About the Company:

Leading Solar PV engineering specialists who pride themselves on delivering renewable energy solutions to new and established clients over many industries spanning the UK who believe key to success is looking after their staff and building long standing relationships with clients.

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer or an Electrical Engineer with a consultant’s background to join our team and grow along with the business. In this role you will produce pre-installation design services and electrical compliance for Solar PV, Battery Storage, and energy monitoring solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Providing engineering design input to major renewable energy development projects through various lifecycle stages (concept to contract award handover).
  • • Design commercial, industrial and utility scale solar PV installations.
  • • Develop electrical specification and schematics for C&I solar PV and battery storage installations.
  • • Ensure compliance with wiring regulations, electrical safety standards and codes.
  • • Provide cable calculations using Trimble Pro Design and optimize the LV systems.
  • • Preparing project technical submissions which encompass all preconstruction design information and literature.
  • • Interpret site pre-installation survey information and produce a detailed design in line with scope, specifications and industry regulations.

Skills and Expertise:

  • • Degree / HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • • Ability to use Amtech / Trimble Pro-design or equivalent electrical design tool.
  • • Ability to use AutoCAD in producing pre-installation and As fitted drawings.
  • • Understand scope of work, specifications, programs, and cost control of tender documents.
  • • Understanding of the contract conditions and obligations.
  • • Ability to complete survey & reporting on existing buildings & infrastructure.
  • • An understanding of current Building Regulations, Codes of Practice and Legislative Requirements.
  • • A practical knowledge of how electrical installations are assembled and installed.
  • • Ability to interpret Subcontractor and supplier proposals.
  • • Ability to check drawings for accuracy and buildability.
  • • Produce quotations using Microsoft Word and Excel.

Benefits: Generous 33 days holiday (inclusive of public holidays) which increases with length of service / Holiday Buy/Sell scheme / Life Assurance / Employee Assistance Programme and Wellbeing Portal / Employee Discounts Portal / Excellent development opportunities, training, and support / Free Parking / Cycle scheme

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    About Nova

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