PV Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB407973

PV Engineer

  • Kent Town
  • Closes 29 June
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Renewable Energy
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Kent Town

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 29 June 2024


Brunel has partnered with a leading international company specializing in renewable energy to recruit a skilled PV Design Engineer. This globally recognized leader in the solar energy sector focuses on developing, constructing, and managing large-scale solar farms and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). Their innovative approach and commitment to sustainability have positioned them as a key player in transforming the energy landscape.

About this role

  • Spearhead the conceptual design of renewable projects, with a primary focus on PV solar projects and BESS.
  • Manage the creation of project-specific deliverables such as SLD, PVsyst reports, general layouts, string designs, and equipment selections for optimal performance.
  • Coordinate with third-party design firms to ensure timely and efficient advancement of engineering designs.
  • Provide comprehensive engineering support across all project stages, including pre-feasibility, RFP tender, construction, and operations management.
  • Support the procurement team by specifying technical requirements and ensuring all materials are compliant with design specifications.
  • Handle the management of design revisions and version control on-site, including maintaining document registers, coordinating design information requirements for subcontractors, and liaising with third-party design teams.
  • Collaborate closely with power grid companies and AEMO on connection issues and GPS modeling.

Project Highlight:The first major initiative you will be involved in is a 21MW solar farm based in New Zealand, necessitating travel to the site approximately twice a month.

LocationThis opprotunity could be based in any of the eastern states.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, with at least 3 years of experience in utility-scale solar farm projects and EPC work.
  • Proven expertise in commissioning solar farms and BESS, with strong project management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in an international, multicultural environment.
  • Knowledgeable in the relevant codes, standards, and regulations in Australia and New Zealand.
  • High commitment to safety, excellent communication skills, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel extensively to project sites, both domestically and internationally.
  • Possession of an Australian Driver’s License.


This role provides an excellent opportunity to engage with cutting-edge renewable energy projects and contribute significantly to sustainable energy solutions. If you have a passion for renewable energy and the qualifications listed, we invite you to apply and join a company that is shaping the future of energy.

About Brunel

Brunel is a provider of recruitment and flexible workforce solutions that connects skilled individuals with opportunities across Australasia and worldwide. Our expertise lies in matching candidates with industry-leading projects and organizations in technical, professional, trades, and craft disciplines on a contract, permanent, or secondment basis.
Since 2001, Brunel has been operating in Australasia with significant bases in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, and Port Moresby, complemented by a vast global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices, and 45 years of successful operation.
We take pride in being an equal opportunity employer and advocate for applications from female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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