Solar Design Engineer
- Location: London
- Salary: Market related
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Design Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to manage, plan and execute engineering support on solar energy installations.
Projects are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Previous Solar UK experience is required with overseas experience a bonus.
In this Role you Will:
· You will lease directly with the project management team across full lifecycle of the project
· You will plan solar projects in the utility scale megawatt range and undertake yield assessments
· You will develop designs for projects in development liaising directly with the development team
The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package.
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading company with an established and expert team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. In this role you will act as Lead Solar Engineer in which you will take, Ownership of all generic technical documents relating to mechanical and electrical design. Work with the technical team, suppliers and sub-contractors in the development and delivery of technical solutions. Main duties of the role: Executing Utility Scale Solar projects, Energy yield and resource assessments Site layouts and optimisation, concept design and feasibility studies, Technical due diligence for Merger and Acquisition (M&A) transactions Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) scopes of work Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading solar team, being at the forefront of renewable energy transition.
This engineer will support the Quality Assurance team in ensuring Customer Satisfaction and enhancing the Customer Experience. Will experience working with utility scale solar trackers and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contractors of solar plants. Plan, direct, & coordinate quality assurance functions concerning materials with clients. Travel to Customer sites as needed to conduct training, audits and respond to requestsReview, revise and proofread documents and records for completeness, technical accuracy, and grammatical errors. Assist authors with visual tools such as process flow diagrams, decision trees, etc. to better convey knowledge. Qualifications: Minimum 5 years of experience in QA/QC projects. Engineering degree – Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, or Environmental engineering or similar.Knowledge of 8D Problem Solving Method, other Quality Tools and MethodsRequired to travel 50% within the US to designated site. 2-4 years of experience within Utility Scale Solar projects.
This is a great opportunity to join a renewable energy organisation that is undergoing rapid growth. The company facilitates the energy transition demands of the UK and EU by developing and investing in large-scale solar and battery storage projects with a proven track record in infrastructure investment, renewables spheres and innovation.The client provides a unique, diverse workplace environment. Continuous learning and development opportunities, financial stability, premium health benefits, attractive salary, and bonuses.Role: You will be responsible for identifying capacity using internal GIS tools, processing new G99 applications to DNOs and securing new grid connections, completing grid studies, and working closely with DNOs, TSOs and internal teams to progress their solar PV and battery storage projects.Key Responsibilities: Perform grid connection studies of renewable energy sites.Review/design technical drawings for submission.Submit G99 applications to the DNO.Review and assess received Connection OffersCollaborate and liaise with ICPs, IDNOs and EPCsOrganise and keep records of updates of ongoing and potential projects.Perform any other duties as required. Qualifications & Experience: An engineering degree in a relevant field: Power Systems Engineering/Electrical Engineering.Previous engineering experience gained within the electricity industry.Knowledge and experience with HV and EHV grid connections, standards, regulations, and requirements.Experience of working in a DNO, IDNO or ICP background.Experience in designing solar power, battery or windfarm generation.Experience in Distribution Network Operator (DNO) and Transmission System Operator (TSO) connections. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. If you have not heard back within 24-48 hours, your application may be unsuccessful due to the volume of applications. P: 0141 212 4801E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Role I have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to take up the role of Senior Grid Engineer for a leading global renewable energy developer. You will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the grid connection package for Wind, Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage projects throughout their lifecycle.Duties & Responsibilities Manage the successful delivery of the grid connection package for Onshore Wind, Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage projects through their lifecycle;Provide technical support to project development and delivery teams relating to grid connection and electrical design.Support the development and construction teams with project design, procurement, feasibility assessments and in any other way relevant to grid connections;Identifying and mitigating project risks, advise the business on an ongoing basis about existing and anticipated grid – related liabilities and costs.Manage the delivery of works being undertaken by electrical and grid connection contractors;Act as the company’s interface with network companies (DNOs, TOs and the SO), engage as required to achieve successful outcomes;Work with Grid Connection Manager to develop and implement systems and process relevant to optimal delivery of grid services. Qualifications & Requirements Degree in Electrical EngineeringExperience delivering distribution and / or transmission grid connections for generation or demand projectsA good understanding of grid connection process, regulations and policy;Experience of working with network companies;Expert understanding of power systems and ability to undertake / review complex power system studies
