Solar Engineer

Location BR-RS-Porto Alegre
Requisition ID
2020-14021
Business Area
Energy
Category/Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Permanent Employee (Previously A)

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL has a wide experience in consulting in the Brazilian solar industry, providing since 2012, a diverse range of services, including prospection of new areas, measurement campaign monitoring, energy production assessments for ANEEL auctions and financing, assessment of solar farm operation and due diligences.         

DNV GL is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Engineer to join our Solar Team in Porto Alegre and be part of an International Team of Solar Experts providing independent and owners engineering/advisory services to our Customer.

 

The position is a full-time position that reports to the Solar Head of Section of Iberia and Latin-America, located in the Barcelona Office.

   

Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct Project Work. As part of the daily work, it is expected that the Solar Engineer will be involved in technical advisory tasks related to independent and owners engineering services, which may include project analysis, data analytics, components technical evaluation, site inspections for root cause analysis. It would be also expected the Solar Engineer to perform Project Management, preparing and delivering reports and presentations as well as direct contact with the Customers.
  • Required critical knowledge of construction contracts, project quality plans and as built designs. The engineer will be required to understand project management, evaluation of project earned value against current performance and milestones accomplishment and payment certificate submission.
  • Research and Development. Propose and be involved in internal R&D Projects related to the Solar Business

Position Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineer and related with Energy or Renewable Energy is preferred;
  • 2+ years of professional experience in the renewable energy or solar sector (preferable in consultancy or engineering companies);
  • Experience required on the following fields:
    • System design, energy estimates, equipment selection, and performance monitoring;
    • Construction Monitoring and/or Supervision for Solar PV Plants; and
    • Project Acceptance Tests and Commissioning Procedures.
  • Experience on the following fields will be a plus:
    • Familiar with typical equipment for site inspections (drones, thermographic cameras, EL, I-V curve tracers);
    • Familiarity with PVsyst;
    • Solar PV related regulations, codes and standards;
    • IEC and other relevant certifications in the industry.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal ENGLISH and Portuguese communications skills, including ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations and emails;
  • Willingness to travel across the country and internationally;
  • Ability to work independently, with an internal team, and with external partner organizations;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Valid driving License.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

 

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

 

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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