Solar Project Engineer - Commercial Solar / Project Management

Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 03-06-2017
Solar Project Engineer - Solar PV Project Management – Reading, UK, £18.500 - £25,000 per annum, 
 
The opportunity

One of the UK’s leading and most respected designers and installers of commercial Solar PV systems are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic engineer to work with project engineers in design and project management tasks.
 
This role could suit a recent graduate, or an enthusiastic engineer with up to 2 years experience (hence the salary range). 

You will join a friendly team working a string pipeline of exciting projects.

There's a really good development scheme available and for those joining as a graduate engineer, a structured 12 month development programme giving you exposure to the wider work of the company -  Sales, Project Management, Finance, and Logistics teams on a rotational basis.
 
The role

We are looking for an Electrical, Mechanical or Renewable Energy Engineering engineer, graduated in the last two years.

Initially you will be rotating between different departments of the company but your work will be focused mostly on design and project management tasks within the solar PV project management team.

In addition to that, you might be asked to accompany staff on site visits, answer customer enquiries over the phone, and conduct research. The role is varied and will allow you to experience all aspects of the solar PV installation business.

The person

You are a recent graduate in Electrical, Mechanical or Renewable Energy Engineering and you have an interest in developing a career in the low carbon sector.

We are looking for a team-player who is fluent in English and has strong communication skills.

Essential requirements:
  • MEng/BEng in Electrical/Mechanical/Renewable Energy Engineering;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Interest in the renewable energy sector.
Desirable:
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or similar drawings package;
  • Prior work experience in the renewable energy sector.
Remuneration

Salary in the range of £18,500 - £ 25,000 per annum (based on experience level).
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