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Solar Energy Project Engineer

Remote Currently - NC or GA

United Renewable Energy, LLC (URE) develops, designs, builds and maintains solar photovoltaic and energy storage systems for utilities, industrial, and commercial companies. We are one of the largest Engineering, Procurement and Construction firms in the Southeast, headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. We are a dynamic team and maintain a high level of detail in all aspects of construction and business communications. Applicants will work remotely following hire, with eventual reporting to NC or GA office.


Essential Responsibilities:

Coordinate all system design for a project engineering activities for civil, electrical, and structural engineering on assigned projects

Create or verify preliminary site layouts , equipment locations and single line diagrams

Procurement management including: equipment selection in accordance with electrical design parameters, vendor negotiation, preliminary logistics management

Work closely with customers to ensure system design and project delivery meets expectations

Assist with managing project financials to ensure budget attainment

Ensure plan sets are compliant with permitting officials, utility interconnection plans and jurisdictional requirements

Support project management and development staff

PV Syst production simulations

Review prime contracts, requests for proposals and development opportunities



Minimum of 2 years of solar design or engineering of small or mid-size utility scale projects

Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred in electrical engineering, renewable energy or comparable field

Experience with equipment selection, procurement

Organize critical path items from project inception through to commercial operation

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including process new information quickly

Experience deciphering technical instructions

Effective communication

Detail orientated

Ability to collaborate

Strong customer facing skills

Excellent written / verbal communication

Entry Level CAD, Sketch Up, Google Earth or comparable programs

Strong work ethic

Ability to problem solve

Valid driver’s license

Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen & criminal background check


Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Laptop and cell phone for company use

Health care coverage contribution, paid holidays, 401K (in accordance with company policy) and opportunity for advancement

Travel considerations include: Per diem, travel reimbursement or company vehicle



Posted November 10, 2020

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