Renewable energy engineer (solar PV)

Job Title: Renewable energy engineer (solar PV)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 26984BR_1480440141
Contact Name: Alex James
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2016 17:22

Job Description

Owing to continued growth and high demand for our services, we are looking for a solar PV engineer to join our global team in our Brighton office.

As a solar professional within Mott MacDonald you will provide technical support to a wide variety of stakeholders. The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of international solar projects.

As part of our renewable energy team you will be responsible for:

· managing / supporting solar project developments internationally (mainly in the megawatt scale)
· providing engineering input from initial assessment through to technical and economic feasibility, due diligence, construction monitoring and acceptance
· reviewing and preparing technical and non technical reports to a high standard including specifications, reports, proposals, calculations and contracts
· providing technical tender support
· actively assisting with business development and client management
· attending client and site visits as required (UK and overseas)
· carrying out technical assessments
· working effectively on several projects concurrently to deliver to tight deadlines

You will work alongside other professionals as part of a multidisciplinary project team.

We would like to hear from you if you are an engineer with a confirmed interest in the renewables sector. As well as a real passion for solar we'd also welcome:

· masters degree in an engineering discipline (preferably with an energy related subject with specialisation in solar)
· a broad knowledge of solar energy technologies and projects
· experience working on megawatt scale solar plants (PV)
· a deep understanding of the key technical and commercial aspects of solar projects
· a proven track record of project delivery to time, quality and budget
· experience of project finance and contracts
· ability to manage and lead project work
· ability to produce high quality technical reports in English, to predefined deadlines
· strong problem solving and analytical skills
· a flexible and enthusiastic approach
· ability to work both individually and as a team
· a confident communicator

About us:

We are a £1.1 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 170 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

Our friendly and multi-cultural office consists of around 250 members of staff working across a range of sectors including hydropower, environment, renewables, transmission and distribution, water and thermal.

We are right next to Brighton station in the city centre or a 10 minute walk to the beach (if you fancy a sea view on your lunch break). Brighton is a lively, fun and cosmopolitan city with a bohemian vibe. There are a diverse and wide range of cafés, pubs, restaurants and shops and even window shopping is an experience down The Lanes.

The office is very social and we have a great sports and social club with subsidised activities occurring monthly, from pool competitions, gin tastings and comedy nights to climbing, go-karting, beach volleyball, football and cricket. We also have a variety of clubs that you can get involved in catering for all kinds of interests:
the theatre club offers subsidised theatre tickets to plays being shown in Brighton and London
our squash club is very active playing twice a week during lunch breaks
our weekly yoga sessions and office massages are a fantastic way to unwind

Plus there is always the opportunity to join in with the weekly pub social on a Friday evening!