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Senior Project Engineer - Solar

Hawthorne NJ

Pfister Energy, Inc. is a leading solar installer, delivering turnkey renewable energy systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities, with an emphasis on building-integrated applications. We are one of very few renewable energy companies in the U.S. offering a comprehensive line of products, services and solutions within the solar, renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. As a design-build construction firm, we offer a complementary host of turnkey “green solutions,” custom-designed based on a given facility’s features. We are a growing company looking to expand its services and enter new markets.

Pfister Energy has been honored to be part of Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private companies for the seventh year!

The Senior Project Engineer position will be responsible for engineering related tasks required for project development, design and construction.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Utilize knowledge of photovoltaic system design principals, material engineering, as well as knowledge of AutoCad software. Conduct engineering site audits to collect structural, electrical, and related site information for use in the design of residential or commercial solar power systems. Design photovoltaic (PV) or solar thermal systems, including system components, for residential and commercial buildings. Review specifications and recommend engineering or manufacturing changes to achieve solar design objectives. Provide technical direction or support to installation teams during installation, start-up, testing, system commissioning, or performance monitoring. Perform computer simulation of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation system performance or energy production to optimize efficiency. Utilize knowledge of analytical or scientific software – Simulation software; SOLAR-2; SolTrace; MATLAB, Computer aided design CAD software – Autodesk AutoCAD software, Mobile location based services software – Global positioning satellite GPS system software, Spreadsheet software – Microsoft Excel, System Advisor Model – performance and financial model software that is designed to facilitate decision making for people involved in the renewable energy industry.



Must have a Master’s Degree in Renewable Energy, Solar Engineering, or Master of Engineering degree in Materials Science and Engineering, or closely related plus 12 months of experience in job offered or as Solar System Engineer or closely related.

Approximately 30% of travel to client sites within the U.S. required.

40 hours per week, M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Proof of legal authorization to work in the United States required.


Pfister Energy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to kbdour@pfisterenergy. Add subject line: SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER – SOLAR

No phone calls or agencies please.


Posted November 24, 2017

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