operating portfolio and a substantial development pipeline, REV represents one of the nations largest non-utility portfolios of renewables and energy storage. REV is dedicated to solving a critical challenge in the transformation of our energy systems: decarbonizing electricity supply while maintaining affordability, reliability and resilience. With a focus on innovation, REV continually seeks to optimize solutions in step with an evolving regulatory, political, environmental and market landscape. For more information, please visit www.revrenewables.com.
REV is currently seeking a Solar Project Engineer ('SPE') that will have responsibility for executing aspects of the conceptual design, engineering, and procurement of utility scale solar PV systems. The SPE will coordinate & consult with other key individuals and outside parties including the SVP of Engineering & Construction, development managers, construction managers, equipment OEMs, independent engineers, and subcontractors so support the development, execution, and operation of solar PV projects.
The SPE will be responsible for the following:

  • Evaluate solar technologies and suppliers and provide recommendations for site specific applications
  • Develop detailed layouts and preliminary drawing packages for solar PV systems to support development and execution
  • Estimate system performance of solar PV projects using PVSyst, or other commercial programs
  • Develop technical specifications and scopes of work for engineering firms and contractors
  • Solicit and evaluate equipment specifications and pricing information
  • Coordinate with civil and structural engineering firms, as necessary, to evaluate sites with complex terrain and obtain civil and structural design packages to support permitting requirements
  • Draft single-line and three-line diagrams with required electrical details for solar PV systems in accordance with NEC, IEEE, NESC, utility interconnection tariffs and requirements
  • Occasional travel required with the ability to traverse uneven terrain. Perform evaluations of prospective sites. Meetings with prospective vendors and contractors
  • Other job duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 4-year degree in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years experience in engineering with concentration in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering
    • AutoCAD and solar PV system design experience
    • Proficiency in the use and interpretation of solar photovoltaic modeling applications such as PVSyst, PVWatts used for sizing systems and estimating system performance within the context of various technical and commercial constraints of grid connected systems.
    • Strong knowledge of photovoltaic system design and optimization and codes and standards such as the NEC and UBC as they pertain to photovoltaic design
    • Working knowledge in single phase and three phase low and medium voltage power distribution equipment selection and specification
    • Strong time and project management skills including displaying attention to details.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Google Earth.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
      Offers of employment to work in person at any of our Company offices are contingent upon a candidate submitting proof that he or she is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Per CDC Guidance, people are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or 2 weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson [J&J]/Janssen). Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption to this requirement. To do so, please request, complete and return to Human Resources the applicable exemption request form(s).by Jobble

Keywords: Rev Renewables, Trenton , Solar Project Engineer, Engineering , Princeton, New Jersey

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