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Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer


A global renewable consultancy is seeking a Senior Solar Project Engineer for their new renewable energy division in Melbourne.  As Senior Project Engineer you will be responsible for leading and managing high profile solar projects across Australia from an engineering and technical perspective. You will be the main contact between clients and internal staff members


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in project proposals creating clearly defined scope and an understanding of deliverables
  • Establish budgets that satisfy client expectations
  • Clarify and communicate project objectives to clients  
  • Ensure project deliverables stay on-time, target, and budget
  • Prepare a communication plan and related project status reports
  • Lead frequent meetings with project team, sponsors, and key stakeholders
  • Site selection, programme design, management, solar farm site selection studies, solar plant design, PV module layouts, energy production, engineering analysis, due diligence and field measurements
  • Identify project barriers and risks and propose possible solutions
  • Ensure best practices and apply lessons learned from other projects
  • Attend conferences and meetings where required
  • Provide support to APAC Engineering Leader
  • Support business development activities
  • Ensure quality standards are met


Requirements needed from you:

  • Bachelor in Engineering, (preferably Masters) Renewable or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in the solar sector in a similar role focusing on technical consultancy for solar projects
  • Experience in PV module technology review, electrical design review, review of commercial and technical contracts, project scheduling, construction monitoring, site visits
  • Experience in technical best practices including construction and operation. Experience in inspection and testing, as well as certification for PV module manufacturers
  • Working knowledge of Solar PV with a focus on operational performance assessment.
  • Knowledge of SCADA Analysis