Structural Design Engineer

We are looking for a curious and systematic Structural Design Engineer who will take full responsibility for designing, documenting, and executing the structural design of the Nordic Solar PV projects. The position holds a great opportunity to become part of a successful energy infrastructure company focusing on solar energy.

Nordic Solar has achieved continuous growth, and as a result, we are currently seeking an experienced and skilled Structural Design Engineer. As Structural Design Engineer, you will refer directly to the Head of Engineering, Matthias Kaa Ingemann Johansen, who is in charge of management, coaching, and guidance within the Engineering team.

As Structural Design Engineer, you will have a key role in optimization, reviewing and finalizing  substructure designs, equipment configurations, and ensuring technical requirements and documentation are met for all of Nordic Solar’s PV plants. You will oversee the drafting and implementation of these designs to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and industry standards.

Thus, your main responsibilities as Structural Design Engineer are:

  • Optimization and analyses of substructure for projects. Both tracker and Nordic Solar’s own fixed tilt systems
  • Evaluation of geotechnical and soil pull-out test results from external suppliers
  • Technical design submission upon geotechnical studies
  • Static load calculation
  • Preparation of BoM for the complete PV system and installation
  • Co-ordination with supplier and construction contractors
  • Preparation of installation manuals, QA reporting, and other technical-related documentation
  • Nordic Solar fixed tilt system maintenance and upgrades
  • Proactive involvement within the development phase of projects, applying technical experience towards the best possible installation abilities
  • Supporting the operations phase of the project, applying retrofit solutions and other potential repair/upgrade needs during the operation phase of the installation

Experienced Structural Design Engineer with a solid technical understanding
We are seeking a candidate who holds a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical or structural engineering and has a minimum of 2-5 years of experience, specifically within the solar industry. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and load calculations and data analysis expertise. Additionally, you should possess extensive knowledge of wind and snow loading. Fluency in written and spoken English is a must-have, as well as proficiency in Autodesk 3D Modelling. PVCase is an advantage, but not a requirement.

Passionate candidate who shows a high level of motivation and a systematic approach to the tasks
In addition to the technical requirements, we are seeking a candidate with a genuine interest and passion for technical topics. We are looking for someone who takes the initiative and can maintain high productivity under time pressure while still meeting deadlines and delivery estimates. The ideal candidate will demonstrate motivation, a systematic task approach, and the ability to think creatively and find innovative solutions.

The candidate must have a strong interest in organizational development and be motivated to grow together. We value an open-minded and curious approach to new possibilities within the field of expertise. Finally, you must be a friendly and positive team player who contributes to the team’s atmosphere with a good sense of humor.

About Nordic Solar A/S
Since its establishment in 2010, Nordic Solar has focused on building a green and sustainable solar energy company while ensuring an attractive return for shareholders at the same time. Nordic Solar develops, builds, and operates industrial solar parks with a focus on Europe and is committed to creating the largest and most professional solar energy company in the Nordic region.

The company gives priority to creating an interesting and motivating workplace for all employees, and it works purposefully with the company values. An intense cooperation takes place daily across departments and professional disciplines, and, as a result, focus is to a great extent on staff and organisational development.

Nordic Solar is also very concerned with employee satisfaction, which is why there is joint training (optional), an attractive canteen scheme, the possibility of psychotherapy sessions, massage, a staff association, and much more. The team behind Nordic Solar is very versatile both in age, nationality, educational background, and experience. This represents a strength both professionally and socially, while implying inclusiveness and adaptability.

In the coming years, Nordic Solar has ambitions to continue its high growth rate and expects a tripling of the capacity of its solar parks in operation by the end of 2025; A plan that requires investments of up to DKK 5 billion in the years to come.

Apply for the position
If the above matches your profile, we would be glad to hear from you. You apply for the position by following the link “Søg stillingen” and submitting your CV. Applicants will be assessed on an ongoing basis. We look forward to reading your CV.