Statkraft Markets and IT

For our office in Milan we are currently looking to hire a

Solar Project Engineer

Why Statkraft:

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.

But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.

Are you a Solar Project Engineer with experience in and the ability to design and optimise utility-scale solar PV and solar-storage hybrid systems? If so, this exciting opportunity to join our team, could be your next step to helping solve the climate crisis, together, with Statkraft.

Working in the Solar Project Delivery Department:

Statkraft’s Project Delivery department is responsible for the design and construction of our solar, wind, hydro and storage plants across all geographies.  Within this department, the solar and storage engineering team is responsible for solar PV and storage plant system design, energy yield analysis, due diligence and quality assurance across procurement, engineering and construction stages.

You will connect, collaborate and innovate with colleagues across technologies, geographies and markets, working with industry-leading digital solutions.  Whether you use your engineering skills to optimise our projects, increase output from our assets, or design tomorrow’s renewable energy solutions, in this role you’ll be at the forefront of leading the shift to renewable energy. 

Your role:

As a Solar Project Engineer, you will play a key role in developing and optimising the design of our ground mounted solar PV projects.  Your main focus will be our projects in Italy; however, you will also support projects internationally as part of an international solar engineering team.   Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Technical evaluation of sites via site visits and investigations
  • New technology evaluation and selection
  • Producing of design drawings for Solar PV and hybrid solar PV + storage systems
  • Selecting and processing solar irradiation and albedo datasets
  • Energy yield estimation and uncertainty analysis
  • Preliminary electrical system sizing calculations and producing concept electrical single line diagrams;
  • Producing preliminary Bills of Quantities
  • Undertaking design health & safety risk assessments

About you:

We look for experienced Solar Project Engineers with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. That includes:

  • Degree level qualification in electrical, electro-mechanical, mechanical, industrial, energy engineering, physics or other relevant technical discipline;
  • At least 2 years’ work experience designing ground mounted solar PV plants
  • Advanced user of AutoCAD, PVSyst and at least one utility-scale, specialist PV design software package.
  • Fluent in Italian and English - Spanish fluency is an advantage.
  • Battery storage design experience
  • Experience of solar project procurement, construction, commissioning or operation
  • Experience and knowledge of relevant Italian design codes, regulations and policy
  • Achieved or working towards achieving professional chartership or accreditation

Statkraft offers:

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee is not just making a living, they are making a real difference to the planet, our communities and the future. Together, we work on the front lines of changing the game for renewable energy. From hydrogen development to algorithmic trading and everything in between. We have 125 years of unrivalled expertise in creating the technologies that put ecosystems, communities and our environment first. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. This includes:

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leaderships program like IMD
  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds
  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet”
  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles
  • Monetary childcare subsidy to support you and your family
  • A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various activity groups such as soccer, yoga, sailing, climbing, boxing, cabin rentals, and much more
  • Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’


For us the ideas of our committed and ambitious colleagues make the difference. If you want to share our passion for renewable energy and be a part of tomorrow’s energy world, please apply through our online application form.

Please note: Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants before hire.

Share on:

Expected Start Date:

as soon as possible




Raul Frincu (Talent Acquisition Specialist)

Mobile: +49 (0)163 912 0323

Company homepage:

Office address:

0283 Oslo