Senior Electrical Engineer -Solar (Gauteng)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #415523PAM
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Project Management - All Engineering Disciplines, Renewable Energy
Employer Description

Our client is a solar energy solutions company.

Job Description

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee and manage the Engineering Department.
  • Lead the engineering aspect of solar PV projects from conception to completion, ensuring adherence to design specifications, budgetary constraints, and project timelines.
  • Spearhead the design and development of solar PV systems, overseeing the creation of electrical schematics, equipment specifications, and layout plans.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on complex electrical engineering issues, including system optimization, grid integration, and performance enhancement.
  • Establish and enforce quality assurance protocols and standards.
  • Collaborate with clients and project stakeholders to understand project requirements, address technical inquiries, and ensure client satisfaction.

Qualifications

  • BEng/BSc in Electrical Engineering.
  • PrEng registered (Advantage)

Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in electrical engineering, with a focus on renewable energy and solar PV systems.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit) and simulation tools (e.g., Helioscope, PVsyst, PVSol).
  • Proven track record of successfully managing teams and leading complex projects from concept to completion.
  • Proven track record of commissioning large BESS (battery energy storage) systems including generator integration.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical engineering principles, design standards, and regulatory requirements relevant to solar energy projects.

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