Shell Solar Engineering Manager-San Francisco, CA in San Francisco, California


Job Title:

Solar Engineering Manager-San Francisco, CA

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Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine the optimum choice of equipment (modules, inverter, structure) to meet and comply with project goals

  • Use modeling and estimation software such as PVsyst, PlantPredict, NREL SAM etc. to create production estimates including assumptions for losses due to equipment, electrical losses, temperature and loading.

  • Put together high-level schedule and cost roadmap for utility scale; Commercial &Industrial type of projects

  • Prepare technical documents to pull the necessary permits and grid interconnection agreements.

  • Design projects compliant with applicable internal and external codes and standards

  • Manage external engineering consultants and OEs to provide engineering support for early stage and late stage projects.

  • Support business development team to prepare technical docs to enable solar development efforts.

  • Support troubleshooting and resolution of applicable project engineering, construction and performance issues.

  • Manage multiple projects in North America region

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


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Work Location:

California - San Francisco


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 5 + years of hands-on utility scale experience or equivalent in design and engineering of solar projects is a must

  • Must have worked in a medium scale to large scale solar project with 50 MW projects and up.

  • Willingness to travel at least 25% of the time and being able to work efficiently and productively in remote locations.

  • Through experience working with several technical consultants, owners’ engineers (OE) and independent engineers (IE) within the solar industry.

  • Familiarity of local permitting and grid connection requirements is a must.

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, being able to present their idea within the technical and non-technical audience

  • Candidates fluent in Spanish are preferred

City, State (if applicable):

San Francisco, CA