System Design Engineer (PV and BESS) システム設計エンジニア (PV および BESS)

Contact: Delvin Ndlovu
Email: email Delvin
Reference: BBBH11726_1707380685
Posted: 22 days ago

Title: Solar and Battery Energy Storage System Design Engineer

Location: Japan

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 renewable developer with plans to build an aggressive pipeline in Japan and are seeking an experience solar and battery energy storage system design engineer to join their team.


  • System Design and Optimization: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and optimize solar PV systems combined with battery energy storage solutions. Ensure that designs meet performance, reliability, and cost objectives while adhering to regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Technical Analysis: Conduct detailed technical analysis, including solar resource assessment, shading analysis, energy yield estimation, and battery sizing calculations. Utilize simulation software and modeling tools to evaluate system performance under various operating conditions.
  • Component Selection: Specify and select appropriate components such as solar panels, inverters, batteries, and balance-of-system (BOS) components based on project requirements and site conditions. Evaluate and recommend new technologies and products to enhance system performance and efficiency.
  • Design Documentation: Prepare comprehensive design documents, including layout drawings, single-line diagrams, equipment specifications, and installation guidelines. Collaborate with drafting teams to produce detailed engineering drawings and documentation packages.
  • Project Support: Provide technical support to project teams during all phases of project development, from feasibility studies and conceptual design to construction and commissioning. Address technical inquiries, resolve design issues, and support onsite installation and commissioning activities as needed.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement quality assurance processes to ensure that designs meet quality standards and performance expectations. Conduct regular site inspections and performance monitoring to identify opportunities for optimization and improvement.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay informed about relevant regulations, codes, and standards related to solar PV and battery energy storage systems in Japan. Ensure that designs comply with local regulations and permitting requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in the design and optimization of solar PV systems and battery energy storage systems.
  • Proficiency in simulation software such as PVsyst, Helioscope, or PVSOL.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to perform detailed technical analysis.
  • Knowledge of Japanese regulatory requirements and permitting processes for renewable energy projects.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Fluency in Japanese and English, both written and verbal.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement in the renewable energy industry.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact by contributing to the transition to clean and sustainable energy sources.

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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