SunPower Corporation’s Carport Performance Cell (CPC) is seeking to hire a Project Drafter or Project Designer. CPC's unique division of SunPower Corporation is dedicated to delivering solar solutions to schools, public entities as well as private clients. With the introduction of the Helix Carport™; our flagship product carport showcasing mounted PV panels on a standardized steel carport structure with a plug and play electrical wiring system, SunPower is well positioned to continue as the segments largest market share holder.
In our office we work collectively, across multi-functional departments to come up with the best solutions for our clients. To be successful in this position, candidates must have knowledge of all phases of a project from schematic design to construction administration. Additionally, a strong understanding and advanced working knowledge of computer programs is required. The candidate must be proactive, collaborative and work well with other team members.
The candidate will report to the Senior Manager located in San Diego, CA.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Execute on the architectural design portion of SunPower’s carport pipeline
Work closely with Senior Management, Project Managers and other Designers
The ability to prioritizing a dynamic workflow consisting of variety of projects and tasks
Ownership, thoroughness and accuracy of construction documents and drawings
Review team members’ permit sets for accuracy and code compliance
Manage time efficiently while working on multiple tasks on multiple projects
Design is primarily performed in Revit and AutoCAD. Strong familiarity with these software suites is necessary for prospective candidates
Architectural design office experience
Experience in all phases of design, knowledge of state building code, site planning, construction documents, and submittals
DSA and ADA site planning experience is preferred but not required
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with staff, clients, and consultants
Work independently and collaboratively
Ability to perform site visits to identify potential design challenged
Good attitude and problem solver
Resourceful and willing to bring and share new ideas
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum of 3 years of related experience
Advanced degree preferred
OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience
Equal Employment Opportunity The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.
Internal Number: 001
About Sunpower Corporation
OVERVIEWDo you want to change the world? We do, too!The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, th...ere’s no better place to be than SunPower.We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused.