Project Engineer

Toronto, On
Prachi Trivedi

As Project Engineer you will be responsible for the Engineering aspects of Solar & Storage through the development process in North America. You will be responsible for the interconnection processes, energy assessments & performance analysis, project layout & site design, equipment review & procurement, construction and operation assumptions.

Why you should apply:
  • Strong work life balance culture
  • 100% extended medical
  • 6% match on RSP
  • Hearty annual bonus
  • Remote 
  • Lead and manage the project interconnection applications with the utilities to secure queue positions.
  • Determine potential solar energy system sizing for both facility-mounted & ground-mounted solar systems by way of remote and on-site assessments
  • Manage third-party contractors to gather detailed structural, civil, geotechnical & electrical information for proposed project sites
  • Lead and work with consultants on the modelling for solar energy production using software suites such as PVSyst and Helioscope
  • Work with and lead work with Consultants on the Modelling of energy storage systems using software suites such as PVSyst, ESyst, ESVT, etc.
  • Analysis of project requirements and recommendation of appropriate energy storage technology & optimal energy storage system sizing
  • Determination of most appropriate project components for project optimization (ie: modules, inverters, racking, balance of supplies, etc.) based on project requirements, restrictions & client preferences
  • Prepare preliminary solar energy system civil, electrical & mechanical designs, including foundation/mounting plans, racking & module layouts, and single line diagrams
  • Work with third-party consultants to review preliminary designs & produce final issued-for construction drawings
  • Coordinate and review third-party interconnection analysis and results.
  • Lead technology selection, procurement initiatives, and project dependencies to ensure targeted development and construction outcomes are achieved (i.e., projects delivered safely, on-time, and on-budget).
  • Lead role in construction of projects and project delivery efforts.
  • Lead and coordinate with consultants to finalize site layout designs.
  • Prepare and participate in required transaction approval documentation and presentations for senior management and the Board.
  • Support Development staff with engineering related inputs and considerations such as constructability review, equipment assumptions, layout considerations and value engineering feedback.
  • Support renewable energy site identification and assessment. Utilize various siting tools to identify and review greenfield opportunities to support the company’s greenfield pipeline goals.
  • Develop, clarify, and manage project scope, project execution plans, track and manage contract deliverables, HS&E requirements, insurance needs and QA/QC plans.
  • Assist in RFP responses and/or sales processes.
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering.
  • P.Eng in Canada or PE in US.
  • Minimum 5+ years of project engineering experience in power generation or similar industry.
  • Experience with utility interconnection processes. NYISO, PJM and MISO preferred.
  • Experience with Solar and Energy storage production & performance assessments and site design
  • Experience with all aspects of project engineering, construction, and integration to operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of renewable technologies and energy storage.
  • Existing network of contacts and partners in the solar market preferred. 
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Project, Word, Excel, GIS/mapping systems and document management systems.
  • Experience with PVSyst, Heliosope, ESyst, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Flexibility for a remote location.
  • Ability to travel within the United States and Canada. Travel required may be up to 20%.
  • Valid driver’s license and Passport. 
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada without restriction. No Sponsorship provided at this time. 

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