Design Engineer  – BELECTRIC Solar UK

Position Title: Design Engineer
Based in: UK (home-based)
BELECTRIC is an international group of companies which designs, manufactures, and constructs the full range of solar photovoltaic solutions, along with Energy Storage Systems.
BELECTRIC are the world market leader in the development, engineering, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of large-scale solar photovoltaic and energy storage projects. We have built and connected over 4GWp of solar projects globally. In the UK, Belectric has an excellent 8-year track record in O&M, and we are a market leader in the quality and diversity of services we offer. We are pioneering large-scale energy storage EPC and O&M.
We are currently recruiting for a Design Engineer, to work on the growing pipeline of solar and storage projects.
Design Engineer Key Responsibilities:
Development of customer-specific photovoltaic concepts as well as detailed design and implementation planning including yield simulations
Evaluation of the technical implementation options and selection of suitable substructures and modules taking into account local conditions, such as lightning protection, smoke and heat extraction systems, occupational safety, roof coverings
Preliminary PV site plan drawings for technical offer returns to tenders
Preliminary BESS site plan drawings for technical offer returns to tenders
Review and amend the final site plans to ensure compliance with other design considerations such as planning and Structural Engineering
Support design activities and perform on site visits as necessary to support the project design
Understanding of key site surveys and implementation into site drawings as constraints
Undertake and manage yield assessment simulations for the early stage of projects worldwide. Especially new markets
Advise Commercial Engineering on review of EPC and TA simulations
Analyse current PV portfolios performance to update performance modelling assumptions
Manage relationships and work with Technical Advisor on development sites but also ad hoc requirements
Support of sales and purchasing with layout and technical issues in the offer
Support of the construction department in the implementation, in the project realization phase
Close exchange with colleagues in electrical planning, purchasing, project development, project management and the subsidiaries
Preparation of as-built layouts and drawings package
Technical documentation after completion of a project
Interact with Sales team and the rest of engineering disciplines to integrate specifications into the design concept
Adhere to all Company policies/procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and QHSE policy.
Skills required for a Design Engineer:
Enthusiasm towards decarbonisation and renewable energy
Completed degree in electrical/civil/mechanical engineering or comparable completed vocational training in the technical field (e.g. technical system planner) with several years of relevant professional experience (( 5 years)
Excellent AutoCAD skills. Ability to setup and manage drawings, X-reference, blocks, etc.
Experience in Solar PV Design
Experience in undertaking Energy Yield Assessments
Familiarity with the OS and Land registry maps and websites
Familiarity with the interactions between developer, EPC and TA in utility-scale PV project development
Knowledge of simulation software including PVSyst (desirable)
Experience with PV Case, pvDesign or equivalent design tools
Knowledge of PV industry modelling and simulating assumptions. Including bifacial panels and single-axis trackers
Knowledge of Energy Storage Systems
Ideally experienced in working across multiple jurisdictions and time zones including some travel
Knowledge of main players in the industry (TAs, Investors, EPC, third party labs etc)
Innovative spirit
Ability to deal with ambiguity and problem solving
Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders across different levels in and out of the organization
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Structured and well-organized method of work
Clean Driving license
If you have the right skills and attributes to be a Design Engineer for BELECTRIC – Click APPLY NOW! Design Engineer Benefits
Salary £45,000
Bonus KPI driven
Pension ERs contributions up to 6% – following a successful 3 month probation period
Full Health cover –
4 x Life cover- following a successful 3 month probation period
33 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays


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