Senior Project Engineer

Posted 02 November 2020
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameBen Blackburn

Job description

Excellent opportunity for a Senior PV Project Engineer at an established Renewable Energy firm with a strong presence across Europe. 


The Opportunity:

  • They are seeking a Senior Project Engineer, for their Engineering & Construction unit, who will ensure the definition and implementation of the design projects phases for solar power plants.
  • Manage the definition and implementation of the design projects phases for solar power plants.
  • Control internal and/or external specialist engineers and engineer services.
  • Provide the necessary support to the Business Developer or the Project Manager on resolving engineering issues & ensuring the compliance with the project objectives.
  • Manage the design of the project, from feasibility phase to as built design and handover to Operation & Maintenance department.
  • Lead the Due Diligence process for projects under development, ready to build or already in operation (M&A – Merge & Acquisition process).

The Individual:

  • 5 + years of International experience in Engineering & Construction related to Energy Sector
  • 3 + years in French solar projects (manufacturing or development or construction or operation)
  • 2 years of experience in a solar project O&M team (commissioning or troubleshooting or scheduled maintenance) would be appreciated
  • Degree in Engineering: Preferred Civil or Electrical
  • Detailed knowledge in Solar Design Technology and development in France (feasibility study, basic engineering, executive engineering, capex and time schedule).
  • Knowledge of informatics: Microsoft Office suite with advanced use of Excel. Microsoft project. Intermediate use of Autocad. GIS and SAP are a plus
  • Organizational skills and multi-tasking approach
  • Focalization on goals and time schedule respect
  • Managerial approach to the process involved
  • Team working and negotiation skills
  • Flexibility, efficiency & effectiveness
  • Lead the preparation and review of Purchasing Technical Specification for equipment/materials or services.