SOLAR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Ho Chi Minh City
Posted 1 month ago

Position Summary

SOI has a fast-paced work environment. We seek determined and talented individuals willing to utilize their experience and expertise to take on significant responsibility and accountability to change Vietnam in a sustainable manner.

Your role will be responsible for all aspects of electrical design, analysis, and development of new and advanced solar systems. You will work closely with EPC contractors to make sure their designs comply with the scope of works and technical requirements. You will be required to attend site surveys and system commissioning tests when necessary. To ensures that milestones and deliverables are met through the life of the project.

This position reports directly to Solar Electrical Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

• Prepares detailed electrical drawings for PV systems from concept to construction. This includes site layouts, three-lines, protection schemes, and DC & AC system design

• Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, tests, etc. in order to plan, design and implement a project

• Prepares and modifies PV electrical designs, specifications, Site Plans, and schedules for projects based on site constraints such as environmental, permitting, and utility requirements.

• Interpret and implement utility-specific design requirements

• Proficient in the National Electric Code (NEC) Regulations

• Interact with electricity utility companies and regulatory authorities with regard to solar PV projects

• Coordinates and collaborates with other design and technical professionals who are part of the project team to create a cohesive design set

• Assists in Developing construction cost estimates

• Required to perform field inspections, research, and measurements

• Technical assessment of PV products and equipment’s

• Maintaining records and databases

• Interact with electricity utility companies and regulatory authorities with regard to solar PV projects

• Serve as point-of-contact for customers/clients during each project Analyse electrical designs from specifications and surveys

• Inverters and HV experience would be advantageous

• Organise with development and engineering to develop a preliminary design budget

• Perform regular check-ins with job superintendents to gauge project progress

Qualifications

• Bachelor degree, preferred majors include electrical engineering

• English fluency

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience performing design of solar PV systems and products

• Experienced with solar PV system design, inverters, wiring, grounding, utility interface and performance monitoring. Experienced with Semiconductor technology desired

• Technically proficient in the field of photovoltaic conversion, direct current circuits and protection designs with a working knowledge of solar PV system modeling

• Familiar with international Standards for solar PV systems, and other relevant standards

• Solid general knowledge of computer technology and be proficient with 2D and 3D modeling software such as Solid-works and AutoCAD

• Have a passion for renewable energy and want to ensure a future for the environment. Overseas trips may be required for technical support, training, and internal/external meetings

• Dynamic work attitude with a focus on getting things done.

Desirable

• 2+ years solar project management experience including projects of at least 500 kW+

• 6+ years previous experience in project management and/or construction operations

• An interest in renewable energy understanding major aspects of business administration

Work location

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Contact

Hr.sov@shireoakinternational.com

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