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Solar Structural Design Engineer
Houston, Texas  |  Onsite
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Applied on February 4, 2023
Job Id #60895 Posted December 12, 2022

Solar Structural Design Engineer 
On-site- Houston, TX


Interview:
1 Zoom call. 1 on-site 


TOP SKILLS REQUIRED:
- DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES AND CREATION OF ENGINEERING PERMITTING PACKAGES MEETING US BUILDING CODES
- MANAGEMENT OF 3RD PARTY CONSULTANTS FOR PROJECT AND DEVELOPMENT WORK
- CREATION OF REUSABLE STRUCTURAL CALCULATION TOOLS (EXCEL, PYTHON, ETC.)
- GENERAL SOLAR EXPERIENCE 


JOB SUMMARY:
-The Solar Structural Engineer will be responsible for structural engineering design for Client's fixed-tilt and single-axis tracker solar racking systems within the Engineering group of clients Renewables. This will include project design, product development analysis, design tool development, sales support, wind tunnel study definition and interpretation, and other relevant tasks.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Complete structural design calculations for solar racking structures for project submittal and product development purposes
- Perform analyses of structural elements for solar racking using classical hand and computer methods
- Configure existing and new product lines for projects considering site-specific wind, snow, seismic, and geotechnical conditions
- Manage, develop, and improve engineering processes and project design automation tools
- Update and develop engineering document formats
- Verify and check drawings and layouts
- Give direction to designers and drafters
- Develop application information for proposals on all product lines
- Perform other work-related tasks as assigned
- Comply with all Company and HSE policies and procedures

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS:
- B.S. or higher in Civil/Structural Engineering, or similar, from accredited university
- 5 years' or more of relevant experience required
- P.E. / S.E. licensure strongly preferred
- Experience with SAP2000, L-Pile, and PV design software preferred
- Experience with cold-form steel design, soil-structure interaction, driven pile design, ASCE 7, AISI, and AISC strongly preferred

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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