Our client is eliminating load-shedding frustrations and empowering Africa through sustainable & renewable resources. This role will support rapid learning of new technology and procedures and build and equip you with a rare combination of skills and experience. The successful incumbent will hold a Degree in either Electrical Engineering; Electronic Engineering; Mechatronics Engineer or Chemical Engineering and 2 to 8 years of experience. Advantageous if you have systems and/or project management experience in solar photovoltaic systems/ energy efficiency projects.
Type: Permanent, new position created due to growth and demand
Job description / core competencies:
To design, implement and commission solar photovoltaic systems & energy efficiency equipment according to client requirements and specifications. Responsible for the overall project management function, providing leadership, coordination, strategic direction, and management to project activities. Oversees project management strategy, training, communication, project control/analysis/reporting, process development and technical capabilities. Provide clients with technical and commercial input on the implementation of sophisticated renewable energy technology in challenging environments. To assume an Engineering role in support of customer requirements and expectations as part of the Groups Sales and Service solution. Execute Multiple Projects within time and Budget. Manage projects from cradle to grave.
Work closely with the Engineering department, Proposals and Project/ Application Engineers. Work with the rapidly changing technology and wide range of projects that our client undertakes. The process/system consists of coming up with a conceptual design for the project, based largely on a helioscope simulation and an analysis of the electrical consumption of the client, followed by pricing the conceptual design, running the results of the models and pricing through a financial model to create a business case and then compiling a report that presents all the above. Take ownership of the development of the project scope, with the team prepare the project execution plan and obtain management approval. Determine project goals and priorities with management. Assist in the effectively coordination the activities of the team to meet project milestones
Proactively identify changes in work scope and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken with internal and external clients to reassess and amend the scope of work requirement, budget, and timeline.
Assist in managing the financial aspects of the project: budgeting, estimate to actual variance, small value capital CAPEX and operation OPEX projects, etc
Execute projects based on Industrial / Systematic Engineering based principles. Project execution with focus on quality and consistency. Work in conjunction with the proposals and engineering team ensuring project execution within time and Budget
Location (country, city): Centurion, Gauteng
Job Qualification & Experience:
A minimum requirement is an academic qualification in one or more of the following fields of Engineering:
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Computer and Electronic Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Electronic Engineering; Computer Engineering ; Mechatronic Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Chemical Engineering.
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Project Execution according to Industrial / Systematic procedures
Applied knowledge relating to engineering within renewable energy ( would be advantageous)
Configuration Designing, Configuration, Testing, Installation, Commissioning, Support.
Be able to interpret a User Requirement Specification: P&ID’s, logic diagrams, cause and effect diagrams, sequence diagrams, control narratives, Cable Block diagrams.
Provide technical product service and support to customers.
Knowledge of serial interfaces such as Modbus, Device Net and Profibus
Knowledge of Industrial Ethernet interfaces such as Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, Profinet
Design and Configure graphical interfaces
Advanced configuration skills in Function Block Diagram, Sequential Function chart and Structures Text
Control system Server/ Workstation and software version upgrading and migration
Comprehensive Hardware and software fault finding from system to instrument
Moderate knowledge of Windows 10 and Server 2016/9 installation and setup of networks and domains
Advanced skills working with MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook
Maintain focus and self-control
Maintaining effective internal team relationships & effective external customer relationships
Produce and maintain quality and technical results
Sharing functional expertise with team members
Working smarty and effectively
Be innovative and creative
Excellent communication and presentation skills
The company focuses on renewable energy project development as well as design, implementation and ownership of operational energy assets that lead to sustainability and cleaner production. They are an industry leader in the design, supply, installation and operation of solar photovoltaic technologies and systems.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Renewable Energy Systems Engineer – Centurion, Gauteng – Ref: 1201420-1
Renewable Energy Systems Engineer
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