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Civil Design Engineer - Solar

Company: Ulteig
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Opportunity
Ulteig is seeking talented and motivated candidates for a Solar Civil Design Engineer role supporting utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects. The selected candidate will engage with Ulteig's civil, structural, and electrical design teams and our clients to provide innovative, forward thinking design solutions to facilitate the development, design, and construction of solar projects.
What You'll Do

  • Applies current, standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to complete engineering tasks, and supports other civil, structural, and electrical design workflows as necessary on a case by case basis.
  • Develops plans, specifications, and observation reports that are complete, accurate and in accordance with sound utility-scale solar engineering practices.
  • Recommends alterations to development criteria and design features to improve quality.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish project goals.
  • Is technically involved with the resolution of design challenges that may include performing field investigation or observations and when necessary resolving discrepancies between multiple sources of information.
  • Performs design computations and calculations related to the civil site design.
  • Maintains a value engineering mindset throughout development, design, and construction.
  • Works closely with business and engineering staff across multiple markets and technical disciplines.
  • Works closely with clients to understand nuanced technical needs and identify best feasible solution(s).
  • Demonstrates a wide degree of out-of-the-box thinking, creativity, and design ownership.
  • Majority of the work will be in the office, with up to 20% of the time in the field, visiting clients, and representing Ulteig at conferences and trade shows as warranted.

    What We Expect from You

    • B.S. in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program or equivalent is required.
    • Civil Engineering-In-Training (EIT) registration required.
    • Minimum of 3-5+ years of civil engineering experience, with at least 1-2 years of experience in design and development of utility scale solar projects is required.
    • Understanding of large scale site grading design, additions to existing civil designs, and earthwork calculations is required.
    • Familiarity with erosion and sediment control applications and cost effective nonvegetative stabilization techniques is highly desired.
    • Experience performing detailed design of solar facilities with complex topographic, environmental, and non-participating infrastructure constraints is desired.
    • Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D is required.
    • Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
    • Must have legal authorization to work permanently in the US.

      As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.
      What You Can Expect from Ulteig
      Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.
      We offer our team members:

      • Flexible Workplace
      • Employee Ownership
      • Competitive Pay
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Collaborative Environment
      • Innovative Culture

        Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.
        At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.
        If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!
        Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace
        Additional Opportunity Details:Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $83,500** The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role
        Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes.

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Ulteig, St. Paul , Civil Design Engineer - Solar, Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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