Solar Design Engineer

Blue Power Partners

  • Chennai, India
Solar Design Engineer
Job Posted : Mar 27th, 2024

Job Description

The Solar design engineer creates the design plans, performs accurate design calculations, and works Collaboratory to support the project. Along getting a unique opportunity to join the frontline of the renewable energy revolution, you should enjoy being involved in a broad range of tasks, including, but not limited to:

  • Playing a vital role in the delivery of solar consulting services for the project developers, lenders, and investors.
  • Providing technical support to other members of the team throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Designing large scale PV project layouts, SLDs, according to grid compliance and permitting requirements.
  • Performing accurate system sizing calculations and detail solar resource assessment and energy yield estimation.
  • Preparing detailed bills of materials based on system specifications.
  • Aligning with management team to develop complete proposal packages.
  • Evaluating plans or specifications to determine technological, commercial, and environmental implications.
  • Recommending technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Reviewing solar PV designs, test reports, commissioning procedures, quality documents etc.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with global team to understand the regional design standards, strategy & requirements.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Bachelor’s /master’s degree in engineering preferably from Electrical background.
  • 4-6 years of experience in designing PV Projects, yield estimation, creating layouts, SLDs and electrical calculations.
  • Proficiency in creating site layouts, electrical system design, yield estimation, regulatory approvals etc.
  • Comfortable with multiple design iterations as per client requirements.
  • Have knowledge of IEEE, IS, IEC, NEC, and other governing standards for design of solar PV systems.
  • Experience in working with AutoCAD/Similar, Sketchup, PVcase/RatedPower/Plant Predict/Similar, Pvsyst and other relevant tools & software.
  • Well-versed with technical aspects of Solar Modules, Solar Inverters, Racking Systems & BoS.
  • Possess strong analytical & communication skills.
  • Self-starter, result oriented team player, able to see the big picture while working with many tasks in short deadlines.
  • Great facilitation skills and thrive engaging with people of different cultures and from various backgrounds.
  • Proficient in English language.
  • Experience in designing BESS, Hybrid system & other state-of-the-art technologies like Bifacial PV will be an added advantage.


  • Chennai, India.

Company Overview:-

Blue Power Partners is a global consultancy and project development company with a dedicated focus on developing renewable energy. Blue Power Partners delivers services within onshore and offshore wind, solar, storage and Power-to-X. We have proven experience in executing renewable energy projects throughout the full project life-cycle from modelling through development, construction, stabilization and operation until potential divestment. Our project execution builds on a strong techno-commercial understanding supported by electrical power engineering and data analytics.