Structural PE – PV Solar

Company Location Austin, Texas, United States (CURRENTLY REMOTE)

About the Position:

Our client is seeking a Structural Engineer, with 3+ years’ experience in solar PV structural engineering calculations and analyses. Take a lead position in the preparation, review and analyze of structural engineering for solar rooftops, ground mounts and carports. Work in a task-based agile environment to meet the project requirements, high volume projects and work with clients, building officials and internal teams.


  1. Generate the PV industry’s best structural design, analysis, and calculation packages for AHJ review and approval.
  2. Complete structural analysis and provide calc package for building structures and solar mounting systems such as pitched roof, flat roof, ground mount, and solar canopy/carports.
  3. Generate required structural analysis documentation for the approval of solar permits.
  4. Establish and prepare wind and seismic calculations to ensure the integrity and compliance of the PV mounting systems.
  5. Lead or participate in project meetings and conference calls with clients, developers, EPC’s and plan checkers.
  6. Perform on-site structural inspections as and when needed.
  7. Gaining deep knowledge of PV system components like modules, racking, inverters and BOS.
  8. Coordinate activities between clients, permit agencies, contractors, and other engineering firms.
  9. Provide mentorship and training to new and junior engineering personnel.


  1. Active Professional Engineering license.
  2. 3+ years’ experience providing structural calcs, review and stamps for solar PV permits.
  3. Must be an S.E and have P.E License, preferably in IL.
  4. Should have NCEES record and/or ability to get licensed in all the 50 states.
  5. Economical design of concrete pads, foundations, and structures.
  6. Review of and coordination with solar racking system supplier.
  7. Expertise in building code requirements (IBC) and seismic/live loads (wind, snow, etc.)
  8. Geotechnical engineering knowledge: design of concrete foundation, spread footers for ground mount solar and carports.
  9. Excellent organizational skills: proficient with MS Excel spreadsheets and data management
  10. Experience managing vendor and client payment terms to achieve positive cash flow.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be a US Citizen or Green card holder as visa sponsorship is not applicable for this position

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