Electrical Design Engineer – DC

SgurrEnergy India Pvt Ltd

  • Min 3-7 Years
  • Pune, Maharashtra
Electrical Design Engineer – DC
Job Posted : Jul 17th, 2021

Job Description

  • Design of DC side electrical engineering related Medium and large-scale Solar Photovoltaic Power plants. Ability to provide cost optimised design of the arrangement of the PV plant layout.
  • Knowledge in DC side Engineering Specification and Standards (IEC, IEEE, ANSI, SEC, IS etc.)
  • Shall be Familiar with Energy yield simulation in PV Syst.
  • Shall be able to select the Solar PV Modules types and ratings, PV module installation type. Optimum DC rating of Plant.
  • Shall be able to perform shading analysis using software tools (Sketchup, etc.)
  • Preparation of DC SLD (Single Line Diagrams) & the layout design for the 3D CAD tools.
  • Preparation of Plant Layout GA drawings, PV Array Layout, DC Cable routine layouts, DC Grouping layout and all other Solar PV plant services layout
  • PV plant Earthing Calculation as per IEEE, BS, IS and other related standards: Earthing conductor sizing and earth mat design.
  • Lightning risk assessment and lightning calculations for design for Solar PV plant as per IEC and IEEE guidelines.
  • String Cable, Power Cable (DC and AC) sizing & calculation; Control Cable sizing, length Calculations and cable accessories selections.
  • Able to understand and Validate Power conversion Unit (PCS) or Solar PV inverter component Power / Control schematics, BOQ and Site accessories.
  • Sizing Calculations for the protection Fuse, Connectors, SCB, SPD all DC components and Ability to select the DC Fuse, SCB, String / Central Inverters or PCS and all associated equipment’s for solar PV plant as per IEC, IS, IEEE standards.
  • Review & preparation of General Technical Parameters, Design Memorandum, check list preparation, Equipment sizing and configuration for the DC Component.
  • Auxiliary Load calculation AC & DC and designing schematic diagram of auxiliary loads.
  • Performing illumination sizing calculations, Ventilation calculations, Fire alarm system for the Buildings and open fields of Solar PV array.
  • Able to do pre-dispatch inspection and perform pre-commissioning test for all solar plant equipment’s independently. Coordination and support for testing and commission of Inverter.

Partial skill set include:-

  • Coordination of PV Plant parts of solar PV projects covering the phases within their development from project execution phase to commissioning assessments
  • Participation in Solar PV plant feasibility report preparation, Technical Due Diligence report and site visits
  • Advising client on any design issues encountered while design phase of the project.
  • Coordination of designs and review activities between Contractor/EPC, Design team and client office.
  • Effective Project coordination via communication with internal teams. Regular update on Master deliverable list to maintain record of project progress.
  • Highlight any technical issues as they occur and advise on their actual or potential impacts.
  • Correspondence record with client for ready reference required during design and review meetings.
  • Understanding and working in given scope and adhering timelines.
  • Customer communication, project progress tracking, interdisciplinary coordination.
  • Attending meetings at customer/contractor offices/site, factory acceptance testing and commissioning support.
  • Adhering to quality processes.
  • Participating in system development activities.

Essential Criteria:-

  • Candidate shall be preferably from Consultancy / EPC background with exposure on utility scale solar PV projects.
  • Candidate shall be preferably to have Exposure to the on-site DC components erections works and commissioning of DC side of the Solar plant.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, MS office is essential, PV Syst, Sketchup, Dialux tools will be advantageous.
  • Willingness to travel and stay as per requirement in India and abroad.
  • Candidate needs to comply with organizations HSE commitment.

Selection Process:-

  • Telephonic Discussion: Preliminary round of discussion over a call by the company HR.
  • In-Person / Skype Meeting: Round of discussion with the domain specialist in Pune office, skype may be preferred for outstation candidates.
  • HR Meeting: Upon shortlisting in initial interview, discussion on remuneration at Pune office.
  • Director Meeting: At Pune office before conclusion.


  • Pune, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

SgurrEnergy is one of the leading renewable energy consulting companies that has worked on over 160GW of renewable energy projects globally. In South Asia SgurrEnergy has consulted over 33GW of utility scale solar PV plants that are either constructed or under implementation.