Currently, we are seeking a Structural Engineer to support our engineering technicians in performing structural reviews for the cities/states we currently install solar. Responsibilities will include working with the team to develop and improve structural calculations for submission to local jurisdictions for review and approval, evaluating roof systems for adequacy of our product, contacting building officials regarding revisions, being a resource to engineering technicians regarding engineering questions and assisting in refining the overall review process. Candidates must be a licensed S.E. and possess a history of strong leadership, communication skills, and problem solving skills.
Key Job Duties: -Developing guidelines and tools for the evaluation of standard projects that utilize typical timber framing practices -Supporting engineering technicians in the evaluation of non-standard homes -Developing standard drawings, details, and calculations for use by engineering technicians -Coordinating and directing technical projects, developing detailed plans to accomplish goals. -Evaluating technology, resource needs, and currently available design tools to improve team efficiency and quality -Developing and implementing policies, standards and procedures within the team to govern structural analysis and code compliance decisions -Coordinating with cross-functional departments to streamline processes -Providing technical training to engineering technicians in the form of classroom presentations as well as hands-on coaching
Necessary Skills and Experience: -Familiarity with timber analysis tools and governing code requirements -Residential construction knowledge -Ability to utilize structural analysis software including RISA and Excel -Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization -Ability to manage projects -Strong communication and interpersonal skills -Ability to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. -Ability to work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. -Ability to quickly become licensed in the 20 states we currently service -Undergraduate Degree (BS), in engineering -SE license is mandatory -3-5 years licensed experience in building design
About Vivint Solar
At Vivint Solar, we’re changing the way people generate and consume power. We believe that people should have a choice between using outdated, dirty technologies and using innovative, clean solutions to produce the energy they use to live every day. That’s why we’re making it easy for millions of people nationwide to choose to go solar. Pretty much, we’re doing work that really makes a difference.