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PV Project Engineer position available in Cape Town

A job opportunity is available for a PV Project Engineer who is analytically inclined, detail-orientated and is excited at the prospect of travelling both nationally and internationally! If you have a good understanding of Homer Pro with solar PV plant design experience, this position is for you.

Additionally, you will have a degree in Electrical Engineering with a PR.Eng. You will also need 3+ years of experience working in the South African renewable energy industry – preferably solar.

Your ability to create single-line diagrams and proficiency in AutoCAD will assist you when needing to draw up systems specifications, design and layout of PV plants as well as electrical schematics and finish off technical drawings.

You will also find yourself responsible for providing technical support for proposal preparation, ensuring accurate technical documentation of PV power plants, conduct on-site verifications of installation and testing’s, and implement system design standards and optimisations. You are someone who has a strong drive and will ensure standards are upheld even when the going gets tough.

The successful candidate will have the ability to execute energy projects with precision from cradle to grave and handle all the highs and lows along the way. If you think you are the results-driven developer apply now!

Deadline: 11 June 2021

Education Requirements

B.Eng in Electrical Engineering

Pr.Eng registration or in the process of registering           

Experience Requirements

3+ years experience in the South African renewable energy industry – preferably solar

Previous experience as well as clear understanding of solar PV plant designs

Proven experience working in a matrix organisation as well as operating and navigating in an international company

Good understanding of Homer Pro


Your responsibilities will include creating system specification, design and layout of South African and EMEA PV plants, finish technical drawing drafts, providing technical support for proposal preparation, ensuring company standards as well as regional standards and regulations are complied with, and conduct on-site verification of installations and testing’s while complying with design, procedures, regulations and standards.


Ability to create electrical single-line diagrams

Thorough proficiency in AutoCAD

Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Excellent attention to detail

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Analytical thinker with good problem-solving skills

Where to apply?

Applications can be emailed through to careers@altgen.com

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Nomvuyo Tena
Nomvuyo Tena is a Content Producer at Clarion Events Africa and is as passionate about the energy transition in Africa as she is about music and Beyonce.