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Manager, Engineering at One Energy Renewables

Manager, Engineering

One Energy Renewables Seattle, WA Full-Time
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Title:                                  Manager, Engineering

Department:                   Engineering

Reports to:                       Director, Engineering

Direct Reports:               N/A

Location:                          Seattle, or remote work for the right candidate

FLSA Status:                    Exempt

Pay:                                    Salaried


Summary Description or Position Objective:

The Manager, Engineering participates in and leads utility-scale photovoltaic power plant designs. The position is fast-paced, multidisciplinary, and requires a foundation in engineering and construction. This role activates highly developed technical skills and AutoCAD drafting capabilities in solar plant engineering and construction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the detailed design for solar sites with a focus on the project’s electrical architecture.
  • Optimizing sites for lowest Levelized Cost of Energy.
  • Interpreting data, surveys, maps, plans, schematics, and satellite images to identify site constraints and exclusion areas.
  • Maintaining intimate familiarity of utility-scale solar products and specifications.
  • Performing energy production estimates using PVsyst or similar software for making efficient and prescient design decisions.
  • Preparing appropriately detailed mechanical or electrical drawings to create streamlined communication with permitting agencies, contractors, and utilities.
  • Negotiating and hiring of subcontractor/consultant services as need to achieve project requirements.
  • Plan and implement project kickoff meetings and project completion meetings. Help to close the loop with Origination, Development, Delivery teams by providing continual feedback and support.
  • Continually share knowledge with coworkers and managers to ensure project successes and failures are learned by all within the organization.
  • Successfully navigate complex permitting and interconnection requirements with local authorities and utility companies for the success of the project.
  • Develop specialty knowledge or skill sets to complement team’s capabilities
  • Key contributor to the engineering team’s growth in scope and volume.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Working understanding of both DC and three-phase electric systems and large-scale solar design concepts
  • Hands-on construction experience in related electrical or mechanical systems.
  • Experience navigating, interpreting, and applying electrical and building codes.
  • Basic understanding of greenfield project development process.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of integrity.
  • Organizational capacity to simultaneously manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Proven ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable deliverables to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel and access sites of varying terrain. Position requires frequent travel, up to 1-2 weeks per month or about 20% of working time.
  • Continuous interest in learning about cutting-edge technologies in a dynamic and evolving field required.



  • Degree in a related engineering required. Advanced engineering experience and professional licenses.
  • Knowledge and background in the renewable energy industry.
  • 2-4 years of hands-on experience with design of PV systems in a professional environment. Strong AutoCAD drafting skills with experience utilizing layers, blocks, coordinate systems, dimensioning and industry standards.
  • Excellent understanding of AutoCAD, Google Earth, mapping/GIS software, PVSyst. Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D a plus.
  • Advanced experienced in Microsoft Office/Office 365, Google Apps, and database tools required.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of time management and organizational skills resulting in the ability to prioritize/manage multiple projects at various stages of delivery.
  • Must have a “roll up your sleeves and let’s get the job done right” type attitude
  • Demonstrated qualities of integrity, credibility, and professional responsibility
  • A willingness to contribute to our culture which thrives on building trust and holding one another accountable.


How to Apply:

Please visit our careers webpage to apply directly at: [ Link removed ]


OneEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and sustaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that respects and values distinct cultures, experiences, perspectives and unique identities. One Energy strives to create a work environment that fosters our core values of respect and integrity in our workplace and the communities where we work.


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