Senior Solar Engineer

Location MX-MEX-Mexico City | MX-Queretaro
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated solar expert to join our team in Mexico. We offer a full-time position reporting to the Head of the Solar Section for Iberia and Latin-America.


The Solar Senior Engineer will join the DNV GL team in Mexico (preferable in Ciudad de Mexico but having also the option of Querétaro) for providing Independent and Owner’s Engineering services through the entire lifecycle of solar projects in Central America, and support colleagues from other Countries in South America and Europe. 


As an independent advisor, the Solar Engineer will spend the majority of the time conducting direct project work for customers, in addition to supporting business development and in-house research projects.


It will be considered a plus if the person is recognized as a solar expert within the market.

Tasks may include

  • Direct Project work. As part of the daily work and after a proper training, it is expected that the Solar Engineer will be involved in engineering and advisory tasks for solar PV projects.
    • Technical due diligences processes focused on system electrical design review, main equipment review, project contracts review and financial model review.
    • Owners engineering services focus on detail electrical design review and construction supervision.
    • Project construction monitoring and on-site inspection;
    • Operational data analytics to assess project performance trends and component behavior; and
    • Site inspections for root cause analytics.
  • Project Management. The Solar Senior Engineer will coordinate and manage internal resources for the execution of projects and ensure that projects are delivered on-time and within budget, as well as meeting Customers’ expectations in terms of quality.
  • Business Development. As part of the Solar Team, the Solar Senior Engineer will be responsible for tracking business opportunities, market intelligence, develop services according to Industry needs and develop and maintain the required network of contacts with focus on Mexican solar PV market.
  • Research and Development. Propose and be involved in internal R&D Projects related to the solar business.

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience in the solar sector (preferable in consultancy or engineering companies)
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Electrical Engineering or similar; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Local and International experience on engineering and consultancy services for solar PV plants
  • Experience in technical due diligence processes which may include but is not limited to: site assessment, system design, energy estimates, equipment selection, contracts review and project finance
  • Familiarity with PVsyst as well as other energy simulation software
  • Experience must also include a working knowledge of solar PV related regulations, codes and standards. Experience with IEC and other relevant certifications in the industry
  • Experience on Project Construction, Commissioning Procedures and Acceptance Tests and Conditions. Familiar with typical equipment for site inspections (thermographic cameras, I-V curve tracers, Electroluminescence, …)
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Technical knowledge of renewable energy policy and solar PV
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations and emails (English and Spanish)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Lead and support independent qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Willingness to travel across the country and internationally
  • Ability to work independently within an internal team, and with external partner organizations
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Valid driving License

Opportunities Beyond Business


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

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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. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

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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