Senior Engineer - Battery Storage

Storage, Solar
United Kingdom

JOB ID: #5483

Senior Engineer - Battery Storage

Location: Remote, UK (some travel to Swindon)

On behalf of our client, a leading EPC and O&M provider in the UK, LSP Renewables are recruiting for a Senior Engineer, Battery Storage to be remote based in the UK to responsible for BESS and Solar PV projects through design to delivery and commissioning.

Our client are a market leading company in the development, engineering, financing, construction, operation & maintenance of large scale solar photovoltaic projects. They have installed and connected close to 1.8GWp of Solar Projects globally, and are currently the 7th largest O&M provider in Europe.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a critical link between the engineering and project delivery teams to ensure smooth transition of information and that engineering tasks are managed successfully throughout a project lifecycle.
  • Take the lead on preparing key BESS design elements and functional specifications, including: SLD’s, inverter and transformer sizing, cable sizing and routing, communications and networking, interconnection to ICP works etc.
  • Management of third-party consultants for design review, industry standard guidance and quality management services.
  • Support the preparation of project tender information. Additionally, prepare subcontractor or suppliers’ specifications and scope of works for contracting including component selection.
  • Provide support and oversight for project commissioning and completion of contractual performance testing. Identify necessary resources and ensure supplier and subcontractor commissioning is completed in line with contractual requirements.
  • Contribute to and maintain all required project documentation for operational handover.
  • Identify and escalate any risks to budget, programme or quality to Senior Management.
  • Support Project Managers with preparation of progress reports, project timelines and budget management.
  • Provide support and mentorship to wider Engineering team to increase familiarity with Battery Storage technologies.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Proven experience in Solar PV and/or Battery Storage projects, preferably in the UK
  • Experience designing or executing Solar PV pr Battery Storage projects
  • Flexible – the role will require some international travel staying overnight or longer

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