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$5,000 - $7,500+ / MONTH

PV System Designer


Availability                :  Full Time

Education                 :  Engineering Degree

Solar Experience     :  1 Year Experience

Position Openings    :  Orlando & Tampa


The PV System Designer is responsible for learning and refining their process of designing code-compliant residential solar photovoltaic systems following engineering department policy. Developing an understanding of structural and electrical engineering concepts and calculations is a necessity for this position. This position is focused on developing individuals to become qualified PV Designers. This is a fast paced yet detail oriented position.


Your primary function as a PV System Designer will be to analyze how a customer uses energy in their home and then accurately design a PV system that maximizes their savings with solar. 



  • Create, review and modify drawing sets in AutoCAD and custom software tools.

  •  Complete electrical and structural designs for photovoltaic projects.

  • Research, document and comply with local and national code requirements in project jurisdictions.

  • Coordinate with Site Assessors, Project Management, and Sales teams to complete designs meeting the customers’ expectations with strict deadlines

  • Create project bills of material

  • Assist in documenting and developing industry best practices, standards and guidelines;

  •  Delegate project completion tasks to other engineering team members;

  •  Utilize software systems to record progress of various tasks;

  •  Demonstrate ethics and professionalism at all times.




  •  Bachelor’s degree in an engineering related field required

  • OR Bachelor’s degree in non-engineering field and 1 year of solar industry experience required

  • OR Associate’s degree in design related field and 1 year of solar design (or 2 years of solar industry) experience required

  • OR NABCEP (PV Installation Professional) certification and 2 years of solar industry experience required

  •  Basic knowledge of the National Electric Code preferred

  • Basic knowledge of residential construction techniques is a plus

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD preferred

  • Critical thinking and ability to solve problems



Employees may be required to submit to a criminal history check and provide local and/or state licensing according to state requirements.


Empower Energy, an equal opportunity employer, does 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. Empower Energy is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military and Veterans.

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