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Shaun
Parker
89965 Vida Extension
Detroit
MI
+1 (555) 133 3883
89965 Vida Extension
Detroit
MI
Phone
p +1 (555) 133 3883
Experience Experience
07/2016 present
Philadelphia, PA
Solar PV Project Development Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Solar PV Project Development Engineer
07/2016 present
Philadelphia, PA
Solar PV Project Development Engineer
07/2016 present
  • Collaborate with Solar PV Project Engineers and Development Managers to provide project support for development, design and cost estimation activities
  • Assist Project Development Managers with technical aspects of customer presentations
  • Assist Project Development Managers in writing and preparing exhibits for proposals and contracts
  • Assist with the preparation of the project cost estimating sheets
  • Perform system energy modeling and energy estimates using solar design software
  • Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Excel
10/2010 01/2016
Los Angeles, CA
Solar Reliability Engineer
Los Angeles, CA
Solar Reliability Engineer
10/2010 01/2016
Los Angeles, CA
Solar Reliability Engineer
10/2010 01/2016
  • Diagnose problems with solar electrical components via analyses of data and performance, troubleshooting, and equipment inspections
  • Lead and conduct internal failure analysis and the RCA process, working closely with Operations and Asset Management personnel
  • Work with OEM, component manufacturers, and other industry resources to address component problems and improvement opportunities
  • Develop solutions to component problems pertaining to design details, manufacturing and supplier details, and parts and sub-component considerations
  • Investigate underperformance issues and develop effective solutions
  • Provide implementation recommendations and support to Central Maintenance Department regarding component servicing, repair, replacement, and retrofit solutions including work instruction development, preliminary BOM, and preliminary planning
  • Review safety and quality aspects of component repair and replacement as necessary
08/2004 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Solar PV Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Solar PV Engineer
08/2004 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Solar PV Engineer
08/2004 05/2010
  • Contribute to business development, including identification of key drivers, scoping, proposal development, and relationship management
  • Assist with solar PV design optimization for cost reduction and performance improvement
  • Develop technical specifications and scopes of work for engineering firms and contractors, and review Supplier/Vendor data sheets
  • Provide on-site support for solar PV system commissioning, troubleshooting, power quality site analysis, and remediation
  • Evaluating future technologies and what benefit they provide to the Acciona business
  • Assist with Interconnection design and equipment selection
  • Engineering support during construction, system commissioning and troubleshooting
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
University of Tennessee
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Skills Skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to represent the company well
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Working knowledge with spreadsheet based financial modeling
  • Building energy use modeling and simulation experience desirable (e.g. eQuest, DOE2, Trane Trace, Helioscope, PVSyst ASHRAE Modified Bin Analysis)
  • Energy modeling, PV Specific modeling, standard electrical calculations, basic structural & mechanical calculations
  • Specifications and SOW writing with MasterSpec
  • Drafting with AutoCAD
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Solar Performance Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum BS degree in engineering, meteorology, atmospheric physics or closely related subject. Master’s degree with academic project experience related to solar energy or photovoltaic technology preferred
  • Previous renewable energy modeling experience is essential, preferably of terrestrial photovoltaic systems
  • Substantial experience with commercial solar modeling programs especially PVSYST, Helioscope, SAM, PVWatts is highly preferred
  • Proficiency with engineering, mathematical/statistical software and/or programing languages (e.g. MATLAB, Excel VBA)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Project, Word and Outlook and proven ability to learn new software programs
  • Familiarity with computer graphics (SketchUp, AutoCAD or similar) for shading analysis
  • 3+ years of work experience in either engineering, power generation, solar industry, with material direct experience in solar PV projects preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, analytical and quantitative skills
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated high achiever with ability to multi-task, perform duties in a collaborative working environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects sites (typically 20%) and when necessary to work overtime on short notice
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Principal Solar Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Technical lead for solar PV advisory work, which may include, due diligence reports, site inspections, construction monitoring, yield assessments, performance reviews and site selection/feasibility
  • Proactively contribute to managing existing key clients and building new clients
  • Work effectively on several projects concurrently
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Senior Owner s Engineer, Solar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Technical lead supporting negotiation of engineering, procurement, and construction contracts and development of technical exhibits and other project documents
  • Managing competitive RFP’s for EPC services and leading bid tabulation and technical review
  • Leading technical due diligence reviews of project acquisition opportunities
  • Managing and reviewing independent engineering reports and other technical information to support project financing
  • Acting as primary technical point of contact with independent engineers and financing parties
  • Representing NRG Energy in investment and procurement negotiations with clients, project developers, suppliers, consultants, utilities and regulatory authorities
  • B.S. degree in mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering, or related subject - M.S. degree and/or P.E. desirable
  • 6+ years of solar industry experience, including 2+ years of direct experience in solar owner’s engineering or independent engineering roles
  • Understanding of solar project design and optimization tradeoffs and familiarity with current solar market, equipment suppliers, contractors, typical technical specifications, and costs
  • Working knowledge of relevant US and IEC equipment standards, codes and construction practices
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with ability to perform in a dynamic and collaborative working environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel (<20%) and occasionally to work overtime on short notice when necessary
