Civil Engineer II

SolAmerica Energy is a private equity-backed firm who develops, builds, owns, and operates distributed generation (DG) solar projects and energy storage solutions.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, SolAmerica has successfully developed and built solar power projects throughout the eastern half of the United States and has a growing pipeline of project opportunities in more than 20 states.

SolAmerica is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and believes in attracting, retaining, and advancing employees who will best serve and represent its customers, partners, and communities.

We promote fostering a work culture of mutual respect and teamwork, ensuring that everyone can grow and contribute at their greatest potential. For additional information about SolAmerica, visit


SolAmerica Energy is seeking a Civil/Environmental Engineer II. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful implementation of solar projects. They will work closely with Project Developers, electrical engineers, land agents, GIS technicians, and CAD designers. Their responsibilities will encompass a wide range of tasks related to civil design, environmental diligence, permitting, and coordination with various stakeholders.


Supervise an AutoCAD Design Specialists in preparing preliminary site layouts using standardized design assumptions.


Guidance on Civil Site Design:

o Provide expert guidance to the land team for site selection based on constructability criteria.

o Assist in the evaluation of potential sites to ensure a high probability of successful project development.

o Understand the design limitations of standard equipment to ensure early-stage designs constraints are accounted for.

Technical Support in Business Development:

o Attend meetings with the Business Development team to address technical queries related to civil design.

o Provide insights into construction schedules, project constraints and equipment selection.

Environmental Diligence:

o Review early-stage environmental diligence reports and identify high-level risks.

o Provide feedback to the Development team based on environmental considerations.

Management of Third-Party Consultants:

o Coordinate with third-party consultants for detailed layouts focused on land use permitting requirements.

o Oversee civil engineering drawings to ensure they meet our standard design requirements and optimize our site to stay within the project’s budget.

Regulatory Compliance:

o Possess a comprehensive understanding of NPDES and state/local stormwater management requirements to ensure our site layouts account for it.

o Provide guidance to the Development Team on navigating environmental permits.

Multi-disciplinary Coordination:

o Collaborate with other engineers on the team to ensure designs meet all regulatory and project requirements.

o Coordinate efforts to integrate civil and electrical components seamlessly.

Documentation and Reporting:

o Review, summarize, and provide guidance on various reports, including Geotechnical reports, Phase 1 ESAs, surveys, and more.

o Contribute to a lessons learned list to drive continuous improvement in civil site designs.

Quality Control and Monitoring:

o Contribute to quality control processes to ensure the high standard of all engineering work products.

o Implement monitoring mechanisms to track and enhance the quality of deliverables.


Minimum bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or a related field
Professional Engineer (PE) license, preferred


Extensive experience in land development and construction
Preferred experience in solar development projects
Strong knowledge of civil design principles
Excellent project management and team leadership skills
Effective communication and collaboration abilities

· Proficient in CAD


SolAmerica Energy offers a competitive salary, benefits package (inclusive of equity-based compensation) and performance bonus opportunities with this position.

Our total rewards strategy is designed to support our employees to thrive professionally and personally while seeking to create a culture of work/life balance as we work toward our collective goals as a business.

We offer a monthly stipend to go towards communication expenses and all our health insurance benefits are effective from Day 1.

It’s a great time to join SolAmerica Energy!

Third Party Agencies & Candidate Submissions

SolAmerica Energy will only consider candidates for this position while it is active.

SolAmerica Energy will not consider unsolicited candidate applications from third party agencies.

Originally posted on Himalayas


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