Sr. Development Engineer

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Borrego Solar
San Diego, CA, United States

Phone: 9785132638
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Sr. Development Engineer


Lowell, MA 

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Job Description:

Borrego is seeking a Sr. Development Engineer I to join our team in Lowell, MA.  We offer a hybrid work environment, allowing you to work remotely 2-3 days a week and from the office 2-3 days a week. 

At Borrego, we don’t accept the status quo. We are driven by a culture of teamwork, fearless thinking, safety, and adaptability as we pursue our mission to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy. With more than 850 MW already installed, we’re excited about the “Gigawatt Revolution” and growth happening across our company as we shift from megawatts to gigawatts of large-scale solar and energy storage in the coming years. 

After 40 years in business, Borrego is a trusted name in the solar industry and well-known for our strong employee culture. We combine the stability and wisdom gained by decades in business with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our employees are driven and animated by the Borrego System of Excellence, an operating framework detailing our mission, vision, strategy, and cultural principles and working systems.


About the Role

This role is an opportunity to work with our Emerging Markets team as the technical lead for this core vertical market. This is an outstanding opportunity for a driven candidate to help optimize our systems around incentive programs and to develop standards within new core markets at Borrego. We are looking for someone with leadership skills that can provide different perspectives on issues and support the needs of a successful project. You will be supported by the internal engineering staff, including design drafters and other civil, structural, and electrical engineers.

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Design projects according to Borrego Design Standards and understand/improve the functionality of company design tools
  • Manage 4-6 active commercial or utility-scale solar projects
  • Oversee a task force with the Policy, Finance, and Development teams, with assistance from our civil and interconnection teams, to track our progress in this new core market
  • Responsible for reporting lessons learned to the rest of the Dev Eng team (code requirements, optimal systems for that market, etc.)
  • Improve project viability through design decisions and value engineering
  • Lead a Continuous Improvement Initiative
  • Manage major Continuous Improvement Initiatives
  • Work in a mentorship role with less experienced team members


Desired Qualifications:

While no one individual will possess them all, the successful candidate will bring many of the following experiences, skills, and attributes. If you’re unsure of whether you meet enough of the qualifications below but believe that your experience and skill set is a good match for this position, we invite you to apply!

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 4-6 years of experience as an Electrical Design Engineer, or similar position, working with and leading engineering projects
  • Knowledge of local Electric and Building Codes
  • Advanced understanding of system design and engineering concepts
  • Ability to manage the design of multiple complex projects, coordinating the efforts of multiple stakeholders, including vendors, customers, utilities, permitting authorities and professional engineers
  • Proficient with MS Office, AutoCad, Smartsheet, Salesforce and PV Syst.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • NABCEP Certification a plus
  • Excitement about growing along with a fast-paced, dynamic company; comfort with ambiguity and a willingness to build, experiment, and iterate when the path forward is undefined
  • A passion for renewable energy, addressing the climate crisis, and accelerating the clean energy transformation