Solar PV Design Engineer – Utility Scale Solar Projects - QLD

  • Sydney
  • Permanent
  • Mon Feb 26 06:29:47 2018
  • 200005197

RCR is now firmly established as Australia's leading Utility Scale Solar EPC contractor. With 700MW of renewable projects currently under construction, we are continuing to expand this capability as we look to deliver over 1GW of new projects annually. RCR’s renewables capability covers project inception, design, construction, deployment, and operation & maintenance to provide full asset lifecycle support. Our growing capability, resources and equipment give RCR significant leverage to remain at the forefront of the renewable energy construction market.

Join Australia’s most successful Utility Solar EPC contractor as we move towards 1GW of solar projects under contract. There has never been a better time to jump on board with our Renewables team and join RCR as we continue to grow in this exciting sector.

Solar PV Design Engineer– Utility Scale Solar Projects

We are now actively recruiting for Solar PV Engineers with strong experience of working on Utility Scale Solar projects to work on various projects across Australia.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide engineering design, expertise and constructability advice for Utility Scale Solar Projects, provide engineering support for tendering & procurement, act as the technical interface between the RCR PV design team, business development team and client, ensure the Solar DC concept designs are complete, risks known and performance guarantees are within RCR acceptable risk thresholds, establish collaborative relationships with the relevant Client personnel and ensure Safety is considered within design deliverables and all designs are to relevant Australian Standards.

RCR Infrastructure offers competitive remunerations, combined with a range of employee benefits & the opportunity to work within renewable energies. All flights and accommodation will be provided.

To be considered for the position you will have the following:

  • Working knowledge of Solar farms, with an understanding of the requirements of working in green field site.
  • Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Engineering Degree, Renewable Energy Engineering Degree or Electrical Engineering Degree with solar experience.
  • 5 - 10 years experience designing within the solar and renewables market with a focus on Utility Scale Solar Projects.
  • Familiarity with the various module, tracker, inverter and balance of system suppliers active in the Australian market
  • Demonstrated experience with PV Modelling software packages such as PVSyst or SAM
  • Experience with AutoCAD and any specialised solar PV design tools for large scale solar applications such as Helios3D
  • Familiarity with Australian and International standards in the solar, electrical and civil/structural engineering fields that are relevant to solar farms.
  • Experience with the grid connection process and implications on plant performance for large scale solar farms will be highly valued.

Please note: This role is being sourced through RCR Tomlinson directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, click “Apply” to submit your resume.

The successful applicant will be required to provide contactable references and undergo a pre-employment medical and Drug & Alcohol test.