Published
30 Nov 2022
Location
Bram Fischer Drive, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Category
Job Type
Salary
600000.00
Maximum Salary
600000.00
Minimum Salary
550000.00
Salary per month/ hour/ year
YEARLY
Currency
ZAR
Start Date
ASAP
Technology
Renewable Energy
Tags/ Keywords
Design engineer jobs Johannesburg,renewable energy design engineer jobs Johannesburg,Design engineer jobs jhb,loadshedding engineering jobs Johannesburg,Design engineer jobs sandton
Industry
Renewable Energy
Job Location Postal Code
2000
Region
Gauteng
Contact Name
Ivan Pienaar

Description

We are seeking an expert Senior Design Engineer with a stellar track record to be part of a team specialising in moving Africa towards a greener future! This is your chance to join a group making waves in the renewable energy sector while you cement your professional career in Africa. Use your abilities to contribute to solutions to the loadshedding problem in South Africa!

The ideal candidate needs to have a Bachelor’s degree in the field of engineering with 10+ years of experience in engineering design and consulting, preferably in a renewable energy space with technology such as battery storage, LED lighting and/or solar PV.  You need to have excellent communication and organisation skills, the ability to effectively manage and motivate various engineering and investment teams, be proficient in relevant engineering software such as PVSyst and AutoCAD, and have the ability to effectively design, test and implement technical engineering designs.

Key responsibilities include overseeing the design and review of new energy technology and projects, testing and optimising existing technology, assisting in developing and optimising budgets, engaging with clients on business objectives and needs and developing energy-efficient strategies, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records. You will need to create mockups, sketches, drafts and blueprints using a wide variety of materials, and research production and manufacturing feasibility and present findings to the team.

This is an awesome opportunity to establish your professional engineer career and reputation in Africa while you assist in making sustainable energy solutions accessible to various communities. Apply now if this sounds like the path for you!

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of engineering
  • PREng is highly beneficial

Experience Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in engineering design and consulting
  • Ability to effectively manage and motivate various engineering and investment teams
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of various policies and legislation
  • Ability to effectively design, test and implement technical engineering designs.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include overseeing the design and review of new energy technology and projects, assisting in developing and optimising budgets, testing and optimising existing technology, creating mockups, sketches, drafts and blueprints using a wide variety of materials, engaging with clients on business objectives and needs and developing energy-efficient strategies, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records.

Skills

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Proficiency in relevant engineering software such as PVSyst and AutoCAD

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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