Solar Development Engineer

Company: NEI Electric Power Engineering

Salary: $75,000 - $110,000 a year

Location: 12600 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215

Job Description: About the Position As a mid-level Solar Development Engineer in the Renewable Development group, you will be the primary liaison for development, bid support, and/or preliminary (0%-10%) solar design work between internal Operations and Sales stakeholders, and external stakeholders (e.g., Clients). The Solar Proposal Engineer works collaboratively with these Stakeholders to perform preliminary PV electrical and PV civil design. Salary Range: $75,000 - $110,000 / year The salary range above is based upon the Denver, Colorado labor market. This opportunity is available to both local / in-office (Lakewood, CO) and full-time remote candidates. Essential Responsibilities Provides pre-sales technical support to customers and the NEI outside sales team Acts as a liaison between the solar design team and relevant internal and external stakeholders Delivers preliminary solar design(s) (0-10%) and solar feasibility studies involving: Meet the technical requirements outlined by the client Creation of constraint file to complete a solar layout Create solar layout Provide high-level Bill of Materials for civil infrastructure, electrical material, and foundation quantities Must be able to self-schedule preliminary design activities to meet deadlines set by external stakeholders Energy modeling (PVsyst) Works with Proposal team and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to establish proposal pricing Provides engineering & technical support to the other members of the Business Development & Project Services Team Develops and maintain outstanding company-client relationships Maintains high ethical and professional standards Develops equipment vendor relationships Attends conferences, training workshops, seminars, regular undergraduate, and graduate classes as appropriate for advancement and as required to maintain quality of work Attends safety training and adhere to all safety rules and guidelines Other responsibilities as assigned Must Have Education: Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution, electric power option preferred Experience: 1 4 years of relevant engineering or field experience Licensure: FE, PE is a plus, but not required Experience with energy modeling using PVsyst Experience with AutoCAD and PVCase Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Project Basic understanding electrical and civil engineering with specific emphasis on PV solar Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with customers and internal personnel; exercises strong intrapersonal skills. Must be self-motivated, well-organized, and a skilled decision maker that is comfortable in a fast-paced design environment Possesses excellent problem-solving skills Commercial understanding of the engineering or construction industries Possesses effective written and oral communications skills Good interpersonal and people skills Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis Working Conditions Work Environment: Work is performed in an office setting and some field work may be required Travel: Typical: 15 25% Physical Activities: Must be able to lift 25lbs. About NEI Electric Power Engineering Serving Others. Enriching Environment. Improving Continually. Quality Results. Voted as a top workplace by the Denver Post for three straight years (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023), our values have been woven into the fabric of who we are since 1982, guiding our decision making throughout the years. As an engineering services firm, NEI’s mission is to create a great organization that serves people and solves problems. Since NEI’s founding, we have developed a culture of collaboration and accountability, both across our teams and departments, and externally with our clients across the United States. We believe in two core ideas: hiring great people and celebrating our team members diverse background and unique experiences; bringing in new, unique, and exciting perspectives that can only strengthen NEI as we chart out path into the future. We are a proud equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, martial status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information. Team Member Benefits We believe that taking care of our team members is of the utmost importance. We strive to foster a community of belonging, professional development, and industry involvement; providing our team with the benefits, tools, and support systems to excel in their roles. Out comprehensive benefits package includes: 100% Employer paid team member premiums for Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability Voluntary Life Insurance 401(k) with employer matching; 100% immediate vesting Annual & discretionary bonus programs Paid vacation and sick time Employer paid licensure (FE/PE), certifications, seminars, & conferences Paid parental leave Tuition reimbursement Eight (8) paid holidays including a floating holiday to use at your discretion Annual Team Building Hybrid work environment with remote flexibility Career development, training, and coaching opportunities Pet insurance NEI Electric Power Engineering participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your completed Form I-9 to confirm your work authorization in the United States.

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