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Senior Solar Project Engineer (d/f/m)- Germany

RWE Renewables GmbH, Essen/Hamburg, Deutschland (DE) 

To start on 02/08/2021 or To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Engineering; Renewables 



As Senior Solar Project Engineer you will be supporting the development, design, installation and comissioning of utility-scale solar and storage plants in Central and Southern Europe.


Your future plans

  • Create site plans and single line diagrams and perform energy assessments for utility-scale solar and storage plants in order to support project development in Europe
  • Support the regulatory and permitting process as well as the construction RFP process by writing technical scope of work documentation and evaluating bids with quantifiable measures
  • Coordinate technical requirements and deliverables with the I&C, transmission, and storage engineering teams throughout development, construction, and procurement process
  • Manage external engineering firms during entire design and construction process
  • Perform site visits during development and construction to manage design process
  • Research latest trends in solar photovoltaic and store technologies
  • Work continuously with development, construction and procurement to lower LCOE of entire project portfolio
  • Support supplier prequalification/qualification and management


Your powerful skills

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical, civil, mechanical, or related engineering fields
  • Profound proven experience in utility-scale renewable energy projects, including several years in energy production assessments and plant design, as well as experience in plant operations
  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD and PVsyst, intermediate proficiency in SketchUp
  • Advanced proficiency with satellite meteorogical datasets, intermediate proficiency with Python, or R languages
  • Fluent in English and German, other languages such as Spanish are a plus


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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