Energy Engineer – Solar

Redaptive Services Private Limited

  • India
Energy Engineer – Solar
Job Posted : Oct 4th, 2021

Job Description

Redaptive is looking for a self-motivated, passionate, and collaborative Energy Engineer – Solar to work closely with our growing team based in the US & India. The Energy Engineer – Solar will collaborate with the Commercial Product, Engineering Solutions, Data Analytics, and Business Development teams.
Redaptive is an energy management and technology company introducing the concept of EaaS (Efficiency-as-a-Service) and IoP (The Internet of Power) to the world. By successfully deploying energy savings projects with in-house metering technology, we are not only saving our customers millions of dollars, but we are being also good to the environment with highly efficient spaces.

Job Responsibilities:-

  • Independently conduct solar resource assessment, feasibility study, and compute energy yields using industry standard simulating software tools.
  • Develop initial PV system concept/ layout which shall essentially include technology assessment, tilt-pitch optimization, DC overload analysis.
  • Perform design calculations, create solar photovoltaic rooftop, carport, and ground-mounted system layouts and designs.
  • Research local code requirements for appropriate setback distance from rooftop equipment, roof edge, walkway clearances, loading zone, etc.
  • Perform detailed engineering simulations and modelling with the relevant tools (MS Excel/ Helioscope/ Energy Toolbase/NREL Sam).
  • Collaborate with the Product team to assess and validate solar equipment- including modules, inverters, racking, optimizers etc.
  • Manage design standards and build a design spec library for every type of install (flush/flat roof, ground, carport, tracking, floating, etc).
  • Work on engineering research for optimal design parameters (including regional soiling conditions), and component selection.
  • Assist in the development of new technology modeling, including bifacial panels, tracking systems, stick on panels, and other innovative technologies.
  • Ability to read and understand complex energy regulations and to summarize the key parts of the regulations that affect market opportunities and sales growth.
  • Interface with internal stakeholders to understand their design requirements, guidelines, and other items as required.
  • Manage conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications. Create, deliver, and maintain documentation for all project responsibilities as required.
  • Support in completion applications and forms in line with client requirements.
  • Support technical work with vendors and installation contractors (as appropriate through Pre- Construction) for feasibility and pricing verification of pro‐posed project modifications.
  • Comply with industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, and codes.
  • Ensure successful project implementation which meets company objectives, financial parameters, and technical requirements to deliver customer energy cost savings.
  • Support post installation analysis of system performance relative to forecasted production, including weather normalization.

Job Requirements / Qualifications:-

  • Bachelors (minimum) / Masters (preferred) in an engineering field (Renewable/ Sustainability/ Mechanical / Electrical engineering), but other technical areas of study can also be considered with strong experience. Academic background in solar PV technology if preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in PV Solar projects with a proven ability to apply domain knowledge in identifying new opportunities in the sector.
  • Familiar with different PV and Storage system components such as PV modules, inverters, transformers, panelboards, data acquisition systems, metering, batteries, and module racking.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current engineering principles associated with analysis of building electrical interconnection, solar power generation systems, data monitoring/reporting systems. Ability to evaluate building electrical drawings and specifications a plus.
  • Familiarity with Solar design tools such as Helioscope (strongly preferred), Pvsyst, Pvsim, Pvwatts, and Energy Toolbase.
  • Ability to carry out utility data analysis and knowledge of relevant weather normalization techniques.
  • Should be comfortable handling large quantities of information and keep it organized.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel.


  • India.

Company Overview:-

Redaptive is the leading Efficiency-as-a-Service company that enables businesses to meet largescale energy efficiency and strategic technology objectives. With over $1 billion in project lending capacity, Redaptive deploys best-in-class energy efficiency technologies across large commercial real estate portfolios through a unique, data driven shared savings model. Redaptive is backed by CarVal, ENGIE New Ventures, Linse Capital, CBRE, and Evergy Ventures.
Our company culture is fun, collaborative, and fast paced. We are passionate about changing the world and helping our customers to become more environmentally sustainable and profitable. We are looking for team members who are driven, passionate, and want to take on a diverse set of challenges to help grow a great company. Redaptive, Inc is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.