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Posted: 06/19/2017
Company name: Borrego Solar
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Job Title: Project Engineer
Term: Entry
Degree: Undergraduate
Major: Engineering Multiple
Industry: Solar
Location CA North
Description This position will report to our Director of Engineering and will be part of our West Coast Engineering team. The primary responsibility of this position will be to support the engineering design of Borrego’s California PV projects. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide internal engineering support in the form of drawing sheet development, site discovery collection/validation, general construction administration (RFIs, submittals, drawing revisions, etc.), and review of overall project deliverables for conformance with Borrego standards.
  • Work directly with Project Engineering Managers to assist in the following responsibilities with the ultimate goal of developing sufficient proficiency to complete each task with minimal supervision/support.
– Serve as liaison between the Engineering team (internal and external) and CA Construction and Sales Teams. 

– Manage schedule and work product deliverables from 3rd party design partners. 

– Coordinate all pre-design site discovery and effectively communicate site specific issues to design teams. 

– Provide technical expertise in communication with clients and project stakeholders. 

– Assess and mitigate project risks in advance of detailed engineering efforts. 

– Provide EE and/or PV plan set review for all work product received from 3rd party design partners. 

– Develop and maintain outside engineering relationships with external companies used for engineering services within CA (e.g. Site Discovery, 3rd Party QA/QC, consulting, etc.). 

– Attend pre-construction meetings with PM and Construction subcontractors. 

– Support PM Team through permitting and construction administration for all projects. 

– Manage construction quality through Borrego’s internal Construction Control Process. 

– Work with the local and corporate-level team to refine and improve internal processes and raise Borrego’s status to that of a world-class PV design and construction company. 

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and proactive
  • Demonstrated interest in renewable energy and sustainability
  • Working knowledge of electrical engineering principles
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office Suite, MS Project
  • Familiar with project scheduling and critical path analysis
  • Eager to learn and develop a deeper understanding of PV design and construction
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 0-2 years experience as a design-build designer/drafter
  • BS in Engineering
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office Suite, MS Project
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 0-2 years experience in a solar EPC
  • BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • EIT Certification

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