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Electrical Engineer

Project Manager

Location: Bellingham, WA

(Remote positions possible in WA State)
Job Type: Full time - Salary
Compensation Range: $90,000-$130,000 DOE

Projected Hire date: TBD

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Project Manager to join our team and help us develop comprehensive feasibility studies for renewable energy projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage systems (ESS) and microgrid design, construction management, and system commissioning. This role will require excellent analytical and communication skills, as well as a thorough understanding of the permitting and installation process for PV and ESS projects. We offer generous benefits and a flexible work schedule.

When we founded Cascadia Renewables we recognized the opportunity to build the lives we wanted to live. We love what we do, both professionally and recreationally, and strive to balance the two. We strongly believe in the triple bottom line (people, planet, profit) informing our business practices. We love working with curious, humble, hard working and empathetic people. With that combination we believe that we can bring together unique partnerships and unite communities.


  • Collaborate with PV/ESS designer and relevant engineers on feasibility studies for solar plus storage and microgrid projects

  • Ability to interpret and discuss single line diagrams in the context of both design and installation

  • Evaluate project risks and make recommendations on timeline, equipment availability, installer capacity, and utility approval requirements

  • Gather and analyze site information during site visits, including equipment siting for PV modules, inverters and ESS equipment

  • Assist in the  development of detailed site maps, roof layouts, PV system layout, structural analyses, permitting, fire risk management plans, equipment recommendations, and preventative maintenance plans for PV and ESS

  • Assist electrical engineer in equipment layout plan/mapping in accordance with relevant NFPA and NEC, making recommendations pertaining to the installability of plans

  • Provide insight on project scope and timelines, including critical tasks and project phases

  • Assist clients in bid solicitation and contractor selection

  • Ensure clear communication between all project stakeholders

  • Review and manage contractor change orders

  • Conduct final system commissioning and creation/delivery of as-builts to clients

  • Problem-solve as needed throughout the development and implementation of projects



  • Bachelor's degree in a STEAM field and/or 5+ years experience installing PV/ESS equipment

  • NABCEP Certification

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, preferably with a focus on solar PV and energy storage systems (02/01 licensed electrician preferred)

  • Fluent knowledge of NEC articles: 480, 690,691,705, 706, 710, 712, 720 

  • Fluent knowledge of NFPA articles: 1, 13, 70, 853, 855

  • Understanding of PV module and PV inverter manufacturing, handling, and installation best practices

  • Comprehensive knowledge of PV/ESS ownership and maintenance best practices 

  • Strong understanding of solar energy principles, energy storage technologies, and interconnection processes

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills

  • Knowledge of current renewable energy regulations, incentives, and market trends

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines (PMP certification or equivalent project management certification is a plus)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-experts

  • Knowledge of renewable energy project installation, from site evaluation, financial analysis, system design, construction management, to system commissioning

  • Proficiency in relevant software tools, such as Google Suite, Microsoft suite, PVsyst, HOMER, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Aurora, Helioscope, Energy Tool Base, etc

  • Familiarity with Washington State PV system design regulations, permitting processes, and industry best practices

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with a team

  • Commitment to Cascadia Renewables' core values of Expertise, Integrity, and Innovation.

Cascadia Renewables is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and disability, to apply.

To Apply:


Please submit your resume, cover letter, and relevant project portfolio to with the subject line "Project Manager". We look forward to reviewing your application.

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