Senior Solar PV Engineer

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Employment: Full Time


General Description

• Involved as the role of technical leader of utility-scale solar PV plant (with/without ESS) project development in DBOT, BOT, BOO mode, and/or EPC Contractor selection process which is processed under a competitive bid/negotiation mode.
• The responsibilities include but not limited to establishment of solar PV plant technical concept, preparation of technical proposal, pre-feasibility study and feasibility study, system design etc.

Specific Responsibilities

• Lead, organize and carry out master plan, solar resource assessment, preparation of technical proposal, pre-feasibility study/feasibility study preparation, solar PV system design, system sizing, technical and economic evaluation, solar system simulation, solar PV plant performance evaluation and design report preparation.
• Master plan, Prefeasibility studies, feasibility studies, preliminary and FEED design for commercial & industrial (C&I) solar PV based system and solar pv, BESS (or other type of energy storage, like flywheel) and generator (diesel generator, fossil fired engine generator) hybrid microgrid system regardless of on and or off grid.
• Selection of PV technology to be used, calculation of cable voltage drop, power loss, arc fault current, reactive power etc.
• Study, calculation and sizing and configuration of PV array. Study, calculate and sizing of cables, inverters, power stations, breakers switchgear, capacity bank and other electrical system equipment, auxiliary system, DC & UPS system, lighting, communication, CCTV and security system, grounding system, lightning protection systems, and protection, monitoring and control system.
• Issuance of bill of material, bill of quantity and assist in the request for quotation.
• Development of technical solution and problem-solving in utility-scale, C&I and microgrid.
• Identify key technical risks of the project, and provide solutions or advice for managing these risks.
• Research and tracking on new Standards and Norms, technologies which relevant to solar PV system, and maintain the technical advantages.
• Supervise and guide the draftsman’s work in the development of plot plan, general arrangement, layout, electrical SLD, schematic diagram, and architectural of communication, protection and monitoring and control.
• Development of solar PV system technical specifications for inquiry equipment in development stage and pre-inquiry.
• Check the technical consistency of the project and sort out the technical deviation and technical related cost-impact factors.
• Organize the check and review of technical proposal, pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, drawings and technical bid mentioned above, and provide optimization advices or requirements.
• Assist in the establishment of MENA region market development resource database, and pre-qualification of potential vendor/supplier/partner
• Coordinate and manage the interface with the partners/third party consultant and engineering service company which involved in specific project process and supervise the outputs generates from them.
• Assist in establishing technical system for MENA region market development.
• Other assigned relevant work.

AED 15,000 to 30,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


• Major in new energy science and engineering or electrical engineering and automation, bachelor degree or above.
• Master’s degree in electrical engineering is preferred.
• More than 8-years experiences in the engineering of Solar PV power plant development and EPC, at least 2 utility-scale project experiences (greater than 10MW) as the solar PV engineer or technical leader.
• Minimum experiences in 2 projects of the technical development and design of off-grid solar PV based, BESS, generator hybrid microgrid system (Greater than 1MW)
• Have experience in feasibility study, scheme design and engineering design in utility-scale solar PV + ESS project market development stage or project implementation stage, be familiar with common solar resource database, solar PV power plant main equipment and its technology, solar PV power plant yield simulation, performance prediction and economic and technical comparison and Solar PV system and solar PV array layout design and be able to work independently.
• Knowledge and experience in BESS and generators.
• Be familiar with the international standard and good practices that most used internationally, such as ISO, IEC, EN, BS, ASNI, IEEE, NEC, etc.
• Be familiar with MENA region market development technical management system and design quality control system.
• Skill in operation of MS office, AutoCAD
• Knowledge and skillful in simulation software, such as PVsyst, SAM, HomerPro, Etap, DIgSILENT Powerfactory.
• Hand-on experience in mandatory while either in utility-scale or microgrid is acceptable.
• Self-driven, result-oriented, team player, enthusiastic & innovative.
• Work Base : Dubai and travel to other countries


Powerchina Jiangxi Electric Power Construction Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as “JEPCC”) was founded in 1958 with headquarter in Nanchang, P.R.C., and is a subsidiary of the Power Construction Corporation of China (Powerchina Group, Fortune Global Top 500).

As a large-scale state-owned company, we focus on energy development and eco-friendly environment protection business, offering a wide range of services integrating planning, engineering and design, construction, O&M and consulting services in power sector like thermal power, renewables, biomass, waste to energy and power transmission.

Powerchina Jiangxi Electric Power Construction Co. Ltd. - Dubai Branch is the branch company of JEPCC, duly incorporated and existing under the laws of the United Arab Emirates.The mission of Dubai branch is the marketing of MENA, Eurasia region in renewable power sector and provide global engineering and procurement integration platform to serve the global business in regions of Asia-pacific, Africa and Latin-America as well.

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