PV Design at Aurora Energy

Where tech

meets creativity

For over 25 years, innovative PV design has been Aurora Energy’s wheelhouse.  We have successfully designed, engineered and installed some of the most imaginative arrays in the region.  We are always on the lookout for skilled designers to keep our services fresh, inventive and inspired.

The PV Designer will be responsible for all aspects of commercial solar PV system design, including electrical & structural, as well as the application of solar PV industry codes and standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing commercial and industrial PV systems using AutoCAD and PVsyst
  • Design calculations
  • Revision control
  • Constructing and enhancing templates, excel calculators, and design tools 
  • Work as a team with sales and project management in order to ensure optimal design according to customers’ goals

Education or Desired License and Certificates:

  • 4-year college degree (engineering or science degree preferred, but not required)
  • Grid Alternatives / Volunteer or previous hands-on installation training a plus
  • NABCEP certification a plus

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum two years of commercial and industrial PV system design (rooftop, ground mount and carport)
  • Advanced with AutoCAD & PVsyst
  • Strong foundation in mathematical and analytical principles
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering concepts 
  • Familiar with construction codes and standards
  • Proficient with cloud-based design software such as Helioscope, Aurora Solar and Energy Tool Base
  • Proficient with MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
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