Project Design Engineer - Business Markets - REMOTE
Brief Description of Sunnova Sunnova is a different kind of Power Company, offering solar and storage services to homeowners within the United States and its territories through our network of local solar dealers and solar standard community homebuilders. Our mission is powering energy independence TM and changing the energy industry. At Sunnova, we believe in achieving more by working together; our diverse workforce allows an inclusive and innovative culture to power our long-term growth. Our people focus on thinking beyond traditional limits - and to do that, we need the creativity and energy of every person. Come be a part of the fastest growing segment of the energy industry! The Project Design Engineer - Business Markets Position Sunnova Energy is currently searching for a Project Design Engineer - Business Markets to be responsible for managing development projects from beginning to end. T his individual will work with customers, dealers, utilities, EPC firms, equipment vendor firms, and internal stakeholders during the project lifespan. This role will be the primary project authority on all Business Markets engineering design project-related issues. Project Design Engineer - Business Markets Responsibilities Manages the large-scale engineering project design and planning process, including initiation, feasibility studies, design, engineering, equipment specification, selection and procurement, construction, commissioning, interconnection permits, and closeout. Performs high level assessment and economic optimization studies to recommend go/no-go for microgrid opportunities. Reviews engineering drawings/packages, final designs, and scope of work to assess technical adequacy and select engineering bids. Manages project schedule, budget and resources including external vendors and contractors. Provides project metrics tracking and reports to stakeholders. Minimum Requirements Education required: BS degree in Electrical Engineering Minimum years of experience required:10 years or more in the electric power industry and in managing large scale/complex projects. EIT Certification (Engineering in Training) Extensive and current knowledge of the National Electrical Code and commercial building codes Valid driver's license with a clear driving record Strong command of the English language Preferred Qualifications 5 years of experience designing photovoltaic systems PMP certifications Professional Engineering license (PE) or equivalent Proficiency in solar + storage design software including but not limited to: PVSyst, Helioscope, and Aurora NABCEP design certification Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong written and oral communication skills Experience with power system engineering design, protection, automation and control Experience with electrical design and distribution construction Able to specify, requisition and analyze bids Experience with acceptance testing and commissioning of electrical power equipment Working conditions: Open office environment in Houston Travel up to 20% of the time Location: Remote BenefitsSunnova offers a generous employee reward package that includes: Comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending account, and 401(k) with employer match. Competitive compensation & annual bonus Paid time off, including 10 holidays and Paid Parental Leave Cell phone allowance for many roles Free access to onsite fitness center in Houston and/or discounted fitness memberships through health provider Complimentary garage parking in Houston We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.If you are selected for a position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.