Commissioning Engineer (f/m/d) utility scale solar projects

  • Berlin, Oranienburger Straße 17, 10178, Berlin, Germany
  • Frankfurt am Main, Hahnstraße 31-35, 60528, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Freiburg, Kaiser-Joseph-Straße 263, 79098, Freiburg, Germany
  • Leipzig, Katharinenstraße 6, 04109, Leipzig, Germany
  • Mainz, Rheinallee 84, 55120, Mainz, Germany
  • München, Arabellastraße 4, 81925, Munich, Germany
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 29 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects GmbH provides an extensive range of services, from greenfield development and turnkey construction to financing options and the operation of ground-mounted or floating solar parks and hybrid plants. Thanks to our global expertise, our local teams can cater to our customers’ needs and requirements.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team and are currently looking for a Commissioning Engineer (f/m/d) for utility scale solar projects in one of our many European office locations:

What You Will Do

  • You will execute and/or supervise all the activities and tests related to commissioning of the power plant (e.g. MV switching activities, especially the commissioning of inverters and transformer stations, etc.)
  • You will be responsible to analyze test results and provide recommendations
  • You are responsible for compliance with existing standards, regulations, norms and defining BayWa standards
  • You will troubleshoot the systems during the commissioning phase to bring the plant successfully into operation phase
  • You will review test and commissioning protocols/procedures submitted by manufacturers, product suppliers and subcontractors
  • You will ensure all commissioning related tests, reports and checklists are performed in accordance with the commissioning plan
  • You will be the interface between the construction team, grid team, O&M team and engineering team
  • You will be in close contact with the R&D and engineering team to optimize future system designs

What You Bring

  • You are an engineer or technician, ideally in the field of electrical engineering or mechatronics, or you have a comparable qualification
  • You have at least 3 years of relevant practical experience and comprehensive knowledge in the field of commissioning power plants
  • You are fluent in business English
  • You are willing to travel frequently to construction sites all over Europe (e.g. Spain, Italy, UK, France, Greece, etc.)
Specifically you have experience...
  • reading and interpreting complex electrical diagrams and schematics
  • PV and battery system testing and commissioning standards
  • ...with insulation resistance tests in regard to the necessary instrumentation and procedures
  • ...with earth testing, step and touch potential tests and continuity tests
  • ...with MV cable withstand testing (VLF test)
  • ...with MV/HV energization procedure
  • ...with MV switchgear maneuvering
  • ...with configuring protection relays

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Mobile working
  • Flexible working hours
  • International team (86 different nationalities working for BayWa r.e. across the globe)
  • Flat hierarchies, an open culture and plenty of leeway for your ideas
  • Modern office ambience (height-adjustable desks, additional monitors, ergonomic chairs, etc.)
  • Company restaurant (only in the Munich office)
  • Jobrad (subsidized company bike leasing)
  • Discounted shareholder program
  • Company pension allowance
  • Discounted fitness conditions
  • Discounted fueling
  • iPhone (also for private use)

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

  • Paul Schwind
  • HR Manager
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