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Technical/ Electrical Engineer
Hanergy Solar Power/ Europe China Power has its headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Our mission is to provide the world with clean energy. Our aim is to be the most important partner in investing, developing and operating renewable energy projects, currently solar. The mother company Hanergy Holding Group, the largest privately owned renewable energy producer in China. Further information is also available on our websites: www.hanergy.eu and www.hanergy.com.
As our solar activities in Europe are rapidly growing, we are currently looking for someone to assist us with the engineering aspects of our solar projects. This technical team has recently been set up and cooperates closely with our head office in Beijing and other European branches. We would like to enforce our technical team with an electrical/ technical engineer.
Duties & Responsibilities:
As part of the team of PV System Integration, the Engineer will play a critical role in the development of PV systems design and engineering platform, as well as be responsible for designing, engineering and implementing large-scale (>1MW) solar PV systems. Experience working through all technical or electrical aspects of solar photovoltaic system engineering is considered an advantage, including hands-on performance of:
  • Solar site assessments and feasibility analysis;
  • Making cost-effective technology selections; 
  • Developing AC electrical system designs for thin film; 
  • Developing structural designs for thin film; 
  • Overseeing the permitting, incentives and interconnection processes, performance testing, inspection and certification, and ongoing maintenance and operation.
The candidate will join a top-tier engineering team. He/She will liaise closely with the business development team and finance team to develop highly customized and cost effective solar solutions. The candidate will also play an active role in building strategic relationships with manufacturers and integrators. Considerable experience and creativity in solar photovoltaic are required, as well as the ability and maturity to manage growth within a fast-paced, start-up environment.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Technical management and oversight of each phase of solar project development within a specified timeframe; 
  • Attending site qualification visits to collect information needed to complete the design and permitting of large-scale solar electric systems;
  • Designing cost efficient photovoltaic systems, and creating professional CAD drawings including diagrams, structural designs, electrical designs, and system sizing; 
  • Overseeing and executing the permitting, incentive, and interconnection processes;  
  • Working with a variety of technological partners and coordinating procurement and supply of panels, inverters, racking, wiring, and monitoring systems;
Specific job skills:
  • Proven ability to simultaneously manage numerous complex solar development projects, each involving multiple suppliers; 
  • Outstanding technical, organizational and people skills; 
  • Sound judgment and attention to detail; 
  • Excellent working knowledge of project design & management software; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise initiative; 
  • Desire to play a key role building an innovative clean energy company; 
  • Understanding of solar photovoltaic technology and design.
You must be passionate about the renewable energy business, be willing to work extremely hard and enjoy the fast pace of an early stage company with tremendous growth potential. In addition, you must possess:
  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline; 
  • Preferably 1-3 years working experience in performing design and execution of solar electric installations on commercial scale installations; 
  • Knowledge of designing with low/medium/high voltage equipment; 
  • Experience in PV Thin film industry doing designs or project management is considered a plus; 
  • Solid experience & a detailed understanding of primary utility-scale power components; this will include their reliability, performance, & cost characteristics/trade-offs;
This position is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with occasional travel throughout Europe and possibly Middle East and Africa. This job is on a full-time base and has a market-conform remuneration package.
If you are interested in this challenging position, please submit a detailed application in English to Stephanie van Elven: s.vanelven@hanergy.com . If you have further questions, please contact us and ask for Stephanie van Elven / Goncalo Aleixo, Phone: +31 (0)20 6753588. Acquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated. We thank all applicants for their interest. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Europe China Power B.V.
Zuidplein 138, 1077 XV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel: 31-20-6753588 Fax: 31-20-6753538 e-mail: info@chinapower.nl website: www.chinapower.nl