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Solar Engineers work in the alternative energy field and use sunlight to generate electricity. Successful resume samples for the job mention duties like developing solar power materials, building plants, inspecting engineering sites, implementing solar installation projects, performing computer simulation, running tests, implementing safety standards, and creating operation procedures. Based on our collection of resume examples, the ideal candidate should demonstrate solar engineering expertise, effective communication, teamwork, problem solving orientation, attention to details, and computer competencies. Eligible candidates usually hold a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field and have experience in alternative energies.

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1

Solar Engineer

Performed complete electrical design of PV system and produced one-line, three-line electrical and 'as-builts'

  • Designed and installed customized Solar PV data acquisition systems including weather station
  • Conceptualized, designed and installed an in-house electric vehicle charging system at NYIT Campus
  • Visited sites to measure roof dimensions, obstacles location & performed shading analysis using Solmetric SunEye
  • Prepared accurate and detailed mechanical and electrical drawing sets for system installation
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Electrical Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
2

Solar Engineer

Completed design on a handful of jobs for east Coast Client

  • Coordinated all required engineering for permitting of Canopy and ground Mount Jobs
  • Complete Design of Rooftop/Canopy Distributed Generation PV Systems
  • Detailed system performance Analysis performed using PV Syst.
  • Developed full Electrical plan sets for permitting and construction
  • Perform utility rate analysis scenarios for potential energy and cost savings
  • Designed battery backup power "microgrid" solution for retail customer
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical And Electronic Engineering
3

Solar Engineer and Project Manager

Key Accomplishments

  • Managed a project to automate the Photovoltaic system design process
  • Developed computer aided design templates and procedures to automate permit creation for solar
  • Programmed in AutoCAD and SketchUp to provide iterative analysis of solar needs.
  • Trained experienced team members on the new software and systems.
  • Created and tested a new training protocol for recently hired employees
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Biomedical Engineering
4

Solar Engineer

Performed site visits to analyze and identify site solar potential, and use metrics obtained to configure photovoltaic ground mount, roof-top systems, and parking structures

  • Created or approved accurate energy model of entire plant in PVSYST. Calculated expected solar energy production
  • Shading analysis using AutoCAD 2D/3D, and Google SketchUp
  • Designed system specifications to adhere to NEC or to CSA
  • Developed single-lines, layouts, equipment specifications, cabling, conduit, and panel schedules
  • Performed voltage-drop calculations, short-circuit calculations and cable studies using CYMCAP and ETAP
  • Computed accurate takeoffs and prepared the data for inventory analysis, pricing and procurement
  • Estimated full EPC cost via detailed cost-matrix and local procurement relationships
  • Prepared, submitted and tracked through approval of solar PV system proposals, plans and drawings to clients and contractors, building permit departments and associated government organizations
  • Presentation of the engineering component of the proposal on high-level meetings and conferences
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
MS
Electrical Engineering
5

Solar Engineer

  • Evaluated and tested photovoltaic (PV) modules as preparation before installations in industrial locations.
  • Prepared blueprints, technical drawings and outlining specifications of electrical power systems and large scale solar power electronics.
  • Assured that project designs and installations met all the relevant safety regulations, as well as the clients' requirements, while constructing standard operation procedures.
  • Developed design specifications and functional requirements for residential, commercial, and industrial solar energy systems and components.
  • Provided support to installation teams and assisted in the technical procedures during installation while monitoring performance.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Electrical / Electronics Engineering
6

Solar Engineer

Project work included site surveys, quote generation, and working with other engineers in system design.

  • Performed system design to meet criteria such as string sizing, inverter capabilities, single line diagrams, city permit plans, and system maintenance with extensive use of NEC book to meet regulations.
  • Created Bill of Material generator utilizing Visual Basic language
  • Designed system plans and layouts utilizing AutoCAD
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Solar Engineer

Project work included site surveys, quote generation, and working with other engineers in system design.

  • Performed system design to meet criteria such as string sizing, inverter capabilities, single line diagrams, city permit plans, and system maintenance with extensive use of NEC book to meet regulations.
  • Created Bill of Material generator utilizing Visual Basic language
  • Designed system plans and layouts utilizing AutoCAD
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
8

Solar Engineer

  • Designed Photovoltaic solar systems for residential and commercial customers in Massachusetts and Connecticut. This includes detailed array layouts and one-line schematics.
  • Filed interconnection applications with utilities in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
  • Performed troubleshooting using monitoring systems to determine health of PV installations. Worked with customers to suggest diagnostic strategies.
  • Surveyed and evaluated potential solar sites to examine shading, obstructions, and electrical service.
  • Reviewed project installation photos for quality control and provided feedback to installers in order to ensure efficient and code-compliant installations.
  • Researched products and established relationships with vendors.
  • Developed proposals that included preliminary design, cash-flow analysis, incentives information, and cost of the project.
  • Managed installation crews for a project that involved delineating tasks, scheduling, recording inventory, and following up with team members.
  • Distributed door knob pamphlets in Massachusetts neighborhoods to generate leads.
  • Created an excel-based database to keep log of installers’ regular and overtime hours.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering (minor: Engineering Business)
MS
Electrical Engineering
9

Solar Engineer/ Validation Engineer

Lead engineer of long-term solar resource and energy production forecasts suitable for financing, which includes analyzing solar and other climatic data, photovoltaic (PV) plant modeling, and statistical uncertainty analyses for active solar developers within the U.S.

  • Present technical results to non-technical audience through reports, phone conferences, webinars, and physical meetings.
  • Provide engineering consulting support to U.S. solar developers to ensure project bankability and to verify that the PV plant is designed for optimal energy yield.
  • Analyze operating solar plant data to identify any underperformance issues for solar PV plant owners.
  • Work directly with Senior VP of the Energy group to design and execute analyses aimed at improving pre-construction models and methodologies for energy production forecasting using actual operational data.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
10

Solar Engineer

  • Interpret field-gathered data to CAD in order to create architectural solar layouts for AHJ permitting submittal and installation.
  • Serve as point of contact between subcontractors/vendors and engineering team/project management team in order to track inventory and budget.
  • Engineer technical drawings and building permit applications per NEC, CBC, CEC, municipality, and company requirements.
  • Collaborate with sales consultants and site technicians to facilitate effective communication from point of contact with the customer up until interconnection with PG&E, SC&E, SDG&E or LADWP.
  • Update CAD templates and Excel spreadsheets in order to reflect the most up to date equipment and company revisions.
  • Manage the site survey process in the 3 largest divisions in order to reduce re-site surveys and increase turn around time.
  • Recently placed in charge of training site technicians and engineers in our newest division.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering

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