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Structural Designer

Cincinnati OH

Closing Date: 28-Jun-2019 (MST)


RBI Solar is changing the world with our best-in-class solar mounting systems. We design, engineer, manufacture and install solar mounting systems for commercial and utility scale projects. As a specialist in ground mount, roof mount, and custom designed specialty solar structures, we focus on providing superior solar racking systems and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators.

RBI Solar is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities. At RBI, people really make a difference. If you have talent, knowledge and experience- and want to take on new and meaningful challenges, grow professionally, and be part of an organization committed to excellence, it's time to consider joining the RBI team.


Summary of the Opportunity:

The Designer is a member of the Design & Engineering department who prepares quality shop drawings for one of our three divisions, Ground Mount, Canopy, or Tracker. This position is also responsible for reviewing and detailing multiple projects for customers on a continuous basis to meet drawing submittal and release deadlines


In a typical day you might:

Design solar array structures including preliminary/conceptual layouts, permit drawings, construction drawings, fabrication drawings and material lists. Work directly with internal Sales, Estimating, and Engineering & Project Management teams. You will also utilize AutoCAD, Excel & Outlook as the primary tools to coordinate & update project specific information for both internal & external parties.


What a Typical Week Looks Like:

Create submittal drawings for use in permitting

Generating fabrication drawings of all parts for the project

Create detailed drawings required for installation crews

Generate associated bills of material for manufacturing

Ability to work closely as a team including, design manager, fellow designers, and engineers

Detailer of one or more RBI Solar product lines for preparation of shop drawings for our Operations

Monitor and minimize indirect hours and stays focused on billable direct time projects

Prepares internally reviewed letters to customers and designers for such things as information requests, technical guidance, transmittal comments/questions, etc.

Provides ideas and helps management to implement continuous improvement initiatives identified in yearly and long-term goals


In order to be successful, you will need:

Associate Degree in a technical discipline. Bachelors is a plus

Structural or architectural drafting experience preferred

Experience in Engineering/Design field

1+ years of Auto CAD experience

Construction review experience is a plus

Proficient in Microsoft Suite


Why RBI?

Voted as a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati Area

Career Development and Advancement, you are not just a number

Team-Oriented Culture

Meaningful Work (Solar)

Work/Life Balance

Outstanding Benefits Package: Insurance and 401(k) with Company Match



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Posted June 10, 2019

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