Toronto

Solar Drafting Technician

Port Credit, Ontario 

Amp is a global energy transition platform. We develop, own and operate clean energy assets throughout our core markets around the world, alongside our highly innovative IoT-based digital energy division, Amp X. The company is headquartered in Toronto with global operations throughout Japan, Australia, India, Spain, Czech Republic, UK and North America. Founded in 2009, Amp is a high-growth disruptor at scale, backed by major investments from Apollo Group, a number of pension funds, two of the Walton family offices, and most recently the Carlyle Group, who invested US$375mm into the company in late 2020. We are on our way to creating a Global Energy Transition Supermajor, and believe the key to our continued rapid success is our people and a singular mission.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We are currently seeking a Solar Drafting Technician to support engineering staff with the development, design, review and implementation of commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage (BESS) systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare interconnection level and permit level CAD Site Plans for Amp's projects.
  • Prepare interconnection level and permit level electrical CAD designs and drawings (Single Line Diagram, Three Line Diagram). 
  • Assist with electrical drafting in cooperation with electrical engineers. 
  • Conduct yield assessments using PV Syst to identify annual expected energy production. 
  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations. 
  • Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets.
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data.
  • Develop drawing templates, and design automation tools.
  • Interface with external electrical, civil, structural and mechanical consultants.
  • Assist with PV system design, including component selection, module string sizing, conductor and conduit sizing, etc.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes and product deployment.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of design experience in a professional environment
  • A minimum of a College Diploma (Technician or Technology).
  • Prior experience designing solar / electrical projects is highly desired. 
  • Experience with electro-mechanical technology and/or civil engineering an asset
  • Prior experience with commercial scale Solar PV projects is desired.
  • Prior experience with the Interconnection Applications is an asset. 
  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings is mandatory
  • Strong technical aptitude with ability to deliver creative solutions
  • Superior attention to detail is a must, as well as demonstrated pride in work.
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions.
  • Familiarity with key components of a solar installation
  • Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D (Design and Drafting) and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to create 3D surfaces in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Excellent IT skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, including proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook and MS Powerpoint required.
  • Working knowledge of power generation tools such as PV Syst is desired
  • Self-motivated and committed to excellence, with a ‘do whatever it takes’ positive attitude.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proven track record in customer care and a proactive attitude to problem solving and an ability to perform in a fast pace environment.
Please visit https://pivotalhr.fitzii.com/apply/53836?s=c29 to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Amp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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905.271.7800
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