Renewables Design Engineer

June 5, 2023

Renewables Design Engineer

Role & Responsibilities

The Design Engineer takes initial renewable and solar PV system concept ideas and turns them into fully detailed construction ready designs.

  • Responsibility for the design and development of Photovoltaic, Heat Pump’s and general decarbonisation designs
  • Support team with Planning and DNO Applications
  • Support with tender response technical documents and estimating
  • Electrical system design including cable and protection calculations
  • Able to execute and deliver technical surveys, justifications of design and materials statements and ensure all health and safety requirements are met.
  • Produce Design Risk Assessments and assist with Construction Phase Plan and post construction documentation in line with CDM.
  • Review and evolve our design process (where required) inline with relevant industry standards
  • Provide advice and support to operational teams
  • Understand & apply the range of current and proposed sustainability related such as PAS2035, PAS2030 and Building Regulations
  • Maintain and build relationships with clients, consultants and subcontractors
  • Support with internal and external reporting of performance and progress
  • Assist with bids and tenders to provide the relevant support on sustainable projects
  • Ability to balance competing priorities from a range of stakeholders using a high degree of tact.


Essential Skills

  • Electrical background essential
  • Competence in AutoCAD is preferred.
  • Competence in PVSol, PVSyst etc is essential.
  • Good knowledge of renewable technologies is preferred
  • Understanding of/ability to carry out heat loss calculations would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong knowledge of current environment and sustainability issues
  • Confident & Competent in MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Strong time management skills, allowing switching between a variety of tasks and meeting a combination of daily, weekly and monthly deadlines.
  • Must be analytical and Problem Solving with enthusiasm to enhance, improve, optimise, streamline.
  • A flexible, self motivating and agile attitude, allowing you to respond to client needs.
  • Experience in supporting projects to understand and improve environmental and social supply chain impacts.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and precise record keeping skills
  • Build strong relationships with colleagues, mentoring and motivating, creating a team spirit, encouraging them to be at their best
  • Ability to influence different departments to suggest, implement and track more efficient processes.
Contact Name
Kieran Lightfoot
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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