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Solar Design Engineer

  • Job reference: 933918
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Solar, Renewable Energy
  • Date posted: 04/02/2021


  • Work with the broader field of electrical engineering, in order to design and develop solar systems that turn solar energy into electricity.


    • Responsible for preparing technical drawings and outlining specifications of electrical systems and making sure that the designs and installations meet the client's requirements and all the relevant safety regulations.
    • Responsible for planning, executing and documenting projects they are currently engaged in.
    • Responsible for collecting, analyzing and arranging data in the proper format.
    • Understand the specifications for equipment and materials needed for the project, and determine the requirements and specifications for purchase.
    • Be able to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and support the sales team with their sales efforts.
    • Works well under deadline pressure, multi-tasker, problem solver.


    • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering (preferred)
    • 2+ years of previous experience in solar or renewable energy industry (preferred)
    • Have industry knowledge; or attend solar training classes
    • NABCEP Certification (not required)
    • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Must be self-motivated, result oriented, and innovative
    • Must be willing and able to work in a team and independently

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.