NY Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Development Engineer II

Borrego Solar
Latham, New York
Job Type


We are seeking to expand our Development Engineering team and have an opportunity for a Development Engineer II to join our Lowell, MA or Latham, NY office. We offer a hybrid work environment, which allows you to work remotely 2-3 days a week and from the office the other days. In this role, you will work with a team of design engineers, civil engineers and applications engineers and project developers to design, review and entitle designs for commercial, government and utility solar PV projects ranging in size from 500kW to 15MW. Work with the development team in evaluating and performing feasibility analysis on potential sites
Work with a Senior Development Engineer and the project development, electrical, and civil engineering team in the development of site use permit plan sets and bid level (60%) drawings that will be used for permitting and the IPP bidding process
Retention and contribution towards proposed improvement of training materials in a continuous improvement environment
Design projects according to Borrego Design Standards and train new employees on the standards
Complete review process for each job through milestone drawing releases
Release and correct PDF sets of plans
Design with, understand the functionality of and train new employees on the Borrego Design Tools
Contribute to the development of infrastructure and offer new perspective. We are open to new views and want to leverage professional experience; initiative and recommendations are encouraged
Permitting and bidding administration as needed as questions arise from the AHJ or the IPP, including working with and advising the project team with respect to design/production modeling considerations
Management of 5-10 simultaneous projects
Intermediate understanding of design decisions impact on project cost
Intermediate understanding of project scheduling and tracking
Performs other duties as assigned.



B.S. degree required
Minimum 2 years’ experience preferred
Completion of at least 40 NABCEP Credits preferred
Strong understanding of all relevant codes including a demonstrated experience with utility networks across the country
Ability to work independently and effectively with project developers, clients, consulting engineers, design, and technical personnel as well as manufacturing partners
Must be open minded, creative, and possess the ability to modify and expand theories to find creative solutions within the confines of the code
Ability to substantiate code interpretations and mathematically prove design concepts
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and tasks is a must
Experience drafting or reviewing engineering services contracts
Solid written and oral communication skills are a must
Ability to effectively communicate design concepts and lead meetings between clients, project engineers, code officials and third party consultants
Experience with cost estimation of designs preferred
Computer proficiency with; AutoCAD, PVSYST, MS Project and MS Excel experience preferred



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