React Jobs - Solar Process Engineer, 853

at Wood.
Location Raleigh, NC
Date Posted June 7, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Woods Solar/Wind/Renewables group is currently seeking a Solar Process Engineer to join our team in Raleigh, NC. In this exciting, mission-critical role, this key individual will leverage their knowledge of  utility scale photovoltaic (PV) solar electrical design, equipment selection, energy modeling, and optimization to yield high-performing, cost-competitive systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Utility scale photovoltaic (PV) solar electrical design, equipment selection, energy modeling, and optimization to yield high-performing, cost-competitive systems
  • Research and shortlist new PV equipment and energy storage technologies that will increase value to our clients
  • Create software tools to enable Estimating team to quickly and accurately quantify construction costs
  • Use modeling software such as PVsyst to create highly accurate production estimates - Draw upon technical and industry experience to characterize losses due to equipment behavior and environmental effects
  • Use or create software tools to optimize solar and storage designs for energy yield and project value
  • Create site-specific solar building blocks and layouts for proposals and to drive detailed Engineering activities
  • Use internal tools and industry standards to optimize project designs for constraints such as scope, schedule, budget and geography
  • Perform calculations for losses, conductor sizing, equipment rating, fusing and protection consistent with NEC, ANSI, IEC and UL
  • Support troubleshooting and resolution of project engineering, construction and performance issues, where applicable
  • Develop processes to streamline technical inputs to bid operations

Skills / Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related technical field
  • 2-3 years of related work experience - must have completed a solar layout in current or previous role
  • Significant experience within the Solar/Wind/Renewables sector
  • Preference for industry or professional association licenses relevant to line of work (NABCEP, PE, EIT)
  • Familiarity with electrical/electronic concepts such as Ohms Law, resistive losses, material properties, power conversion equipment such as inverters and transformers
  • Must have hands on experience with Pvsyst software for PV design, installation experience a huge plus
  • Familiarity with software packages such as Excel, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and programming languages such as MATLAB

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  web address removed>  

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.