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Current Vacancy: Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Solgrid Limited is a leading renewable energy company specialising in commercial, community and large-scale Solar PV projects. Our expertise is rooted in a rich heritage of design, engineering and installation experience, spanning over two decades. This deep understanding of the industry has earned the company a reputation as a premier commercial Solar PV and renewables company in Ireland.

The Role:

  • Responsibility for overseeing the successful development and design of Solar PV projects by the Design Team.
  • Manage, support and develop the members of the Design team.
  • Carry out regular Design Department meetings where workload schedules will be planned and assigned.
  • Produce Engineering/Electrical drawings, costing estimates and bill of materials including use of industry software such as PVSol.
  • Work closely with the Sales and Project teams providing technical solutions and ensure all estimates are accurate.
  • Plan and oversee procurement related to project design and execution.
  • Ensuring all designs to meet required standards and other appropriate legislation.
  • Conduct site specific surveys to capture clients’ requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise and present data analysis as required during the clients’ journey.
  • Complete Electrical Services Feasibility Study and Energy Efficiency Reports, including Solar PV, LED Lighting and Electric Vehicle Charging.
  • Attend weekly internal/external meetings and present project progress updates.
  • Continuously drive safety, quality, and efficiency measures across all projects.
  • Drive departmental KPI’s and challenge improvement.
  • Upskill and attend training as required.

Skills and experience required:

  • Qualified Electrical or Mech-Elec engineer with a 5 to 10 years’ experience is required.
  • Previous experience in electrical estimating and procurement.
  • Proven experience in industrial electrical design and cost estimation.
  • Previous electrical experience and knowledge of LV/MV and strong knowledge of electrical systems, including AC and DC circuits.
  • Knowledge of Solar PV industry software, Irish regulations, and Industry standards.
  • Understanding of applications, Grid connections, Grant and SEAI requirements.
  • Ability to produce technical drawings and electrical diagrams.
  • Strong management and motivational skills including a proven track record in leading and developing staff in a team environment.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and people skills a must.
  • Proven ability to adapt and thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environments.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to manage multiple objectives.
  • Skilled in adapting to requirements of numerous, constantly changing design demands.
  • Proficient in all aspects of health and safety of the build.
  • Must be proficient MS Word, Excel, Project, SharePoint, and Adobe Pro with experience presenting.
  • Full and clean drivers licence.
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Development: Access comprehensive training and continuous professional development programs that will empower you to excel in your role and grow your expertise.
  • Career Advancement: Seize opportunities for career advancement within our rapidly growing company, where your ambition and dedication can take you far.
  • Benefits Package: Enjoy a competitive salary package that includes a pension plan.

Join Our Team

Send your CV and a cover letter to and why you’re excited about the opportunity to join Solgrid’s team.

Apply now and help us shape the future of Solar PV solutions!

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