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Project Engineer – Solar Projects

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hillcrest

A well-established Solar Project Company who undertake Large Commercial Solar Projects is looking for a Project Engineer.

Ideally looking for an Electrical Engineer with 5 years’ experience in Solar Projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all electrical design works (AC & DC)
  • Reviewing all broad engineering, maintenance issues, sustainability, and commercial viability of future potential projects,
  • Detailed drawings & designs,
  • Fault-finding and analytics, with the ability to provide solutions and results,
  • Technical and commissioning support to site teams,
  • Ensure overall cost-effectiveness of the project with value engineering

Experience and Qualifications:

  • B.Eng / BSc (Eng) / N Dip in Electrical Engineering
  • Instrumentation & Automation experience would be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Solar Project Engineer
  • Proven experience in design, implementation, and assistance with commissioning
  • Driven individual with a “make-it-happen” work ethic
  • Good understanding of the legal requirements in the design and operation of the engineering portion of a project.
  • Have a working knowledge on the following:

o SANS10142-1 edition 3
o SANS10142-2 (MV)
o NRS097 suite
o IEC62446
o SSEG standards and requirements

  • Ability to apply experience gained to achieve practical safe and cost-effective solutions, to the timeous engineering requirements for the numerous projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft, with emphasis on Word and Excel
  • Proficiency in AutoCad
  • Tenacity to perform under pressure
  • Ability to apply independent judgment, initiative and attention to detail
  • Efficiently liaise, interact, and build relationships with project stake holders

The salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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