Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager - Solar PV

Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager - Solar PV

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Harry Moncur

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Harry Moncur

Great opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager to join a growing developer within the Italian PV market.


The Role:

  • Produces CAD designs and yield simulations for large scale multi-MW plants across Italy;
  • Creates or manages the creation of professional drawings including civil, mechanical, electrical and monitoring aspects utilizing AutoCAD;
  • Prepares and reviews Purchasing Technical Specifications for equipment/materials or services;
  • Liaises with project development and construction teams to coordinate design requirements, studies, scheduling, deadlines and target service level for each task type;
  • Carries out the overall planning of any in-depth project design activities (from Pre-Construction to As Built), internally and with external engineering resources, to ensure the on-time emission of the project design documentation;
  • Supports project team in managing technical liaisons with local administrative authorities and other local organizations;
  • Liaises with or manages external advisors, development partners, planning related service providers, technical consultants, subcontractors, surveyors, clients, landowners, grid operators, electric utilities and other involved stakeholders;
  • Programmes, conducts and documents Project Design Reviews in order to provide an analysis of the project design’s technical consistency, correspondence to the project’s economic and scheduling objectives, and applicable legislation and regulations for the plant’s operation;
  • Attends on site during construction phase of project;
  • Inspects and verifies the quality of works being performed to ensure compliance with contractual agreements;
  • Provides engineering support to start-up, testing and system commissioning;


The Individual:

  • Degree in Engineering or technical discipline related to the field of Solar PV;
  • Use of AutoCAD, PVSyst and any other industry databased and tools used for design and modelling;
  • On-Site experience with multi-MW scale photovoltaic systems;
  • Experience with medium and high voltage grid connections, including transmission lines and substations;
  • Familiarity with the Italian solar market, and knowledge of applicable building and electrical codes for the region;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in designing, developing and building solar PV Plants;
  • Experience in construction activities – engineering support, specification and schedule monitoring, testing and commissioning;