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Electrical Design Engineer (Solar/Renewables)

Job description

Electrical Design Engineer (Solar/Renewables)

You can be based in or near any of the following locations: Peterborough, Corby, Kettering, March, Stamford

Office based

£30,000 - £40,000 + Training + Qualifications contributions + Holidays (25 days + 8 Bank Holidays) + Pension

Do you come from an Electrical Design background and are you looking to work within the fastest growing sector of Renewables on large scale solar projects?

Are you looking for the opportunity to develop your design and CAD expertise through on the job training and gaining further qualifications?

On offer is the opportunity to work for a renewable engineering consultancy company with over 10 years' experience in the industry, who provide high quality design services and technical support. Their goal is to facilitate growth through the expansion of the workforce, without sacrificing the quality of work.

In this role you'll be supporting the planning and design of utility scale solar PV and battery storage units. This includes, the production of detailed drawing, schedules and CAD, creating specifications and calculating equipment, Grid connection studies and liaising with Distribution Network Operators when submitting applications. Gaining more responsibilities as you progress towards the Project Engineer role.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a Solar PV or Power systems design role, with knowledge of wiring regulations. They will have experience using CAD programmes, preferably Helios 3D but not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Electrical Engineer with an aptitude for problem solving to take the next step in their career and become a key part of a successful business.

The Role:

  • Design of utility scale Solar PV and Battery storage units
  • Creation of solar part layouts through CAD (Helios 3D)
  • The production of wiring diagrams for control panels
  • Completion of electrical calculations

The Person

  • Experience in Solar PV or Power Systems Design would be desirable
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in CAD programmes and Excel
  • Passionate about renewable energy