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Graduate Design Engineer (Solar PV)

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Graduate Design Engineer (Solar PV)


Chesterfield


£20'000 - £23'000 + Training + Progression + Pension + Holidays + Company Share Scheme


Are you an engineering graduate looking for the opportunity to break into the renewable energy sector?


Do you want to join an impressive and rapidly expanding Solar PV developer in a varied role where you will receive consistent training and support from industry professionals and excellent scope to progress your career?


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 Graduate Design Engineer will use industry specific software such as PVSol and PVSyst to design large scale solar PV projects. You will work within a supportive team of highly skilled engineers that will provide full training to accelerate your personal growth to eventually lead own projects.


The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with a Bachelors or Masters degree in an engineering discipline, looking for the opportunity to get into the renewable energy sector. Candidates must be highly motivated and eager to learn with a self-starter attitude.


This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate to kick-start their career in the highly sought after renewable energy sector with a leading Solar PV company offering fantastic training and the chance to work on some of the largest commercial projects in the UK.


The role:
*Contribute to the design of commercial large-scale Solar PV, Battery Storage and EV charging projects through full lifecycle
*Full training provided
*Cooperate with internal teams through big-stage, construction and commissioning
*Liaise with senior clients and stakeholders throughout project lifecycle, ensuring project meeting their requirements
*Travel to sites nationwide to meet with clients and carry out surveys
*Predominantly office based (1-2 days WFH per week)


The person:
*Bachelors or Masters degree in an discipline
*Self-starter attitude
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Commutable to Chesterfield (or willing to relocate)
*Full UK Driving License


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.