Electrical Engineer

45 south st. Hopkinton, MA 01748
negotiable Expires in 11 months


Solect Energy is currently seeking a full-time Electrical Engineer with MA P.E. license to join our Design, Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in electrical design & engineering in the commercial Solar PV industry. The candidate will be a driven, self-starter with a passion for solar and the desire to propel a fast-growing Solar Development firm to regional prominence.  The position requires the ability to manage a large volume of projects while demonstrating excellent communication. The ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment is a key to success in this role. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team and participate in the solar (PV) industry from the ground up.

What You Will Do

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop electrical portion of Solar PV designs including when necessary medium voltage gear.
  • Develop design specifications and functional requirements for commercial scale solar PV systems.
  • Ensure designs meet company standards, safety regulations, codes, and jurisdictional requirements, including development of standard operation procedures and quality & safety standards for solar PV installations.
  • Prepare electrical single-line diagrams using CAD software and stamp single-line diagrams.
  • Communicate with vendors and internal design team on AC switch gear including medium voltage gear and equipment. Including review and approval of submittal drawings.
  • Communicate with utilities on complex electrical issues and analyze utility studies.
  • Conduct evaluations of on-site electrical existing conditions and on-site review of project installations.
  • Provide guidance to design & engineer team throughout solar PV design process including review of completed designs.
  • Provide technical leadership and support to members of the installation and service teams, including installation support, startup, technical commissioning, and ongoing operation & maintenance support. 
  • Support company’s effort in integrating ESS battery storage in solar PV systems, including completion of ESS storage designs, communicating with vendors, outside design consultants, internal staff designers and utility companies on ESS system designs and installations.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering with MA P.E. license required. (RI, CT and NY license a plus)
  • Minimum 2 years Commercial PV Solar experience.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, PVSyst, Salesforce, & Microsoft Office (Excel, Word).
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and follow through on tasks and directives.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Valid Driver’s license.

What we can offer you

Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Mass., is one of the top ten commercial solar developers in the U.S., according to Solar Power World. The company provides commercial and industrial businesses, cities and towns, and nonprofits throughout New England and Illinois with customized strategies for improving their businesses through solar. Solect’s services include solar financing, design, engineering, installation, operations and maintenance services, and system monitoring. The company installs rooftop and canopy systems, as well as solar energy storage systems that provide businesses with peak load reduction and emergency backup electricity in the case of power outages. Solect has installed more than 550 projects totaling more than 120 megawatts. The company, which was founded in 2009, employs approximately 70 people. For more information, visit us at solect.com


Solect Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status, citizenship, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition to a disease, lawful off-duty conduct or political activities, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Discrimination based on any of the above groups is strictly prohibited.


Benefits Available to eligible employees

  • Competitive Salary
  • Profit Sharing Bonus 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with company match
  • Company Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • 12 Paid Company Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Accident and Critical Illness Insurance