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PV Designer II

Beltsville MD

Req. ID: 56695


Tesla's Mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy.



The PV Designer II will report to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for designing code-compliant solar photovoltaic systems for Tesla’s residential clients throughout the U.S. The position relies heavily on civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering concepts and calculations, with a focus on efficiency and automation. The ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture is a must, and the ideal candidate will be able to manage a large volume of projects while demonstrating excellent communication.

Weekend work will be required for this position.



Use custom software tools to design residential photovoltaic ground mount and roof top systems

Work with project managers to submit plans and drawings to building departments

Track permitting process through approval

Work cross functionally with sales, project management and installation teams to ensure clients’ needs and internal deadlines are met

Perform additional duties as assigned and/or directed



BS in architectural, mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering and/or Qualifying experience

Knowledge of mechanical design and beam theory

Knowledge of electrical design theory and concepts

AutoCAD experience is a plus

Great attitude

Knowledge of residential and commercial construction preferred

PV Industry certifications preferred

Ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Excellent customer service skills required

Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required

Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check




Posted November 10, 2017

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