AltGen Africa
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    25 January 2024
    Northern Cape, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Renewable Energy
    Northern Cape
    Contact Name
    Nicole van der Kolff


    Are you an engineer with a passion for health and safety? Tired of seeing colleagues and team members unnecessarily injured on project sites? Then why not do something about it?

    Our client, a major stakeholder in the renewable energy sector, is seeking a competent Construction Site Manager to develop, maintain and foster a strong culture of health and safety at several of their project sites.

    The ideal candidate possess a formal qualification in HSE such as a bachelor’s degree in engineering and must be registered with the SACPCMP. Furthermore, 7+ years of experience enforcing HSE regulations and requirements, project bidding, constructions and operations, and award winning financial close is crucial.

    Naturally you would be familiar with and comfortable managing behavioural based safety systems, crisis management procedures, and risk analysis/job safe analysis methods, and emergency response. Knowledge of HV regulations, and experience working on BESS and PV projects is preferable.

    Have we piqued your interest yet?

    In addition to the technical requirements, our client is looking for a decision-maker that can independently manage HSE operations on a major scale. As the ideal candidate, coordinating problem resolutions and crisis management procedures efficiently and effectively should be second nature.

    Being responsible for the health and safety for several interdisciplinary teams is a heavy burden to bear. If you believe you possess the skills and moral character required to succeed in this role, apply now!

    Please note that this role is an 18-24 month project-based role.

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    Education Requirements

    • Formal training in health and safety engineering or a bachelor’s degree in engineering

    Experience Requirements

    • 7+ years of experience in project bidding, construction and operations, and award to financial close in REIPPPP
    • Registered with the SACPCMO
    • Preferred experience working on PV and BESS projects
    • Extensive experience in the implementation, auditing, and maintenance of OSHA45001 and ISO14001 management system
    • Valid driver’s license


    As the construction site manager for our client, your primary responsibility will be to implement and maintain strict adherence to HSE regulations and requirements across several construction sites. Encompassed in this can include anything from site housekeeping, golden rules, safety rewards and sanctions, and the development of risk assessment statements and methods.


    • Embedded knowledge of main transmission substations
    • High level problem solving capabilities
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • You should be able to work well under pressure

    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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