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Environmental Engineer – Portugal – Full time

Porto, Portugal

Do you want to be part of the energy transition and use your knowledge and experience to make an important contribution to the development of our solar PV plants? If so, the position of Environmental Engineer Portugal at Chint Solar is made for you.

Chint Solar is a leading global project development company and active in the development, financing, construction, and operation of PV projects. With over 8.0 GWp completed projects around the world, we have built a significant track record and have become a key player in the global solar industry.

Our ambition is to energize people to contribute to a future with green energy; available for everyone and everywhere. To make this happen, we act now!

Our dedicated and experienced European team started in 2016 and is developing PV projects in Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, the United Kingdom and Hungary with headquarter based in Hamburg. Since the start we have developed 16 PV projects which are now in operation. In Portugal we realised our solar park in 2022, with multiple new projects currently in development.

Your role

For our expansion in the Portuguese market, we are looking for a seasoned and experienced Environmental Engineer to be based in our Porto office.

As Environmental Engineer, you will support the Portuguese activities and support the development and construction of our PV plants from start to the commercial operation. You will be responsible for the environmental assessment and evaluation in the development process of our projects and MV and HV overhead lines, coordinate the environmental studies, support the land scouting and ensure the environmental licensing. In addition, you will proactively advise the management on our business and participate in the local organization and decisions, considering the role and according to the background you may have.

In this role, it is important to be committed with the company strategy and values, professional and dedicated, contributing for a good work environment and team spirit. You will work closely with our local business development team and with our back office in Hamburg.

About Chint Solar

At Chint Solar you will find a senior, experienced, multicultural and committed team that works together to make things happen. You will be part of a company that is a leading player active in project development, financing, realization and operation of solar parks. That is fully committed to achieving a successful energy transition in Europe, away from fossil fuels to a sustainable future with clean energy. Chint Solar’s mission is to energize people. Investors, landowners and local communities to become part of a future in which green energy is available to everyone. To make that happen, we act now.

Your tasks

  • Environmental Licensing for Renewable projects, including MV and HV Overhead Lines;
  • EIA, preliminary environmental evaluations and assessments;
  • Project development support, site visits and land scouting;
  • Third parties coordination and management;
  • Support to the business Development Team and activities;
  • Documentation, Data room and contracts management;
  • Third parties procurement support,
  • Knowledge about legal procedures will be valued.

Your profile

  • Bachelor/Master Degree;
  • 5+ years working experience;
  • Experience in the energy sector is preferred;
  • Experience in environmental licensing including MV and HV overhead lines.
  • Positive, proactive and hands-on mentality;
  • Excellent in Portuguese (native) and English (spoken and written).

Our offer

Chint Solar offers you an interesting and challenging working environment in an international, motivated and dynamic team. Not a single day is the same. We are offering you:

  • Market salary conditions according to experience;
  • Performance bonus;
  • Health Insurance;
  • Laptop and mobile phone.


Do you want to become part of our team? Then please send your CV and motivation in English to David Osorio Mota, Head of Project Development Portugal and Claudia Richter, Head of HR Europe to


Interested? Apply now!

If you want to apply for this job, please send your application letter and ancillary documents to Claudia Richter, HR Manager Europe.