Solar PV Engineer

  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Perth, Australia
  • Commercial professions (other)
  • Published: 2023-03-13
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About Us

I want a meaningful job in a company that gives me the chance to achieve a big goal: 100% clean energy. Sounds ambitious, but it is feasible. I work at JUWI. When do you start?
We are looking for you as a Solar PV Engineer 
Solar PV EPC projects | Mining Client | Full-time fixed term - 12 months | Start April 2023 | Perth or Brisbane, Australia

With an annual turnover of over 1 billion AUD and installed capacity in excess of 5 GW across 25 countries, JUWI is one of the world's leading companies in the renewable energy sector. Since 1996, JUWI has developed, planned, financed, built and operated power plants and systems that use renewable energies – wind and solar.

The Australian subsidiary has been operating since 2015 is currently delivering multiple utility scale and hybrid renewable projects located both on-grid and off-grid. Driven by the increasing demand for utility scale solar and wind systems, JUWI is expanding its delivery capability in Australia. JUWI has offices in Perth and Brisbane.


We’re looking for candidates with an Electrical Engineering degree and project experience within the renewable energy space to extend the Australian part of our international Project Engineering Team. The ability to bring PV projects from concept design to execution design and support through to commissioning is a strength you have. Additionally, you should also have great critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, and a go getter attitude to support all aspects technically related to the project.
The role is for 12-month engagement with scope to extend and an exciting utility scale PV project for a large mining operation to support. The role put you into the mix of a team of world class professionals providing technical support from around the globe and let you be part of decarbonizing Australia’s resource sector.
The key roles for the PV Engineer will be the design and engineering of Solar PV Systems during Sales and Execution phase, as outlined below:
  • Application of Engineering knowledge to design Solar PV (~5MWp to ~100MWp+).
  • Create and review electrical schematics, cable calculations, determine quantities, select equipment and specify all components to provide the optimal configuration for PV projects.
  • Create designs for the balance of plant for PV projects.
  • Undertake system modelling (HOMER, PVsyst, internal tools)
  • Ability to apply Australian and customer specific standards to projects.
  • Technical support during construction / execution design.
  • Support component evaluation, specification and selection based on cost vs. performance benefit.
  • Interface with internal stakeholders (project managers, project engineers, product engineers, procurement, sales team;) and external stakeholders to ensure consistent communication.
  • Visit project sites to gather design data
  • Support Australian projects largely remotely with design assessments and your expertise

Your Profile

  • Electrical engineering degree (or similar)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in battery-storage and/or solar system design
  • Strong understanding of solar (Photovoltaic) power systems
  • Ability to work within a local and international design team
  • Strong understanding and skills of design programs/systems (Homer, PVSyst, AutoCAD etc)
  • Good written / spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team spirit
  • Ability to visit site on several occasions (design kick-off, construction kick-off, mid-construction, commissioning) and currently holding Construction White Card
Desirable attributes
  • Previous resources sector experience and/or construction experience
  • CPEng status
  • Open-minded and flexible
  • Possess a strong drive and have sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of independent decision-making
  • Result and detailed-orientated approach

Benefits of working for juwi

  • Ability to shape technology innovation within juwi and influence solutions of the future.
  • International mandate within a global organization.
  • Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid project worldwide.
  • juwi has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


To apply, please send us your application via email to, including cover letter, full CV and credentials (related to school, university, work etc.) and stating your salary expectation.  Please insert the job title in the email Subject Line.

We are looking forward to your energy!