Project Engineer (m/f/d) Bilbao, Spain

Engineering and Consultancy of PV Projects

We are looking for a new member of our technical services team at our office in Bilbao. PI Berlin is an established expert technical advisor for PV projects and to better serve the Iberian market, we have established a new subsidiary in Spain.

The job requires both a mix of fieldwork at the PV plants of our customers and office work. Be also prepared to go to sunny places beyond the Iberian Peninsula and work together with an experienced team in our offices in Berlin and the US.

  • Testing of PV modules in operational PV plants (e.g. Infrared thermal imaging, electroluminescence and IV curve tracing)
  • Inspection of construction and operational PV plants as part of acceptance testing and technical due diligence
  • Engineering services (e.g. energy yield estimates, preliminary plant design, component specifications, construction requirements)
  • Evaluation of PV project technical documentation (e.g. drawings, contracts, permits, datasheets, monitoring data)
  • Analysis, interpretation and reporting of results from tests and inspections
  • Engineering degree in mechanical, electrical or environmental/renewable energy
  • Minimum of three years of experience in engineering, inspecting, and testing of PV power plants
  • Knowledge of photovoltaic solar energy
  • Willingness to travel and work on sites of PV plants internationally for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work according to industry norms and standards to ensure a high level of quality
  • Excellent technical writing skills, as well as fluency in Spanish and English; knowledge of German, is seen as an advantage
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Valid driver’s license


Working Conditions


Temporary fixed contract

Starting Date

1st September 2019

Contract Length

12 months;
potential for extension

Vacation Days

30 / year

Working Hours

40 / week

Probation Period



Please submit your application by email to Mr. Asier Ukar by 31st July 2019: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Location

PI Berlin, S.L.
Ibaizabal Bidea, Edificio 105
48170 Zamudio (Vizcaya)

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About PI Berlin

PI Berlin is the leading technical adviser, risk manager and quality assurance provider for PV power plants and equipment. Founded in 2006, PI Berlin has advised, evaluated and quality assured more than 11 GW of PV systems worldwide, including conducting more than 250 factory audits on 115 PV module and inverter manufacturers representing more than 67 GW of global manufacturing capacity.

PI Berlin provides an exciting, dynamic work environment with the opportunity to work alongside an experienced team of Engineers and Scientists with substantial solar expertise. From technically complex power plants to emerging technologies such as thin film modules and bifacial cells, to advanced PV module cleaning systems, PI Berlin has the capability to respond to the ever-changing needs of the industry.

PI Berlin also operates two ISO 17025 accredited PV module test laboratories – one in Berlin, Germany, the other in Suzhou, China. Our labs provide IEC, UL and MCS certification services, but also complement our in-factory and field-based services by being able to physically test new or failed equipment. PI Berlin is thus able to provide a complete set of PV quality and risk management services across factories, labs and the field.


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