Senior Solar Engineer – Energy

Burns & McDonnell

  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
Senior Solar Engineer – Energy
Job Posted : Nov 9th, 2021

Job Description

Burns & McDonnell India (BMI) Energy Division is looking for a well-rounded and driven solar PV design engineer in the Mumbai Office to assist with conceptual design of solar developments and to perform the detailed design of solar projects. The conceptual design will involve collecting preliminary site information, performing site layouts, and iterating different technology cases /scenarios to optimizing energy output of the solar PV power plant. Candidates will also be responsible for taking the conceptual design and translate them into fully detailed construction ready designs by performing necessary calculations and designs, preparing the bill of material, and answering questions during the project execution phase. Specifically, the position will involve some or all the following:

  • Using software tools to layout and optimize PV ground mounted systems
  • Performing electrical calculations (cable sizing, grounding studies,
  • Creating electrical single-line diagrams, panel schedules, or connection diagrams for solar electric systems, using computer-aided design (CAD)software
  • Performing PVSyst modeling for system production estimates
  • Developing optimal designs with SLD, PML, conduit and wire scheduling, routing and equipment plans,
  • Executing designs that adhere to grid compliance and permitting requirements
  • Compiling detailed bills of materials based on system specifications
  • Coordinating with management team to develop complete proposal packages
  • Working with business development, project management, and installation teams to meet client’s needs and internal design standards.
  • Travel to the United States as required and requested to support assignments on projects and overall office needs;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications And Experiences:-

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from accredited program. Six to Ten years of professional experience performing solar engineering required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written & verbal communication skills (English). Previous internship and/or related consulting experience preferred. In additional, candidates should have experience with the following:

  • Electrical distribution systems at 15kV and 35kV power levels
  • PVSyst
  • AutoCAD
  • National Electrical Code and standard design/construction practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers both in Mumbai and United States) to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to independently complete required design
  • Ability to independently perform power optimization studies using PV Syst to meet client requirements or propose feasible options for any given site.
  • Minimum 6-10 years of related experience.


  • Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of engineers, construction professionals, architects, planners, technologists and scientists to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities with more than 60 offices globally. Burns & McDonnell India was established in Mumbai in 2013 as a 100% subsidiary.