AltGen Africa
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    14 May 2024
    7 QUELLERIE ST, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Protection & Insulation Coordination
    Renewable Energy
    Job Location Postal Code
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Robert Veith


    We’re looking for a Power Systems Engineer with experience in power systems analysis for specialised grid studies and grid code compliance. If you have protection coordination or insulation coordination experience, we want to talk to you!

    Our client, a specialist energy consultancy, is looking for a Senior Power Systems Consultant to join their highly motivated team of power system engineers.

    Our gold medal winner has extensive experience in protection coordination and insulation coordination. Additionally, you have experience working on projects across Africa which has taught you excellent relationship building skills.

    This role is an opportunity to work in an innovative and fast-growing industry with a range of technical, strategic, and regulatory consulting projects. Apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • Bachelors in electrical engineering or relevant engineering field
    • Postgraduate degree in engineering highly advantageous

    Experience Requirements

    • Experience with protection coordination and insulation coordination
    • Advanced understanding of power system analysis software (DIgSilent, PowerFactory, PSS/E or PSCAD)
    • Experience working in a similar role on renewable energy projects in South Africa or Africa

    Highly Advantageous

    • Experience with overhead line, substation, or renewable energy plant design and review
    • An embedded understanding of grid-code regulations
    • Experience with BESS
    • Experience as an owners engineer on energy or infrastructure projects


    A detailed list of responsibilities will be provided to our ideal candidate!


    • Data analysis (Excel, Python etc)
    • Acute attention to detail
    • Excellent problem solving and negotiation ability
    • Enjoy working in a lean team environment
    • Ability to multitask whilst maintaining effective channels of communication

    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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