Technical Contracting Engineer (m/f/d)


Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Hannover, NI, DE, 30163 Hamburg, HH, DE, 20354


RWE Renewables Europe & Australia GmbH, Essen, Hamburg, Hannover
To start as soon as possible, full time, permanent

Functional area: Engineering

Join the RWE Renewables team as a Technical Contracting Engineer (m/f/d) supporting onshore wind and solar projects in Germany and help us shape the future of renewable energy.
The Project Engineering Germany department provides technical support and technical expertise in the development, construction and during the operation of our wind and solar farms in the specialist areas of Resource Assessment, Site Suitability, Civil and Electrical Engineering.


Your tasks
As Technical Contracting Engineer you will support the technical side of the contracting process for BoP and solar works:

  • Preparation of technical documents for "BoP" and solar tenders (construction and electrical trades) in close coordination with the purchasing department, all engineering teams and the German development and construction teams

  • Coordination of project specific requirements with all engineering teams and the German development and construction teams and transfer of RWE technical standards and requirements into them

  • Responsible for the identification of deviations in close coordination with the purchasing department, all engineering teams and the German development and construction teams

  • Support technical negotiations in close coordination with Purchasing, all Engineering teams and the German Development and Construction teams up to negotiated/signed contracts

  • Support the development and implementation of technical specifications, standards and requirements in close coordination with all engineering teams and the German development and construction teams

  • Identify and follow up lessons learnt from the tendering and contracting process and support initiatives to reduce LCoE



  • Successfully completed university studies in an engineering degree programme, ideally in civil engineering or electrical engineering or comparable

  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience in technical procurement and/or project management, especially in wind, solar or other infrastructure projects

  • Ability to balance technical requirements against economic benefits across all project phases

  • Good technical understanding of construction trades as well as technical understanding of electrical trades or good technical understanding of electrical trades as well as technical understanding of construction trades

  • Knowledge of relevant German norms and standards

  • Project management skills, ability to plan and organise tasks independently and to prioritise

  • Negotiating skills, assertiveness and ability to discuss technical, operational and economic issues with colleagues and business partners

  • Ability to work in a team and interest in interdisciplinary tasks, combined with the ability to build sustainable working relationships in international teams across regions and functions

  • Business fluent in German and English

  • Valid driving licence and willingness to travel within Germany, usually for one day

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 83794, application deadline 30/11/2023.
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We look forward to receiving your application!

As one of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy space in Europe and Australia, RWE Renewables Europe & Australia is proud to be paving the way for a greener future. We’ve got over 1,400 employees, all developing and promoting renewable energies across 12 countries. They specialise in the construction of onshore wind turbines, solar plants, and battery storage systems. And they all share the desire to redefine how millions access energy.

We’re well set to hit our 50 GW by 2030 target, and go climate neutral by 2040. That’s thanks to our community of experts currently building Europe and Australia’s largest onshore wind farms – as well as a pipeline of exciting projects across solar and PV. And the focus isn’t just on harnessing clean energy – but also the new technologies that can push our GW ever higher.

Now, we’re looking for more people with the skills and ambition to drive the energy transition. Join RWE Renewables Europe & Australia.
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