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Solar Winds Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee the daily SolarWinds execution and maintain an expert view of the current SolarWinds’s state operations
  • Interface with Modernization branch to ensure future SolarWinds enhancements or changes continue to provide quality service to the USSOCOM IT customers and do not impact in a negative way the USSOCOM J63’s ability to provision and support SolarWinds services
  • Oversee the vulnerability and remediation process associated with the SolarWinds service
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Service Engineer Power Conversion & Solar Inverter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Commissioning, inspection & repairing of the Solar inverters (in workshop and on site)
  • Supervising and engineering for solar package solutions
  • Promotion and sales activities for spare parts , preventive maintenance kits and maintenance contracts
  • Provide technical support for ABB Sales team, partners and customers
  • All field service, repair workshop and solar project activities
  • Deciding warranty cases according warranty directives and preparing the warranty reports
  • Giving training to customers, partners etc
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Solar PV Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contribute to proposals and projects for solar resource assessments, energy production estimates, performance assessments of operating projects, siting, performance testing, feasibility studies, new technology evaluation, component modelling, conceptual design, and strategic planning
  • Assist with solar PV design optimization for cost reduction and performance improvement
  • Contribute to business development, including identification of key drivers, scoping, proposal development, and relationship management
  • Solar energy system design and layout
  • Assist with Interconnection design and equipment selection
  • Energy production analysis for life cycle of the installation
  • Engineering support during construction, system commissioning and troubleshooting
  • Evaluating future technologies and what benefit they provide to the Acciona business
  • Develop detailed layouts and electrical design packages for solar PV systems that meet all contractual, code, and permitting requirements
  • Coordinate with civil and structural engineering teams to obtain detailed civil and structural design packages from third party vendors that meet all contractual and permitting requirements
  • Develop single-line diagrams with required electrical details for solar PV systems in accordance with utility interconnection tariffs / requirements, and local authority requirements as necessary
  • Coordinate and obtain SCADA designs for solar PV systems from third parties
  • Develop technical specifications and scopes of work for engineering firms and contractors, and review Supplier/Vendor data sheets
  • Provide on-site support for solar PV system commissioning, troubleshooting, power quality site analysis, and remediation
  • Keep up-to-date with current Solar PV technologies, trends and innovation
  • Trouble shooting and assisting operations on an as required basis
  • Degree qualified in Electrical and/or Solar PV Engineering or similar tertiary qualification
  • 6+ years’ experience in large-scale (10MW+) solar PV installations
  • Demonstrate a high-level understanding of large-scale Solar PV installations and operations
  • Demonstrated experience in performing solar resource assessments and energy production modelling using PVsyst (essential)
  • Specialty computer skills including GIS, database design, scheduling, Monte Carlo analysis preferred
  • Experience using CAD software, Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel. Ability to develop Visual Basic macros
  • Show strong writing and presentation skills
  • Speaking and understanding Spanish would be beneficial
  • Flexible to travel as required
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Senior Engineer, Utility Scale Solar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform all aspects of solar engineering for development of new and acquisition power generation projects in USA and Canada
  • Accountable for delivering a turnkey service to the business developers
  • Responsible for scoping, contracting and managing consultants and contractors when necessary
  • Work very closely with Procurement department for two-way communication of global solar equipment pricing. Provide cost estimates for new project capital expenditures
  • Provide and advise on conceptual solar array designs for development projects
  • Work closely with the Engineer – C&I scale solar to support and cover each other
  • Work closely with other members of ENGIE NA Technical Services team, especially with the transmission and electrical engineers and project managers for new project development
  • Gain, capture, and grow solar engineering subject matter expertise in power generation using the Company’s tools and processes in order to increase the experience and the know-how of the Technical Services team
  • Provide subject matter leadership in solar engineering tasks when subject matter expertise is utilized from contractors, plant personnel, or wider Company’s resources in order to provide streamlined technical service
  • Share subject matter expertise within the Company’s global organization, and most especially within the Technical Services Team, using effective use of communication and content management system in order to distribute the gained value from each experience and help-build institutional memory in ENGIE North America Technical Services
  • Liaise with the members of the Engineering and Shared Services teams and utilize the local and global in-house experience and knowledge
  • Act as a team member with all employees of ENGIE NA and ENGIE Solar staff
  • Comply with all Engie NA policies and procedures
  • Ability to carry-out work within a matrix organization
  • Carry out other duties as assigned
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use personal computer, calculator, etc
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline is required, advance degree or PE license is a plus
  • 5-7 years of working experience in designing and building utility scale solar projects
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Engineer, With Solar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist the sales staff to screen and qualify the feasibility of energy efficiency and Solar PV opportunities. This will involve attending customer meetings, conducting site trips to collect facility and utility data; and developing and running energy screening models to determine the technical and economic viability of energy efficiency and Solar PV projects
  • Screening models include: bin analyses, e-Quest, Helioscope, PVSyst and 3D Shading analysis
  • Develop, define and dimension technically and economically feasible applications by performing preliminary engineering/design, project metering and measurements of critical parameters; and coordinating with external vendors and contractors to develop designs and technical proposals
