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Gretna VA 24557
Estimated Start Date
Roughly 2 weeks from offer
Estimated Duration of Work
One Year w/ annual extensions likely

Engineer II, Construction Engineering – SOLAR RENEWABLE ENERGY – Gretna VA 24557


Provide technical input in the disciplines of civil, mechanical, electrical and controls engineering, through various phases of large solar project construction and execution.


The successful candidate will be responsible for engineering reviews of contractor supplied solar plans, responding/review engineering submittals, inspecting construction site from progress, commodity, delivery, and installation tracking, and other various duties.


Top 3 Skills

1) Ability to coordinate with contractor on submittals, requests for information, etc.

2) Computer savvy including CAD, Bluebeam, and MS Office products

3) Good interpersonal skills; willingness to travel to next assignment in a year


Candidate may be involved in engineering reviews and assessments assigned by project managers and/or technical leads. Candidate may review detailed engineering drawings and verify technical contract scope. Candidate may review detailed engineering drawings and verify construction adherence during field implementation. Candidate will support lead engineers in researching and answering technical questions as requested.


Candidate may perform various support functions for various stages of major projects including construction management, site development, permitting support, scope development, contract negotiations (equipment, engineering or “EPC” engineering, procurement, and construction contracts), construction activities, construction schedule, commissioning and transition to commercial operation. Full knowledge of Microsoft Office software tools required.


Projects are generally large, complex solar projects and could involve smaller improvement projects at existing solar generating facilities.


Candidate may be expected to utilize fundamental engineering principles to perform calculations, analysis, research tasks, or problem solve. Ability to generate RFI’s and NCR’s.


Candidate will be expected to be learn and become familiar with techniques, approaches, and practices used to evaluate options and provide recommendations.


Candidate will be expected to coordinate with experienced managers, project leaders, engineers, safety and environmental personnel, and contractor site teams to develop professional engineering working knowledge.


Candidate will be expected to work on site and report to the assigned Dominion Energy Project Manager.

Education and experience: 4-year engineering degree, or direct related experience in solar engineering, design, and/or construction may be substituted for educational requirements.


Working Conditions:

Cold: Up to 25%

Energized Site: Up to 25%

Heat: Up to 25%

Loud Noise: Up to 25%

Site Office Work Environment: 25%-75%

Construction project work environment: 25-75%


Work Schedule: Monday through Friday

Work Site Location: Sycamore Solar: Office Address: 8250 E Gretna Rd, Gretna VA 24557


Pay Rate: $45 – $49 / HR ST (Time & Half, Double Time when applicable)

Per Diem: $151 (if eligible)

Mob / Demob: $500.00 each ($1,000 total) (if eligible)

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