AltGen Africa
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    30 January 2024
    80 Victoria Road, Willows, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Renewable Energy
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    Northern Cape
    Contact Name
    Nicole van der Kolff


    Are you an MHS Engineer who gets energised by solar PV systems and cutting-edge battery storage solutions? Are you looking to amplify your career and position yourself with a well-known international company that boasts a major balance sheet and that is rapidly growing its renewable energy division by 150% in 2024?

    Our client, which has over 9 GW of energy projects globally, is seeking a candidate with a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 9+ years of experience working in the renewable energy industry.  Dual experience with solar PV systems and BESS is crucial to qualifying for this role. The integration of these two technologies is pivotal in successfully operating and maintaining hybrid projects.

    The ideal candidate would possess an exceptional understanding of O&M agreements, EPC agreements, and the technical codes, regulations, and standards relevant to the renewable energy industry. Our client is looking for someone with a commercial mindset to ensure the techno-economic viability of projects. Are you capable of sticking to strict deadlines and seeing complex projects to completion?

    Every aspect of this role involves engagement with a variety of stakeholders crucial to the continued development and operations of projects. These include but are not limited to legal advisors, lenders legal and technical advisors, contractors, and grid engineers. You will also be required to manage any discrepancies in project designs as requested.

    Each project will come with new technical challenges such as design discrepancies and project delays that will require innovative solutions and the seamless navigation of the rapidly changing landscape of renewable energy.

    Put your skills to the test, apply now and contribute your expertise to the rapidly expanding industry of hybrid engineering!

    Please note that frequent travel to site would be a requirement for this role.

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    Education Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, mechatronic, mechanical) or science

    Experience Requirements

    • 9+ years of experience in solar PV and battery storage systems
    • Extensive experience testing performance of solar PV & BESS projects
    • Valid driver’s license


    As a hybrid Project Engineer for our client, you would be responsible for the general day-to-day management of the solar PV and hybrid BESS projects. This encompasses engaging with interdisciplinary engineering departments and high-profile stakeholders. The preferred candidate will demonstrate a profound understanding of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) agreements, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) agreements, as well as possess comprehensive knowledge of the technical codes, regulations, and standards relevant to the renewable energy sector in order to ensure the techno-economic feasibility of projects. The ability to adhere to stringent deadlines and successfully oversee intricate projects to completion is also a key requirement. Additionally, the role involves managing discrepancies in project designs as needed.


    • Advanced MS capabilities (specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Process and results driven
    • Strong business acumen with an interest in the optimisation of systems
    • Strong organisational and communications 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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