This Project Manager position is to support C&I Solar projects throughout Central California.Responsibilities: - Understand, plan and execute commercial solar projects in accordance with the terms of the contract and specifications.- Coordinate project design and engineering plan sets and calculations for civil, structural, mechanical and electrical disciplines, and facilitate the AHJ permitting submittal and approval process.- Support and manage client interactions, communication, invoicing and on time payment.- Schedule, manage and attend client, vendor, jobsite and technical meetings, as required to effectively execute the project.- Create accurate project budgets, change orders, and manage P&L ledgers throughout the contract period.- Create and regularly update project schedules using Microsoft Project or similar.- Produce detailed monthly project update reports for review by the Sr Project Manager and/or client.- Facilitate vendor purchase orders, subcontract agreements including scope of work, and effectively manage 3rd parties in accordance with the project schedule and budget.- Oversee on-site construction activities to ensure they are performed in accordance with contract documents, and that they meet the design intent.- Effectively facilitate project close out activities, including but not limited to; testing and commissioning, utility/AHJ inspections, asset management documentation and final handoff meetings.- Direct and oversee Project Engineers and Field Engineers.- Other duties as assigned Qualifications:- Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Science or Business Administration from an accredited university or college.- Minimum 5 Years’ project management experience within a construction environment.- Minimum 2 Years’ project management experience on commercial or utility scale solar projects.- Public works project experience.- Contract, MSA and T’s & C’s negotiation.- EPC and self-perform contractor experience.- Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
Department: EngineeringJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACSummary of Role:As Engineering Manager, you will oversee the engineering for a group of wind and solar projects located at diversity of places in the country. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.What You Will Do: Assessing and quantifying ground risk and other engineering factors to assist with site selection primarily within the Philippines or other APAC markets if requiredDeveloping CAPEX and OPEX assumptions associated with differing ground conditions and foundation typesDevelopment of specifications for development projects to provide the basis for Environmental Impact AssessmentSpecify, tender and manage onshore and offshore survey works, including bathymetric surveys, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigationManagement of contractors, subcontractors and partnersAssist with the preparation of Construction Contribute to project scheduling/ budgeting and risk managementContribute to assembly of and quality assurance checks for contract documentationSelection, co-ordination and management of External Design ConsultantsDevelopment of project schedules and project risk registersDevelopment of Construction strategiesDevelopment of Procurement strategies What We Require: Degree in Engineering (electrical or civil) with a minimum of 15 years of experienceA broad range of management experience and a proven record in projects engineering and construction is essentialEngineering and construction management experience in the renewable or electrical industry would be an advantageExperience on presenting to senior management at board level and be capable of managing internal and external resources with easeExperience in offshore wind site selectionKnowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation proceduresKnowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore windAbility to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptionsKnowledge of the Offshore windfarm development and foundation design processExperience in geotechnical engineering is an advantageExperience in the preparation of construction contract documentsUnderstanding of solar and wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connectionsExperience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documentsKnowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshoreExperience in tender/bid evaluationExperience in conducting technical and commercial negotiations with EPC contractors/grid Companies etc.IT literateExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
Renewable Network Specialist - Hybrid Job SummaryWe are currently recruiting for a Renewable Network Specialist. This position is responsible for supporting the SCADA systems at Renewable Generation facilities throughout Wisconsin. Support includes the design, implementation, and commissioning of systems at new facilities, ongoing operational support, and replacements/retrofits of existing facilities. The Renewable Network Specialist on SCADA Engineer/Specialist would focus primarily on Solar, Wind, and Battery facilities, but may also provide support at times in Hydro Generation and other types of Generation facilities.This Hybrid role offers a blend of working from home, working at our Madison, WI office (or one of our Wisconsin operations centers) and traveling throughout the Wisconsin territory to Generation sites.Travel is estimated to be 25-50% and will depend on the candidate's location and the projects assigned. For candidates living in the Madison area, travel will consist of primarily day trips, with some overnight