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Solar Engineer II

Solar  Richmond, VA  Posted: 3/8/2022
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Up to 8 Months

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Job Summary

BHI is looking for a Solar Project Engineer to work cross-functionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, supporting engineering decisions and processes for new large commercial utility scale solar projects. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with technical and non-technical business owners/partners to overcome obstacles and deliver results
  • Lead a collaborative development/pre-construction process for multiple new large commercial utility scale solar projects
  • Manage resources to ensure prompt information transfer and contract adherence
  • Provide detailed oversight and support of contractors and coordinate technical review of contractor-supplied deliverables through Request For Information (RFI) review and Owners Engineer (OE) support 
  • Support coordination between project teams, including construction, engineering, real estate, environmental, and project management, etc.
  • Contributes to project completion related research, including state and local permitting and regulatory processes
  • Establishes, maintains, and updates project specific files, databases, records, and other documents
  • Provide engineering support for designated solar projects. 
  • This position serves as the primary interface between EPC contractor's Engineer-of-Record, Dominion (internal) Engineering staff and the Owner's Engineer, tracking the comment/review cycle for all RFI's, Transmittals, Submittals, etc. throughout the course of the Project.
  • Candidate will be required to review all EPC project correspondence, including daily/weekly/monthly report content and structure, to ensure compliance with contractual requirements. 
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Job Requirements


Qualifications / Education / Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Electrical or Civil Engineering Degree
  • 5-7 years related experience in land use, real estate and/or environmental (erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, wetlands protection) for large capital construction projects
  • Direct Utility Scale Solar construction or permitting experience 
  • Experienced with Adobe Professional, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Full knowledge of local, state, and federal laws concerning permitting transmission and substation facilities
  • Strong organizational skills are a must, with the ability to prioritize a large task load in a fast-paced environment

Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

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Doey Aucoin
(339) 229-3341


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