Electrical Design Engineer - Solar

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer - Solar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018112
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Allen & York are working with are the world market leader in the development, engineering, financing, construction, operation & maintenance of large scale solar photovoltaic projects who manufacture high quality, bankable, cost effective solar farms characterized by some of the highest energy yields in the industry, reliable operation and low raw material consumption. The client are an international group of companies which designs, manufactures and constructs the full range of solar photovoltaic solutions (rooftop, ground mounted, PV car parks and PV greenhouses).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of design for commercial rooftop and car park PV projects.


  • Develop the design Solar PV installations using AutoCAD
  • All designs must meet technical, electrical standards and CDM regulations
  • Able to provide project design, including equipment specification
  • Create designs including single line diagrams
  • Working knowledge of PV system components and sizing methods including their specifications, cost, efficiency, code compliance, performance, and reliability
  • Knowledge of safety features, grounding, disconnects, system testing, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to creatively consider cost reduction ideas and strategies
  • Able to trade efficiency, output, and costs to optimize system
  • Assist with preparing and submitting DNO applications
  • To provide support for commercial tenders and planning applications
  • Ensure quality of design meets Company standards
  • To provide support to Project Managers for both roof-top and ground-mounted projects when required
  • To prepare planning application drawings when required
  • Site surveys to check project feasibility and take all relevant measurements and information in order to prepare the final ready to build designs
  • Setup the monitoring system of the commissioned installations or support the team doing this
  • Ensure good communication between the UK office and colleagues in Germany
  • Updating SalesForce
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy


  • Must have experience of working within a similar technical design role in the renewable energy sector
  • Degree or an equivalent level of qualification in electrical engineering
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of design regulations

For further information please contact Ashley Smith on +44 (0) 1202 888986

We look forward to receiving your application