Senior Design Engineer

Based in: Iver, Buckinghamshire, UK and Internationally as required

Responsible for:


Delivery of design for industrial & commercial battery & hybrid systems, including electrical design services for EV Forecourts™


Key Responsibilities:


  • Prepare designs of Battery & Hybrid systems and EV Forecourts™ using AutoCAD

  • Produce LV AC Designs, on Project Level at 3 phase level

  • Assist with identifying technical solutions to meet the needs of our clients

  • All technical solutions and designs must meet technical, electrical standards and CDM (where applicable) regulations. Ensure quality of design meets Company standards, including single line diagrams

  • Able to provide project design, including equipment specification, bill of materials (BOM)

  • Able to conduct electrical calculations, cable sizing and earthing calculations

  • Able to trade efficiency, output, and costs to optimize system

  • Assist with preparing and submitting DNO applications or similar local network operators internationally

  • To provide support for local and international team members with commercial tenders and planning applications, support legal & project delivery teams, as required

  • To prepare/amend planning application drawings as required

  • Conduct site surveys to check project feasibility and take all relevant measurements and information in order to prepare the final ready to build designs

  • Generate suite of engineering CAD drawings as required

  • Able to research new technologies and provide improved project design, including equipment specification

  • Assist with monitoring system of the commissioned installations

  • Ensure good communication between the UK office and international colleagues in other offices

  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and Environmental and Quality Management System (compliant with ISO 9001 and 14001).


Skills Required:


  • Must have experience of working within a similar technical design role

  • Degree or an equivalent level of qualification in Electrical or Mechanical engineering is essential

  • Must have previous experience in system design of domestic / commercial solar

  • Experience in designing DC & AC (LV) systems, understanding of electrical schematics, string configuration and layout drawings

  • Must have experience of using AutoCAD and PVsyst

  • Understanding of the different PV substructure options, requirements and limitations

  • Ability to analyse and interpret data and perform performance review of working systems

  • Working knowledge of PV system configurators and sizing methods including their specifications, cost, efficiency, code compliance, performance, and reliability

  • Knowledge of safety features, grounding, disconnects, system testing, and troubleshooting

  • Ability to interpret topographical drawings

  • Ability to communicate and interpret needs effectively

  • Attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills

  • Advanced IT skills and be fully conversant with the Microsoft Office suite

  • Flexible mindset, team player and solutions driven


Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of LV/HV Distribution Design and Protection Coordination is highly desirable

  • Working knowledge of battery energy storage solutions (BESS), Energy Storage solutions (ESS) and EV charging is highly desirable

  • BS7671 17th & 18th edition qualification and ability to deliver designs and specify required equipment according to the regulations is highly desirable

  • Working on heights certificate and IPAF training would be desirable

Company Culture & Values:

GRIDSERVE® prides itself in providing a workplace that is friendly, encourages creativity and independence, empowering each team member to work at their best. We are passionate with an entrepreneurial spirit, hard-working but always find time to ‘let our hair down’.  Our Iver office is set in a private estate with lavish open grounds providing a great environment to work in.


We aim to work with Awesome people who align with our values to achieve greater results. Consider the values below and ask how well these resonate with the principles you hold.


Interested in hearing more:


If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you.

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