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Job Title: Field Applications Engineer

Location: Monrovia, CA

Soliant Energy is a venture backed solar concentrator company whose mission is to deliver commercial customers the highest economic return on their solar investment. Our next-generation solar panels will not only be the most efficient on the market, they will deliver the highest total energy yield when integrated into complete systems. Plug compatible with conventional system racks and inverters, our panels use advanced solar cell technology and 2-axis tracking within the panel to maximize energy performance. As a venture-backed company, we offer tremendous opportunities for professional growth and development.

Description:

Soliant Energy is seeking a Field Applications Engineer who will be responsible for supporting Sales, Marketing, and Engineering by developing installation resources to deploy products in the U.S. and Europe.

Responsibilities:

  • Support customers, integrators and installers
  • Support all field-related activities, including troubleshooting and warranty work
  • Develop installation support literature for the end user
  • Enhance the applications infrastructure to support the growing needs of Sales and Engineering
  • Develop installation and balance of system specifications for Engineering, further reducing installation costs
  • Provide feedback to Engineering and Product Management to improve product design for installers
  • Presentation of field installation reports to Sales and Engineering
  • Work with PV and CPV performance modeling software to predict energy output

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • BS Mechanical, Industrial or equivalent Engineering plus 3 years experience in the commercial photovoltaic industry as a systems integrator or field engineer
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or equivalent CAD software
  • Ability to work with a team in a dynamic environment with aggressive schedules
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Be creative, self motivated, and resourceful
  • Experience with product safety standards and NEC
  • Outstanding people skills and proven customer presentation skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5-10 years relevant experience with commercial rooftop installations
  • Working understanding of PVsyst, SAM, other advanced PV performance and predictive modeling tools
  • Ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in the following categories: advanced installation procedures, non-penetrating mounting systems, jobsite flow labor analysis, job costing, racking system development, European installation practices, codes and standards
  • Experience in developing test techniques to evaluate emerging inverter and racking technology
  • Exceptional multi-tasking ability

Equal Opportunity Employer

Principals only please. Agency resumes are not accepted and will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.

Please do not mail or phone Soliant Energy to apply for this position. To apply, please attach a resume and send to the following email address: FAE_090310@soliantenergy.com