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Alternative Energy Engineer

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Alternative Energy Engineer

As an Alternative Energy Engineer, your day would consist of various tasks: research alternative energy sources, consult on green engineering projects and help to protect the environment. 

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Design machines that are powered by renewable energy.
  • Investigate and test different sources of alternative energy.
  • Develop environmental protection strategies.

Getting in and Qualifications


Studying for a bachelor’s degree in science is a good way to improve your chances of becoming an Alternative Energy Engineer.

You may also choose to study for a Masters or PH.D in chemical science or engineering.



Alternative Energy Engineers have a background in engineering, so undertaking a related apprenticeship in Civil Engineering is a good starting point. 

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to get the correct information.