Position Overview:

National Energy Installers is seeking a talented and experienced Commercial Solar and Storage Designer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and optimizing solar and energy storage systems for commercial properties. Your expertise in system modeling, energy simulations, and knowledge of the latest solar and storage technologies will be vital in developing efficient and effective designs. You will collaborate with the project management and engineering teams to ensure that designs meet project requirements and industry standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in commercial solar and storage design, a keen eye for detail, and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions. Join us and contribute to the advancement of sustainable energy solutions for commercial properties.


  • System Design and Optimization: Design and optimize solar and energy storage systems for commercial properties.
  • System Modeling and Energy Simulations: Utilize expertise in system modeling and energy simulations to create efficient designs.
  • Technology Integration: Incorporate the latest solar and storage technologies into system designs.
  • Collaboration with Teams: Work closely with the project management and engineering teams to align designs with project requirements and goals.
  • Compliance with Standards: Ensure designs meet relevant industry standards and best practices.
  • Technical Documentation: Create detailed design documents and specifications for project execution.
  • Design Review and Validation: Conduct reviews and validations of solar and storage system designs.
  • Problem-Solving: Address and resolve design-related issues that arise during project implementation.
  • Cost and Efficiency Analysis: Analyze designs for cost-effectiveness and energy efficiency.
  • Client Liaison: Collaborate with clients to understand their needs and customize designs accordingly.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay abreast of advancements in solar and storage technology and apply this knowledge to designs.
  • Quality Assurance: Uphold high standards of quality in all design work.
  • Experience in Solar and Storage Design: Proven experience in designing commercial solar and energy storage systems.
  • Technical Expertise: Strong understanding of system modeling, energy simulations, and solar/storage technologies.
  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, or a related field.
  • Attention to Detail: Keen eye for detail, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in design work.
  • Strong Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze complex systems and optimize for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of Industry Standards: Familiarity with industry standards and regulations pertaining to solar and energy storage.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, for effective collaboration and documentation.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Skilled in identifying and solving design-related problems.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Ability to work effectively in a team environment with engineers, project managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Innovative Thinking: Capacity for innovative thinking and application of new technologies in designs.
  • Commitment to Quality: Dedication to delivering high-quality, sustainable energy solutions.
  • Software Proficiency: Proficiency in relevant design and simulation software used in the industry.
Personal Characteristics:
  • Collaborative and engaging team member who partners well with others
  • Strong team orientation and demonstrated customer management skills
  • Results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Passionate about clean energy and enthusiastic to work and learn within the solar industry
  • Strong presence, communication and presentation skills
  • Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly
  • Highly reliable and dependable
  • Analytical problem solver who views obstacles as challenges
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary
Location: Newport Beach, CA 92663

At NEI, our work model requires up to 100% travel for site visits.

Compensation Range:

The salary range for this position is: $70,000 – $75,000, plus individuals may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. Actual compensation within the range will be dependent upon the individual’s skills, experience, qualifications and location, and applicable employment laws.

NOTE: Title and salary will be commensurate with candidate experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

We are committed to equal-employment principles and are dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation or any other protected category or class that may be applicable.

NOTE: Due to the large volume of applicants, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.