travel expected. Minimal travel to Iowa is also required. The successful candidate must reside in Wisconsin.What you will do Monitors assigned system(s) or process(es) to assure sustained, efficient operation within prescribed quality and regulatory boundaries.Works with generating plant personnel to support the establishment and acceptance of plant system processes and process controls. Supports process performance implementation and continuous improvement to ensure positive change.Assists with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of plant processes and systems. Assists with gathering accurate, reliable data by determining proper measurement methods, tools and calibration procedures. Provides input to assigned system control settings (parameters, targets, curves). Uses control plans and audits to ensure the methodology is standardized and being followed.Promotes the optimization of plant processes and equipment to maximize efficiency while meeting operational and regulatory requirements. Supports linkage between plant processes and plant/unit financial and operating goals, and regulatory requirements.Contributes to the implementation of process improvement programs and initiatives.Provides technical assistance as needed (design of experiments, statistical analysis, etc.). Interfaces with engineers and plant operations staff to transfer technical knowledge as needed. Facilitates process improvement teams as needed. Actively facilitates the transfer of knowledge within and across the Generation Business Unit.Assists in the development of justification for capital or maintenance projects to restore or improve performance of assigned systems. Frequently uses critical thinking skills necessary to develop recommendations which provide technically sound and the most cost-effective solutions applied to a specific problem.Assists plant operation and engineering staff during plant evaluation and testing of new products to determine the effect of changes on plant equipment and system performance. Identifies test methods and establishes standards for reporting.Assist plant operation and engineering staff in troubleshooting process or system issues.Performs as a key team member who makes positive, supportive contributions on teams that deal with technical or operational problems.Depending on applicant qualifications, proactively provides guidance to less experienced staff members. Has established effective working relationships with employees, contractors, customers, functional groups, and internal and external peers. Explains technical problems to internal stakeholders and accurately prepares detailed documents such as technical studies, project documentation for future reference, etc.Leverage contractors, service providers and other internal resources to create sustainable and reliable solutions for Generation operations needs.Cross functional team building to lead requirements gathering for new systems and existing system improvements for an international organization that finds the best solution given business constraints.Review and ability to create technical requirements regarding SCADA system and communication network with OEMs.Assist in the commissioning of SCADA systems for new Power Plants.Work with Engineering and Construction to enhance SCADA standards and improve commissioning activities.Ability to work well in and/or lead cross functional teams with little supervision or oversight Education Requirements Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related area is preferred. Required Experience 5 years of experience in a relevant field such as network engineering, IT/OT, power plant engineering or operations; industrial processes; or quality control/quality assurance Other Requirements Must possess a valid driver's license. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Practical knowledge of engineering concepts and disciplinesExcellent interpersonal skills including team facilitation and negotiationKnowledge of SCADA systems and principles of databases and historians.Ability to read and understand plans, specifications, drawings, and documents relating to computers, data systems,SCADA, and electrical schematics.Ability to quickly assess technical outages and requirements with the ability to develop and implement appropriate action plans.Ability or willingness to work around energized equipment under proper lock-out, tag-out, and other safety procedures.Demonstrated knowledge of plant processes, products and equipmentKnowledge of, or experience with change management in a transformational environmentDemonstrated effective leadership skillsAbility to work in a diverse environment Preferred candidates will have: Working knowledge of traditional power systems and equipment such as generators, exciters, transformers, relays, switchgear, cable, low voltage circuit breakers, motor control centers, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)Working knowledge of renewable power systems (wind, solar, battery storage).Network security design, testing, and evaluation including network zoning and segmentation and Router, firewall, and switch configuration.Cybersecurity best practices and NERC CIP regulatory compliance.Extensive experience and skill in designing, programming, testing, and servicing complete automation solutions including plant wide systems.Skilled in any types of SCADA software, for example, Industrial Automation Ignition, Emerson Ovation, GE SCADA, Siemens SCADA, Vestas Online Business, Novatech OrionSkilled in Information Technology including site management, Server administration, and network configuration, Active Directory, virtualization, and all network hardware including Cisco.Have worked extensively and troubleshot issues with IT Technologies such as LAN/WAN. TCP/IP, VPN, DNS, DHCP, VLAN's, VPN, Email Systems, VOIP, or wireshark.Designed and implemented database servers using Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle or Canary.
