Queen’s Solar Design Team (QSDT) is a multi-disciplinary team that provides an opportunity for all members to explore their interests in sustainable building design and social justice. The team is structured to present a collaborative environment for each member to develop an aptitude for sustainable design principles, CAD modelling software, energy modelling software, and working with real-world project clients and stakeholders.

QSDT accepts students from all faculties from Queen’s University, and all applicants will be considered for each position. However, please refer to the following list to view the corresponding disciplines that would have priority to be selected for each position: Solar Decathlon Manager (All Disciplines), Structural Lead (Civil), Architectural Lead (Civil & Mechanical), Systems (Mechanical & Chemical), Business (All Disciplines), Administrative Manager (All Disciplines), Finance & Sponsorship Coordinator (All Disciplines), Marketing & External Relations (All Disciplines).

Interviews will be held via Zoom from November 5-8

Please contact director.qsdt @ engsoc.queensu.ca with any questions regarding the application and/or hiring process logistics.

Application Deadline: November 4, 2022.

Brief: The Business Sub-Team lead will report to the Solar Decathlon Manager/Team Managers and is responsible for:

  1. Supervising the creation of financial statements and models for inclusion in competition deliverables and final delivery to the client.
  2. Working with other sub-team leads to determine how design decision affect the financial performance of the project over the likely lifespan of the design.
  3. Creating generalized financial statements for the performance of the final design in other communities which could include the competition host city or larger cities within Canada.