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Solar Project Design Engineer

Solar Project Design Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Nicolas Huebner

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Nicolas Huebner

The Opportunity:

Opportunity for a Solar PV Design Engineer to join a fast growing EPC company, based in Hamburg, to support/lead engineering processes on PV projects throughout Germany.

The Role:

  • Coordinate all system design for a project engineering activities for civil, electrical, and structural engineering on assigned projects
  • Create or verify preliminary site layouts , equipment locations and single line diagrams
  • Procurement management including: equipment selection in accordance with electrical design parameters, vendor negotiation, preliminary logistics management
  • Work closely with customers to ensure system design and project delivery meets expectations
  • Assist with managing project financials to ensure budget attainment
  • Ensure plan sets are compliant with permitting officials, utility interconnection plans and jurisdictional requirements
  • Support project management and development staff
  • PV Syst production simulations
  • Review prime contracts, requests for proposals and development opportunities

The Individual:

  • 3 years of solar design or engineering (minimum)
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s (preferred)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including process new information quickly
  • Experience deciphering technical instructions
  • Experience with excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent written / verbal communication.
  • Entry Level CAD, Sketch Up, Google Earth or comparable programs
  • 3 years of Direct PV experience (minimum)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must fluent in German and English