Senior Design Engineer– Development PV and Battery Storage (UK)

Posted 19 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameElanza Loedolff

Job description

Senior Design Engineer– Development PV and Battery Storage (UK)

Location: London/Hybrid

Salary: DOE

TGRC is working with a leading solar PV and battery storage Developer who are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join their team. The company specializes in the development of large-scale, grid-connected solar and energy storage farms you would be a key contributor in the delivery within the UK market.

The role will be focused on assisting with the management of the design aspects of the project from conception to full planning submission status, through to FID and construction handover.


  • Designing and budgetary pricing of utility-scale megawatt range Solar PV projects.

  • Undertake initial yield assessment of potential solar sites.

  • Identifying new leads using GIS and following the journey with the DNO, and the Land team until the lead progresses to an active project.

  • Technically reviewing new equipment and, where warranted, using the latest equipment to roll out design improvements.

  • Being the go-to technical and design expertise person for any support required in the development of projects.

  • Team Management:

  • Managing, mentoring, and passing knowledge on to less experienced team members.

  • Planning to ensure the team is adequately resourced.

  • Providing design expertise support to the wider team in the development of projects.


  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in utility-scale solar farm development, design, and construction cycles.

  • Experience in the design of multi-megawatt Solar PV installations using AutoCAD, PVSyst, and PVCase.

  • Proficient with MS Office and comfortable at creating models on Excel to assist with your designs/assessment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Renewable Energy, Engineering, or related discipline.

  • Commercial awareness of how design decisions and equipment specifications can affect the profitability of a project. Knowledge and experience in working with distribution network operators (DNO)

If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Elanza Loedolff below.