Solar PV Battery Storage Plant Designer

Location: Bristol, England Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: Sean Tierney Job Published: 25 days ago

The Solar Design Engineer position will be working with engineering, operations, estimating, and business development teams to design high-quality and efficient solar PV systems.

The Design Engineer will play an integral and active role in helping acquire new business and execute in-house projects.


* Solar energy system design and layout; interconnection design and equipment selection

* Provide energy production analysis and engineering support during construction, system commissioning and troubleshooting

* Evaluate future technologies and develop internal intellectual property products and offerings.

* Develop detailed layouts and electrical design packages for solar PV systems that meet all contractual, code, and permitting requirements.

* Coordinate with civil and structural engineering firms to obtain detailed civil and structural design packages from third party vendors that meet all contractual and permitting requirements.

* Develop single-line and three-line diagrams with required electrical details for solar PV systems in accordance with regulations, utility interconnection tariffs and requirements, and local AHJ as necessary.

* Lead the project interconnection approval process as the primary point of contact with the interconnecting utilities from the application process through final design approval.

* Coordinate and obtain SCADA designs for solar PV systems from third party monitoring companies.

* Develop technical specifications and scopes of work for engineering firms and contractors.

* Conduct on-site solar PV system commissioning, troubleshooting, power quality site analysis, and remediation.


* BS degree in Electrical Engineering and P.Eng

* 2+ years solar PV design experience in commercial solar design.

* Working knowledge in single phase and three phase low and medium voltage power distribution equipment selection and specification.

* Experience in power distribution equipment acceptance testing activities involving control system checks, protective devices and schemes, grounding systems, regulators, electrical transformers, circuit breakers.

* Proficiency in AutoCAD and PVSYST

* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

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