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Solar Lead Engineer

United States, North Dakota, Fargo
3350 38th Avenue South (Show on map)
December 03, 2023

The Opportunity

Ulteig is currently seeking talented and motivated Solar Lead Engineer candidates to support the design of utility scale solar projects nationwide. This role will be a strategic contributor to the growth of our Renewables Lifeline Sector. Qualified candidates will be considered to work remote from any location in the US, or if candidate chooses may work from any of Ulteig's existing office locations.

What You'll Do

  • Work with internal team and external clients to develop Solar PV design/construction packages including solar array layouts, electrical one-lines, collection systems, collection system studies, and equipment installation details for Utility Scale Solar PV systems (50-500MW+)
  • Interact directly with clients for successful project execution
  • Lead project designs of multi-discipline teams of 2-6 people including a design engineer (focused on the layout, details, etc.), a system studies engineer, with additional support from CAD technicians
  • Support development of early-stage projects with conceptual designs and material take-offs.
  • Use Excel spreadsheets, commercial and proprietary engineering software to design Solar PV systems
  • Lead site visits to gather notes and take pictures of existing conditions to aid in design and identify critical flaws
  • Contribute to continual development of internal solar engineering standards, toolsets and work processes.
  • Turning initial system conceptual ideas into fully developed optimized EPC designs.

What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program.
  • PE registration required or ability to obtain licensure within 1 year preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in power systems mandatory, with detailed design of solar projects strongly preferred
  • Experience with various solar design software programs

As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.

What You Can Expect from Ulteig

Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:

  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture

Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.

At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.

If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!

Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace


Additional Opportunity Details:
Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $145,000*
* The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

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