Shepton Mallet

About Us:

At British Solar Renewables (BSR), we're not just shaping the future; we're powering it. With a bold commitment to a net-zero carbon world, we lead the charge in developing, building, and managing utility-scale solar and storage projects across the UK and beyond.

Why BSR?

  • Impact Unleashed: Dare to make a difference? So do we. At BSR, our mission fuels a relentless pursuit of solutions, going beyond the expected to create a meaningful impact.
  • Innovation in Our DNA: Passion, curiosity, and data-driven decisions define us as pioneers. We don't just welcome change; we thrive on it, shaping the future of sustainable energy.
  • Team Spirit, Real Results: We're not afraid to stumble, and when we do, we learn and rise together. A united force celebrating authenticity, where diversity is not just welcomed but embraced.

What you will be doing in this role:

At BSR we provide EPC services delivering complete turnkey packages or bespoke combination packages of design, procurement and construction as required. ​

Under the supervision of the Senior Spatial Design Engineer, the Junior Spatial Design Engineer works alongside various departments within BSR and throughout all project stages to produce and amend designs and drawings.

What we need from you:

  • Spatial design of large-scale ground mount solar PV projects, battery energy storage projects and associated ancillary equipment, producing reports and information throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Produce early feasibility layouts to assist the Site Acquisition Team with obtaining sites for development.
  • Draft and issue layouts in cooperation with internal and external planning professionals to achieve designs that will satisfy local authorities whilst considering commercial considerations and Health & Safety requirements.
  • Working with project managers and the other Spatial Designers to produce detailed design packs for technical due diligence that meet the requirements of clients, technical advisors and investors.
  • Perform calculations and assessments of PV plant operation including, (but not limited to) PVSyst calculations, yield assessments and plant modelling.
  • Authoring of BSR Group CAD drawings.
  • Producing & analysing PV layout designs to achieve the best performance.
  • Issue As-Built drawings in conjunction with relevant parties within the company and/or external agencies.
  • Organisation and maintenance of CAD files within BSR’s filing systems, ensuring drawings are up to date and issued according to the BSR Quality Management System.
  • Site visits, (pre/during/post construction) and integration of feedback and As-Built survey information into final documentation and subsequent designs.
  • Providing input into project value engineering and wider commercial design efforts.
  • Continual process and procedure review and improvement within the Design department.
  • Supporting the Spatial team with construction drawings and schedules as required.
  • Communicate with the GIS Team to ensure the latest designs are being used within our GIS System.

What Skills you Need:


  • Good at problem solving.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisation, efficiency and thoroughness with all work undertaken.
  • Versatile and forward thinking.
  • Has an interest in renewable energy.
  • Science, Maths and English GCSE’s or equivalent


  • PV system layout and design experience, however training will be provided for shortlisted candidates with relevant transferable skills or experience.
  • Engineering, Graphics or any relevant CAD qualification.
  • Proven experience in the coordination of multiple projects.

What you will get from BSR:

  • Monthly Social Buzz: Elevate your work experience with monthly events that spark connections and camaraderie.
  • Flex Your Way: Dive into a dynamic work-life balance with our hybrid working arrangement that lets you work from home three days a week.
  • Family First: Cherish family moments with our family-friendly parental leave because we know what truly matters.
  • Support Beyond Work: Your well-being is a priority. Dive into our Employee Assistance Programme offering comprehensive life support.
  • Rewards Galore: Celebrate your dedication with our annual bonus scheme and referral programme – because hard work deserves its spotlight.
  • Professional Growth: Stay ahead of the game with an annual reimbursement for one professional membership.
  • Time to Unwind: Enjoy 25 days of holiday per year, plus bank holidays, with the freedom to roll over up to 5 days for that extra escape.
  • Secure Future: Your tomorrow matters. Secure it with our robust pension scheme.
  • Health Matters: Rest easy with private healthcare and life insurance coverage, because your well-being is non-negotiable.
  • Stress-Free Commute: Forget the parking hassle – enjoy free office parking, ensuring your journey to success is smooth.

Tips from the recruiter:

  • Tailor your application: Stand out from the crowd, align your application with the role’s specific requirements.
  • Mind the Deadline: Ensure your application is submitted by the specified closing date.
  • Prepare for Success: If invited to interview, come with thoughtful questions about the role and company.

Closing Date: 13th March 2024

If this opportunity sparks your ambition, fuels your passion, and aligns with your vision, we invite you to make your mark. Send your compelling application to:

At BSR, we are committed to equal opportunities in employment. Our hiring decisions are not just about roles; they are about the right people shaping the future. If you need reasonable adjustments for the interview process, contact us at the provided email address – because diversity fuels innovation.