This will be working with a General Contractor and LEED and energy efficiency projects throughout New Mexico. Responsibilities: The work will oversee and manage several trades. SolarElectricalConcreteInterior/ Exterior finishesDemolitionCivil Work Provide support to the Project Manager for all activities leading up to and including construction activities including permitting, project scoping, bidding and procurement, cost estimating, scheduling and planning;Provide daily oversight and coordination of all project site construction subcontractors and activities;Manage daily job briefings with Sub-contractors;Manage off site storage of equipment and coordinate delivery of equipment with subcontractors;Inspect major equipment deliveries and document any discrepancies to vendorsReview/ attend Factory Acceptance Test to ensure compliance with design/operational parametersReview construction work plans to ensure EHS protocol is maintained;Oversee third party inspectors as needed for inspection of the work;Coordinate permit inspections with subcontractors and the AHJ. Insure all permit requirements are met and paperwork/records posted;Review lift plans, including critical lift and logistic plans for all rigging activities;Provide accurate and timely project status updates and communication to Project Team;Provide updates of the project construction schedules with weekly look ahead summaries of critical tasks;Assist the Project Manager with the preparation of regular project budget updates and forecasts of future costs;Work collectively with Project Manager to ensure proper lines of communication are established, performance and production goals are met, and budgetary requirements are maintained;Organize and participate in weekly project meetings with project management staff;Organize and maintain project related files, drawings, materials, and correspondence;Provide site level coordination with equipment vendors, labor subcontractors and professional services subcontractors in support of on-time, on-budget performance within the specified work scope and quality;Prepare and present regular construction progress reporting to internal company and external customer recipients;Oversee project expenditures and job cost accounting processes: including accuracy, submittals, documentation, approvals, NCRs, payment reporting, and cost tracking;Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, federal, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes; Qualifications:Minimum 7 years construction management work experience focusing on complex facility infrastructure, industrial power, or distributed energy facility project delivery.Proven experience with OSHA safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.OSHA 10 CertificationProven experience with OSHA 10 safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships.Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills.Proficient computer skills with applications including MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and cloud-based construction management software such as Procore or equivalent.Working knowledge of API, AWS, ASME and ANSI Codes.Working knowledge of other discipline codes (i.e.: NACE, IEEE, IBC, NRC etc.).
Our client is a leading solar developer, designing and delivering projects, creating a sustainable future for everyone. This is an exciting team to join the number 1 solar developer in Ireland and fast becoming a prominent international player. Job Description:Purpose of RoleTo manage the planning requirements and consents from feasibility to the completion of the construction stage for a large portfolio of large-scale ground mounted Solar PV & Storage projects. Duties and Responsibilities Managing the pre and post planning items, typically consisting of discharging conditions, preserving existing permissions, and additional planning applications as required.Support the conduct of desktop reviews to assess initial planning viability of new sites.Reviewing planning applications prior to submission. Liaising with and assisting the Development Team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues that could arise during the Pre-Construction and Construction phases.Support the entire development team throughout the project lifecycle - a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experience from concept to construction. Instruct planning consultants and other professional service providers as necessary, and managing their output on a day-to-day basis. Your Profile A planning related post-graduate degree, or equivalent3 years' experience with the planning processes in Ireland or the UK.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently.MS Office, MS Excel, MS Project. There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage.Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more:0141 375 email@example.com
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Manage project development activities for renewable energy projects from green field through to pre-construction compliance.Lead land lease negotiation and liaison with land owners, agents, solicitors and other relevant parties.Provide input to the UK Director on project development strategy and targets.Manage project development team resource allocation to deliver optimal outcomesProvide support to the project development team in their rolesContinue to support, develop and strategize growth in the UK and internationally Preferential requirements include: A relecant academic background in environmental, planning or renewable energy/engineeringProject management and team leading experienceStrong skills in the following IT remits: ArcGIS, Microsoft and Invoicing SystemsPrevious experience in business development and/or identifying new opportunitiesKnowledge of relevant UK legislation, hold the right to work in the UK and a Full UK Driver's License There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage. Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more: 0141 375 7292 firstname.lastname@example.org
#Responsibilities -? Responsible for Operation and Maintenance activities of Solar plant.? Responsible for Co-ordinating with O&M operator along with other local bodies? Should be having understanding on basic solar plant data analysis.? Performing inspection, testing, troubleshooting / repairs on site including PV DC operations, AC HV (upto 220kV)/LV systems, Network communications and monitoring Inverter diagnostics and repairs.? Identify problems and develop corrective action plan as per OEM recommended procedures.? Responsible for generating schedules and carrying out preventive maintenance activities as per schedules.? Provide timely reports from field operations, status and constructive feedbacks as required.? Responsible for generating Production/MIS reports, log reports etc. as prescribed.? Adhere to Quality, Health & Safety policies at site.? Interaction in coordination with O&M operator with various vendors, OEM's, stakeholders, etc.#Skills_Required -? Professional knowledge: Good technical & operational knowledge of Solar plant and the equipment's installed in the solar plant.? Should be a problem solver.? Analytical Skills: Posses good analytical skills to analyse the performance of solar plant viz - projected KPIs vs Actual KPIs.? Communication Skills: Good communication skills in English / Malay, write and speak clearly.? Computer Proficiency - Good command on MS office, Excel, Power point, etc.Qualifications -? 3 or 4 years of regular or part-time Engineering Degree / Technology Degree in Electrical or Electronics or both.? Should have knowledge and worked in Solar parks for at least 04 - 05 years.? Good command over English language.? Proficiency in Malaya Language will be an additional benefit.? Beneficial if candidate possess a 132kV or 33kV Electrical Malaysian Lic.
