Project Engineer, South Korea

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Hangang-daero 366, Yongsan-gu, 04323, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Work experience
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Project Engineer Korea

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 30 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.

In the APAC region, we already have more than 250 employees located in our country offices throughout the APAC region (Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia). We have an established team of highly skilled and dedicated professionals growing our business activities by developing, constructing, and operating our renewable generation portfolio throughout the region.

About the role
In this role you will lead and coordinate the execution of engineering design and technical studies for renewable projects (Wind/Solar). The position will be based in Seoul, Korea.

What You Will Do

  • Design and optimize plant general arrangement layouts and electrical components of Utility scale PV systems.
  • Prepare detailed reports and calculations for electrical system designs.
  • Perform 3D terrain based yield analysis of project designs using PVsyst.
  • Work together with regional engineering teams and draftsperson to prepare complete preliminary and construction drawing packages of projects.
  • Coordinate the execution of engineering (prefeasibility, basic, detailed, As-Built) for the assigned projects, with the support of regional engineering teams or external consultants.
  • Perform cable and equipment sizing calculations and generate electrical diagrams based on local/International Standards and practice.
  • Work closely with construction management team on liaising issues during construction phase.
  • Support Engineering and construction team members in other capacities as needed.
  • Liaise with and manage external technical consultants for construction, permitting, and other support works.
  • Able to travel upcountry and outside Korea for project related works and training/workshops.
  • Closely collaboration with APAC Engineering team, in coordination with the Head of Engineering APAC (located in Bangkok).

What You Bring

  • Engineering graduate with at least a bachelor’s degree in relevant electric field from a reputable University. Master’s degree is an advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in design of large-scale Solar PV projects.
  • Deep understanding of low, medium, and high voltage systems including substations, protection devices and relays.
  • AutoCAD/CAdian Pro proficiency is mandatory. Skills in Helios3D, PVCase or similar design software is a major advantage.
  • Fluent in both Korean and English. 
  • Certified Electrical Engineer or Renewable Energy Engineer by Q-Net in Korea is an advantage.
  • Able to act on own initiative and work responsibly.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative attitude.
  • Experience coordinating engineering teams (technical teams, different specialties) is a plus.
  • Understanding of Wind farms projects (onshore/offshore) is desirable.
  • Understanding of Wind farm projects’ development permits is advantage.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • A flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • A diverse and inclusive team with a strong culture focusing on employee health and wellbeing. 
  • The possibility to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy.


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! 
Please DO NOT provide your unique identification information (Resident Registration No., Driver’s License No., Passport No.) or sensitive information (health, belief, political opinions, etc.).

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

  • SoYeon Moon
  • HR Generalist
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