  • Conduct feasibility studies for both ground mounted and roof mounted solar PV projects. Work scope includes detailed site inspection, design and develop preliminary and final system layout using helioscope and/or PVSyst and system specs/construction scopes of work, provide design assistance and develop project costs
  • Be intimately knowledgeable on different solar PV technologies, NEC/UL/IBC/local codes, permitting requirements, project logistics and delivery, Authorities of Jurisdiction codes, utility interconnection requirements and processes
  • Produce AutoCAD drawings as required for construction
  • Possess knowledge on rebate application process i.e. NYSERDA
  • Coordinate a seamless transfer of projects to the Project Manager (PM) for construction management and provide support to the PM, as required, throughout the construction process
  • 5 plus years of experience in HVAC, EMS, central plant design, commercial PV system design, permitting, construction, commissioning and O&M and performing as a lead developer on major energy performance contract (EPC) projects
  • Experience in providing technical support to a sales force on a range of energy-related projects with accountability for project performance and design
  • Ability to represent the company well
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Working knowledge with spreadsheet based financial modeling
  • Energy modeling, PV Specific modeling, standard electrical calculations, basic structural & mechanical calculations
  • Specifications and SOW writing with MasterSpec
  • Building energy use modeling and simulation experience desirable (e.g. eQuest, DOE2, Trane Trace, Helioscope, PVSyst ASHRAE Modified Bin Analysis)
  • Drafting with AutoCAD
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Solar Reliability Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Primary responsibility for the reliability of all primary electrical components in EDPR NA’s solar fleet, including, but not limited to, panels, combiner boxes, transformers, and inverters
  • Diagnose problems with solar electrical components via analyses of data and performance, troubleshooting, and equipment inspections
  • Lead and conduct internal failure analysis and the RCA process, working closely with Operations and Asset Management personnel
  • Work with OEM, component manufacturers, and other industry resources to address component problems and improvement opportunities
  • Develop solutions to component problems pertaining to design details, manufacturing and supplier details, and parts and sub-component considerations
  • Investigate underperformance issues and develop effective solutions
  • Provide implementation recommendations and support to Central Maintenance Department regarding component servicing, repair, replacement, and retrofit solutions including work instruction development, preliminary BOM, and preliminary planning
  • Review safety and quality aspects of component repair and replacement as necessary
  • Assess risks and provide input on safety and quality control measures
  • Develop and implement a life-cycle assessment and optimization program for major components
  • Reliability analysis of major and other key components in order to develop projected failure rates for existing and new turbine technologies, for the purpose of budgeting, financial decision-making, and to develop component manufacturer/build preferences
  • Work with various internal resources to ensure that proper monitoring, historical data, and analytical programs are in place to achieve departmental tasks and goals
  • Implement lessons learned and continuous improvement of electrical component processes
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant technical experience, including at least 3 years in the solar energy industry
  • Thorough practical and technical knowledge of power generation equipment, particularly solar
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Working knowledge of reliability analysis theory and applicable software preferred (Weibull ++, Block Sim, R)
  • Six Sigma training preferred
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Solar PV Project Development Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with Solar PV Project Engineers and Development Managers to provide project support for development, design and cost estimation activities
  • Visit project sites to assess and document site dimensions, electrical systems, PV array location and utility interconnection options
  • Gather key project technical data such as site structural and electrical drawings and site electricity load data and costs
  • Prepare Solar PV layouts and Electrical one-line diagrams in Auto CAD
  • Perform system energy modeling and energy estimates using solar design software
  • Prepare and submit utility interconnection applications and permits, as required
  • Assist with the preparation of the project cost estimating sheets
  • Assist Project Development Managers in writing and preparing exhibits for proposals and contracts
  • Assist Project Development Managers with technical aspects of customer presentations
  • Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes
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Solar Array Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conduct mechanical, optical, electrical, and thermal testing on photovoltaic assembly constituent materials
  • Develop customized tooling necessary to support prototyping and testing of proposed designs
  • Collaborate with manufacturing and system engineers to ensure acceptable product integration
  • 3+ years of work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in CAD, FEA and GD&T
  • Familiarity with high volume manufacturing
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Solar Array Reliability Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Design and create tests to validate industry leading solar array reliability
  • Independently manage multiple projects
  • BS in engineering or science
  • 5+ years of experience in solar array or electronics testing and analysis
  • 3+ years of experience using software tools such as Matlab, Excel, JMP, and Python for data analysis
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Senior Solar Array Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Participate in the solar array development process and perform prototype and production reliability testing
  • Perform root cause analysis on failures
  • Procure, set-up, and maintain reliability test equipment
  • Previous work experience with photovoltaic device characterization methods
  • Previous work experience with photovoltaic assembly reliability tests and standard qualification routines
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Senior Engineer, Solar Product Reliability Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee development of DfR processes to ensure reliability of new system/product/process/component design (PV modules, Balance of System components, Materials, inverters, batteries etc.)
