Solar Design Engineer

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Sembcorp Industries
Sembcorp Industries
Central, Singapore  UTC+08:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   22 days ago

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) is a leading energy and urban solutions provider, led by its purpose to drive energy transition.

Headquartered in Singapore, Sembcorp delivers sustainable solutions to support energy transition and urban development by leveraging its sector expertise and global track record.

Sembcorp has a balanced energy portfolio of 21.2GW, with 14.4GW of gross renewable energy capacity across 10 countries*.

Its urban development projects span over 14,000 hectares across Asia and have generated over 377,000 employment opportunities and attracted close to US$50 billion of investment capital.

Sembcorp is listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange. It is a constituent stock of FTSE Russell Index, MSCI Singapore Index, Straits Times Index as well as sustainability indices including FTSE4Good Index, iEdge SG ESG indices and several MSCI ESG indices.

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Purpose and Scope

Provide design and engineering services to support business operations and manage engineering workgroups.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support technical proposal development for Business Development, leveraging expertise in assessing sites, conducting detailed drawings, and estimating project PV capacity and costs.
  • Formulate comprehensive design specifications and functional requirements for the region, ensuring alignment with project needs.
  • Complete system designs for PV projects including site plans, mechanical racking and attachment plans, single-line electrical drawings, specification of balance of system location and interconnection details.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of factors influencing PV system performance.
  • Partner with the O&M Team to evaluate system performance, identify optimization opportunities, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Perform software simulations of solar photovoltaic (PV) system performance & energy production
  • Execute design calculations, encompassing voltage drop analysis, fault current assessments, and system optimization strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with EPC contract specifications and regulatory requirements, mitigating risks and optimizing project outcomes including on-site engineering support.
  • Collaborate closely with contractors to review and approve engineering drawing submissions, maintaining rigorous quality control standards.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering discipline
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Solar PV system design / engineering.

Skills/Competencies & Preferred Characteristics

  • Proactive self-starter with an ability to thrive in dynamic environments
  • Good business understanding and strategic mindset, complemented with a drive for results
  • Solution-oriented approach with a track record of overcoming complex challenges and driving innovation
  • Collaborative team player with a passion for achieving collective objectives and fostering a culture of excellence
  • Adaptability and willingness to embrace new technologies and methodologies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Excel capabilities for data analysis and reporting
  • Proficient in design software such as PVSyst, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Homer, and Helioscope

At Sembcorp, our shared corporate behaviours underpin all the work that we do in building a sustainable future:

  • Institution-first Mindset – Put the interest of the Group ahead of individual interests.
  • Collaboration – Deliver through collaborating across markets, businesses and functions.
  • Accountability – Hold team and self accountable to deliver on our commitments.

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About the role

Jul 01, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025


Sembcorp Industries

Central, Singapore

3-5 years


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