Design Technician

Location Glasgow
Contact name: Amelia Yates

Contact email: amelia.yates@zero-global.com
Job ref: 518
Published: 24 days ago

Job Title –  Renewable Design Technician
 
Their Purpose – A rapidly growing consultancy who specialise in building, construction and renewables within domestic and commercial environments.
 
Location &, flexibility – Glasgow | Hybrid after probationary period
 
Salary & Benefits – £30,000 - £35,000, Company Pension, Free Parking, Career growth opportunity within the renewable sector.
 
About the Job:


 You will play a crucial role within their engineering team, contributing to the design and development of renewable energy projects across Scotland. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge sustainable energy solutions while making a meaningful impact on our environment.

  • Collaborate with the team to develop detailed designs for solar PV systems and battery storage solutions, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Conduct site assessments and surveys to evaluate project feasibility and identify optimal installation locations for solar panels and battery storage units.
  • Create electrical schematics, layout drawings, and equipment specifications using CAD software, considering system capacity, electrical load, and interconnection requirements.
  • Perform shading analysis and energy yield assessments to optimise the performance and efficiency of solar PV systems, utilising software tools and simulation models.
  • Assist in the preparation of project proposals, technical documentation, and permit applications for regulatory approval and customer review.
  • Provide technical support during the construction phase, coordinating with contractors, suppliers, and installation teams to ensure project specifications are met
 
About you:
  • Proven experience working as a Design Technician or similar role in the renewable energy sector, with a focus on solar PV and battery technologies.
  • Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software for creating electrical schematics, layout drawings, and equipment specifications.
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems, including AC/DC circuits, power distribution, and electrical codes and standards (e.g., NEC, IEC).
  • Familiarity with solar PV system design principles, including PV module selection, array configuration, and inverter sizing.
  • Knowledge of battery technologies, energy storage systems, and battery management systems (BMS).

If this one isn't quite right for you, then please still get in touch to discuss any other vacancies we have across the team. 

Amelia.yates@zero-global.com