RBI Solar
  • 01-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Operations
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Full Time

RBI Solar is changing the world with our best-in-class solar mounting systems. We design, engineer, manufacture and install solar mounting systems for commercial and utility scale projects. As a specialist in ground mount, roof mount, and custom designed specialty solar structures, we focus on providing superior solar racking systems and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators.

RBI Solar is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities. At RBI, people really make a difference. If you have talent, knowledge and experience, and want to take on new and meaningful challenges, grow professionally, and be part of an organization committed to excellence, it's time to consider joining the RBI team, where we make everyday count.

Position Summary
The Designer is responsible for designing and reviewing multiple projects for customers on a continuous basis to meet drawing submittal and release deadlines.

Primary Accountabilities (Essential Duties)

Create submittal drawings for use in permitting
Create detailed drawings required for installation crews
Ability to work closely as a team including, Design Lead, fellow Designers, Project Managers, Engineers, Sales, and with Customers
Review fellow Designer's drawings and bill of material lists
Communicate externally utilizing Microsoft Outlook & Teams
Monitor and minimize indirect hours; stays focused on billable direct time projects
Prepares internally reviewed letters to customers and Designers, including information requests, technical guidance, transmittal comments/questions, etc.
Provides ideas and helps management implement continuous improvement initiatives identified in yearly and long- term goals
Review project design plans and specifications
Starts with a high level of guidance and works toward independent work and decisions

Secondary Accountabilities
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Employee(s)/Group /Department Supervised: N/A


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary accountability satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Additionally, the physical demands and the work environment typically encountered are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education / Experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience required to successfully complete the primary accountabilities is indicated below)

Degree: Technical School
Major: Engineering or Related Field

Years of Experience: 1+ Year
Area: Design/AutoCAD experience

Years of Experience: 1+ Year
Area: Structural Steel Detailing

Competencies / Technical Skills

Core Competencies: Fostering Teamwork; Managing Performance; Building Collaborative Relationships; Customer Orientation; Result Orientation; Personal Credibility

Organizational Competencies: Initiative; Developing Others; Influencing Others; Establishing Focus; Strategic Thinking

Additional Position Competencies (max 4): MS Office, ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously

Technical Skills: Proficiency in Excel, proficiency in AutoCAD, proficiency to learn control algorithms

Licenses / Certifications
None required

Physical Requirements (Approximate time spent to be included in physical demands such as walking, or bending, specific lifting requirements (lbs.) and/or other requirements such as vision or hearing. Must be able to sit, walk, see, and hear.

Work Conditions

Environment: Office
Travel: Not Required
Special Work Conditions: N/A

Want to see the kinds of projects you would be supporting?

Visit our website to learn more about our organization www.rbisolar.com

Integrity and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. Our focus is on hiring and developing the best talent available and creating a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for everyone. We are a team-based organization. We listen carefully to our people and to our clients so we can build an organization that meets their needs and exceeds their expectations. We are committed to our customers and our employees and helping them grow to their fullest potential. Surpassing our competition has made us the industry leader; a position we will strive to enhance.

RBI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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