Junior Solar Designer

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Ethoenergy Inc. Published: December 11, 2017
Barrie, Ontario
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$13 - $15 per hour
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Ethoenergy is a solar development company specializing in the development of commercial, residential and off-grid PV systems. The Junior Solar Designer will assist in designing solar PV systems under the Ontario Net Metering program.

Duties and responsibilities


  • Create 3D models of homes and buildings, as well as detailed system layouts and SLDs using AutoCAD
  • Generate solar PV layouts and energy production reports using industry software
  • Quote system pricing based on designs
  • Perform financial analyses and ROI calculations
  • Assist with the submission of paperwork related to building permit applications, LDC applications and IESO submissions
  • Other administrative duties as required

Knowledge and skills


  • Microsoft Excel (experience with formulas and logic statements preferred)
  • CAD experience (AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup)
  • Solar design software experience such as Helioscope, PV*Sol or Aurora
  • Solar analysis experience through school solar projects, competitions or other extracurriculars
  • Familiarity with PV system components and related technology (inverters, racking, batteries)

Education required

  • Engineering degree or technology diploma
  • Preference for candidate with an electrical, architectural or construction background

Certification required


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