Design Engineer I

About us

BlueWave's mission is to protect our planet by transforming access to renewable energy. As a pioneering renewable energy company that develops and owns solar and battery storage projects, BlueWave has a long track record of success and is developing several gigawatts of solar and battery storage projects throughout the United States to ensure our grid is reliable and efficient in a clean energy future. BlueWave is proud to be a certified B Corp, recognized by B Labs as "Best in the World" in Governance.

About the role
The Design Engineer I supports the Engineering team with design and drafting for solar and energy storage projects from 1 MW -250MW.  

What you'll do
  • Collaborate with Development Engineers and senior designers to produce preliminary AutoCAD layouts and design packages
  • Work independently and with a team to meet established deadlines
  • Generate drawings that are in line with company drawing standards and templates.
  • Follow quality control procedures for completeness, accuracy and code compliance.
  • Be proactive when communicating with the team
  • Generate Bill of Materials from CAD drawings
  • Provide Civil & Electrical construction details for PV, BESS systems
  • Generate energy models
  • Perform site optimized layouts
  • Other duties for which you are qualified
Preferred Qualifications
  • 4 year degree in Electrical or Environmental Engineering or equivalent
  • 1+ years of drafting/design or support experience in the solar PV or renewable industry
  • Familiarity with solar PV designs and layout considerations
  • Basic understanding of electrical plans, diagrams and terminology
  • Superb problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Willingness to learn and grow technically
  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Proficiency in AutoCad


BlueWave provides employees with a robust benefits package, including unlimited paid time off, dedicated volunteer days, cell phone reimbursement, summer Fridays and 13 paid holidays. In addition, we offer a 401k and Roth 401K option with company match, subsidized health, dental and vision plans, as well as life insurance and long/short-term disability.

Inclusion at BlueWave:

As a mission-driven B Corp, as environmentalists, and as humans, we hold ourselves accountable to creating a workforce that celebrates diversity on our team and within our communities. Our inclusive culture and core values inspire us to develop more innovative, bolder solutions to support our customers and partners in the solar industry. When you join BlueWave, you join a collaborative team doing all that we can to be transparent, sustainable and inclusive as we fight for our shared vision of protecting the planet.

BlueWave is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company.  Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Compensation will be influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, job-related knowledge, skills, education, licenses/certifications, essential job duties and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications.


Boston, MA

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