AltGen Africa
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    24 January 2024
    27 Montrose Road, Barbeque Downs, Midrand, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Robert Veith


    Are you a Civil Design Engineer with a BSc. or bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with 4+ years of experience in drafting and design?

    Do you have experience working with Solar PV projects in the renewable energy sector on a local, national, and international scale?

    If yes, then keep reading!

    Join our client and become a part of a team focused on exceptional end-to-end construction and maintenance results within the renewable energy industry.

    Our client is looking for a Civil Design Engineer who can cope in high-stress, high-pressure environments with minimal supervision. Proven experience with AutoCAD is a non-negotiable – previous experience with software such as Prokon, Civil 3D, and PVsyst is advantageous.

    Experience interfacing with other engineering disciplines (structural, electrical, and mechanical) is also crucial to securing this role. Expect to get your hands dirty as you engage with every phase of the project. From the first conceptualisation of a design to manufacturing and construction, you will be leading the execution and scheduling of highly-skilled teams of professionals. The value you add to projects through continuous improvement and interdisciplinary engineering engagement will see you a cut above the rest.

    The ideal candidate would need to efficiently facilitate cross-level communication – strengthening partnerships with junior engineers, government officials, and private stakeholders alike.

    If you have a passion for precision and a penchant for leadership, then APPLY NOW!

    If this role isn’t for you, why not have a look at our other available jobs HERE, or upload your CV HERE

    Education Requirements

    • Candidates with a National Diploma/National Technical Diploma will be considered, however, candidates with a BSc. or bachelor’s degree in civil engineering will be given preference.

    Experience Requirements

    • Must have 4+ years in design and drafting
    • Proven experience with Solar PV projects
    • High proficiency in AutoCAD (Experience using Prokon, MS Projects, PVSyst Civil 3D advantageous)


    The Civil Design Engineer that we are looking for will be responsible for designing, developing, monitoring, improving, and commissioning our client’s Solar PV projects. The role demands a highly detail-orientated individual capable of managing interdisciplinary teams of engineers, maintaining relationships with vendors and stakeholders, and ensuring the highest quality designs are produced at the lowest possible cost.


    • Exceptional organisational skills are a must!
    • You will have an advantage in the application process if have experience with the following software:
      • Prokon
      • Ms Projects
      • Civil 3D
      • PVsyst

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

    With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

    Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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