U-Solar is looking out for an experienced Solar Design Engineer with experience in Ground Mount Systems.

About U-Solar

U-Solar is one of the leading solar EPCs and solar developers in India, with over 170 MW+ of installed capacity and 250+ projects executed. U-Solar Clean Energy Solutions provides end-to-end solar energy solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential consumers, helping them to easily transition to clean energy and achieve their Net-Zero targets. We provide a wide range of Solar Solutions including Rooftop Solar, Ground Solar, Building Integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), Battery-Based Based Storage Systems, Carport systems, etc.

Job Purpose:

To prepare detailed engineering documents for solar power plants, such as layout, SLD, AC sizing, SCADA architecture, BoM and plant performance verification.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project engineering during the detailed engineering phase for ground/roof mounted solar systems by doing the following tasks:
    • Perform detailed system design and optimize generation data
    • Prepare layouts, BoM and SLDs for submission to customer
    • Coordinate with project manager and other stakeholders
  • Prepare and review technical specifications for complete AC electrical system, including transformers, switchgear panels, cables, UPS, chargers and substation equipment
  • Prepare SLDs, protection and metering diagrams, design basis report and electrical calculations for various voltage levels (LV to EHV)
  • Prepare substation equipment layouts, cable tray and trench layouts, earthing layouts, illumination and lightning protection layouts, busduct layouts and switchyard layouts
  • Size equipment such as transformers, battery and battery chargers, UPS, CT and PT
  • Develop complete substation systems and overhead transmission line system
  • Review relay setting coordination for complete AC system and switchyard for the solar plant
  • Estimate bill of materials for various electrical systems
  • Review vendor drawings for various electrical equipment, such as transformers, switchgear panels, switchyard equipment, cables and busducts
  • Coordinate with contractors, client, interdepartmental and vendors for interfacing, expediting and resolving technical issues
  • Initiate, coordinate and prioritize the technical review process and provide technical approval for the projects
  • Review and approve detailed designs, drawings and procedures related to all transmission and substation components, such as step up transformers, switchyard and grid interfacing policies
  • Prepare RfPs for major components such as transformers, switchgear panels, UPS, battery and battery chargers and SCADA
  • Ensure correct plant performance estimation and optimum BoM
  • Design and execute fault level and relay coordination
  • Prepare as-built drawings and provide plant performance for handing over the project to operation and maintenance
  • Obtain necessary inputs from internal and external customers for designing optimum electrical system and attend customer meetings as and when necessary.
  • Transfer information smoothly to projects/SCM/QA and O&M and other customers


  • Bachelor’s /Master’s in Electrical Engineering


  • 4 to 6 years of total work experience in design and engineering of solar power plants
  • Expertise in AutoCAD and Google SketchUp, MS office package
  • Bird’s eye view on entire electrical system evacuation including civil and structural elements of solar system.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bengaluru

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