Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Tim Hall


A leading, award winning commercial solar company based in Sydney is seeking a Head of Engineering who can impart their technical and commercial solar knowledge throughout their business.

This role is perfect for a senior engineering professional with the desire to utilise their knowledge and past experiences to help our client achieve their long-term goals and objectives. You will be involved in the management of an engineering team who work on multi million dollar commercial and smaller utility scale flagship solar projects across Australia.



The Role:

The Head of Engineering will be responsible for the following:

·        Taking overall management for our client’s projects portfolio

·        Allocating resourcing and provide effective portfolio management

·        Optimisation of businesses processes, structure and systems for the maximum efficiency of the engineering team

·        Preparing Budgets

·        Working with our client’s sales, engineering and design teams

·        Managing and mentoring an experienced team of PV design engineers both senior and junior

·        Providing technical knowhow to solve engineering and installation tasks

·        Ensuring technical delivery exceeds current guidelines and Australian Standards

·        Managing the program of projects from a technical and design perspective

·        Assisting the sales business to close deals

·        Setting and monitoring KPI’s, workflows, processes and procedural compliance

·        Working to continuously improve plans to ensure full control and governance.


The Individual:

·        Minimum 8 years’ solar PV experience

·        Electrical Engineering background required

·        Experience in the construction industry desirable

·        Experience in managing multi-disciplined teams

·        Experience in key stakeholder management

·        Expert in cost improvement and budgets

·        Experience in improving internal company processes

·        Demonstrated technical knowledge and a background of successfully delivered solar PV projects

·        Ability to solve engineering challenges during the various project stages