Site Engineer

Enerpower are seeking to hire a Site Engineer /Manager for Solar PV projects for a short term contract in Ireland.   The role will focus specifically on development and construction of solar projects in Ireland, and generally support our other projects across Wind & Biomass as well as purchasing and tendering.

This position will be based in Ireland and Travel is a requirement of the role.

Position: Site Engineer / Manager
Essential Job Functions
  • Project Development phase
    • Analyze project-specific risks and opportunities; develop a risk management plan coordinating development, project execution strategy, contracting/commercial strategy and project insurance options
    • Provide engineering support for PV solar specific engineering issues and value engineering opportunities based on the project-specific risk profile
    • Prepare and draft technical inputs and Employer Requirements for project tender documents and contracts
    • Support the Senior Contracts Manager in analyzing EPC/Supplier tender submittals
    • Support in negotiation of key contracts and in drafting proposed changes to contract language
    • Manage interfaces between project owner, contractor and lender/lender’s advisors in submittal of financial close documents and deliverables
    • Standard PSDP activities as required
    • Budget development
    • Design review & optomisation
    • Planning Activities, submittals and DNO interfaces
  • Project Construction phase
    • Acting as Owner’s Representative, operate as the project’s single point of contact for all technical and commercial communications
    • Track project key performance indicators (schedule, cost, quality, scope) and provide inputs/corrective action to ensure progress is according to plan
    • On Site Coordination & Management on a daily basis
    • Evaluate bi-weekly contractor progress reports with an eye toward managing project risks and exploiting project opportunities
    • Prepare bi- weekly reports for the project Owner and lenders based on contractor reports and first hand observation of the project progress
    • Present project progress, key findings and recommendations to the project Owner and/or lenders as required
    • Negotiate variation orders as required, managing scope, technical issues and commercial commitments
    • Offer technical and commercial solutions to local contractors performing project construction works based on past experience and industry best practices
    • Standard PSCS requirements
    • Position will require site based hours during project construction as required under PSCS
  • Minimum Engineering Degree or equivalent Site experience
  • Valid Project Management certification
  • Awareness of required Health and Safety standards as per Irish Construction Regulations
  • Minimum of 3 years site Management/Engineering Experience on technically detailed projects
  • Electrical knowledge of DC and AC Systems desirable
  • Written and spoken fluency in English; very strong writing skills required
  • Prior experience working as PSCS
  • Demonstrated excellence in effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the necessary skills to interface with local representatives, clients, vendors, contractors and subcontractors and other project stakeholders
  • Experience of having worked with clients from concept/design stage through to commercial operations desirable
  • Demonstrated project financial understanding (such as the development of construction budgets, interpreting and understanding financial reports, financial evaluations, etc.)
  • Proven track record of managing strict schedule deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage projects
  • Can do attitude

To Apply

Please send CV to or call on 051-364054

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


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