Commissioning Engineer

Job description

Altgen Recruitment Africa energy jobsA multidisciplinary engineering solutions company is seeking an energetic and experienced PVSyst Design Specialist to join their dynamic and experienced world class team in Johannesburg. Your main focus will include designing medium to large scale solar PV plants for the entire Sub-Saharan African region.

If you are the perfect fit for the role you will have extensive renewable energy or energy project experience designing and executing solar PV energy systems across diverse technologies.

You will use your technical knowledge to ensure that compliance standards are met and custom solutions are identified and developed – guaranteeing PV system optimisation.

In order to successfully retain client satisfaction you will need to be commercially savvy as you prepare designs, source suppliers, assess construction feasibility, conduct due-diligence, prepare bids, meet deadlines and ensure only the highest level of quality on all your projects.

If you are self-motivated and passionate about utility-scale independent energy solutions, then you will be the perfect fit for this opportunity.

Job requirements

  • B / MEng – Electrical, with an existing track-record of successful systems design
  • 3+ years’ experience in RE energy
  • Proven experience in dealing with lenders, DFI’s, EPC’s and a clear understanding of contract management
  • Experience in using PVSyst or other solar PV simulation software
  • Thorough understanding of South African legislation pertinent to RE and work history of ensuring compliance
  • Superlative written, communication and negotiation skills