Structural Engineer - Solar PV Systems
NorthGrid Solar Inc. - Vaughan, ON

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NorthGrid Solar, an innovative EPC company servicing Ontario’s rooftop solar PV market, is looking for a qualified, hard-working and dedicated candidate to fill the position of Structural Engineer for full-time employment at our Vaughan, Ontario headquarters.

The Structural Engineer will be involved in the design, manufacturing and construction of solar racking systems (including NorthGrid’s proprietary Elevated Truss System) to successfully implement rooftop PV projects.


  • Structural review, design and preparation of specifications for solar PV racking
  • Conduct structural evaluations with simulation software
  • Produce 2D & 3D drawings and bills of materials for feasibility, permitting, manufacturing and construction
  • Conduct site visits on rooftops across Ontario
  • Liaise with building departments and third-party engineering firms
  • Coordinate with vendors regarding fabrication of parts
  • Collaborate with staff and sub-contractors during installation and commissioning
  • Develop further enhancements to NorthGrid Solar’s innovative Elevated Truss System

Skill Requirements:

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation in Structural discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as Engineer of Record
  • Member in good standing with the PEO
  • Experience with design of steel structures required
  • Experience with manufacturing (roll-forming, welding, etc) preferred
  • Experience with solar PV systems and/or rooftop equipment preferred
  • Familiarity with structural design standards and conventions
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Inventor (2011), S-Frame, Office suite
  • Ability to work with others and take direction
  • Organized and diligent
  • Work under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Speak, read and write technical English

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Day, Salaried with Benefits
Anticipated Start Date: Immediate
Location: Vaughan, ON (Travel to job sites across Ontario as required)