Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
The Associate PV Designer is responsible for learning and refining their process of designing code-compliant residential solar photovoltaic systems following engineering department policy. Developing an understanding of structural and electrical engineering concepts and calculations is a necessity for this position. This is an entry level position focussed on developing individuals to become qualified PV Designers. This is a fast paced yet detail oriented position.
Create, review and modify pv system drawing sets in AutoCAD and custom software tools
Adhere to pv system design criteria including structural, electrical, equipment, and installation parameters
Comply with local and national code requirements in project jurisdictions
Create project bills of material
Meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with high fluctuations in work volume during the end of the month or specific days of the month
Advance toward a promotional path of "PV Designer" by gaining efficiencies in PV Design Processes, completing more complex designs, and participating in customer huddles
Degree or Certificate from a Technical College or field experience in a relevant trade
Knowledge of residential or commercial construction process
Ability to effectively communicate with engineering, construction, and customer facing teams
Proficiency in drafting using AutoCAD, Sketchup, or related software
Excellent computing skills
Must be able to work shift of Sunday- Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday due to the business and team needs
Strong desire to Create a Planet Run by the Sun!
Experience with designing and/or constructing solar electric systems
Strong working knowledge of residential framing, roofing, and electrical
Knowledge of National Electrical Code and local building codes
Experience with AutoCad and Salesforce
Experience in creating material takeoffs
Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed below. Similar positions located outside of these locations will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
The hourly range for this opportunity is $20.00 - $26.00. Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
Cornelius Gilleylen ([email protected])
This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. In addition, due to our focus on safety at Sunrun all roles require the basic ability to speak, read and write English.
Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or perform your job if you are employed, please let us know by contacting Kelly Wittman, Director of Talent Acquisition at [email protected]
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Sunrun exists to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy while building a sustainable future. Putting solar panels on rooftops and batteries in garages is what we do on a daily basis, but that's not all. We engage in partnerships that help create distributed energy communities, outline plans to bring connected energy networks to life, and author concept papers to share our vision with the world.