Solar Energy Engineering Manager in Santa Fe Springs, CA at CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

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Job Description

CSI Renewables a subsidiary of MYR (NASDAQ:MYRG) is a fast growing, full-service solar + BESS Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California. With over three gigawatts of solar generating facilities installed, CSI is rated as one of the top solar contractors in the US. CSI brings in-depth knowledge in the design, engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance of Photovoltaic (PV) Solar and Energy Storage (BESS) generating projects. Our team of in-house engineers and project managers allows design and construction to seamlessly integrate into all Of our projects, assuring end-to-end quality, cost control, and accountability. With a skilled workforce, we self-perform all aspects of large-scale solar projects and partner with our sister companies to build substations and transmission work. At CSI, we have the talent and resources to analyze our client’s energy project requirements, economic investment criteria, cash flow requirements, and corporate philosophy and develop cost-effective and timely solutions that best fit their needs.


As a Solar EPC Engineering Director, you will be responsible for the EPC engineering team oversight in the design of utility scale solar and BESS projects. You will apply your experience managing a discipline diverse team of engineers, designers, permit expeditors and design project managers in the on time, on budget and high-quality preparation of concept and detailed construction documents utilizing a design build methodology.  Projects will include cutting edge distributed and utility scale solar and BESS projects across California. 

As part of a multi-disciplined engineering, procurement, and construction team, you and your team will be working closely with our construction mangers in the overall project schedules, value engineering reviews and construction administration support to ensure overall successful project delivery for our customers.

Duties and Responsibilities: including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Overall management and responsibility of the EPC engineering multi-discipline design team.
  • Oversee the project managers, engineers and designers in all facets of preparation of conceptual and detailed electrical, civil, structural and mechanical, site plans, one-line diagrams, construction details, calculations, project specifications and similar.
  • Senior representation to clients and vendors regarding engineering related matters.
  • Establish processes and procedures for quality control and status reporting of all engineering related deliverables.
  • Participate in business development, value engineering and contracting process related activities.
  • Conduct site feasibility research and site visit investigations.
  • Obtain and comply with permit research, entitlement processing and permit approvals.
  • Support and assist construction managers with addendums, RFIs, city plan check corrections, and change orders.
  • Evaluate and implement opportunities for process, design, and team improvement in the delivery of the projects.
  • Organize and maintain project files/information.
  • Demonstrate expertise in industry best practices.
  • Demonstrate expertise in applicable design and code requirements.
  • Develop and mentor staff for career advancement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.

This position is classified as exempt, meaning more than 50% of the employee's time is spent performing exempt job duties consistent with this job description. If the employee finds the actual job duties change from those described herein, so the employee is not performing exempt duties more than 50 % of the time, the employee must immediately inform management.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering required, P.E. a plus
  • 10+ years of experience with design for utility scale solar energy projects
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in a managing engineering team
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a practical and functional knowledge of national and municipal codes.
  • Software: MS Office required; AutoCAD and other design software.

Physical Demands:

  • Travel up to 20%
  • Ability to lift to 10 lbs.
  • Must be able to access and navigate job sites and construction areas
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.