Senior Engineer Solar

Location PL-Warszawa | PL-Gdynia | PL-Szczecin
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Location Details
Various locations in Poland possible
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

The purpose of the Senior Engineer Solar role is to act as a trusted advisor, providing advisory services to our customers and supporting them to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system. The service portfolio includes feasibility studies, technical due diligence, owner’s engineering and O&M optimisation services for utility scale and C&I solar PV plants, with a focus on Poland and Eastern Europe. You will be involved in all phases of the life cycles of solar PV projects of our customer with e.g. design reviews, contract review, energy production assessments, site visits and construction progress monitoring. Contribution to business development, project management and service development is an integral part of your role.



  • Winning new external work by identifying opportunities, defining solutions for customers, and bidding for contracts
  • Networks with senior professionals outside DNV and understands professional and business issues of customer industry
  • Networks with senior professionals within their own profession inside DNV to build and share competence
  • Project Management for PV projects
  • Contribution to the development of our service portfolio by improving our services and initiating new service

Advisory services to be provided to our customers include:

  • Technical due diligence of pre-construction and operational projects, including data analysis, documentation review, and risk analysis
  • Design optimization of solar PV plants (utility and C&I scale)
  • Technology and design review of solar PV plants
  • Assist clients with procurement including contract negotiation and tendering
  • Solar Resource Assessment and Energy Production Assessment
  • Project implementation monitoring and drawdown certification

Position Qualifications

To qualify you must have:

  • Previous experience in the solar sector, at least five years, preferable in consultancy or engineering companies. Please note that candidates not fulfilling this requirement will not be taken into account for the placement;
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in solar/ renewable energy, engineering, electric, statistics, atmospheric science, mathematics, physics or other relevant discipline;
  • Familiar with development, EPC and operation of Solar PV Plants in Poland and/ or internationally;
  • Knowledge of wind renewable energy will be an advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and Polish;
  • Good command of engineering and especially solar PV software is an advantage (PVsyst, SolarFarmer and Autocad);
  • Availability for short travels, across the country and internationally;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Valid driving License.

Key competencies, skills and personal attributes:

  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Adaptability and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong commercial acumen



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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