Renewable Energy Engineer

May 20, 2023

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Job Description

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a skilled Renewable Energy Engineer to join their team

They are a modern integrated energy utility with a focus on renewable technologies supported by flexible and distributed generation. Delivering optimal customer solutions is everything. As a result, they are committed to our customers and trusted by thousands of homes and businesses throughout Ireland to meet their needs in an evolving energy environment.

Innovation is critically important. To date, they have invested over €1 billion in the energy market across the island of Ireland. Partnering with like-minded and strategically focused investors across our core segments: Renewables, Flexible Generation, and Customer Solutions, has further reinforced their position as a key player within the energy industry and one of Ireland’s Top 50 businesses.

Your new opportunity:

Reporting to the Asset Manager Technical Manager, this key role will support the team through developing and maintaining the asset management system, and further processes in relation to compliance, risk management, and continuous improvement. The business is continually expanding into more renewable technologies, and this role will be critical to the continued success of the Asset Management Team.

The main responsibilities of this role are listed but not limited to below.

Your key responsibilities and accountabilities
Day-to-day, here’s what your new role would look like:

• Continuously promote and maintain a compliant health and safety culture within the team.

• Development of management systems and improvements in line with AM ISO55001 recommendations.

• Promoting awareness of Asset Management and the Asset Management Policy.

• Liaise with the wider team to manage and resolve defects, technical issues, and RCAs through contract agreements.

• Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders.

• Producing daily/monthly/annual reports for senior management.

• Assisting in the management of the handover of new assets coming into the Renewables Operations remit.

• Assisting with and/or providing cover for other H&S or Operational duties as required.

• Supporting optimization of lifetime O&M and Asset Management planning.

• Preparation of information for monthly and technical reports.

• Ad hoc project management as business projects arise.

Our essential criteria:

These are the qualifications, experience, skills, or knowledge you must have:

• Hold a third-level degree in Engineering.

• Demonstrable experience working with Renewable Energy Assets.

• Previous experience in drafting, reviewing, and making recommendations on contracts.

• Previous experience in reviewing and developing technical reports for senior management.

Our desirable criteria

This helps decide between talent who meet all the essential criteria:

• Knowledge of ISO 55001 Asset Management Standard.

• Knowledge of OEM SCADA systems, Maximo, Pi, and BAX.

• Previous experience in due diligence, technical advisor, owner engineer, or an asset management role.

What they offer:

26 days holiday per year (Plus 11 Statutory)

Annual cost of living review

A Personal Contract – Bonus of up to 10% of your salary

Career Progression- Great opportunities and year-round learning

Private health care

Opportunity to buy extra holidays


Generous pension, Employee assistance program (Counselling Service), Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity pay, Well-being / L&D calendars, Membership of sports and social clubs, Subsidised gym membership, Car parking, Cycle to work scheme option.