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AB / HB PV Designer

Company: Sunrun Inc.
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Sunrun is looking for a Special Projects Designer that will be a team player and leader. The Special Projects Designer will create, manage, and approve the necessary documents and files associated with site surveys, blueprints, commercial sets, master residential plan sets, and ground mount designs. The Special Projects Designer will also help integrate new products and design processes to operationalize new products into standard production pipelines as well as help with problem-solving to improve the department.


  • Respond to local jurisdictions requests through written letter(s), email(s), and/or phone call(s)

  • Managing email queues and providing timely and accurate responses

  • Identifying problems related to processes and help to develop solutions for them

  • Managing and approving site surveys and survey documentation

  • Compiling and reviewing master plan sets for large scale residential developments

  • Reviewing blueprints and converting information into viable permitting documentation

  • Model commercial PV projects, including, proposals, solar access, cost analysis, etc.

  • Identify the required tools and processes for integrating new products into existing design processes

  • Work tight deadlines

  • Reviewing Suneye files

  • Ability to perform structural calculations using structural design tools

  • Analyze PV system models for efficiency

  • Providing production PV and Electrical designer support

  • Supply technical support for all Electrical designer software

  • Provide support for plotting and electronic file submissions

  • Maintain Electrical document archive and retrieval for projects

  • Conduct project related model reviews

  • Analyzing electrical photographs to determine the proper interconnection method to be used when attaching a Solar PV system to a home

  • Determining the general state of Electrical systems

  • Ability to answer electrical questions related to our policies and the office and city Requirements

  • Reviewing site-specific documentation of existing roof systems

  • Performing structural reviews to verify the structural capacity of existing roof systems

  • Preparing structural reports for distribution to regional offices

  • Coordinating with internal teams to move accounts through operational process

  • Performing other duties and assignments as given by management


  • Project management skills especially relating to time management and self-discipline

  • Have computer-aided drafting experience (AutoCAD, Inventor, EDS max, etc.)

  • Have a basic electrical understanding

  • Have Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and other computer experience

  • Experience reading and interpreting one-line drawings and electrical schematics

  • Technical understanding and prior application of the NEC, specifically as it relates to solar

  • Communication proficiency

  • Ability to analyze and problem solve situations that arise through electrical 1-lines/3- lines and general interconnection situations

  • Knowledge of NEC, drafting techniques, and familiarity with MEP engineering terminology

  • Experience with verification of existing conditions

  • Ability to perform advanced electrical calculations

  • Ability to receive internal Structural/Electrical/Design Certifications

  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints is a plus

  • Solar installation or design experience is a plus

  • Residential construction understanding with roof layout is a plus

  • Engineering background is a plus (engineering student and/or work experience)

  • NABCEP Certification is a plus

  • Energy-Related Degree is a plus

  • Commercial Design or Installation Experience is a plus

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Sunrun Inc., Lehi , AB / HB PV Designer, Other , Lehi, Utah

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