Senior Civil Engineer, Utility Scale

Contact: Delvin Ndlovu
Email: email Delvin
Reference: BBBH11253_1709707372
Posted: about 2 months ago

Title: Senior Civil Engineer, Utility Scale

Location: Tokyo

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

We are working with a global renewable energy developer which is expanding in Japan and seeking a Senior Engineer to to work across the development of their utility scale projects.


Engineering Management:

  • Oversee engineering development in various stages, ensuring technical feasibility and compliance with standards.
  • Evaluate and justify deviations from Technical Standards for project solvency and efficiency.
  • Foster innovation and communication between local teams and Corporate Areas for best practices.

Engineering Specialized Support:

  • Create specifications for projects, ensuring compliance with standards.
  • Provide technical support in tenders and negotiations for optimal conditions.
  • Coordinate key studies for integration into projects, minimizing risks.
  • Manage supplier relationships for efficient options in designs.

Common Standards and Compliance:

  • Apply common standards, adapting to local regulations for investment efficiency.
  • Identify and adapt inconsistencies in standards.
  • Adhere to company policies for safety, environment, and quality.



  • Civil Engineering degree required.
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in planning, engineering, and design for PV Plants, BESS, substations, and high voltage lines, with a focus on civil and structural works.
  • Advantageous to have Japan permitting experience.
  • Proficient in basic engineering design for civil and structural aspects.
  • Demonstrated experience in engineering management, project supervision, and team coordination.
  • Preferably, experience in Renewable Energy and/or Power utility.

Required Knowledge:

  • Expertise in civil earthworks, geotechnical review, and structural design.
  • Knowledge of power transmission systems and substation equipment is advantageous.
  • Bilingual in Japanese and English.
  • Proficient in office software.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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