• Title
    Senior Solar PV Consultant - Various European Locations
    Requisition ID
    2018-31101
    Work Location
    GB-Lanarkshire-Glasgow
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Consultancy
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Owing to continued growth and high demand for its services, Woods Clean Energy business is seeking to recruit a Senior Solar PV Consultant to join our expanding Solar Team.  Ideally this person will sit in our Glasgow office but we could also consider someone based in either Paris, Madrid or Milan.

     

    The principal responsibilities of this post include:

     

    • Manage/support solar project developments, providing engineering input from initial assessment, through to technical and economic feasibility, due diligence, construction monitoring, acceptance and operation monitoring (primarily in the megawatt scale)
    • Review and prepare technical documents including specifications, reports, proposals, calculations and contracts
    • Site visits in the UK and abroad
    • Provide technical support to clients
    • Technical assessment of PV products and devices
    • Promote Wood’s solar services in a business development role
    • Other ad hoc activities as and when required
    • Manage the teams of multi-disciplined engineers needed to deliver our scopes of work, including both Solar and non-Solar staff
    • Act as main interface and manage the relationship with key clients
    • Responsibility for the financial performance of any projects managed

    Disseminate knowledge to team members

    Skills / Qualifications

    Essential Criteria:

     

    • Degree or above in engineering, science based subject (electrical engineering favourably considered)
    • A working knowledge of solar energy technology and projects
    • The ability to produce high quality technical reports to predefined deadlines
    • Competent user of main Microsoft packages
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • A flexible and proactive approach
    • Reliability and good organisational/project management skills
    • Valid driving licence for use with in UK
    • Ability to work both individually and as part of a multi-disciplined team
    • A confident communicator
    • Ability to manage project work without supervision     
    • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
    • Understanding of technical and commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance)

     

    Desirable Criteria:

     

    • Previous experience working in consultancy and / or project development environment
    • Competence in understanding solar contracts
    • Previous experience in the development, construction and operation of solar energy projects
    • Previous experience in conducting lenders or acquisition technical advisor assignments
    • Academic background in solar PV technology
    • Foreign language skills
    • An understanding of the key technical and commercial aspects of solar projects
    • Experience in Solar PV yield prediction software, e.g. PVSYST

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

    www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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