Electrical Design Engineer – Solar


This electrical solar design engineer will prepare and provide accurate electrical designs and construction drawings for our project managers and installation teams.

Interface with PMs, 3rd party engineering firms, electricians, field labor, and crews for MN and Iowa solar projects – ground mounts & rooftop mounts for commercial and agricultural farms.

Day-to-day activities of this role may include, but are not limited to:

Conduct site feasibility studies and assist with site surveying for layouts, building measurements, solar trajectory, and power output calculations

Attend client/pre-construction meetings

Create a full set of drawings for agricultural and commercial-scale solar projects, including roof and ground mounts

Draft electrical one-line diagrams and panel system designs

Create equipment detail sheets

Manage engineering subcontractors on larger-scale projects, or as needed

Travel to project sites, usually during business hours.

utilize AutoCAD and PV Sketchup

Interface with the customer/clients onsite.

Perform qualify QA/QC on PV sites.

70% design and 30% site visits and technical documentation for projects.


solar, Electrical engineering, pv, Design, Autocad, Construction drawings, renewables

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.


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