Country/Region:  JP
City:  Tokyo
Business Unit:  RE CAPITAL CO., LTD.

EDP Renewables (a company of EDP), a leading global company in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest renewable energy producers. We operate in Asia Pacific across the clean energy value chain through our own operational construction model for solar photovoltaic projects developed on roofs, on land and on floating surfaces with a business model focused on long-term, low-risk contracts with credible counterparties and lasting relationships with customers. EDP Renewables is a company of EDP.


EDP is a global energy group which leads the market in Energy Transition, Innovation and Sustainability. Using the technology of the future, we create solutions highly focused on the needs of our people and our customers, never neglecting our role and contributions to society. To achieve our goals, we aim to attract diverse people with high potential through the professional opportunities we create.


Join us to be part of a renewable energy leader that reinvests in society through sustainable projects and social as well as cultural causes. You will have the opportunity to actively participate in our global transformation into a digital utility that fosters innovation and co-creation.

The Electrical Design Engineer is responsible for engineering, design and delivery of the electrical part (LV-MV-HV) in grid connected solar PV systems (including utility scale, commercial and industrial rooftops) and Windfarms on time and on budget.


The Electrical Design Engineer will manage proposals and bid/award process for obtaining these services and will provide project management and design consultation for all projects, review electrical system engineering designs, modelling, performance data and provide engineering support during the construction process.



  • Conduct engineering site audits to collect electrical and related site information for use in the design of commercial and utility scale power systems
  • Design and coordinate design of electrical (LV-MV-HV) systems, including system components and generation of BOQ/BOM to suit site condition and in accordance to solar engineering standards (MS, IEC, NEC etc)
  • Design and develop electrical single-line diagram, panel schedules and connection diagram for solar electric systems using computer aided design (CAD) software
  • Complete all electrical calculations in detail related to the project
  • Review specifications and recommend engineering or manufacturing changes to achieve solar design objectives
  • Evaluate plans or specifications to determine technological or environmental implications
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality or performance
  • Provide technical support to Project Manager and Engineer during installation, start-up, testing, system commissioning and/or performance monitoring
  • Provide technical support during the prospecting/opportunities stages (seld-development and/or M&A processes)
  • Create checklists for review or inspection of completed solar installation projects
  • Analyze cost and benefits of proposed designs and performing cost reduction analysis for solar systems
  • Review of EPC’s scope of work, specifications and comments on design and installation.
  • Attend site visits during construction for review and inspection of installation works for solar systems.
  • Coordinate works with the rest of the Engineering and Construction team and with the applicable corporate teams 



  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 3 years experience in low, medium and/or high voltage infrastructures.
  • Candidates with little to no experience are welcome to apply
  • Working knowledge of standard electrical calculations, basic structural and mechanical calculations
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Autocad and energy modelling software
  • Proficient in English and Japanese (both spoken and written). Proficiency in Mandarin is desired but not mandatory.
  • Value alignment: stewardship, collaboration, innovation and with a spirit of excellence 

When you join EDP Renewables, you will have access to:

  • Professional experience in a leading global company in the renewables industry with flexible work conditions 
  • Recognition through remuneration compatible with the role and other additional benefits 
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development, e.g. cross-cutting projects, mobilities and volunteering 


About EDP Group:
As a socially responsible company, we incorporate our values and practices with the principles of Diversity and Inclusion. To achieve all our objectives, we intend to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of the EDP Group. 


What makes us proud as an employer: 

  • TOP Employer Europe 2021 certification 
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2021 
  • Top Workplaces US 2021 
  • Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation


If you think you have the right profile for this opportunity, apply until 19 May 2023.

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