The average salary for a Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power is $68,466 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$49,484 - $96,707
MEDIAN: $68,466

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$49,484 - $96,707  
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$43,629 - $122,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power

A project engineer, renewable energy/renewable power is likely to be employed with an energy or utility company. This person has something of a hybrid role in construction or renewable energy facilities, such as solar plants, hydroelectric dams, or wind farms. As a project engineer, this person not only supervises the construction itself, he or she likely has key input in the design process as well. The project engineer helps ensure that the project will generate energy as stipulated in design documents and works to ensure that the construction takes place on schedule and according to all regulatory requirements.


Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Tasks

  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.
  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Salaries

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Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Renewable Energy / Renewable Power Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

Engineering Design
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 19%