AltGen Africa
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    23 January 2024
    32 Springfield Road, Midrand, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Robert Veith


    Are you ready to take the next step in your green career?

    Our client prides themselves on being a dynamic and adaptable team those values and embraces a wide range of opinions and perspectives, so if you are an out-of-the-box thinker and thrive off solving tough technical RE project design challenges… odds are that you will fit right in! They, a leading EPC provider in the energy sector, define an unparalleled standard of excellence through their renowned construction expertise, having successfully executed projects in solar PV, petroleum, and oil & gas industries.

    Having been active in the Renewable Energy sector for over a decade, they are in a growth stage and are on the lookout for an Electrical Design Engineer to assist in the design and construction process of their Solar PV projects.

    Having a consistent track record in delivering top-notch end-to-end construction, turnaround, and maintenance solutions sets them apart as a leader in the constructor space within the renewable energy industry, thus candidates of high calibre are required.  To be considered for this role, you should possess a B.Eng/BSc. as well as experience in the Renewable Energy sector and have at least 5+ years of experience in the design and drafting of PV projects.

    In this role, you could expect involvement in varying phases of the client’s Renewable Energy projects spanning the FEED (feasibility) stage of the projects all the way through to the commissioning of the projects. The professional we are seeking for this role will be involved in the full scope of the project life-cycle from design (basic and detail) through to the End-of-Jobe…Yep, you’d be dipping your toes in every part of the project’s lifespan… beginning to end.

    If this role sounds like the challenge, you have been waiting for to elevate you career path…then look no further and APPLY NOW!

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    Education Requirements

    • Candidates who have completed a National Diploma/National Technical Diploma will be considered, however, applicants with a B.Eng/BSc. will be preferred.

    Experience Requirements

    • At least 5 years of experience in design and drafting.
    • 5 years of experience Electrical design and project engineering experience
    • Experience in Renewable Energy (Solar PV plants) is required.
    • A proven track record with experience in Medium and Low Voltage projects


    The Electrical Design Engineer we are looking for will be pivotal in all phases of Renewable Energy projects, specialising in Solar PV Plants. The role involves disciplined leadership, and you would be involved in overseeing project execution within schedule and budget. Other key responsibilities include supplier/vendor engagement and communication, mentoring, and the precise interpretation of functional requirements.

    You would be expected to contribute to value-added engineering, drive continuous improvement initiatives on projects, and enhancing internal discipline work methods and procedures. This role would expect the perfect candidate to take responsibility for developing deliverables schedules, project schedules, and engineering packages in line with industry standards.  You would need to be adept at building strong client relations and would be in charge of the official sign-off on designs.


    • Superior technical writing skills are essential for this role.
    • Candidates should be specifically skilled in a variety of software packages including:
      • DigSilent
      • Relux
      • MS Projects
      • CAD basic skills

    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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