Solar Engineer (Utility Scale) - Sydney NSW

Sydney, Australia

Solar Engineer (Utility Scale) - Sydney NSW
Dependent on Experience Level - Market Competitive

Solar Engineer - Utility Scale Solar 

Our market leading client within the Australian Renewable Energy space is actively looking for an experienced Solar Engineer to join their growing team, based in Sydney NSW in an office based position. 

The core responsibilities within this position will be to work closely with the Senior Development Engineer to handle: 
  • The design/engineering of utility scale solar projects including site assessments, system sizing-shading analysis + equipment selection for large projects 
  • Effectively use solar modelling software to develop simulations, generating reports to optimise the design
  • Development of custom tools/scripts to automate, streamline & enhance solar energy modelling capabilities
  • Utilise GIS tools to create spatial data for solar assessment/site selection
  • Conduct performance evaluations & feasibility studies 
  • Closely collaborate with the wider business team to enable the successful development/implementation of solar projects
  • Create & provide solutions/recommendations to remain up to date with industry trends, technology advancements & regulatory requirements within the Solar sector 
  • Prepare technical reports + presentations & documentation to communicate findings with team/stakeholder

You will have: 
  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years experience within the Solar/Renewable Energy sector
  • A degree in Engineering/Renewable Energy (or related discipline)
  • Proven experience & strong knowledge of PVsyst, SolarFarmer or similar software
  • Proficiency within Python (or similar programming language) + experience working with GIS tools (Manifold or QGIS) 
  • A strong understanding of solar energy principles, photovoltaic systems/solar energy technologies. It is a requirement to be familiar with electrical concepts/electrical schematics related to solar energy systems
  • High level of accuracy + attention to detail in solar energy calculations including system sizing, energy yield estimation and financial analysis.
  • Knowledge of industry standards, codes and regulations related to solar energy systems.

Please note: You must have FULL working rights within Australia to be considered for this position! 

Apply directly to this job advert if your experience matches the above requirements and you are interested in joying a market leading renewable energy organisation here in Australia. 

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