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Union Galvasteel Corporation

Solar Design Engineer  

Union Galvasteel Corporation

  • Makati, Philippines
    Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Posted 6 months ago and deadline of application is on 11 Jan

Recruiter was hiring 10 days ago


Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for the analysis and design of the proposed solar photovoltaic systems at the customer sites, including preparation of the bill of materials (BOM) and estimated cost of the system build.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and design the photovoltaic (PV) systems for potential solar PV site locations using Google Earth and PVSyst, Helioscope, or equivalent software.
  • Coordinate with the Project Engineers regarding the data and report requirements to generate the required PV system design for customer sites.
  • Review the proposed design in compliance with structural and electrical regulatory standards.
  • Prepare a Bill of Materials (BOM) for each solar PV design.
  • Coordinate with the Supply Chain team regarding material and installation costs, delivery schedules, and supplier requirements.
  • Check regulatory updates regarding structural and electrical concerns and assess the impact on current and future design builds.
  • Check and update the terms of reference (TOR) for installers and solar component suppliers.
  • Prepare build cost and other reports required for customer builds.
  • Perform tasks and activities that may be assigned by superiors from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or a related field.
  • A PRC license is a plus.


  • At least 1-2 years experience in the same field.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard software tools for solar design, such as PVsyst, Helioscope, or equivalent is an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems and power distribution principles.
  • Familiarity with local building codes, electrical standards, and safety regulations in the Philippines.

Skills/Personality Needed:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to optimize system performance and troubleshoot issues.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work within tight deadlines.
  • Understanding project finance and economic analysis for solar energy projects is advantageous.
  • Highly trainable and willing to travel.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Birthday Leave
  • Anniversary Leave
  • Rice Subsidy
  • Communication Allowance

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Associate / Supervisor
Job Category
Architecture and Engineering
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while
Office Address
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
7 openings

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About Union Galvasteel Corporation

The company started as the Union Steel Plant Division of Bacnotan Cement Industries, Inc. (Bacnotan), a pioneer in the Philippine Cement Industry. It began commercial operations in 1963 with a galvanizing plant in Poro, La Union for the manufacture of Galvanized Iron (GI) sheets, expanding to Ilang, Davao City in 1968 and to Calamba, Laguna in 1990. In 1993, the steel plant was spun off from Bacnotan as a separate business unit, and incorporated as Bacnotan Steel Corporation, later renamed UNION GALVASTEEL CORPORATION (UGC). The company in 1997 established a modern Continuous Galvanizing Line and Color Coating Line for the manufacture of prepainted galvanized steel coils in Calamba, Laguna. Today, UGC is the market leader in manufacturing and distribution of prepainted and other galvanized roofing, and of galvanized steel building products such as building system components like steel deckings, c-purlins, door jambs, steel trusses, pre-engineered building structures (PEBS) and insulated panels for commercial, industrial and residential applications. The company has the largest and most diversified distribution network in the industry, with rollforming plants, warehouses and sales offices in strategic locations throughout the country. The Company’s slogan ‘SA TIBAY AT GANDA PANALO KA!’ speaks of an utmost commitment for product quality and service – that is, making lives better for Filipinos. More than claiming that they are all aesthetically designed for utmost durability, we want our products to be versatile and flexible for various applications. We consider compatibility to environment and climate change; we consider value for money by making products all cost-efficient, by delivering our services on time. We challenge ourselves to always innovate to offer infinite possibilities in the construction industry. UGC’s bests assets are the human resources; from the production to marketing to support groups, they are all equipped with sharper skills and better knowledge. The company continuously trains its employees to be the best of what they can be: to create and provide solutions. They should always be relevant and valuable, according to the needs and demands of our customers, attuned to the changing times. We differentiate ourselves by bringing the highest quality possible through our operational excellence. We make sure that the technology we have is the best in class. We lead the pack in adopting global standards by bringing only the finest materials and equipment the world can offer. We are relentless in discovering and exploring proactive improvements. Our facilities are always upgraded and expanded to maximize potentials, to acquire additional functions to create diverse product applications. This is the best technology for us, with sincerest human and personal touch that sets us apart from the rest of the field.

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