Electrical Design Engineer – Solar

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: €80,000 +
  • Location: IrelandMunsterWaterford
  • Sector: Power & Energy

Our client, an industry leader in energy efficiency and renewable technologies, are seeking a Electrical Design Engineer to join their team in Waterford.

Objectives of the Job:

We require  an Electrical Design Engineer  to support a range  of projects. The successful candidate will be a senior  member of the  Engineering  &  Technical management team. Responsible for Solar  PV &  Electrical system design,  specifications and ensuring  project  designs are compliant with safety  standards, regulations, and codes of practice.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as the lead Electrical Design Engineer.
  • Responsible for Electrical system design, specifications and ensuring project designs are compliant with safety standards, regulations and codes of practice.
  • Provide engineering solutions for all aspects of grid connection and customer side installations, from conception through detailed design to construction, energisation & handover.
  • Sizing and specifications for DC solar installations & AC (LV & MV).
  • Experience  with MV design.
  • Support the contract managers regarding project claims/change in scopes/Cost & time impacts.
  • Collaborate with the supply chain function to ensure technical requirements for equipment and or services are agreed and communicate with potential suppliers.
  • Act as advisor to the senior management team.
  • Share knowledge and impart skills to other team members.
  • Stay abreast of trends in relevant industry fields.
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • Assist in any other duties which may encompass the role.
  • Assist in the procurement and appointment of design teams, professional services and contractors as required.
  • Design and maintenance of energy management systems to comply with        ISO 50001
  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements
  • Working to KPI’s

Essential Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Third level electrical engineering qualification
  • Electrical Design Experience in a Construction Setting is Essential
  • 5+ Years’ Experience in Electrical Services Design.
  • Full Clean Driving License.

Desired Experience

  • Knowledge of renewable energy systems Solar PV, Wind Turbines, Biomass would be an advantage
  • Electrical design of renewable systems.
  • Project Management experience
  • Construction Installation experience
  • Grid Connection Experience would be an advantage
  • Medium voltage system design.

For more information or to apply directly email cian.conry@sonastechnical.com or apply directly on Indeed



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