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Electrical Design Engineer (Solar PV)

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Electrical Design Engineer (Commercial Solar PV)


£40'000 - £50'000 + Progression + Pension + Holidays + Company Share Scheme

Are you an Electrical Design Engineer with a strong background in designing commercial scale electrical projects, or ideally solar PV?

Do you want to join an industry leading Solar PV developer in an autonomous role with the opportunity to take the lead on prestigious, large scale renewable projects nationwide?

This award-winning company specialise in the design, installation and maintenance of commercial Solar PV, Battery Storage and EV charging projects across the UK. They are industry leaders within the UK Solar sector and have thrived through 2020/2021, and as a result they are now looking to expand their design team to facilitate the success of their ever-growing portfolio of projects.

In this role, the Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for the design of large-scale renewable projects, including Solar PV, EV charging and Battery Storage, from inception to completion. This will include working with the BDM team to win projects through bid-stage, cooperating with the install and operations team through construction and commissioning, travelling to site to meet with clients and survey property / land, being the technical point of contact for projects and supporting more junior members of the team.

The ideal candidate will be an Electrical Design Engineer with experience of designing solar PV projects, or commercial scale electrical projects. Training will be provided on solar PV, but candidates must be eager to learn, and be willing to lead on projects with little support once trained. Experience using AutoCAD is essential, and you must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your career within the renewable sector with an impressive and rapidly expanding company, in a varied role that allows you to work on some of the largest commercial projects in the UK market and play a key part in the future success of the business.

The role:
*Electrical design of commercial large-scale Solar PV, Battery Storage and EV charging projects through full lifecycle
*Work alongside BDM team through bid stage to win projects
*Identify any potential areas of risk
*Cooperate with Install and Operations team through construction and commissioning stage, ensuring projects are completed to design specification and answering any queries
*Liaise with senior clients and stakeholders throughout project lifecycle, ensuring project meeting their requirements
*Support and delegate tasks to other members of the design team, and answer any of their technical queries
*Travel to sites nationwide to meet with clients and carry out surveys
*Predominantly office based (1-2 days WFH per week)

The person:
*Strong background in the electrical design within the commercial sector
*Electrical engineering degree is desirable
*Ability to lead on projects, delegate tasks and support other team members
*Proven experience using AutoCAD, or PVSyst / PVSol
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Commutable to Chesterfield (or willing to relocate)
*Full UK Driving License
*Flexible to travel nationwide when needed for project surveys / client meetings

Reference Number: BBBH148228

The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom.

Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply.