Job details

$125k - 150k per year + bonus, benefits, etc.
Job Type
8 months ago

What You'll do 

The Senior Project Engineer shall be a critical role is the successful execution of projects, both PV and storage-integrated for the U.S business. Contributing to and supporting all areas of this company's Technical Team, focusing on projects in early development and pre-construction phases and including ad hoc support to projects in construction.

Duties and Responsibilities

-    Establishing and managing technical requirements in contractual documents for Engineering, Project Management and Construction (EPC) engagements

-    Support the Construction team in EPC selection including contract negotiation

-    Assist the Project Management in the construction of a project in a timely manner by providing necessary engineering support

-    Complete design and submittal reviews and approvals as necessary for projects in development and construction

-    Manage Owner's Engineering as assigned as necessary for Construction team support

-    Conduct site visits as necessary to support Construction team progress and milestone verification with lending parties and 3rd party independent engineers

-    Support the engagement of Independent Engineering firms selected for 3rd party financing of projects for execution

-    Provide technical diligence support for Project Finance

-    Support the business with critical lessons learned to ensure project budgets and expected returns are aligned with current market expectations

-    Develop task management tools to prioritize incoming technical requests from internal teams and provide regular deliverable updates

-    Represent your specialty area at relevant development meetings and delivery meetings 

-    Represent your specialty during relevant third-party stakeholder meetings and events as required

Who we're looking for


-    Codes and Regulations knowledge for solar project construction

-    Engineering experience in utility scale PV plants. 

-    Project Financing Structures and Diligence Requirements

-    Knowledge of Industry main stakeholders (TAs, investors, EPCs, Third Parties lab...)

-    Knowledge of current PV technology on the market and trends of major components and supporting balance of systems

-    Ability to identify key information in project site technical documents

-    Knowledge in EPC cost estimation based on design methodology


-    Bachelor's degree, ideally Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university required. Other relevant qualifications and supporting experience will be considered

-    CAD software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, among others) experience required

-    Advanced knowledge of simulation software including PVsyst, PVsol, StorageVAT, among others

-    Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% to visit project sites and attend other key meetings as necessary


-    Experienced in a similar role with a minimum of 5 years

-    Extensive experience with PV utility-scale design for construction, including high voltage substations and energy storage components

-    Experience with civil design requirements for the development of PV utility-scale projects, including access, site drainage and other hydrology

-    Extensive experience in developing energy resource assessments and identifying key areas of improvement and optimization

-    Experience in solar PV utility-scale construction, including project management support and technical document reviews

Why you'll make a great member of the team   

Personal qualities 

-    Ability to work independently and engage additional resources as necessary

-    Ability to task manage and prioritize work based on required deliverables and due dates

-    Ability to organize workload and priorities to maximum effect for both yourself and the wider team

-    Self-starter able to work under limited direction / supervision

-    Flexible approach in a fast-paced business which is constantly changing, and to keep a clear head under pressure 

-    Keen problem solver who can focus on appropriate detail when solving problems and propose effective solutions 

-    Set high standards of performance for yourself 

-    Ability to pick up systems and processes quickly 

-    Previous demonstrable experience where excellent attention to detail is critically important