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Design Engineer

Design Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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A leading solar EPC company in Sydney are seeking a Design Engineer to assist their growing projects team. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual with a minimum 2+ years’ experience in Solar PV design to join a well-respected, Australian company with a healthy pipeline of new projects to become immersed in


Your Responsibilities: 

As Solar PV Design Engineer, your responsibilities are as follows:


·        Complete a high‐quality and full design of the solar system  

·        Understand and confirm design inputs before the Planning and Design Process starts 

·        Drawings: prepare, review and issue all drawings for Grid Connection and For Construction 

·        Technical Documentation: prepare, review and issue all documentation required for Grid-Connection and For Construction 

·        Complete all electrical calculations in detail related to the project (DC and AC) 

·        Perform shading analysis 

·        Evaluate the Energy Output (Grid Connection and For Construction milestones) 

·        Collaborate with project managers to obtain the corresponding Development Application 

·        Detail specification of the Grid Protection strategy (Hardware and Software) 

·        Ensure the Grid Connection is approved successfully by the DNSP 

·        Obtain final structural assessment prior to installation (after final layout is completed) 

·        Create the Bill of Materials 

·        Determine the monitoring design in detail (hardware, software and installation method) 

·        Once documentation completed, validate the Project Information Template and design inputs 

·        Ensure the technical documentation and drawings have been completed effectively and  all information is clear to start the installation. 

·        Attend handover meetings

·        Communicate with project managers throughout the design process 


Skills, Qualification and Experience required from you:

·        Technical Degree (preferably with Masters) in Solar PV, Energy or Electrical Engineering 

·        Minimum 2 years’ experience working on Solar PV projects in Australia

·        Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills 

·        Genuine interest and proven ability in electrical design and solving complex technical problems