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Senior Electrical Engineer – Solar and BESS

Senior Electrical Engineer - Solar and BESS

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Brinkworth
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Renewables
  • Ref : 25166
  • Salary: Salary on application
Astute’s Renewables team is proudly partnering with a leading EPC company in the utility-scale Solar and BESS market, that are committed to professional development and sustainability. Together we are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their growing design team and participate in a growing pipeline of solar and BESS projects.

The Senior Electrical Engineer role comes with a salary up to £60,000, KPI driven bonus, company benefits and remote working.

If you’re a Senior Electrical Engineer and are looking to work for an organisation that is growing and are well-respected in the renewables sector, then submit your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the Head of Engineering you will:


  • Participate in design projects from sales phase to construction and commissioning, reviewing electrical calculations and installation designs.
  • Perform electrical design activities for DC and AC installations of solar and BESS projects.
  • Ensure engineering designs are completed within planned timescales and read design specifications and technical drawings.
  • Evaluate technical specifications in tender documents, reviewing risks and implications of requirements.
  • Manage relationships with key project members, also supporting sales and purchasing with technical descriptions, datasheet validation, and BOM generation.
  • Develop substation layouts, SLDs, wiring schematics, cable sizing calculations, earthing layouts, protection schemes, and cable containment solutions.
Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:


  • HNC/ HND, BSc, BEng in electrical discipline required.
  • Experience in the renewables industry, with solar/ BESS projects, DNO, ICP or similar.
  • Good knowledge of electrical design software (eplan or similar).
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Full driving license.
Personal skills

The Senior Electrical Engineer role would suit someone who is:


  • Very interested in renewables and the energy transition; we want someone very passionate about the sector.
  • Structured and well organised method of work.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
Salary and benefits of the Senior Electrical Engineer role


  • Salary up to £60,000.
  • KPI driving bonus.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Full health cover.
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.
  • Mobile, PC and PPE.


To apply for this Senior Electrical Engineer - Solar and BESS opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393919497 to speak to Karianne Morris who can tell you more. You can also connect with Karianne on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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