PV Design Estimator - Solar

Job Title: PV Design Estimator - Solar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, Cheshire
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018359
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Our Client is an experienced installer of renewable energy systems designed to reduce costs and improve energy efficiency. Their highly trained employees provide a comprehensive service from site assessment and approvals, through design to installation, and beyond to system monitoring and maintenance. The role will involve coordinating live projects through the design stage as well as plan, design and cost solutions for new technology installations.


To focus on the coordination of projects allocated and to develop design solutions to meet the on-going and future needs of the business in particular on commercial projects.

  • Preparing DNO applications
  • Managing customer supply upgrades and isolations
  • Designing inverter layouts and managing inverter checks
  • AC cable design
  • Specification of electrical equipment - standard and site specific as well as workshop equipment & tools
  • Effective purchasing of electrical equipment & workshop equipment and tools
  • Technical survey visits
  • Supporting CAD design on with array mounting systems and ordering thereof
  • Operational handover meetings
  • Provide training on Generation protection wiring
  • Attend training and development when required
  • Internal auditor
  • Developing standard materials lists
  • Monitoring costs through spread sheets
  • Advising other designers


  • Electrical installations within commercial, agricultural and domestic environments
  • Competent or above working knowledge of current electrical regulations
  • Worked with DNO's
  • Literacy & numeracy competence
  • Electricians approved certificate or equivalent
  • 17th editions electrical regulations certificate
  • Certificate in Health & Safety
  • ISO 9000 internal auditor
  • 2391 testing certificate
  • Asbestos awareness
  • Full driving license
  • Organised and logical
  • Effective communicator
  • Competent in IT & Microsoft Office
  • Customer focused
  • High level of competence in attention to detail
  • Multi project coordination