PV/CAD Designer

Posted 26 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameElanza Loedollf

Job description

​Job title: PV/CAD Designer

Location: London/North Yorkshire or WFH

TGRC is working with a leading renewable energy developer who is looking for a PV/CAD Designer to support the Technical Team across the development and construction of energy projects.

This involves the production of map-based plans, 2D and 3D scheme designs in PVCase/PVSyst, engineering details and 3D models to take our projects through to successful planning consent and ready-to-build status.


  • Create PV and other development designs using AutoCAD Map, PVCase and PVSyst based on design constraints, industry norms and site-specific considerations.

  • Design and production of maps and plans using raster and vector data including contour, DTM and DSM information following the company’s standards.

  • Creation and maintenance of template drawing library updated as per supplied product specifications.

  • Creation and amendment of maps and plans as required by Development Team members including:

  1. Option and Lease plans,

  2. Planning Application drawings (including annotated maps, GA drawings, sections and details) and as desirable;

  3. 3D modelling and animation to present proposals


  • At least 4 years of experience using CAD to design and detail within the energy sector or built environment.

  • Industry-specific software ability in PVSyst, PVCase is essential.

  • 2D and 3D design in AutoCAD + Map 3D is essential and GIS software (QGIS, ArcGIS) and BIM are advantageous.

  • Integrating CAD-based engineering information with 3D maps and geospatial data (topographical / DTM / DSM).

  • Understanding of best practice CAD standards and their application.

  • Single Line Diagrams and electrical design experience an advantage.

  • Strong technical background working in the renewable energy sector with the ability to interpret map and engineering information and understand the fundamentals of energy projects.

  • Good professional communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, and manage work effectively and accurately to deadlines.

In conclusion, be part of an organisation to drive the renewable energy revolution and contribute to a sustainable future.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Elanza Loedollf (elanza@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)