Photovoltaic Engineer – Industrial & Commercial Solar

Job Description

The business model involves developing, constructing, financing and operating solar systems on the roofs of multi-national corporations and national leaders. The customers pay for the power over 25 years while Total Solar handles all investment, construction and operation. Total Solar is looking to hire a full-time employee to lead engineering and design for the solar PV projects of its Commercial & Industrial affiliate in Dubai.
Key Responsibilities:

The PV Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare electrical, civil, mechanical and structural designs for solar PV projects
  • Perform sizing of equipment under different scenarios to maximize power generation from solar PV installations
  • Create detailed Bills of Materials for projects
  • Provide streamlined technical support / information for solar PV offer process
  • Generate estimation and preparation of performance model
  • Create and maintain standard design packages
  • Lead the evaluation of alternative designs
  • Prepare standard technical documentation
  • Provide engineering and technical support to the team as needed

The position will be based in Dubai and the scope of activities will extend to United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries.

Context and environment

Energy is central to a series of future challenges. Everywhere in the world, Total’s employees are helping to make energy better.
You have the opportunity to join Total Solar to take up the challenge of solar energy within the Total group and to contribute to our objective of becoming leader in responsible energy produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale. We are looking for talented, committed people to join our human and collective endeavor in which the corporate culture and each person’s experience and creativity come together to make our group successful and build a responsible energy future.
In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than Total Solar!

Candidate profile

  • 3-5 years minimum in designing and engineering solar PV projects.
  • Graduate from a premier university with a degree in electrical engineering.  Graduate degree and/or related professional qualifications considered a plus.
  • Experience with PV System energy modeling tools and ability to run simulations on PVsyst
  • Strong Knowledge of photovoltaic system design and optimizing system components for energy production
  • In depth experience with AutoCAD, manual drafting, and electrical line drawing.
  • Field experience in installation, startup and commissioning
  • Knowledge of electric substation and interconnection system
  • Working experience of the UAE context in electrical norms, renewable energy regulations, construction codes, is appreciated.
  • Connections with suppliers and contractors

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