We are seeking an energetic Design Engineer to grow their professional career in the green energy market. This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a group with massive growth potential that has saved nearly 3000 tons of carbon emissions since its fruition. We are super interested in any experience you may have with solar PV and/or renewable projects and technology, so be sure to include a comprehensive track record in your application!
The ideal candidate needs to have a degree in the fields of electrical, mechanical, electromechanical or mechatronic engineering with 3 – 5 years of experience in the renewable energy market, preferably solar. You need to be familiar with complex design and implementation processes, preferably in the C&I and/or residential markets, have proven experience in relevant software such as AutoCAD/PVSyst, and have a sound knowledge of relevant HSE standards and requirements. Engagement with and reporting to relevant stakeholders is required, so sound communication and interpersonal skills are required!
As the new Design Engineer, you will be developing and implementing innovative and complex designs for existing and potential projects, utilising software to create prototypes and optimise existing designs, ensuring compliance with industry and safety standards, and compiling and presenting reports to colleagues and clients. You will need to maintain accurate records of designs and projects, assist in the project management of relevant projects, and constantly analyse prototype data and optimise designs where necessary.
This is your chance to use your expert abilities to address the loadshedding problem South Africa is facing. Don’t miss this opportunity, apply now!
P.S. Know of anyone with scarce skills? If you refer a candidate to us and they get placed in under 3 months, you could get paid R1000.00! Find out more here!
- Degree in the fields of electrical, mechanical, electromechanical or mechatronic engineering
- 3 – 5 years of experience in the renewable energy market, preferably solar
- Understanding of complex design and implementation processes, preferably in the C&I and/or residential markets
- Experience in relevant software such as AutoCAD/PVSyst
- Knowledge of relevant HSE standards and requirements
Responsibilities include developing and implementing innovative and complex designs for existing and potential projects, ensuring compliance with industry and safety standards, maintaining accurate records of designs and projects, compiling and presenting reports to colleagues and clients, and utilising software to create prototypes and optimising existing designs.
- Proficient in MS Office Suite
- Sound communication skills
- Analytical and spatial abilities
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town 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 South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
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
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