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Job Description

We are hiring a Structural Engineer to support our design team. The ideal candidate has a good blend of technical ability, creativity, and exceptional personal and group organizational skills.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Perform structural calculations and drawings for building structures and solar mounting systems such as ballasted roof, attached roof, ground mount, and elevated canopy/carports.
  • Produce required structural analysis documentation for permits as required.
  • Determine and prepare wind and seismic calculations to ensure the integrity and compliance of the photovoltaic mounting systems.
  • Prepare and direct preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects.
  • Prepare individual, site specific project documents.
  • Work with the appropriate building authority, inspectors or clients to address any and all questions and corrections.
  • Work cross functionally with sales, project management and installation teams to ensure clients’ needs and internal deadlines are met.
  • Work with external vendor and fabricators to ensure product conforms to design, and oversee the installation in the field
  • Be able to work with nationwide design teams and deliver timely results.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and/or directed.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Civil or Structural disciplines and 3-5 years experience, or Master’s degree with 2-3 years’ experience.
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) registration is a plus.
  • Calculation of all kinds of loads acting on a given structure (wind load, seismic load, snow load, and combinations these loads per code, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge of PV systems including, modules, inverters, and the BOS (balance of system).
  • Economical and cost conscious design of concrete pads, foundations, and structures (for inverter stations, switchgear pads, etc).
  • Review of and coordination with solar racking system supplier, including but not limited to; racking system components, structures, and foundations.
  • Familiarity with, and eventual mastery of, solar racking manufacturer’s designs and specifications.
  • Expertise in local building code requirements, IBC code, and live loads (wind, snow, etc.).
  • Geotechnical engineering knowledge and experienced in interpreting geotechnical reports, analysis of soil-structure interaction, soil corrosion, bearing capacity, swell/settlement, expansive soil, earth pressures, pavement section design, frost heave, slope stability, underpinning, and shoring design.
  • Background in steel design, concrete design, aluminum design and cold formed steel framing
  • system analysis and design.
  • The ability to read blueprints and interpret site and roof plans, section elevation, mounting and attachment system details.
  • Familiarity with commercial and residential construction.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, SolidWorks, or similar industry computer applications.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite & Email.
  • Strong time management skills with good attention to detail, stellar problem solving abilities, and consistent follow-up.
  • Must be able to thrive and adapt in a fast paced environment.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
2 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Entry Level
Minimum Experience:
2 Years
Apply Before:
Apr 07, 2019
Posting Date:
Mar 07, 2019
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SkyElectric Private Limited

Power / Energy · 201-300 employees - Karachi

SkyElectric Private Limited, SkyElectric is a privately held provider of intelligent energy solutions, based in Florida, United States, and with operations in Islamabad and other cities in Pakistan. SkyElectric offers an intelligent solar, grid and battery solution engineered to supply reliable ener ...Read More

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