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Residential PV Designer Manager

Charlottesville VA

Sigora Solar is the largest solar company in Virginia and growing rapidly into new markets. Sigora designs and installs residential and commercial solar projects across the mid-Atlantic. By bringing an innovative and all-inclusive package to home and business owners, Sigora has allowed thousands of families to save money on their electric bill, increase their home value, and lower their carbon footprint. And our commercial team has helped hundreds of business owners lower their operating costs, reinvest their savings, and showcase a commitment to sustainability.

We are looking for hardworking, energetic, and green-minded individuals to join us as we meet the growing demand for solar energy. We offer the potential for career advancement, the opportunity to create positive change in the world, and the chance to be a part of a great team. We’ll invest in your future and your education. And we are committed to being an equal opportunity employer.


Job Description & Responsibilities

Sigora Solar is seeking a Residential PV Designer Manager to join our engineering and design department.


Primary Responsibilities:

Manage Residential Designer to ensure quality of all designs meet standards

Manage outsourced design partners and provide quality control of their designs.

Draft One Line diagrams, structural diagrams and site plans using AutoCAD, Aurora, Helioscope

Research, document and comply with local and national electrical code requirements per individual Authorities Having Jurisdiction

Review of all electrical connections for accuracy

Obtain roof structure certification letters and/or any other PE sealed plans required.

Revise drawings because of client or AHJ request.

Populate Bill of Materials

Monitor and track progress on all projects. Communicate with team members and other departments/entities regarding project status.

Assist with Residential Design Verification

Assist Sales Team and Project Managers with the response to RFPs, RFIs, bids, and other project proposal documents as needed.

Perform various tasks to assist with commercial projects as needed.

Create feedback loop process to continue to import department performance and analyze real job issues

Other duties or special projects as assigned.



15 days of paid time off per year

8 paid holidays per year

Medical, pet, vision, dental, and life insurance options that fit you and your family

401k eligibility

Health Savings Account (HSA), Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care FSA

HSA Employer Contribution

Voluntary Short Term Disability

At cost solar for your home



4 years of Residential Solar Design Experience

A Bachelor's degree in engineering, an earth sciences discipline (biology, chemistry, geology, natural resources, etc.), related scientific degree, or design.

Demonstrated high-level proficiency in computer aided design applications including AutoCAD, Helioscope, Aurora. Experience with Google Earth and ArcGIS is preferred.

Advanced computer skills; high level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets. Adobe and data management systems.

Creativity is Key. We need someone that has an eye for design and can think outside of the box.

Having an open mind is also an absolute must. With the rate of evolution in the solar industry, our methods are constantly progressing to stay ahead of the curve, and we need someone that is hungry for a dynamic work environment.

Understanding of the National Electric Code, in particular Article 690, is required. It is necessary to carry out job responsibilities.



Posted July 17, 2020

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