AltGen Africa
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    26 March 2024
    50 Kingfisher Dr, Fourways, Bryanston, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Nicole Van der Kolff


     We have an extraordinary opportunity for a Pr. Eng who wants to join one of the world's premier engineering firms.

    • Are you a seasoned Pr. Eng with specialised expertise in wind and solar PV systems, boasting a track record of involvement in projects exceeding 7MW?
    • Are you prepared to embark on international travel to oversee project sites?
    • Do you possess over 8 years of consulting engineering experience?

    We are seeking a seasoned and enthusiastic Senior Renewable Energy Engineer to serve as a senior technical consultant for utility-scale projects in Southern Africa.  These will consist of (5MW+) Solar PV and Wind Energy projects.

    Candidate engineers registered with ECSA with the aim of achieving Pr. Eng registration within 1-2 years will be considered, however engineers possessing current professional registrations with ECSA will be preferred

    For this role, you would need an extensive understanding of international projects and a profound grasp of solar PV designs.  The position will entail foreign travel, specifically within Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe).  You would be required to act as a liaison between technical, legal, and financial stakeholders,  and ensure that projects adhere to rigorous standards of performance and safety.

    Excited about this opportunity? Waste no time and submit your application today.

    Still working towards your PR. Eng? Send us your CV and we’ll keep you in mind for the next opportunity.

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    Education Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, or technical engineering
    • Registered as a Pr. Eng (ECSA)
    • Or in the process of attaining registration with ECSA

    Experience Requirements

    • 7+ years of experience with solar PV technologies in the international Renewable Energy arena
    • Experience in Wind Technology is considered very advantageous
    • Proven track record of experience in solar PV project development and delivery.
    • Embedded knowledge of solar PV plant designs, Energy Yield Assessment, layouts and connection interfaces
    • Proven expertise in covering the various stages of solar PV plant lifecycle management, including:
      • feasibility and dev. engineering,
      • construction oversight,
      • witnessing testing and commissioning procedures,
      • and operational monitoring/inspections.


    As a Senior Renewable Energy Engineer, you would play a vital role in managing and executing high-quality technical advisory works for solar PV and wind projects. You need to be passionate about innovation and sustainability. This role's responsibilities will comprise of both technical (priority) and business development.  You would be responsible for the oversight on project management and the interfacing between various engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, civil, and control & instrumentation.

    Your responsibilities would encompass conducting technical assessments and economic feasibility studies for solar PV and wind projects, proposing technical enhancements to project designs, and managing tender stages and contract negotiations.

    You would be responsible for preparing and managing technical specs, bills of materials, tender stage evaluations as well as negotiating Balance of Plant, Operation & Maintenance or EPC and other supply contracts. Additionally, would need to lead due diligence efforts for solar PV projects, mentor junior engineers, and drive business development initiatives, defining sales strategies and managing client relationships.

    With a strong commitment to health, safety, environmental, and quality standards, ensuring a safe working environment at all times will be of utmost importance.


    • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a team of like-minded engineers.
    • Proficient in technical report writing.
    • Able to work in high-pressure environment with the ability to so-ordinate and manage projects.

    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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