Solect Energy, is currently seeking a full time Solar Design Technician/Site Assessor based in our Hopkinton, MA location. The Solar Design Technician/Site Assessor’s key responsibilities are assessing existing site conditions at client’s properties, documenting existing electrical distribution equipment, meters, detailed roof measurements, assessing roof conditions, roof obstructions, overall site access and general property information to be uploaded upon completion through tools provided. Design technician/site assessor will assist internal design staff in creating preliminary designs, electrical one-line diagrams and panel schedules.


Duties & Responsibilities

Conduct site assessments/site surveys for commercial & industrial properties
Measure roof areas and other relevant details and documenting
Accompany consultants on structural engineering evaluations
Communicate site details to internal design team and assist in determining specific project requirements and related costs.
Document existing electrical distribution equipment, meters, panels, and documenting through electrical one-line sketches to be provided to internal design team
Create preliminary electrical one-line diagrams and panel schedules
Execute designs that conform to NEC compliance and permitting requirements
Assist internal operations team in developing material lists and estimates

Required Skills & Knowledge

3-5 years electrical experience in 3-phase C & I projects or 2-year degree in electrical design or related field. Past solar experience required.
Knowledge in electrical design concepts
Experience in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Experience working with Helioscope PV design software a plus.
Experience with, or ability to read electrical design schematics drawings.
Quality oriented with attention to detail
Professional and personable demeanor and willingness to interact with clients and regulatory officials.
Technical ability in the construction industry and understanding of construction related means and methods.
Comfortable with heights on accessing roofs. Ability to handle 32-foot extension ladder
Flexibility in roles within organization and dedicated to continued professional development
Electrician’s license, NABCEP certification a plus.

About Solect Energy

Solect Energy is a full-service solar photovoltaic (PV) project developer and installer based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, delivering smart solar and energy management solutions to help businesses and organizations reduce energy costs. As an industry leader in commercial-scale solar energy, Solect takes a practical approach to the development, installation and on-going support of each system. We partner closely with our customers, providing strong financial insight and solar technology expertise to optimize their investment while creating a positive impact on the environment. Solect currently has installed over 80 MW (megawatts) of commercial PV systems, with a primary focus on commercial, light industrial and institutional properties in New England. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @SolectSolar.


Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing relevant experience and qualifications, along with a resume to Karan Foster, Human Resources Manager, at