Working at Sun Tribe

Careers

Sure, our office is in one of the coolest buildings in downtown Charlottesville – we love the Friday summer concerts and having some of the best happy hours in town just steps away from our door. We’re also not ashamed to say that our co-directors of recruitment are the team dogs that roam our office adorably begging for treats.

But that’s not why people choose Sun Tribe.

Here’s the truth: we find talented team members, and then we invest in their success. When people come to work here, they know they’re part of a team that believes in building up – and supporting – one another. A place that matches industry-leading benefits with a real commitment to work-life balance combined with all of the opportunities that come with being part of a fast-growing company.

Current

Job Openings


JOB TITLE: Electrical Engineer

EMPLOYER: Sun Tribe Solar, LLC

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the AC and DC system design of commercial, industrial, and utility scale PV and energy storage initiatives. Will create accurate system performance models in PVsyst and Helioscope. Perform electrical calculations for size wiring, conduit, electrical panels, and BOS equipment. Create project one-line, three-line, and SCADA/monitoring drawings. Work with equipment suppliers and integrators to develop custom equipment solutions. Review contractor scopes of work to ensure timeline aligns with Solar Sun Tribe’s delivery schedule. Support the interconnection request process and provide cost estimates including substation, overhead line, and switchgear costs including maintaining and updating pricing models. When necessary, provide field support to solve technical electrical engineering problems, communicate design details, and perform quality control reviews.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Position Requires: (i) Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or foreign equivalent; (ii) 3 years of experience as an engineer or designer within the solar power industry; and (iii) 2 years of concurrent experience using  AutoCAD, Helioscope, PVsyst, SKM,  Solar PV Design, Electrical Calculations, Interconnection methods, Solar PV Production analysis, SCADA Design, Arc-flash Calculations.

In the alternative: (i) Bachelor’s Degree in  Electrical Engineering, or foreign equivalent ; (ii) 5 years of experience  as an engineer or designer within the solar power industry ; and (iii) 2 years of concurrent experience using  AutoCAD, Helioscope, PVsyst, SKM, Solar PV Design, Electrical Calculations, Interconnection methods, Solar PV Production analysis, SCADA Design, Arc-flash Calculations.

NO. OF POSITIONS:         One (1)

JOB LOCATION:               Charlottesville, VA

Only applicants sending cover letter, CV, salary requirements and reference to: Erin Dinger, Director of Talent Manager, at [email protected] will be considered.


 

Sun Tribe provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, family medical or genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Sun Tribe complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which Sun Tribe operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Sun Tribe is a drug-free workplace.