Solar Engineer

Location FR-Paris | FR-Genas | ES-Barcelona
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Location Details
Barcelona, Spain
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Engineer to join our Regional Solar Team and be part of an International Team of Solar Experts providing independent and owners engineering/advisory services to our Customers.


The position is a full-time position reporting to the Solar Team Leader for Southern Europe, located in one of our offices in Paris, Lyon or Barcelona.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Direct Project Work. As part of the daily work, and after a proper training, it is expected that the Solar Engineer will be involved in technical advisory tasks related to independent and owners engineering services as (among others):
    • Solar technology and design assessment;
    • Energy assessment;
    • Operational data analytics, and
    • Site inspections and construction monitoring.
  • Research and Development. Propose and be involved in internal R&D Projects related to the Solar Business.

Position Qualifications

  • Interest on renewable energies and solar in particular.
  • Some Knowledge and/or experience on the following fields:
    • System design, energy estimates, equipment selection, and performance monitoring;
    • Construction Monitoring and/or Supervision for Solar PV Plants; and
    • Project Acceptance Tests and Commissioning Procedures.
  • Other fields of experience could be:
    • Familiar with typical equipment for site inspections (drones, thermographic cameras, EL, I-V curve tracers);
    • Familiarity with PVsyst as well as other energy simulation software;
    • Solar PV related regulations, codes and standards;
    • IEC and other relevant certifications in the industry.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations and emails;
  • Mandatory languages: English, and French.
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Lead and support independent qualitative and quantitative analysis;
  • Willingness to travel across the country and internationally;
  • Ability to work independently, with an internal team, and with external partner organizations;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Electrical Engineering;
  • Master’s degree preferred; and
  • Valid driving License.

Nice to have:

  • Some professional experience in the solar sector (preferable in consultancy or engineering companies);
  • Knowledge on Programming Languages as R, Python. Matlab and C++;
  • Spanish language would be a plus.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 


We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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