Working Student Photovoltaics System Design

at Berlin
Student job

Über die Stelle


We are now looking for a

Working Student Photovoltaics System Design

located in our office in Berlin.

What we are looking for:

You are open, you are active, you are positive and both health and safety matter to you!
When talking to friends or family you are proud to tell you are working within Renewables. You consider the combat against climate change as one of the biggest challenges of our time and you want to be part of it. You are convinced that even at work it is all about people; and cooperation, good communication and stakeholder management is key to reach your professional targets. Whilst working in a dedicated way to achieve these targets you want to live a diverse, balanced and healthy life and you do acknowledge your employer’s efforts to support you here.

You have the following key accountabilities

  • Electrical and – mostly – mechanical design for ground-mounted PV systems, with Auto-CAD, Helios3D, Helioscope
  • Concept and final designs, based on internal design guidelines and local conditions
  • General technical support for the team
  • Optimizing system design with respect to location-specific boundary conditions and reduction of LCOE
  • Yield simulations using PVSYST
  • Close cooperation in the Engineering Team


Ihr Profil



  • You are enrolled as a full-time student at a university (Uni, TU, Fachhochschule) in Berlin or the federal state of Brandenburg (mandatory), preferably as a Master’s student
  • You will study for at least another 12 months (mandatory)
  • Your major is Renewable Energy, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or similar.
  • You have very good knowledge using CAD systems (mandatory), preferable AutoCAD or Civil3D
  • Ideally, you have good knowledge about photovoltaic systems from university or practical experience
  • Previous experience in design of PV systems using PVSYST, PVSol, or similar, is a big plus
  • You have working proficiency in English
  • You can work independently as well as in a team, with high personal responsibility
  • You are excited to work in the field of Renewables

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation. 


Zusätzliche Informationen


Work in an open, agile and modern environment and collaborating with great colleagues who support each other. Offering you a work environment with diverse, international and inspiring colleagues where we focus on resilience, knowing that this is a key element for your wellbeing. High degree of responsibility.

  • We are seeking to fill this position as of June 1, 2023, or at earliest availability
  • You should have time to work a minimum of about 15 hours per week. Work hours are flexible, working student contract with up to 20 hours per week (40 hours/wk during the semester break)
  • We offer a 12-month limited contract with the option to extend

We welcome your application in English or German, including CV and cover letter.
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Hannes Curth:, phone +49-1525-4628898. For information about the recruitment process, please contact Elias Erdmann:

We are looking forward to your application!