  • Establish and optimize product reliability & performance requirements criteria at design stage through PRD, Reliability Block Diagram modeling, Design/Process FMECA, process flow analysis, tolerance analysis, SPC, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), etc
  • Work closely with quality, component engineering, testing, manufacturing operations, program management, product development, engineering and other technical teams to integrate functional and reliability specifications, and assist in component/material specification/selection
  • Devise and implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the reliability and performance of products and processes for Tesla’s solar products
  • Guide engineers in designing accelerated tests for durability testing of components and systems
  • Generate predictive lifetime models, Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and reliability calculations to forecast and optimize component and system reliability
  • Perform and oversee statistical analysis of reliability data to build a thorough physical understanding of long-term degradation rates
  • Lead or contribute to FMEAs and PFMEAs on new Tesla products
  • Evaluate impact of engineering and process changes to product reliability
  • Up to 20% of traveling may be required
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Senior Solar PV Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • A degree in an engineering discipline
  • Experience of working in at least one of our areas of work as laid out above
  • Experience working on megawatt scale solar plants (PV)
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Senior / Principal Solar Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Holding responsibility for project delivery to time, quality and budget
  • PV modelling software such as PVSyst
  • Experience of and interest in working on global projects (outside Europe)
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Solar PV Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Specific knowledge of solar energy technologies is strongly preferred
  • Competence with the NEC is strongly preferred
  • Experience with multiple solar energy projects, and specific experience with all major electrical equipment in a solar power plant preferred
  • Experience performing related duties in the solar or related energy industry on multiple PV solar projects
  • Experience designing medium and low voltage power distribution systems
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly through formal reports, presentations, memoranda and email
  • Must be able to function equally well in collaborative, multi-discipline teams, and self-directed independent assignments
  • Must be self-motivated, with an ability to balance multiple projects while working under tight deadlines
  • Willingness to work in multiple technologies related to renewable energy Experience with utility interconnection procedures and processes a bonus
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Solar PV Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Five years of solar PV design experience
  • Utility scale projects greater than 2 MW including fixed and tracker
  • DC and AC (MV and HV preferred) Electrical design experience
  • Technical Writing Skills for study support (e.g. feasibility, glare hazard)
  • Experience performing shading studies for both ground mount and rooftop PV systems
  • Experience performing production estimates using PVSyst
  • Self-starter willing to take on additional responsibilities as experience and project work dictates
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Solar Service Engineer, Dubai, UAE Resume Examples & Samples

  • Obtain knowledge and proficiency in ABB solar inverters
  • Supervision of installation of inverters
  • Testing and commissioning of ABB string/central inverters
  • Customer training, technical support (on site and remote)
  • Visit the Customer sites, study the technical specs and support sales on technical aspects
  • Support Project Managers in issuing claims (new scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications etc.)
  • Ensure coordination with feeder factories
  • Ensure health and safety practices followed as per ABB guidelines
  • Carry out SOT (Safety observation tours)
  • Ensure right service to customers and customer satisfaction. Ensure closure of site successfully
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Project Engineer, Solar PV Energy Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serving as the project engineer for large commercial and utility scale PV System projects
  • Creating preliminary layouts and design packages for ground mount, rooftop, and canopy PV systems
  • Working with Structural, Civil, and Electrical engineers on preparing code-compliant detailed designs and plan sets
  • Generating permit and Issue for Construction (IFC) submittal packages
  • Preparing detailed Bill of Materials and Project Schedules
  • Analyzing construction methods and developing detailed PV system cost estimates
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering is preferred
  • Professional engineering license is preferred
  • Wind power engineering and experience is a plus
  • Experience preferably with commercial/utility projects