Assistant Engineer - Solar

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Assistant Solar Energy Systems Engineer with a background in Electrical Engineering to join our talented team. The ideal candidate would possess over 3 years of industry experience, a solid technical knowledge of designing, installing and maintaining Solar Power Systems.


The Role:

 

  • Contribute to proposals and projects for solar resource assessments, energy production estimates, performance assessments of operating projects, siting, performance testing, feasibility studies, new technology evaluation, component modelling, conceptual design, and strategic planning.

  • Develop design specifications and functional requirements for commercial/ industrial solar energy systems or components.

  • Review specifications and recommend engineering or manufacturing changes to achieve solar design objectives.

  • Perform thermal, stress, or cost reduction analyses for solar systems.

  • Develop standard operation procedures and quality or safety standards for solar installation work and ensure compliance with relevant industry and Sri Lankan standards

  • Provide technical direction or support to installation teams during installation, start-up, testing, system commissioning, or performance monitoring.

  • Perform computer simulation of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation system performance or energy production to optimize efficiency.

  • Create plans for solar energy system development, monitoring, and evaluation activities.

  • Create electrical single-line diagrams, panel schedules, or connection diagrams for solar electric systems using computer-aided design (CAD) software.

  • Create checklists for review or inspection of completed solar installation projects.

  • Contribute to business development, including identification of key drivers, scoping, proposal development, and relationship management

  • Assist with Interconnection design and equipment selection

  • Provide engineering support during construction, system commissioning and troubleshooting

  • Provide technical advice and direction to sales consultants

  • Prepare commercial proposals and calculate savings

 

Ability to work under pressure, a high degree of self-discipline, honesty and integrity are key criteria in selection. An aptitude for working independently in an electronically networked and integrated system is necessary to function with efficiency 

The successful candidate will: 

Have a Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from a Government University (preferably from the University of Moratuwa/ University of Peradeniya) 

 

  • Minimum 1-2 years working experience in designing, installing and maintaining Solar Power Systems

  • Have Excellent Communication skills: phone, email and face to face

  • Have a Consultative approach towards businesses and understand the need to remain flexible.

  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy at all times

  • Have the drive and passion for making the most out of this booming industry.

  • Basic knowledge in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience preparing quotation and tenders

  • Experience preparing and maintaining relevant documentation of Electrical division

  • Hands-on experience and familiarity in the usage of Auto CAD

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

  • A team player with high a level of dedication

  • Basic knowledge in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience preparing quotation and tenders

  • Experience preparing and maintaining relevant documentation of Electrical division

  • Minimum 1-2 years working experience in a similar capacity

  • Hands-on experience and familiarity in the usage of Auto CAD

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

  • A team player with high a level of dedication

  • Have a valid driving license. 

Resume Specification

  • Your resume must contain

    • A passport size color photograph, embedded at the top right-hand corner of the resume

    • Names and contact details of two non-related referees

    • A cover letter explaining what you aspire to accomplish within the next five years of your career (dreams, goals and targets), your expected salary and the earliest possible start date.

  • All candidates would be considered strictly on merit grounds only. Your application would be treated with the highest level of confidentiality.

 

This position would be based at our Corporate Office at Colombo 7.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.