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A t Vivint Solar, we’re changing the way people generate and consume power. We believe that people should have a choice between using outdated, dirty technologies and using innovative, clean solutions to produce the energy they use to live every day. That’s why we’re making it easy for millions of people nationwide to choose to go solar. Pretty much, we’re doing work that really makes a difference.
Currently, we are seeking a Structural Engineer to support our engineering technicians in performing structural reviews for the cities/states we currently install solar. Responsibilities will include working with the team to develop and improve structural calculations for submission to local jurisdictions for review and approval, evaluating roof systems for adequacy of our product, contacting building officials regarding revisions, being a resource to engineering technicians regarding engineering questions and assisting in refining the overall review process. Candidates must be a licensed S.E. and possess a history of strong leadership, communication skills, and problem solving skills.
Key Job Duties:
Developing guidelines and tools for the evaluation of standard projects that utilize typical timber framing practices
Supporting engineering technicians in the evaluation of non-standard homes
Developing standard drawings, details, and calculations for use by engineering technicians
Coordinating and directing technical projects, developing detailed plans to accomplish goals.
Evaluating technology, resource needs, and currently available design tools to improve team efficiency and quality
Developing and implementing policies, standards and procedures within the team to govern structural analysis and code compliance decisions
Coordinating with cross-functional departments to streamline processes
Providing technical training to engineering technicians in the form of classroom presentations as well as hands-on coaching
Necessary Skills and Experience:
Familiarity with timber analysis tools and governing code requirements
Residential construction knowledge
Ability to utilize structural analysis software including RISA and Excel
Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization
Ability to manage projects
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
Ability to work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Ability to quickly become licensed in the 20 states we currently service
Undergraduate Degree (BS), in engineering
PE license mandatory, SE license a plus
3-5 years licensed experience in building design
Employees of Vivint Solar must submit to a criminal history check, motor vehicles check, drug screening, and obtain clearance from the state based upon the state requirements.
We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.
Vivint Solar is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military and Veterans. We, an equal opportunity employer, do not consider any protected traits (e.g. race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, non-job-related disability, age, or any other protected trait) when hiring—under federal, state and local laws.