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Consultant Photovoltaics

Our Company

3E is a leading technology company active in renewable energy with 20 years of history. Our HQ office is situated in the center of Brussels and our colleagues operate internationally from our offices in Paris, Toulouse, Barcelona, Istanbul, Chennai and Cape Town.

As an innovative company, we believe in a world where renewable energy will be affordable and available for all, at any time, at any place. Our mission is to maximize the value and enhance the performance of renewable energy assets through data intelligence, digital solutions and expert services. We have an extensive track record in providing solutions to corporate and public clients and combine in-house innovation, partnerships with leading R&D centers, and a thorough understanding of practical industry needs.

After 20 years of driving the energy market transformation through innovation, 3E is committed to build an energy future where digitalisation and data intelligence will pave the way to reach the world’s ambitious targets for renewable and sustainable energy. In this new paradigm, 3E has set a determined strategic plan for the upcoming years to further expand our market position, accelerate growth and reinforce 3E as the leading brand in the renewable energy sector.

What you will be doing

In order to anchor our leading market position in renewable energy expert services, we are looking for a motivated new colleague to join our Technical Advisory team! Your team members are experienced in solar and wind energy, technical due diligence, resource assessment and project development and with their support you will act as a project manager in:

  • Conducting Due Diligence for photovoltaic installations (and Wind, once you’re up and running) in Belgium and internationally. This can include but is not limited to:
    • Design Verification
    • Technical Review of main Components (Solar Panels, Inverters, Mounting Infrastructure)
    • Contract reviews (EPC, O&M contract, Power Purchase Agreement, etc..),
    • Provisional/intermediate/final acceptance certificates, including power plant inspections
    • Long term Energy Yield Assessments and/or Reviews
  • Delivering the study following the planning, budget and the internal quality process of execution.
  • Performing follow-up PV power plant inspections in Benelux and France: more or less 25% of the time depending on the projects.

You will be consulting on several projects at the same time.

Our ideal candidate

We are looking for someone with a technical mindset, combined with commercial flair. Someone with an analytical and critical mind to help us improve on a daily base. Creative, innovative and all the while accurate with a strong eye for details. Someone who doesn’t hide ambition and thinks outside of the box, is hungry for knowledge and service oriented. For our clients, we go the extra mile. We want you to walk with us!

Of course, there are some non-negotiables:

  • You are fluent in Dutch (mother tongue or equivalent) and English
  • You hold a masters degree in Civil/Industrial engineering
  • You have 5+ years of experience in a similar environment (Technical Advisory Company or Sponsor/Developer) in the renewable energy field (PV is a must, having experience in wind as well is a big plus)
  • You show a strong interest in renewable energies and this reflects in your way of life
  • You demonstrate very strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Your presentation skills are on point and you like participating in discussion groups
  • You thrive while working in a team but have no problem finishing work on your own either

Bonus points for:

  • Knowledge of AUTOCAD, Sketchup, PVsyst and GIS software tools (QGIS, ArcGIS,…)
  • Knowledge of French or additional languages

What we offer in return

Our offices are hidden in the centre of Brussels with a view on a pond, with ducks and a heron bringing a regular visit. In addition to a stimulating atmosphere in a highly motivated group of people, 3E offers:

  • Attractive salary package in line with your level of experience, including group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers (8 euros), representation allowance and company mobile phone, 32 days of vacation, a flex income plan.
  • Sustainable transport: easy access with public transport, 100% reimbursement of public transport fare, bicycle allowance.
  • Flexibility in an open-minded company.
  • Home working (for this function max 2 days a week)
  • An international environment: projects in over 40 countries worldwide, colleagues of 20 nationalities.

Our interview process will consist of following steps: (full process if every step is succesful)

  • A first, short call (10 min) to discuss your profile and some bullet points
  • A first HR interview to go over your experience, motivation, the job content, salary, any questions,...
  • A second, more technical interview with the team manager(s)
  • Discussion of the offer with HR

these interviews can take place in the office or virtually, depending on your own preference.

  • Location: Brussels - Belgium


Kalkkaai 6 Quai à la Chaux
1000 Brussels

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