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 Solar Decathlon Manager will report to the Team Managers and is responsible for:

  1. Supervising the Architectural, Structural, Systems, and Business Leads in the production, editing, and final drafting of all deliverables to be submitted to the US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.
  2. Working with the Team Managers in creating deliverable progress schedules.
  3. Working with the Team Managers in meetings in with the client to assess client needs and create a concise problem statement report for the team.