Commissioning Engineer

Altgen Recruitment Africa energy jobsJob description

Our client, an established development, investment and EPCM company for renewable energy infrastructure, is in search of a cerebral, analytical and forward thinking Senior Project Manager to manage the full roll out of utility scale solar PV projects.

If you are the ideal candidate for this role you will revel in the opportunity to test your capabilities as you play a key role in the successful execution of projects within timelines, budgetary, governmental, contractual, health and safety requirements.

You will be well-versed in managing the processes, systems, quality and outputs of various teams of EPC sub-contractors and suppliers as well as planning and monitoring the execution phases of the project in a way that reduces all elements that will stress resources and heighten risks.

Furthermore, you will have brilliant communication and technical skills as you liaise with various stakeholders ensuring that knowledge management is shared in a comprehendible and professional manner.

Not only will you be playing the role of the planning and implementation specialist, but also the technical advisor for key game players, which will require you to be an expert in understanding engineering, construction and design components related to solar PV power plants.


If you have exceptional leadership skills, are able to motivate teams, exceed delivery expectations and are a focused bigger picture thinker who loves living in the beautiful outdoors of Africa, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Job requirements

  • Electrical Engineering degree or similar qualification
  • Project management certificate or MBA is vital
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar position within the renewable energy and or energy construction industries is important
  • Depth of solar PV knowledge is essential
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Willing to travel extensively
  • Strong M/S Office skills