Technical Design Engineer (Pre-Construction) - Solar & Wind - London

Technical Design Engineer (Pre-Construction) - Solar & Wind - London

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

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  • Contact:

    Nathan Quinn

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Nathan Quinn

The Opportunity 

A rare opportunity to join a leading international developer and IPP operating in the Solar, Wind and Hydro sectors. The successfull candidate will lead on all pre-construction activities related to engineering and technical design and grid connection for the pre-construction phases for Wind and solar projects in the UK. He/she will act as technical referent for UK. He/she will work in respect of the cost, delay, quality and safety in all the steps of projects: (Project feasibility study - Design and optimization of structures - Monitoring and preparation of the pre-construction phase). 

The Role

  • Prepare and plan project(s): construction and exploitation costing, risks evaluation, HSE & Quality ...
  • Assist and support the Development team in the preparation of suitable plans/drawings/layouts and site descriptions throughout the permitting process in CAD or GIS formats.
  • Engage with grid connection network operators to discuss appropriate connection strategies/equipment/technical solutions for projects and support the Development team in Network Application processes.
  • Follow-up of the pre-construction phases. (APS, APD, pre-contracts for construction, fourniture & exploitation Materials, contrats de raccordement)
  • Organize the projects review with the technical team before all milestones of pre-closing steps in the projects
  • Organize all doc transfer (contracts, technical administrative) to the EPC or O&M team during the project closing
  • Actively contribute to the expert network in the group by ensuring that corporate technology approach and processes are used in the deliverables and working methodologies, whilst keeping a creative approach to maximize the assets output, competitiveness and LCOE.

The Person

  • Must have the following knowledges: 
    • Studies of energy yield potential, electrical engineering, transport and installation of material. 
  • Experience : 5 years experiences as Project manager in renewable energy. Knowledge in project costing
    • Degree: Engineer degree (in civil or electrical engineering)
  • Technical skills:
    • Knowledge of data analysis tools and GIS (valued);
    • Good data analysis and interpretation skills;
    • Experience in renewables (photovoltaic and wind valued);
    • MS Office, AutoCAD and Electrical Engineering software domain;
  • English as working language, French/Portuguese (valued).