Sunrun, Inc

  • Associate PV System Designer

    Location US-AZ-Scottsdale
    Design Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Associate PV Designer is responsible for learning and refining their process of designing code-compliant residential solar photovoltaic systems following engineering department policy. Developing an understanding of structural and electrical engineering concepts and calculations is a necessity for this position. This is an entry level position focussed on developing individuals to become qualified PV Designers. This is a fast paced yet detail oriented position.


    • Create, review and modify pv system drawing sets in AutoCAD and custom software tools
    • Adhere to pv system design criteria including structural, electrical, equipment, and installation parameters
    • Comply with local and national code requirements in project jurisdictions
    • Create project bills of material


    Minimum Requirements:


    • Degree or Certificate from a Technical College or field experience in a relevant trade;


    • Knowledge of residential or commercial construction process;


    • Ability to effectively communicate with engineering, construction, and customer facing teams;


    • Proficiency in drafting using AutoCAD, Sketchup, or related software;


    • Excellent computing skills;


    • Strong desire to Create a Planet Run by the Sun!

    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Experience with designing and/or constructing solar electric systems;


    • Strong working knowledge of residential framing, roofing, and electrical;


    • Knowledge of National Electrical Code and local building codes;


    • Experience with AutoCad and Salesforce;


    • Experience in creating material takeoffs;




    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  
    Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.



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