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Published
13. April 2021
Location
Denmark
Category
City
Aarhus
Deadline
03. May 2021

Description

Are you truly passionate about renewable energy and able to create simple solutions to complex challenges? Do you want a unique position, which allows you to dedicate your work to the design of utility scale Solar PV plants (+20 MW)? Then grasp the chance to become our new specialist!

JOIN OUR INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT IN LYNGBY OR HAMBURG

In 2020 COWI delivered the best financial result since we were founded 90 years ago, in addition to this, we had the pleasure of welcoming 729 new colleagues. Our department, Wind Energy and Renewables, holds a very strong and competitive position in the international market for solar PV and onshore as well as offshore wind energy. We enjoy effective partnerships with leading developers, within the green energy industry, and delivery substantial results to key projects around the globe. We are privileged to experience a continuously increase of new, extensive and challenging projects.

ARE YOU SPECIALISED IN SOLAR PV DESIGN?

As our new Electrical Solar PV Specialist, you will be welcomed by more than 20 hardworking, enthusiastic and friendly electrical engineers. All of us are specialised in different areas of electrical engineering. We are a very social, friendly and well-functioning team, which is clearly reflected in our high scores on employee engagement surveys. Preferably we want to anchor the position in Lyngby or Hamburg. But, if the perfect candidate is located in Aarhus or Vejle, we would be open to anchor the position in either location.

YOUR SKILLS. OUR TEAM. TOGETHER, WE DESIGN THE FUTURE

To succeed as a Solar Systems Specialist, you thrive in organising and leading the development of our competences in relation to utility scale solar PV projects. You have a high degree of initiative and bring a structured and dedicated approach to your work. You are flexible and open-minded, possess a good sense of humour and enjoy the social work environment. Excellent English language proficiency is a must, and you are effective in composing complex technical documentation.

We imagine our new Solar System Specialist has a minimum of 4 years' experience in a similar role, and preferably holds a B.Sc. or M.Sc., within Electrical Engineering. Furthermore, you have strong experience in using PVSYST to estimate energy yields and assess plant performance.

Furthermore, you have in-depth experience with the topics listed below:

  • Due diligence processes in relation to large scale solar plants
  • Solar plant optimization, in aspects such as DC/AC ratio, pitch and tilt selection and racking solutions
  • Basic system design, e.g. single line diagrams with main electrical components in DC and medium voltage AC circuits
  • Owner’s engineering functions for design and construction phases of several solar plants larger than 20 MW each
  • Verification of grid code compliance and the development of equipment strategies to ensure grid compliance using inverters, batteries, filters, STATCOMs etc.
  • Understanding, but not necessarily design capabilities, of the basic civil engineering issues involved in a large-scale solar plant such as drainage, foundation, and mechanical design
  • Insights in the project development process of large-scale solar projects when starting from a green field situation

DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

For further information, please feel free to contact Department of Wind Energy and Renewables Management, Head of Section, Lars Viggo Hansen. Tel. +45 4176 0185

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We review applications and continually conduct interviews until a suitable match is found. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, the application deadline is stated at the top of the page.

EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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