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Solar Careers

Design and Engineering Manager

Design and Engineering Manager Wanted for the #1 MA-based Solar Installer

Boston Solar is the #1 residential solar company based in Massachusetts, with over 4,000 installations in only 8 years. We are proud to power Massachusetts, a state that continues to lead the nation in solar installations. We provide superior products, exceptional customer service and the highest quality workmanship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



TITLE:                Design and Engineering Manager


SUPERVISOR:  Director of Operations


The Design and Engineering Manager oversees all Boston Solar design and engineering activities for residential and commercial solar and energy storage systems, ensuring our designs are code compliant, effective and high quality. As a key member of the Operations Management Team, you will work with other departments to continuously improve processes and overall customer experience. You will lead by example and demonstrate strong commitment to excellence, professionalism and teamwork.


  • Manage a team of design engineers and site technicians

  • Optimize resources and processes to achieve or exceed performance targets

  • Stay up to date on applicable codes, new products/applications and best practices

  • Work with other departments to ensure consistency and efficiency across Boston Solar

  • Support the procurement process and provide insight to generate more cost-effective designs

  • Support sales and installation activities through timely responses to field questions, clarification of design approaches and evaluation of alternate designs

  • Ensure that solar designs are being produced in compliance with contractual requirements and applicable codes, under budget and on time.

  • Work with other departments to provide the best modeling, estimating and design information


  • 3+ years of commercial solar design and engineering experience preferred

  • 2+ years of experience managing solar design engineers required

  • Engineering degree required; electrical engineering preferred

  • Residential and commercial solar experience required; NABCEP certification preferred

  • Strong technical knowledge including building, electrical and fire codes in the context of Solar PV and Energy Storage applications

  • Understanding of solar design and installation best practices and ability to apply high quality control process

  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

  • Experience with vendor selection and negotiations preferred


  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • Free life insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield dental insurance
  • VSP vision insurance
  • Short term and long term disability insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Critical Care and Cancer insurance coverage
  • 401(k)



  • Discounted pricing on tickets for:
    • Movies
    • Concerts
    • Sporting events
  • Free Boston Solar gear: branded sweatshirts, t-shirts and hats
  • Team member appreciation days
  • Free breakfast and lunches throughout the year
  • Holiday parties
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How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the form above.

We may not respond directly to each individual who applies or expresses interest in Boston Solar, but will do our best to respond, if interested, within a week. If there is interest in scheduling an interview for an available position, we will contact you.

Boston Solar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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