Solar is a growing business. So is ours.
 To support our Suntrace – Team in Hamburg, we are looking for
     Senior Engineer PV – PV Planner (m/f/x)

Suntrace is a solar power consulting company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. We are an independent expert, covering the range of technology applications including solar Photovoltaics (PV), ground-mounted and floating, solar thermal, Concentrating Solar (CSP), thermal storage, battery storage, and combinations of these in hybrid systems (with fossil & renewable).  
Our service range covers the full project life cycle of solar power projects from early project development to project implementation and operation. Our clients are institutional and development finance institutes, independent power producers, project developers as well as governmental and research institutions. We specialize in emerging markets and developing economies and have carried out over 100 projects in over 40 countries worldwide, but we are increasingly working in the EU as well.

We offer a flexible and inspiring work environment in our international Hamburg based team, bringing together a great variety of expertise, experience and cultural backgrounds. All this aligned with the focus on providing innovative and high-Quality solutions to make the projects a success for our clients.

Job description:

  • Execute conceptual and detailed engineering of PV power plants, including the preparation of all calculations and drawings (CAD) including SLD’s required
  • Support our advisory projects for specification and procurement of EPC turnkey solutions or individual components such as PV modules, mounting structures, inverters, electrical plant layout, control and monitoring system etc.
  • Support design and implementation of battery storage and related control systems
  • Energy yield modeling
  • Experience in due diligence of existing PV plants and support Clients in finding solutions for their problems
  • Support of sales activities by developing the methodology for our technical proposals
  • We are hiring you for our Hamburg office, however frequent travels to countries of our projects or our sales activities are no problem if needed.

Your ideal profile:

  • Diploma or Master's degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering
  • More than five years of work experience within the field of renewable energy
  • PV detailed engineering and implementation for large scale PV projects, preferably working for the EPC, is a key requirement
  • Electrical layout and control/monitoring system experience for PV systems is important
  • PV construction, quality assurance, performance testing and operational experience is a plus
  • You have experience in working in Germany and in an international environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with different stakeholders and requirements
  • Proficient use of English, communication skills in German; French or Spanish are a plus
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Reliability, a friendly appearance, self-motivation and self-discipline, proper initiative and goal orientation as well as team play complete your profile
  • Willingness to travel, also for extended periods

              We are looking forward to your full application (incl. start date and salary expectation)!


Suntrace GmbH (Member of Dornier Group GmbH)

Stefanie Westphal
Charlottenstraße 18
D - 10117 Berlin



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