Sunsense Solar – PV System Designer

Sunsense Solar – PV System Designer

Post Date: October 12, 2017
Job Title: PV Team Curriculum Developer
Location:  Carbondale, CO
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to *protected email*


Sunsense Solar is seeking a PV System Designer.  The PV System Designer is responsible for producing high quality permit, construction, and record/as-built drawings for residential and small commercial grid-tied systems, and residential PV plus battery systems, based on site visit information collected by the Sunsense Residential/Small Commercial and Off-grid sales consultants.

The applicant should be detail oriented with excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills.  This is a full-time position based in the Carbondale, CO office.



  • Responsible for producing high quality permit, construction, record/as-built drawings, and preliminary design drawings to assist the sales team
  • Coordinate with external professional engineers (structural, geotechnical and electrical), when needed, to ensure high quality system design
  • Provide technical support to project managers and sales team during feasibility, site evaluation, and construction phases
  • Work with design team to update drawing templates when needed and produce Autocad blocks and details to use in future drawings
  • Keep up to date with local AHJ requirements


The following, in order of importance, are not required, but are highly desirable in an applicant.

  • Experience with CAD software, especially Autocad or Autocad LT
  • Experience designing grid-tied, non-battery based PV Systems
  • Experience designing battery based PV systems
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC), the International Building Code (IBC), the International Fire Code (IFC)
  • Experience with modelling software – PVWatts, Solar Edge Site Designer, PVSYST, System Advisor Module
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification
  • PV installation experience
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience using SketchUp
  • Experience with Google Earth
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  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits include:
    • Continuing education assistance
    • Health and Wellness expense
    • Cell phone stipend
    • Vacation, personal and sick time
    • Limited use of company resources

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to *protected email*

No phone calls please.


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