Solar PV Project Engineer (Interconnection)

Posted 18 September 2021
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameJessica Brisley

Job description

The Opportunity:


Be responsible for all aspects of the design of PV projects in Italy. Join a well-established international IPP as a Project Engineer for utility scale pv plants. Must have experience in liaising with Terna in relation to interconnection agreements.


The Role:

  • Responsible for electrical design package (module to AC output, wiring, modelling, electronic protection circuits, wiring, j-boxes, maximum voltage, site performance etc…) using modelling software.
  • Quantity Survey and budgeting of designs to produce the design BOQ.
  • Design of PV power plants to different levels of detail depending upon project status (concept, schematic or detailed).
  • Participate in project feasibility studies from the design perspective.
  • Supervise the EPC contractors’ construction designs and as-built documentation.


The Individual:

  • Master's degree in Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy or similar would be considered a plus
  • 3 years + experience in the design of photovoltaic power plants.
  • Knowledge of HV Interconnection design in accordance with Terna's standards
  • Familiar with international Standards for solar PV systems, and other relevant standards
  • Solar resource analysis software: PVSyst, SAM. Electrical design software: ETAP, dmELECT, PLS-Cadd or similar.
  • Fluency in Italian and English