Reporting to the Senior Design Manager, the Substructures Design Engineer will be leading activities associated with the design of the substructures for the wind turbine generators and offshore substation platforms at Caledonia Offshore Wind Farm. The successful applicant shall ensure that appropriate technical input is provided and engineering work is delivered as required from the development through to Final Investment Decision (FID).The Substructures Design Engineer is responsible for ensuring delivery of the engineering design basis. They will ensure that the project is appropriately engaged with key external stakeholders. All this with the aim to develop a reliable technical solution, optimising levelized cost of energy (LCoE) and quality while minimising health, safety and environmental risk.MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES Support the management of allocated design workstreams from instigation through to completion Overall accountability for the delivery of the substructure design associated with the development of an offshore wind project including: engineering design basis for the substructure components, manufacturing, T&I and commissioning.Responsible for the preparation, elaboration and provision of all the specifications and technical documentation to allow the project engagement and to evaluate the suppliers, with the intention of guaranteeing the correct application, bidding, construction and operation, ensuring that the determining factors established by the permitting, environmental and other local requirements are met.Responsible for supervising the preparation of request for proposals (RFPs), assessing offers and monitoring contractors for engineering studies and for EPCI contracts.Support offshore development and consenting process by providing input on relevant engineering and technical matters such as anticipated design parameters and construction methods associated with the substructures package.Working alongside the procurement team, engage with the industry supply chain to prepare / supervise tender processes for detailed engineering design during pre-FEED / FEED stages of the project, and manufacturing and installation during the pre-construction / construction stages. This may include the preparation of: Technical specificationsTesting and commissioning plansTechnical assessment of tender proposals Translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX.Manage contracts related to the design of the substructure components. Ensure the appropriate engineering governance is put in place and managed, including development of technical risk registers, design safety risk registers and implementation of design management processes.Monitor offshore substructures technology development and ensure that this is considered in the development of project, including identifying optimisation and cost reduction opportunities.Report progress on engineering and technical work during the project development phase.Provide specialist engineering support and/or coordination to other work packages where requested.Ensure that lessons learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project. Support technical due diligence processes. ACADEMIC BACKGROUNDDegree qualified in civil / mechanical / structural / naval engineering or equivalent is required.LANGUAGESThe project has an international team of employees and the working language is English. Candidates need to be fluent in English both spoken and written. Proficiency in other languages will be valued.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEMinimum of two years professional experience is required. Demonstrable experience in a similar engineering role and experience in the design, installation and/or commissioning of fixed/floating substructures is desirable.KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of offshore structures design/study/analysis processes and techniques is essential. Direct experience of substructure design, manufacture and/or installation is essential.Empirical knowledge from direct experience in offshore wind farm substructures project engineering/package management is preferred.Specific knowledge of associated standards and industry best practice as well as a strong appreciation for health and safety regulations.Proactive approach to optimisations and improvements.A pro-active approach to project and contract management in order to identify risks and opportunities early and initiate appropriate actions. Proven experience within a group support function within international environment.Familiar with advanced specialist engineering software. SKILLS Engineering skills in large projects.Aptitude to problem solving. Results oriented with strong ability to deliver on plans.Dynamic, team-oriented person, who thrives on a variety of challenges and always willing to learn.Good experience in working in complex environments and different cultural environments.Excellent communication, diplomatic, networking and influencing skills.Excellent team player, strong negotiator and credibility builder inside and outside of the company. Ability to quickly understand and implement new areas of technical knowledge.IT literate.