Renewable Energy Engineer

Join our global energy team in Madrid / Seville, Spain as a Renewable Energy Engineer. Contribute to diverse renewable projects worldwide, providing technical support and driving the energy transition.

Mott MacDonald
Mott MacDonald
Madrid / Seville, Spain  UTC+01:00   On-site   Contract Position   10000+   2 months ago

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence.

About the business unit

The Energy unit delivers services to clients globally across several sectors including hydropower, nuclear, waste, renewable generation and transmission & distribution networks. Together we provide integrated engineering and project management services across the project lifecycle – from concept and design to construction and operations, to decommissioning or repowering and life extension. Together with our clients, we’re helping to deliver the energy transition globally.

Overview of role

Owing to continued growth and high demand for our services, we are looking for a renewable energy engineer to join our global energy team in one of our European offices. By joining our team, you will have access to the largest, most challenging and innovative projects worldwide. The work is extremely varied as will be your role. You will be working with a strong renewable energy team and other discipline professionals delivering prestigious schemes. You will be part of a multicultural and diverse global team. As a wind and/or solar professional within Mott MacDonald you will provide technical support to a wide variety of stakeholders including developers, original equipment manufacturers, regulators and financing institutions. The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of international renewable projects providing:

  • Technical advisory/due diligence for lenders, developers and investors
  • Owner's engineering, construction supervision and design services
  • Concept and FEED design engineering.
  • Feasibility studies.

As part of our global team you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting major Wind and Solar project developments internationally.
  • Providing engineering input from initial assessment through to technical and economic feasibility, due diligence, construction monitoring and acceptance.
  • Reviewing and preparing technical reports to a high standard including specifications, reports, proposals, calculations and contracts.
  • Providing technical tender support and writing technical specifications/design drawings.
  • Actively assisting with business development and client management.
  • Attending client and site visits as required (worldwide).
  • Working effectively on several projects concurrently to deliver to tight deadlines.

Candidate Specification

Essential Criteria

  • Degree level engineering or equivalent qualifications.
  • Demonstrable interest and knowledge in renewable energy projects.
  • Able to collate, analyse and act upon complex and diverse information from a variety of sources and give advice for project level decision making.
  • Ability to influence and motivate stakeholders within a complex environment.
  • Willingness and availability to travel globally.
  • Technical competence on the functioning of renewable energy plants
  • Self-motivation, ability to use own initiative.
  • Demonstrable ability to work in a team and as an individual
  • Flexible, problem solving approach.
  • Excellent written and spoken English with ability to explain technical issues to non-engineers, including Clients.
  • Ability to present at meetings.
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce and review reports for clients and so attention to detail is paramount. Excellent IT skills particularly MS Excel/Word/Project and PowerPoint.

Desirable criteria

  • Demonstrable experience in renewable energy projects.
  • Experience in a consultancy environment.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
  • Experience in a client facing role.
  • Experience in international projects.
  • Technical qualifications in some/all renewable energy technology.
  • Demonstrable experience in design of power plants.

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

Equality, diversity, and inclusion

We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute.


We want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can support you.

Agile working

Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working – because life isn’t 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including ability to buy/sell annual leave entitlement, cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans
  • Wellbeing support including access to an independent Employer Assistance Scheme, wellbeing champions and access to learning and support resources
  • Access to our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability and parents/carers communities
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

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About the role

Mar 20, 2024

Contract Position


Sep 18, 2024


Madrid / Seville, Spain

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