Residential Solar Designer

at ReVision Energy in Montville, Maine, United States

Job Description

ReVision E nergy’s Montville ME location is looking for someone to join our Montville ME team as a Residential Solar Designer. The ideal candidate will be located in or have plans to move to northern Maine. This is not a fully remote position and will require time in the office

ABOUT REVISION: ReVision Energy was founded in 2003 by two solar geeks in a garage and has grown to over 250 employee-owners spread across our physical locations in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Our offerings of products have grown to include solar panels, battery backup systems, electric vehicle infrastructure, heat pumps, and water heating equipment. As a 100% employee-owned company and a Certified B Corp, ReVision Energy is on a mission to lead our community in solving the environmental problems caused by fossil fuels while alleviating economic and social injustice. ReVision Energy is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating an inclusive culture where employees from diverse backgrounds can thrive and support our mission. Our recruitment team looks at the whole picture; personal, professiona l, and non-traditional experience , as well as community involvement . The safety, health, and well-being of our co-owners and our communities is of primary importance. We have implemented additional measures to assure that those we work and share spaces with adhere to COVID and general safety best practices. ABOUT THE POSITION: The Residential Solar Designer plays a key role in supporting the Operations department by developing CAD-based electrical 1-line diagrams and design sets for Residential and small-scale commercial project sets for use by the installation teams, utility interconnection applications and local building and electrical departments. This position works closely with members of the Engineering and Operations teams to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner and without flaws. RESPONSIBILITES (include but are not limited to):

+ Understand grid tied photovoltaic, energy storage, and EV charging system design

+ Understand relevant National Electrical and Building codes and requirements

+ Utilize, update and alter template designs as needed or required

+ Prepare one line electrical drawings for preliminary and final Residential system designs

+ Prepare Residential site maps that show solar array layout, relevant obstructions and major equipment placement

+ Prepare template based permit, installation and safety drawing sets customized to each Residential project and system

+ Post installation: update Residential permit packages to reflect any in field changes in an As-Built drawing


+ Experience and proficiency in AutoCAD

+ Ability to work efficiently and effectively with daily and weekly project completion targets

+ Must have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and set priorities in a high pressure environment

+ Must be able to work self-guided in a fast paced and growing environment

+ Must have strong problem solving abilities and great teamwork skills -fostering a positive team environment

+ Must bring a positive attitude; thoughtful ideas for growth of company are encouraged

+ Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and other commonly used software, including Internet and E-mail

+ Must have good oral and written communication skills

+ Flexibility – adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes with change well.

+ Proactive – acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the process and procedures

Skills and Qualifications (Desired but not Required):

+ Experience with CAD drafting

+ Experience in PV system design

+ Experience in PV system installation

+ Competence in electrical systems and designs

+ Four-year college degree – Engineering background preferred

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

+ Limited physical effort

+ Regularly operates computer and phone

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Job Posting: JC235476139

Posted On: Mar 03, 2023

Updated On: Mar 29, 2023

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