Senior Solar Electrical Engineer - opportunity in Australia

Job Title: Senior Solar Electrical Engineer - opportunity in Australia
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: 140000 - 180000
Reference: 2428258
Contact Name: Ryan Hauville
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2016 04:43

Job Description


  • Lead the Solar Capability for global engineering firm

  • Company entering unprecedented growth phase

  • Work across a range of Utility Scale Solar projects


This is an excellent opportunity to join forces with an innovative, dynamic and highly technical engineering firm with strong presence across Australia and globally.  You will work for a forward-thinking company that actively encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and project resourcing across borders.

This is a highly diverse role that will see you involved in a range of responsibilities including:

  • Early client engagement, creating project opportunities (business development)

  • Signing off on electrical design (Power Systems / Protection studies)

  • Building relationships with contractors & owners onsite for project management during construction phase

You will also take on mentoring responsibilities of more junior engineers and guide them on design, feasibility work as well as growing their site based capability.


  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineer

  • Depth of project engineering / project management experience delivering Solar projects in Australia (ideally utility scale; however large commercial projects ie 300kW+ will be considered)

  • Electrical design strengths across both AC & DC 

  • Excited about the opportunity to partner with a range of clients in the Renewable sector and with projects at varying stages

You will have the soft skills to work with high levels of integrity, be service / customer relationship focused and gain your best results in a team environment.

You will join a developing Renewable division within a global company that is investing heavily in building the capabilities of the business in this sector.


Salary is largely dependent on level of experience and cultural / values fit and the company is dedicated to attracting the right person at a package that will be highly competitive. 

Next Step

To be considered please apply below attaching resume (word format) and brief cover letter addressing the selection criteria above.  For a confidential conversation to understand further details of the role please email

**Please note this opportunity is based in Australia. We would especially be interested in those who currently have work rights in Australia, but are open to hearing from those with relevant experience and are open to relocating.**



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