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ReVision Energy Assistant Solar System Designer and Estimator in Portland, Maine

ReVision Energy is a B Corporation and is 100% Employee Owned. We are a Renewable Energy company that is mission driven, offering full-service design, engineering, and installation with an unmatched depth of experience in Northern New England. Our company has been ranked #1 in New England for rooftop solar installation and our work has been featured in industry magazines such as Solar Pro.

Since our founding in 2003, ReVision has grown from two guys in a garage to more than 200 employees across five locations in ME, NH, and MA. Our success is centered around a hiring philosophy of attracting exceptional, self-motivated individuals and empowering them to be the best professionals in the Renewable Energy Industry.

ReVision Energy’s Portland ME location is looking for someone to join the Design and Estimating team as an Assistant Solar System Designer and Estimator


The Assistant Solar System Designer and Estimator plays a key role in supporting the Engineering and Estimating department with preliminary and final system designs, project estimating, and post project completion documentation. This position works closely with other members of the Engineering and Estimating teams to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner and without flaws.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Learn/Understand basic grid tied photovoltaic system design

  • Prepare one line electrical drawings for preliminary and final system designs, and generate ‘as built’ drawings following system completion

  • Prepare site maps that show solar array and major equipment placement

  • Use PVWatts and Helioscope solar modeling software along with shading analysis to provide accurate energy production estimates

  • Produce price estimates for commercial solar projects

  • Work closely with the Commercial Sales team and assist them on proper design approach and technical guidance.


  • Must have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and set priorities in a high pressure environment

  • Must be able to work self-guided in a fast paced and growing environment

  • Good at problem solving and great teamwork skills –fostering a positive team environment

  • Must bring a positive attitude; thoughtful ideas for growth of company are encouraged

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and other commonly used software- including Internet and E-mail

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

  • Flexibility – adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes with change.

  • Proactive – acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the process and procedures

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS (desired but not required):

  • Competence in PV systems

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD

  • Four-year college degree – Engineering background preferred

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Limited physical effort

  • Regularly operates computer and phone