[sust-mar] Solar Energy Coord., f/t contract, Natural Forces, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Position: Solar Development Coordinator
Organization: Natural Forces
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Job Description: Entry level position
Employment: Full time, six-month contract
Dates: February 11th, 2019 start date

General Tasks

Solar site assessments
• Determination of potential solar energy resource by way of remote and on-site assessment at facilities and specified lands
• Modelling of potential solar resource and project layouts using software suites such as PVSyst, PVWatts, Aurora Solar and Helioscope
• Meeting with clients regarding their solar project interest and discussing options relevant to their specific project requirements
• Working alongside third party contractors to gather detailed structural, civil, geotechnical & electrical information for proposed project sites

Project design
• Determination of most appropriate project components for project optimization (ie: modules, inverters, racking, BOS, etc.) based on project requirements, restrictions & client preferences
• Preparation of site plans, single line diagrams, grid interconnection & permit applications relevant to the proposed project
• Working with third-party consultants to produce finalized construction drawings
• Drafting shading reports, wiring losses, & production forecasts specific to proposed projects

Proposal preparation
• Compiling production forecasts, system design details and financial metrics to produce professional proposals on behalf of the company to perspective clients

Procurement of project components
• Working with various third-party suppliers to source components for upcoming projects at competitive prices
• Managing logistics of component shipments to job sites
• Inspection and assessment of project components upon arrival to the site and regularly assessing the available component inventory
• Keeping informed on new product offerings that are entering the market and determining if they are appropriate for upcoming projects

Construction management
• Working with third-party contractors to ensure systems are installed according to manufacturers installation manuals and to the specified design
• Coordinating contractors, clients, and suppliers to ensure projects are completed on schedule

Requirements/asset for the position
• University degree or college diploma in science, engineering, technology, construction management, or other relevant fields
• Proficiency with technical and/or solar specific software (CAD, PVSyst, PVWatts, Aurora Solar, Helioscope, etc.)
• Strong communication skills
• Highly organized
• Attention to detail
• Autonomous work with minimal supervision

Please send your applications by February 1st, 2019

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Please send your applications to opportunities at naturalforces.ca by February 1st, 2019
subject: Solar Development Coordinator


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