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Aboitiz Power Generation Group

Electrical Designs Engineer | Project-based  

Aboitiz Power Generation Group

  • San Carlos, Philippines
    San Carlos, Negros Occidental, NAC Tower, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Philippines
    San Carlos
    Negros Occidental
  • ContractualCONTRACTOR

Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 9 Aug

Recruiter was hiring a day ago


Job Description

The Solar Project Engineer will provide support in electrical design, engineering, procurement, and project management for solar and other renewable energy projects. The Solar Project Engineer will be responsible for performing and managing Solar PV Balance of System electrical system designs, including AC and DC systems, transmission, substation, and interconnection design engineering work associated with brownfield projects with limited supervision. The Solar Project Engineer will be responsible for desktop investigations, studies, planning, modeling, feasibility design, site investigations, geological investigations, surveys, detailed design, drawing production, estimating, construction methodology, delivery, execution, and construction management to ensure safe, on-time, and quality delivery of the project.

  • Analyze drawings, layouts, sketches and other related data to determine the capacity of the solar PV system as well as recommend the PV modules and inverters to be used
  • Conduct survey visits of areas using various measuring tools and testing equipment
  • Provide project descriptions and layouts for the proposals
  • Develop designs using advanced computer software (PVsyst, Sunny Design, AutoCAD) in finalizing specifications
  • Research new development and innovations
  • Provide Single Line Diagram and Bill of Materials of the DC Side of the solar PV System
  • Determine the PV mounting system to be used
  • Review and consider cost, safety and effectiveness of the materials and equipment
  • Coordinate with other teams to accomplish required tasks
  • Monitor the progress and accomplishments of each member of the team
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Write and present reports
  • Review designs and specifications of the electrical system for the solar project, including the solar array layout, DC and AC electrical system designs, grounding, and protection systems.
  • Selection of the appropriate size and type of solar panels, inverters, and other electrical components.
  • Evaluates outsourced electrical design, control diagrams, protection system and solar components OEM/Contractor offered cost for project viability.
  • Evaluates the capacity of the existing electrical infrastructure and determines any necessary upgrades for brownfield optimization strategy.
  • Prepare equipment specifications for solar panels, inverters, transformers, switchgear, and other electrical components.
  • Review SCADA/control systems of the solar project
  • Assess the site's electrical infrastructure to determine the feasibility of interconnecting the solar project
  • Determine the appropriate sizing of the solar project's electrical system based on the site's energy demand and solar irradiance data.
  • Use specialized software (PVSyst) to model and analyze the performance of the solar project's electrical system. This includes conducting simulations to optimize the system design for maximum energy output and efficiency.
  • Conceptualize and prepare presentation materials for management reports
  • Prepare detailed electrical drawings, including one-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, and equipment layouts.
  • Monitors projects by conducting site inspection, testing and audits to ensure compliance to design and specifications. Reviews updates from the implementing team.
  • Ensure that the solar project's electrical system complies with all applicable electrical codes and standards, such as PEC, IEEE
  • Oversee the interconnection and commissioning of the solar project with the local electrical grid. This involves coordinating with the utility company and performing system tests to ensure that the solar project is operating safely and efficiently.
  • Oversee the testing and commissioning of the solar project
  • Proper turn-over of the project to OMD

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Must be a Licensed /Electrical Engineer
  • Preferably with experience in handling works related to solar power plant project development and execution
  • With preference of experience in solar PV systems is an advantage
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Excel, MS Office, MS Project
  • PV Installer Certification is an advantage
  • Driven, responsible, punctual, and know how to get things done
  • Knowledgeable in electrical standards such as NEC/PEC, IEEE, IEC, ANSI, NFPA, and PGC.
  • Knowledgeable in protection systems of substation, switchyard, and transmission line.
  • Can supervise field contractors at the site and monitor site activities.
  • 2 vacant positions available in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Entry Level / Junior, Apprentice
Job Category
Architecture and Engineering
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
Oil / Energy / Solar / Greentech
2 openings

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About Aboitiz Power Generation Group

Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower, AP) is a leader in the Philippine Electric Power Industry with a portfolio of assets located across the country. It has several hydroelectric and geothermal assets in its generation portfolio and also has non-renewable power plants located across the country. This includes: - Hedcor, Inc. - Therma Luzon, Inc. - Therma South, Inc. - Therma Marine, Inc. - Therma Mobile, Inc. - East Asia Utilities Corp. - Cebu Private Power Corp. - AP Renewables, Inc. At AboitizPower, we thrive together to drive change for a better world. We are a PEOPLE-CENTRIC organization who provides growth OPPORTUNITIES on a professional and personal level. We shape a better future as we do purposeful WORK in an ENVIRONMENT that is culture-focused, continuously innovating, and where individual and team contributions aligned to winning with integrity are RECOGNIZED. When you work at AboitizPower, you become part of an organization that is passionate and committed to advancing business and communities by providing reliable, reasonable, and responsible power to all. AboitizPower is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our purpose of driving change for a better world. We consider and encourage all applicants without discriminating against age, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, disability, political opinion, religion, nationality, marital or parental status (including pregnancy), ethnicity or other status protected by law. Our equal opportunity and non-discrimination policy applies in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, regularization, promotions, transfers, discipline, termination, benefits and training. We urge everyone to be vigilant against scams that involve fraudulent offers of employment with Aboitiz Power Corporation. Scammers are falsely claiming to be representatives of Aboitiz, offering jobs in exchange for recruitment fees. Aboitiz does not ask for money from our applicants at any point of the job application process. #POWERyourFuture

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