Photovoltaic Design Engineer

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JOB TITLE: Photovoltaic Design Engineer

LOCATION: (Remote) Corporate Office Located in Pewaukee, WI

SunVest Solar, Inc. is a leading solar developer of distributed-scale solar energy projects. We are looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill a CAD Designer role on our growing team. This opportunity will be based out of SunVest Solar’s headquarters in Pewaukee, WI.

Position Overview

As a Solar Designer, you will be responsible for designing solar PV system layouts, preparing project drawings and other technical documents used for pitching, permitting and installation. This position will work closely with the development and operations departments.


  • Generate construction ready designs for commercial and ground mount projects
  • Generate a variety of technical project documents for a pipeline of projects
  • Maintain technical library of CAD blocks
  • Provide support throughout permitting and installation process
  • Maintain expert technical knowledge of all SunVest Solar’s products and services

Required Skills:

  • 5 years of experience with 1MW+ photovoltaic systems
  • Through understanding of all related codes
  • Experience working closely with contracted professional engineers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AutoCAD software
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and consistently meet challenging deadlines
  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to work independently

Preferred Skills:

  • BA/BS in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Experience completing performance modeling using PVsyst
  • NABCEP Certified


  • Full-time position with competitive base salary commensurate with experience, bonus opportunities, 401(k) and health benefits
  • Great opportunity to get work with a well-respected fast-growing company in an up-and-coming industry
  • Opportunity for advancement

Job Type: Full-time

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    SunVest Solar is part of Neumann’s Family of Companies, with offices in the Midwest and Northeast. As a solar developer, SunVest specializes in large solar projects from start-to-finish including land acquisition, design, development and maintenance. SunVest also aids in financial opportunities, grant writing, federal tax credits for installations and state incentives.

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