AltGen Africa
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    5 July 2024
    1578 Bridgewater Street, Sandton, South Africa
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    Solar PV/C&I
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    Bea van Huyssteen


    Obsessed with all things data? Interested in developing your industrial automation system skills? Have experience in the solar PV C&I space? How about a BTech or a Bachelor’s in Engineering?  

    Our client, a leading innovator in the solar solutions space, is looking for a SCADA Engineer to join their South African team.

    As our ideal candidate, you’re curious about how programming and software solutions can change the future of energy. Your experience with logic controllers, data loggers, industrial automation systems, and PCL’s (amongst others) has honed your data acquisition skills.

    You’ll use this toolkit of skills in collaboration with your exceptional programming abilities (Python & SQL) to oversee and optimise the data acquisition hardware and infrastructure from the plant to the servers. We’re talking about a lot of data here.

    Having worked on site, you are a pro at plant power controller setup between solar, invertor, generator, and battery hybrid systems.

    As a highly analytical problem-solver, we reckon you’ll conclude that applying is the best decision you’ll make today. Apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering , energy systems, data science or BTech

    Experience Requirements

    • Working knowledge of programmable logic controllers, data loggers, and industrial automation
    • Have worked with industrial automation systems for an international company


    • Setup and manage data acquisition hardware and infrastructure, ensuring seamless data flow from plants to data servers
    • Utilise various communication protocols to facilitate data transfer between hardware types and servers, as well as other remotely connected devices
    • Ensure data specification compliance, validity, integrity, and consistent delivery
    • Configure plant power controllers for solar, inverter, generator, and battery hybrid systems as needed
    • Assist the Asset Management team in troubleshooting and resolving plant issues
    • Act as the primary interface between the local Asset Management team and the global Asset Intelligence team on data acquisition topics, issues, and related system developments
    • Support local and global Data Intelligence system development projects


    • Strong analytical approach to problem solving
    • Proficient in programming languages such as Python and SQl
    • Highly independent worker but comfortable working with interdisciplinary teams
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Result-driven

    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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