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Development Engineer - Solar & Storage (IPP)

Employer
Michael Page Property and Construction
Location
England, London
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
20 Aug 2021
Reference
JN -072021-2947859

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Job Details

The role will be to support the growth of company development pipeline and processes as well as early stage EPC support, with a strong focus initially on our UK planning submissions and project optimisation's.

Client Details

Our client is a pan-European developer of renewable energy projects and IPP, are looking to strengthen their team with a UK-based Solar Development Engineer.

Description

The role will be to support the growth of company development pipeline and processes as well as early stage EPC support, with a strong focus initially on our UK planning submissions and project optimisation's.


The successful candidate for the role will provide technical design support specifically during the conceptual and planning phases of the utility scale solar projects (including potential co-located or stand-alone storage projects), and also support and the delivery stages of company's solar and solar plus storage pipeline.


The Development Engineer will be responsible for turning the initial concept ideas into fully detailed construction ready designs and will be working primarily on utility scale solar projects.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Provide initial feasibility site layout designs and design expertise to support the evaluation of suitable sites for solar development, incorporating site specific constraints and requirements
  • Assess the suitability of, and identify opportunities to incorporate; alternative, new and emerging technologies e.g. East-West systems, tracking systems, storage co-location
  • Support the Project Team through the planning process with review of technical parameters, site design amendments and revisions
  • Support the ongoing assessment of including Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in Company's solar portfolio across all jurisdictions
  • Liaise with Grid Connections Manager/ICP as required
  • Provide detailed Yield assessment analysis, including P50/P90 simulation (PV Syst and pvDesign)

Profile

  • Have proven track record & experienced in a similar role
  • Have 3-5 years of design experience in utility scale solar PV
  • Be a competent user of AutoCAD, PV Syst , PV Design and Microsoft Office
  • Have demonstrable experience of working to strict deadlines
  • Have previous experience in the design/construction of PV solar plant
  • Hold a degree in a relevant technical discipline
  • Have a valid driver's license.
  • Have strong technical knowledge of the utility scale ground mount solar PV design
  • Have strong commercial background in renewables
  • Have Electrical and Civil engineering design knowledge
  • Have strong analytical and research skills

Job Offer

Excellent Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits

Company

Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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Telephone
0121 230 9377
Location
United Kingdom
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