Photovoltaic (PV) System Designer NOS

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

PV System Designers (30 kW and under) create electrical three-line diagrams for solar electric systems using computer-aided design software, develop design specifications and requirements for solar energy systems, perform computer simulations of solar PV generation system performance to optimize efficiency, provide technical support to installation teams, and perform a variety of analyses for solar systems.


National Occupational Standard
Chart of Competency