Structural Engineer-
MercuryZ - Staten Island, NY

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Solar Structural Engineer-1311051

New York, NY

Job Description

A fast growing and innovative leading solar racking company based in NY is looking for a full time structural engineer. Candidate will be responsible for performing structural and mechanical design, analysis and engineering of photovoltaic racking systems.

Candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Structural Engineering and a Professional Engineer (PE)


Key Responsibilities
  • PV support structures analyses including; roof- and ground-mounted structures, tracking structures, elevated shade structures, equipment pads, and mounting of balance of system electrical equipment
  • Assessment of ground-mounted and rooftop PV systems
  • Assessment of wind, snow, rain, seismic and combined loading on PV structures
  • Review and origination of structural analysis including static and dynamic loading on steel, aluminum, plastic and composite structures as well as fasteners, welds, and adhesive bonds
  • Foundation design including interpretation of geotechnical reports
  • Quantifying the life expectancy of steel and aluminum components by taking into account site- specific atmospheric, galvanic and/or subsurface corrosion
  • Assessment of manufacturing and construction processes related to the PV and balance of system structures
  • Analyze joint and component stresses and deflection per ASCE 7-10
  • Project management and providing timely client communications
  • Provide stamped engineering drawings and technical report writing
  • Interfacing with clients, their counterparties and legal counsel to discuss project/product risk and mitigation
  • Provide ballast calculations under provisions as per ASCE 7-10
  • Computer modeling (e.g. FEA, LPILE, and load analysis)
  • Expert in autoCAD and Solidworks
  • Some travel may be required in order to conduct site visits
  • Professional business office attire required at all times

Education and Certifications

Masters Degree in Structural Engineering

Professional Engineer (PE) License