Technical Director- Wind, Solar, BESS


Technical Director - Wind, Solar, BESS
European Developer
United Kingdom (remote working)

Petroplan are recruiting for a Technical Director to join a European Developer and head up the Technical Design and Engineering of a number of utility-scale Solar, Wind and Battery Storage Projects across the UK.

Our client are established in a number of European & American markets already and have developed a strong project pipeline in the UK over the past 12 months. With funding in place they are looking to scale up their team here in the UK considerably throughout 2023 and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a fast-growing business.

Competitive Salary bonus, shares, LTI shares in the wider business pension, car allowance, healthcare.


  • Responsibility for design and grid connectivity of projects
  • Work closely with Project Development teams to analyse feasibility of projects.
  • Overall responsibility for Technical Engineering and Grid Connection team
  • Provides support across the business, from Development activities e.g. carrying out wind and solar resource modelling, project feasibility, maintaining and collecting data from meteorological masts at sites through to working with construction and operations teams.
  • Liaison with DNO
  • Responsibility for final Grid Applications
  • Mentor Junior Engineers


  • Demonstrable experience leading Technical / Design teams within the renewables sectos - particularly Solar, BESS.
  • Technical Engineering degree
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.