Solar Proposal Engineer

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000


About Beon Energy Solutions:


Beon is a company of dedicated professionals committed to future-focused energy solutions with a heritage in safety and reliability. We bring technical expertise and agility to provide energy solutions from every angle for; utility and infrastructure, commercial and industrial, and residential projects across Australia. Beon is part of the CitiPower-Powercor group of companies.


About the Role:


As a Solar Proposal Engineer, in this role your responsibility is to provide PV solar designs, technical expertise, project technical support, proposal generation and pricing support to the business using you extensive experience. You will also liaise with installation partners and stakeholders during the development and installation of solar photovoltaic systems to Beon Energy Solutions customers.


Key duties and responsibilities:


  • Design of both rooftop ground mounted PV solar system layouts including; optimisation of layout, plant sizing and configuration, and equipment/materials selection in accordance iwth Australian Standards and Industry Guidelines and Regulations.
  • Prepare high level Single Line Diagrams
  • System generation modelling and analysis with PVSyst, Helioscope, Microsoft excel or similar tools
  • Liaise with suppliers and Support product selection, procurement and supply chain activities for solar installations
  • Liaise with Senior Solar Designer and the delivery team to ensure smooth transfer of proposal information through to the project delivery, design and installation
  • Provide technical advice and support to Products & Solutions stakeholders including sales team, delivery team and customers
  • Support generation of customer proposal and tender response documents primarily utilising Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Advise the Products and Solutions team on all technical customer escalations


Required skills and experience: 


  • Bsc/ Msc in Electrical, Mechanical, Renewable Energy, or Solar engineering
  • Acquired or aspire to obtain Clean Energy Council Accreditation for Design SPS (Stand-alone Power system)  and  Grid Connect Solar PV AND;
  • Demonstrated working experience in solar industry (minimum 3 years)
  • Knowledge of the construction/solar/renewable energy industries
  • Experience working with and/or coordinating design and installation of solar systems (including behind the meter & utility projects)
  • Experience with solar software such as PVSyst, Sketch-Up, Visio, Aurora, Helioscope, Nearmaps or equivalent is a must for this role
  • Experience with Auto-CAD, electrical drawings and 3D modelling highly regarded


Your career with Beon Energy Solutions:


When you join our business, your work-life balance and career development are high priorities. We place emphasis on your development through diverse training programs, leadership courses and internal opportunities. 


Some of our benefits:


  • Exposure to industry leading practices within a strong and stable company
  • A great incentives package including an annual performance bonus, health and fitness subsidy, salary packaging options and much more….
  • A supportive and innovative team culture


If you possess the required skills and experience and you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity, please submit your application by COB Thursday 19 September 2019


CitiPower and Powercor is an Equal Opportunity Employer


OUR VALUES: Live safely, Be Customer and Community Minded, Succeed Together, Be The Best You Can Be, Improve Our Business

Job Segment: Construction, Electrical, Engineer, Drafting, CAD, Engineering