Solar PV Designer/Engineer

Location: NYC/Remote
Compensation: Based on experience
Type: Contract to Full-Time


About Sologistics

Sologistics is a solar project management company committed to providing its clients with the operations support and consulting services needed to navigate challenging solar markets. We provide a full suite of expediting services for installers and solar companies. We provide support in turnkey solutions, improve existing operations processes, or a selection from an a la carte menu. We emphasize the use of tailored technology and proven project management methodologies to improve our project throughput.

Job Purpose

The Quality Control (QC) Specialist - Design & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for review and signoff of plan designs in the Sologistics Salesforce environment. This person ensures that all Design & Engineering aspects of solar projects are in line with client requests, internal standards, and are not in violation of any AHJ  regulations.

Responsibilities and Skills

  • Compare and confirm data entered into Sologistics’ Salesforce environment on delivery of services by Production Specialists including:

    • Quality assurance of output fields

    • Provide notes, guidance, and instruction on changes to plan designs

    • Cite codes, recommended practices, etc. to support QC operations

    • Advise team on alternate, more lucrative design possibilities

    • Expedite delivery to clients by making appropriate changes to plan sets 

    • Be familiar with processes required for work within Flood Zones

  • Communicate directly with clients on the D&E aspects of a project as necessary

  • Review and adjust plans in accordance with client requests and internal policies

  • Research and keep up-to-date on the AHJ requirements as they pertain to D&E

  • Provide technical advice to the CEO on matters pertaining to D&E

  • Continuously monitor and report on project progress, approval, and finalization 

  • Provide training to D&E subcontractors/third parties who provide D&E services

  • Provide quality control over subcontractors’ work through regular engagement on how to rectify mistakes or improve their output

  • Create prototypes/templates for clients according to their requirements and/or according to DOB-specific requirements, to be followed by the third party for all following plan sets

  • Address D&E related comments and concerns from DOB’s plan examiner to ensure smooth and timely approval of plans

  • Regularly review work processes for areas of improvement

  • Ad hoc tasks that may be assigned by the Operations Manager or CEO

Skills

  • Conversant and updated on building codes for relevant municipalities and NEC codes 

  • Ability to rapidly and accurately review designs and catch errors 

  • Strong work ethic and time management skills to successfully work with deadlines

  • Extremely detail-oriented

  • Ability to conduct independent research and willingness to learn new developments within the industry

  • Ability to collaborate with a team both in-person and remotely

  • Strong verbal communication skills with fluency in English

  • Ability to work under pressure within tight timelines for completion of projects

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required

  • Certification: NABCEP certification is required

  • Experience and specialized knowledge:

    • At least two (2) years of experience in the field and designing solar plan sets for the NYC and NY state AHJS

    • Deep knowledge and experience with PV design software (including AutoCad) is required

Reports to

The Operations Manager

Eligibility

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US at the time of application.

Start Date

Ideally, the post holder will commence as soon as possible after the interview process.

Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter along with a resume and contact details of at least one professional reference to careers@sologistics.us

Sologistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.