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Junior Commercial Solar (PV) Design Engineer      

Columbia, MD

Full-time

Associate/Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience in the solar industry

Experience with software tools including AutoCAD, Helioscope, and Aurora Solar

Position Description

Aurora Energy Inc. is seeking a Junior Commercial Solar (PV) Design Engineer to join our fast-growing company. In this role you will be assisting in commercial solar design.

Responsibilities                                                                       

  • Provide design assistance in creating commercial PV system permitting/construction drawings using AutoCAD,
    including but not limited to site plans, single- or three-line diagrams, elevation drawings, and detail drawings
  • Assist in site feasibility studies and site surveying for PV layouts
  • Perform simulations of solar energy production and analyze PV system performance
  • Assist in creating and compiling information for sales proposals
  • Create bills of materials for project installations and review quotes for equipment purchasing

 

Requirements

  • Associate/Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience in the solar industry
  • Intermediate knowledge of construction codes and standards including the NEC and NFPA 1
  • Experience with software tools including AutoCAD, Helioscope, and Aurora Solar
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention-to-detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years PV design experience

  • Trained in AutoCAD at school or job site

Company

Founded in 1994, Aurora Energy is a pioneer in the D.C. metro area solar industry and one of the most trusted solar engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the region. We have completed hundreds of projects for client such as the United Therapeutics and Fitzgerald Auto mall and focus on commercial rooftop, groundmount and carport installations. 

 

We are in Columbia Maryland, which is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. Aurora Energy also offers the opportunity for partial remote work from such locations as D.C. or Northern Virginia. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Care (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401k
  • Vacation
  • Sick Days

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