Commercial Solar PV Design Manager

Commercial Solar PV Design Manager

Akton Recruitment Ltd | UK, UK, UK

Posted 9 days ago

Apply Now


Job title: Commercial Solar PV Design Manager Location: Remote Salary: 50k-60k + 5.2k car allowance.Our client is a market leader in the sector with 74,000 employees leveraging 200 years of expertise. With revenues of €12 billion, they are present in 17 countries - mostly across Europe, but also with significant interests in North America, Latin America and Australia.This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package. Providing an estimating and tendering service in the Energy/Renewables sector from receipt to submission with the objective to achieve/exceed the Company Budget. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy

General Overview

The main purpose of the role is to lead design from outline business case through to construction of Solar PV / Battery Storage Systems. An understanding of the bidding process and the key deliverables throughout this process will be of advantage along with knowledge of the relevant electrical regulations/standards although not essential. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times

Key Accountabilities* Agree appointment and scope of service for Design Team alongside Pre-construction Manager* Review design management protocols with Design Coordinator / Assistant Design Coordinator.* Clear communication of expectations for design deliverables with designers* Commission required surveys/reports, * Review all design issues relating to GA's* Review compliance with all relevant regulations/legislation* Liaise with Suppliers and key Stakeholders* Liaison with the Pre-Construction Manager for commercial costing activities* Liaison with the operational teams regarding buildability and logistics* Monitoring of design & resolution of technical queries* Review design deliverables and design programmes* Comply with document management protocols* Assist with procurement and construction programs* Chairing design team meetings* Lead Client meetings during Bid Phases* Review compliance of design against Employer's Requirements/ Specs/Contractors Proposals/Budget* Input into VE and design change* Chair Design reviews and presentations to client Teams* Monitor design changes and change control* Agree Design Changes with Client * Any other reasonable management requestWho are they looking for?Skills and abilities* Able to programme design works* Knowledge of methodology and sequencing process in delivering a construction project including design and pre-construction activities* Understanding of design requirements for procurement and construction purposes* Understanding of contractual requirements of the contracts* Ability to drive issues through to completion* Understanding of AutoCad, PVSyst and Helioscope and advantage* Electrically Trained or knowledge of complex electrical systems relating to Solar PV

Experience* Up to date construction industry knowledge* Experience in Renewable Energy Schemes* Technical understanding of substructures, structures, services and finishes solutions* Knowledge of building regulations / sustainability* Previous management of design team