Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Solar Engineer

BHI Energy

BHI Energy

Other Engineering
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2023
Job Description

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Direct Hire

About BHI Energy
BHI Energy is a broad umbrella organization with a complete service offering that covers all facets of Power Generation through the entire Electrical Delivery system. For over 40 years, our diverse services have been focused on multiple end markets, united by our level of service and quality, our unique partnership approach to our customer relationships, and our internal culture of how we interact with and support each other. To learn more about us, go to

BHI Energy provides competitive compensation & benefits, career advancement opportunities and a great work culture!

Solar Engineer - Direct Hire

Job Location: Remote -must live near one of the locations listed below


Bloomington, MN

Geotechnical/Civil Engineering

Hibbing, MN; Houston, TX; Lafayette, LA; Kansas City, KS; Lubbock, TX; Mankato, MN; Minot, ND; Des Moines, IA; Rochester, MN; Denver; San Antonio, TX; St. Cloud, MN; Texarkana, TX; Tyler, TX; Wichita Falls, TX; Jacksonville (EPE); Bloomington, MN; Fort Worth, TX; Allen, TX; Amarillo, TX; Dallas, TX; Topeka; Austin, TX; Bismarck, ND; Cedar Rapids, IA; Atlanta (EPE); Dickinson, ND; Duluth, MN; Fargo, ND

Job Description:

We are partnering with a client which is 100% employee owned. Our client is an environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, and testing firm with offices in ten states. As a part of our exciting growth initiatives, we are continuing to build relationships in emerging markets and recruiting new talent..

Our client provides a full range of benefits including comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans, paid time off (as well as volunteer time off), company match 401k, participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), technical training and career development resources, and access to our wellness program.

They also offer the remote and hybrid positions and allow their employees to work on their own terms.

Our client is seeking a highly motivated Senior Engineer to join our Renewable Energy Team, with a primary focus on solar energy development.

This position manages moderate to complex geotechnical projects specifically related to the solar energy development by providing the technical expertise required to exceed client expectations.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop scopes of work and prepare proposals for moderate to complex geotechnical engineering testing projects, primarily in solar energy.
  • Manage routine to complex geotechnical engineering projects including project scope, schedule, budget, and safety.
  • Prepare geotechnical engineering reports providing professional opinions and practical solutions, along with other professional documents.
  • Perform engineering analyses using company and industry standards and methodology
  • Review engineering analyses and reports prepared by junior level engineering staff.
  • Perform quality review of work performed by assigned staff; identify, investigate, and resolve internal and external quality issues on projects.
  • Provide construction phase engineering consulting and engineering oversight on constructions materials testing projects.
  • Work with Account Leader and regional operations to effectively coordinate staff, resources, and manage workloads.
  • Work with Account Leader, other engineers and project managers, and field staff to ensure specifications are followed.
  • Assist Account Leader in developing business goals and objectives.
  • Support client relationships to effectively achieve solar market sector goals and strategies.
  • Identify and pursue solar-related business development opportunities
  • Develop and maintain internal and external client relationships, including project and non-project related face-to-face meetings
  • Leadership of a technical or project related team
  • Review engineering analyses and reports prepared by junior level engineering staff.
  • Mentor junior level engineering staff
Job Requirements

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and high attention to detail.
  • Strong organization and customer service skills.
  • Goal oriented and highly motivated
  • Ability to exceed client expectations while thriving in a time critical / dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team member, and as a team leader.
  • Fundamental understanding of geology and geologic stability and performance mechanisms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint.
  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving history required

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (BS) in geotechnical, civil, or related engineering field required.
  • Professional Engineer registration/licensure in ONE of the following states. Candidate will be required to obtain licensure in multiple other states.
  • ND, SD, MN, IA, WI, KS, NE, OK, MO, TX, LA, NM, or AZ
  • 5 or more years of geotechnical engineering experience in solar energy preferred.
  • Previous experience with large scale construction projects preferred.
  • Ability to bring in existing client relationships preferred but not required.

Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.


Sara Beer