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Solar Design Engineer

Manchester, Lancashire
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

Company description:

Morgan Philips Group is an innovative recruitment business with a footprint across 4 continents. In just 5 years, we have built a global platform that disrupts conventional thinking in executive and professional recruiting. We combine high-touch consultancy with worldwide search capability and digital sourcing technologies to help you recruit better, faster and cost effectively.

Job description:

Role Overview:

  • Provide technical support and oversight at tender stage to ensure projects are assessed and system design, specification, performance, quality and project timescales are deliverable.
  • Protect the interests of the Company and develop good working relationships with Clients, Consultants, Sub-contractors and Suppliers.
  • Ensure that all designs and bids are delivered on time, within budget, and to the Clients requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing PV system using Helioscope, PVSyst or other PV design software
  • Support projects by providing design layout, system specification, cost estimates and technical reports
  • Working on a range of commercial-scale rooftop, ground mount and car port solar projects
  • May include conducting technical site surveys (nationwide)
  • Attend client meetings and building rapport to coordinate and develop solutions
  • Coordinate statutory applications/submission, as required (DNO, planning, screening etc)
  • Support the commercial team in the preparation of technical submission documents and tenders, from a technical perspective
  • Uphold a robust health and safety culture across the company
  • Support the development of quality management systems and divisional processes
  • Ensure projects are delivered to the highest quality of engineering and technical standard
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of latest Electrical Codes (CPD)
  • Carry out other duties that from time to time may be required.
  • Application of BS 7671 wiring regulation

Profile description:

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years experience with commercial solar design
  • Commercial awareness in renewable energy
  • Ground mounted PV and battery storage experience is highly desirable
  • Can do attitude with strong desire for self-development
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, accurate and methodical in work
  • Proficient in MS office, particularly Excel
  • Clear communicator, confident in communicating and influencing at all levels
  • Full UK Driving Licence

We offer:


  • Base salary £30,000 - £35,000 (dependant on experience).
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Manchester office with hybrid working
  • Share save scheme
  • Additional holidays purchase scheme (up to 5 extra days per year)
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  • Job Reference: 704560133-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment
    Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent