Electrical Engineer Solar Energy

Reference for the electrical engineer solar: 0326

Our Client: Company Profile

DS-wind NV is primarily a research and development company, specialized in the design and engineering of mid-size wind turbines and solar photovoltaic systems. They look for an Electrical Engineer Solar Energy. Building on more than 20 years of experience of the company’s predecessor Turbowinds, our client is known for high quality, reliable products, customer friendly design and experienced engineering and project management. DS-wind has the experience and the commitment to further evolve into one of the most mature and respected players in the sustainable energy market. To sustain their growth, our client is looking for intelligent, energetic engineers with an open mind towards (collaboration with) different cultures and a sincere interest in renewable energy development.

Vander meiren & Pauwels Recruitment leads the search for a (m/f)

Electrical Engineer Solar Energy / 25% travel

Involvement in R&D, project engineering and commissioning // On and off grid solar power projects // Collaboration with wind energy department // Direct and positive impact on life in remote communities


The Electrical Engineer Solar Energy’s goal is to successfully develop and deliver high quality electrical, electronic and control systems of solar photovoltaic systems (on-grid and off-grid) within budget and on time.

The responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer are mainly within the electrical, electronic and control domains as well as quality assurance, among them:

  • Contribute to research, development and innovation activities;
  • Generate technical documentation such as technical specifications, project reports, procedures, diagrams, drawings, certification files and manuals;
  • Create project proposals, develop new ideas and concepts and motivate improvements;
  • Design, dimension, select and secure electrical, electronic and control equipment related to solar PV systems;
  • Ensure high quality results according to defined scope, budget and schedule, using scientific and engineering knowledge as well as industry best practices, norms and standards;
  • Contribute to quality assurance;
  • Establish and maintain excellent communications with stakeholders (internal: colleagues and partners, and external: clients, suppliers, authorities etc.);
  • Contribute to project development activities such as: on site assessment; on site supervision of implementation / commissioning of solar PV systems;
  • Belgian HQ is located in the Limburg province.
Skills and Qualifications

  • Educational background: electrical engineer/ electronics engineer / control engineer / energy engineer;
  • Ideally 3 to 5 years of professional experience – highly capable junior engineers are welcome to apply; experience in the solar photovoltaic industry is an obvious asset;
  • Analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills, critical thinking;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively work within multi-disciplinary project teams;
  • Committed engineer who values honesty and reliability;
  • Interest in other sustainable energy systems (wind turbines);
  • Ability to travel, ~25% of the time (mostly short trips);
  • Good communication skills in the English and/or French language.

  • Challenging work environment where engineering skills and dedication to quality are important;
  • High social relevance: your work effectively brings electricity to (African) villages/communities;
  • The opportunity to broaden your horizon and to hone your social and engineering skills;
  • Training and on the job development;
  • Full-time permanent employment contract;
  • Effort, dedication and initiative are appreciated and rewarded;
  • Competitive and comprehensive salary package.
Contact us!

If you believe you have what it takes to make things happen in this role, we would like to hear from you.    

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@vp-recruitment.be quoting the reference number. Feel free to call Wim Vander meiren (0032 (0)489 585 566) or Manu Pauwels (0032 (0)489 585 565).