RESIDENTIAL SOLAR DESIGNER:
Westhaven Solar is Northern California’s #1 dealer of successful installations of high-quality residential and commercial systems. Westhaven installs clean energy equipment from the world's largest, highest-quality manufacturers and our systems are designed to last for decades.
Westhaven is looking for a Designer to join a high energetic growing team. This position provides high-quality renderings and PV layout including but not limited to understanding all usage needs and data and provides accurate shade analysis. Must be self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, detail oriented and must be able to handle detailed projects independently.
The designer is responsible for preparing layout drawings for solar installations. The Solar Designers work with various departments including Project Coordination team, Permitting, Sales, and Operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to work in a fast-paced paced environment.
Ability to remain focused and self-motivated for a long period of time.
Ability to understand and use utility bills, usage and rate schedules.
Ability to learn a variety of software and electronic devices relevant to the position.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Critical thinking and ability to solve problems.
Demonstrate good judgment and analytical skills.
Must be willing to learn quickly and adapt to the needs of the sales team.
Must have the ability to take on specific tasks to further learning.
Must have some research skills and study skills.
Must have some foundation in math, geometry, and problem-solving in order to troubleshoot efficiently.
Must be detail oriented at all times.
Have a strong sense of accountability and ownership.
Create effective communication between you and the sales team.
Bachelor's degree preferred in Construction, Architecture or design. (Seniors are strongly considered for internship programs) OR Associates degree in design related field OR 1 years of solar design experience required
Proficient knowledge in math, geometry, and construction
Proficient knowledge in residential construction documents a plus
Basic knowledge in drafting software like Aurora (or any other 3D rendering software) required
Customer service skills with ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
Excellent computing skills, including MS and Google applications, QuickBase CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) and ETB systems
Sit, stand or bend for extended periods of time.
Be able to lift up to 30lbs.
Look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.
Repetitive use of hand and wrist using a keyboard, holding a pen/pencil and/or filing of documents.