4 Jan 2022
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type
Market Related
Start Date
Renewable Energy
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Natascha Marais
Western Cape


Please note: Your application won't be considered if you do not have an Electrical Engineering Degree.

Are you a graduate Project Developer looking to begin your career within the renewable energy space – more specifically within solar? Are you technical with an interest in solar, electrical or engineering? If so, continue reading…

Our client is looking for someone like you to come on board and support their business development team through obtaining critical data, conducting data analyses, and preparing preliminary solar system designs. In order to apply for this opportunity, you need a B.Eng or B.Tech in Electrical Engineering along with good knowledge of solar and battery storage. You should be well organised, results and systems-driven, with excellent attention to detail. It’s also important that you have robust communication skills and are comfortable liaising with clients. As the Junior Project Developer, your responsibilities will include conducting research and development on new products and solutions, tariff and financial modelling, carrying out technical site inspections, solar system designs, and ad hoc analyses.

This is a great opportunity you don’t want to miss out on, so apply now and let us know why you’re the person our client is looking for!

Education Requirements

  • Eng or B.Tech in Electrical Engineering - this is non-negotiable!

Experience Requirements

  • Graduates will be considered
  • It is important that your thesis involved something related to solar or renewable energy
  • Knowledgeable about solar and battery storage and/or electrical engineering
  • Previous experience with SketchUp modelling is beneficial


Your responsibilities will include solar system designs, tariff and financial modelling, conducting ad hoc analyses, performing technical site inspections, and market research.


  • Results and system driven
  • Well organized
  • Great attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to liaise with clients
  • IT proficient, especially with MS Office

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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