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CURRENT OPENINGS

COMMERCIAL PV DESIGN ENGINEER 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

The Commercial PV Design Engineer, you will assume a crucial role in the strategic planning and meticulous design of photovoltaic (PV) arrays and battery energy storage systems (BESS). The PV Design Engineer will be responsible for taking initial system concept ideas and turns them into fully detailed construction ready designs. Working on commercial, and utility scale solar projects, the Design Engineer has a steady pipeline of diverse projects to design. Coordinating with customers, the Design Engineer balances the necessity of a customer solution with the efficiency of standard practices. Responsibilities will span from evaluating meteorological data to conducting solar energy resource assessments and optimizing designs. Be a valuable addition to their team, contributing to their unwavering dedication to engineering and construction excellence. 

 

Key team member attributes of this position include: 

  • Extensive knowledge of commercial renewable energy systems, either through system installation, design, maintenance, or education 

  • Familiarity with applicable electrical and building codes pertaining to PV solar and BESS systems 

  • Willingness to engage in a dynamic and collaborative team environment 

  • A high level of pride in producing a quality product 

  • High level of motivation 

  • Attention to detail 

  • Communicative responsiveness both between the internal team, and to a Client's request for input or information 

 

Team member will work closely with lead engineers and clients on the PV Solar and BESS portion of projects to: 

  • Provide technical support to Commercial Sales, and Finance for the development of technical proposals and customer presentations. 

  • To provide technical advice and guide commercial solar and battery projects through the sales process. 

  • Participate in meetings and technical presentations if needed with customers and internal teams. 

  • Support Sales team with ongoing technical support, RFI’s and As-builts as needed. 

  • Develop necessary customer deliverables such as concept module layouts, single line diagrams, equipment or material specifications, engineering validation, 3-D renderings and photo simulations. 

  • Assist with Request for Proposal (RFP’s) review, technical writing, and response coordination. 

  • Design and engineer commercial & utility scale PV solar systems between 50kW & 10MW in size 

  • Interface and provide streamlined project information and detailed bill of materials to the procurement managers 

  • Contributing to or writing technical papers 

  • Manage the scope of services, including preparing conceptual designs, project deliverables, construction administration, and project closeout 

  • Work in collaboration with Clients and Owners to develop project scope of Work documents for proposals and contracts 

  • Configure the system DC and AC one-line diagram to the point of connection in coordination with the electrical engineer 

  • Coordinate technical aspects of the design with the structural, civil, electrical, technology, and architectural teams 

  • Develop detailed equipment specifications including solar PV inverters, solar modules, wire sizes, electrical service panels and method of interconnection. 

  • Reviewing engineering exhibits related to production and design 

  • Developing energy models and applying modeling techniques 

  • Creating and maintaining a database of design records for future reference 

  • Initiating and maintaining contacts with key engineers in other companies, suppliers, and industry associations 

  • Design/Support commercial and grid supplied Solar Photovoltaic systems.  

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

The Commercial Solar Design Engineer must have a solid technical understanding of Solar PV (including rooftop, ground mounts and carport/canopy systems, and ideally including Battery Energy Storage systems); know how to read, understand and edit electrical and structural plans; have experience in commercial construction; and have current knowledge of Building codes and construction standards. 

  •  3+years of project management experience in the design of PV solar and BESS systems 

  • Management, Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience   

  • Understanding of building codes and utility requirements 

  • Must be fluent with AutoCAD, BlueBeam, PVSyst, Microsoft Office (Excel, and Outlook), and other design and management software programs used to maintain data, generate reports and stay organized. 

  • Understanding of budgeting and cash flow is a big plus. 

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or a related program.  

  • Proficiency in solar meteorological data, with experience in solar energy simulation modeling, independent engineering, and design analysis. 

  • Proficient understanding of technical designs, engineering principles, business standards, practices, procedures, and product requirements. 

  • Demonstrates experience in researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, and providing recommendations. 

  • Strong desire to work with team members and maintain client relationships 

  • Demonstrated previous success with project design from inception to completion 

  • Fieldwork will be expected and require interaction with client personnel 

  • Adequate knowledge of National Electrical Code 

  • Excellent ability to communicate among construction, technical and non-technical personnel, both internally and outside the company 

Preferred: 

  • Ability to perform financial and technical energy feasibility studies 

  • Energy modeling and data analysis for evaluating energy efficient measures 

  • Experience with commissioning 

  • Interest in developing the firm’s sustainable marketability 

  • Participate in efforts to support an innovative and forward-thinking work environment  

  • Strongly preferred degree from a school accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 

  • Professional Engineer credential a plus 

  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus. 

 

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • Career advancement opportunity  

  • Competitive Wages 

  • A hybrid work schedule, including home and in-office 

  • Support to develop applicable technical and software skills 

  • Performance-Based Bonuses 

  • Medical 

  • Vacation and Sick Time 

  • Support for a balance between professional and personal life 

TE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

 

DIRECTOR OF SALES

POSITION OVERVIEW 

The director of sales should possess a min. of 3 years experience selling solar modules to C&I and utility scale developers. The sales director will be responsible for selling Translucent Energy’s solar modules (Akcome, Tier-1) and energy storage products to C&I and utility scale developers. This position plays a key role in developing sales strategies, managing customer relationships, and promoting Translucent Energy’s solar solutions.  

 

Key team member responsibilities include: 

  • Development and implementation of strategic sales plans to meet predefined sales goals. 

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing and potential customers to best suit their need for fully customized solar solutions. 

  • Analysis and assessment of market opportunities and target customer segments to expand Translucent Energy’s market presence. 

  • Collaborating with marketing and product development teams to effectively launch new products and promotional campaigns. 

  • Analyze and report sales data, customer feedback, and market trends to make data-driven decisions and advance sales strategies. 

  • Prepare sales forecasts and budget reports to track performance and align with financial goals. 

  • Participate in industry events, trade shows, and conferences to showcase Translucent Energy’s solar products and build industry connections. 

  • Generate potential leads for new accounts. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related program; or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience.   

  • Min. 3 years of experience in U.S. Solar panels sales with C&I and Utility scale customers.  

  • Proven experience meeting revenue targets within the U.S. solar C&I and utility customers. 

  • Strong understanding of solar products, technology and contractual content pertaining to the U.S. solar market. 

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to effectively engage with customers and team members. 

  • Proficiency in sales forecasting, data analysis, and sales reporting. 

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships; preferably bringing a network of U.S. solar contacts. 

 

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • Career advancement opportunity  

  • Competitive Wages 

  • A hybrid work schedule, including home and in-office. 

  • Support to develop applicable technical and software skills. 

  • Performance-Based Bonuses 

  • Medical 

  • Vacation and Sick Time 

  • Support for a balance between professional and personal life. 

​TE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

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