Role Summary

Distributed Solar Development is seeking a Development Engineer to join our Development Engineering Team. This position will interact with clients, sales teams, interconnection, project engineering, project management, and finance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare site layouts and single line diagrams using tools including Helioscope, SketchUp, SunDAT, AutoCad (Civil 3D preferred), and Helios3D.
  • Optimize PV system layout to deliver lowest project-specific levelized cost of energy (LCOE)
  • Complete thorough solar production assessments using PVsyst
  • Support utility interconnection and permitting application processes
  • Perform detailed site visits to gather pertinent information required to perform proper project due diligence
  • Represent Distributed Solar Development at RFP site walks and other client meetings


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering preferred.  Electrical Engineering a plus
  • 2+ years of solar industry experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of NEC preferred
  • Proficiency in Solar PV software modeling applications such as Helioscope, Microsoft Excel, PVsyst, AutoCad Civil 3D and Helios3D, SketchUp, and SunDAT
  • Experience with production modeling with industry leading Independent Engineering interface for clients and/or financing partners
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills