SOLAR PROJECT ENGINEER

Country/Region:  ES
City:  Munich
Company:  EDP Renewables Germany GmbH

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's fourth-largest wind and solar energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets.

 

MISSION

Manage the design process of the assigned projects within the concerned geography,  providing technical support both to the development phase, the contracting and construction phase, in accordance with the directives of the head of the department and applicable regulations, to guarantee the minimization of costs, compliance with deadlines and quality requirements of the projected assests.

 

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

DEVELOPMENT ENGINNERING: Coordinate the preparation of technical projects for the development of renewable energy generation PV plants and electrical interconnection infrastructure, ensuring compliance with the conditions established by the business units, other technical departments or external agents, to ensure maximum efficiency in the development of such projects.  Select the specialized external engineering companies.  Provide technical support to the development phase when required.

ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION COMMON INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN: Participate in the design of the electrical infrastructure of the generation plants for the interconnection to the electric network common infrastructure with other developers/operators; prepare the required documentation for grid access and connection applications and grid code compliance; provide technical support in the consenting process.

SPECIALIZED STUDIES COORDINATION: Coordinate and validate with other Technology Units the execution of specific key studies (collector system, reactive power compensation, foundation design, definition of the main equipment: panels, inverters, trackers, etc , or others) for its integration in the engineering project, to minimize the risk associated to the construction process.

TECHNICAL STANDARDIZATION: Coordinate and ensure the development and application of technical standardization in the concerned geography, applying the best practices in the sector to ensure maximum efficiency in the construction and operation of facilities

TENDER ENGINNERING: Coordinate the preparation of technical packages to deliver to Procurement for the construction Request for Proposals (RfPs) of renewable energy generation PV plants and electrical interconnection infrastructure.  Provide support to the Procurement Department in the clarifications discussions with bidders and award negotiations when required, in order to guarantee the best technical-economic conditions in the awards.
PROJECT HANDOVER TO CONSTRUCTION: Make an optimum transfer of projects under Engineering responsibility to the Construction unit, in order to optimize the construction start-up times, guaranteeing the coordination and technical quality in the handover of the project. Assist in the evaluation and resolution of any proposed modifications of the final engineering project raised during the construction phase, in order to ensure the preservation of the technical standards of the project.
DD LOCAL SUPPORT: Provide support to the due diligence process for new projects under study within the concerned geography, assisting with all the aspects that need to be managed locally for the optimum technical assessment, CapEx estimation and risk assessment.
COMPANY POLICY AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE: Understand and apply policies to prevent occupational hazards, environment and quality to ensure implementation and compliance on tasks under their responsibility.
EDPR INSTITUTIONAL REPRESENTATION: Represent EDPR to agencies and institutions, public and private, in matters relating to its jurisdiction to enforce the interests of EDPR.

 

Qualification: 
Master of Science (Industrial, civil or Electrical Engineering) A postgraduate in Renewable Energies will be valued

 

Experience: 
Around 3-6 years experience in Solar PV Power Plants  Experience with Solar PV Power Plants and HV infrastructure projects in the country.
Experience dealing with Municipalities, TSOs and DSOs in the country

 

Specific requirements:
Solar PV Plants  Knowledge of International technical normative


Languages: German and English (Spanish, Portuguese and others are a plus)

 

Comments:
Ability to perform duties in a collaborative, multi-national working environment High attention to detail
Strong statistical and analytical skills
Solved-problems and open-minded attitude
Communicative and sociable

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends 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 EDPR.

 

What makes us proud as an employer:

TOP Employer Europe 2024 certification.
Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2022.
Top Workplaces US 2022. Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;


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