Solar Project Engineer

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R0000909 Solar Project Engineer (Open)Renantis Spa

We are a global player in the field of renewable energies, which develops, designs, builds and manages plants that generate clean energy. Moreover, we provide highly specialized energy management and downstream services to both energy producers and consumers and use our know-how to manage third-party assets from a technical and administrative perspective.

Discover our business here:

Our Group is an innovative place to work. We work in a stimulating and safe environment where differences are valued and mistakes are an opportunity as the starting point for reflection and improvement. Listening is key and what we do differently is to put the employee, as a person, at the core of what we do.

For us diversity is a real value. We recognize the creative potential that people of different backgrounds and abilities bring to their work. That's why we encourage a dynamic environment where we make the most of individual skills and promote the integration of all personal differences and points of view. A diverse and inclusive environment is the key to our sustainable, long-term success.

Discover our culture and approach here:

Would you like to be one of our new enablers?

Job Description Summary:

Renantis is looking for two Solar Project Engineers to be based in either Milan or Rome, who will support the delivery Renantis’ solar projects worldwide. Our projects range from site identification and resource assessment through to contracting and construction.

The Solar Project Engineers will contribute to the development of feasibility and conceptual studies, preliminary design & cost estimate studies, energy resource assessments and yield analysis and well as participating in technical due diligence.## Job Description:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support delivery of all technical aspect of projects including yield assessment, geotechnical, grid connection, technology selection, engineering design and constructability related to the company’s solar projects
  • Conduct technical due diligence of solar PV projects
  • Work closely with business development department to ensure projects are appropriately assessed and key technical risks are identified
  • Perform site visits to assess the site
  • Investigate BESS integration, sizing and design into solar projects, and gauge the viability of including BESS into permitting
  • Identify key components of the solar PV plants to achieve cost effectiveness and system reliability
  • Optimisation exercise with regards to PV layouts, cable loss calculations, inverter selection and energy yield assessments
  • Create technical write-ups and the Scope of Works for development studies
  • Provide input into site specific project development budgets and delivery programmes
  • Assist procurement with generation of CAPEX estimates
  • Use AutoCAD/GIS software to draft layouts, elevations and single line diagrams
  • Review EPC, equipment supply and O&M proposals from contractors
  • Other tasks defined by the line manager

Key Requirements:

  • Capacity to work in an international team
  • English and Italian Speaking
  • Experience in AutoCAD or similar
  • Experience in PVSyst
  • Knowledge of Microsoft tools
  • Pragmatic and creative problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills (internal and external stakeholders and partners, technical and non-technical)
  • Full clean driving license

Educational Background

  • Degree in Engineering or Related Field

Desirable skills & experience

  • Experience in BESS modelling and design
  • Other languages are desirable
  • Experience in using PVDesign
  • Involvement in PV plant construction
  • Understanding project consent process in Italy

What do we expect from you?

We expect from you passion, commitment and, most of all, the desire to learn in each activity you’re tasked with. We always look for enablers of growth!


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About this company

Founded date:2002



Renantis exists to build a better future for all by powering people’s everyday lives with care. We develop, design, construct and operate onshore wind farms, solar PV plants, floating more

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