21 Jun 2022
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type
Market Related
Start Date
Solar PV Engineering
Renewable Energy
Job Location - Postal Code
Cape Town
Contact Name
Robert Veith
Western Cape


Are you a Senior PV Electrical Engineer looking to grow your career further as you provide unparalleled consulting support to clients looking to develop large-scale PV projects?

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and passionate solar expert who is looking for a new challenge. Be part of a fast-growing market leader which has made a name for itself as an innovator in both technical and digital solutions which optimize renewable energy assets.

Should you be a qualified Electrical Engineer with 5+ years of experience (working in the renewable energy sector for at least 3 years) have an open-minded and flexible approach to projects and new challenges, can work independently and easily engage with clients, and have a background in consulting, then this role is for you! Responsibilities include assisting teams across the board in providing technical guidance to international and national clients and delivering on consulting projects.

If this role is the perfect fit, you will be able to grow with an ambitious team and facilitate innovative projects and solutions, be given the opportunity to be part of an international firm, and be granted flexible work hours with a hybrid option.

Think you're the ideal candidate? Then hurry up and apply now!

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Education Requirements

  • B.Eng or B.Sc in Electrical Engineering

Experience Requirements

  • 5 – 7 years of work experience (at least 3 being in the renewable energy sector)
  • Experience working with AutoCAD, DigSILENT, PV Syst,
  • Must have worked with financial institutes
  • Background in consulting
  • Must have experience taking renewable energy projects to financial close


  • Act as single point of contact for clients
  • Manage technical assignments and assisting customers in the financial closing phase
  • Manage EPC and O&M tender preparation
  • Attend to contract negotiations
  • Conduct feasibility studies
  • Reviewing and improving overall project design and operations


  • Able to work with multiple teams
  • Motivated and independent work ethic
  • Willing to engage with clients
  • Ability to speak French is ideal
  • Willing to travel for projects

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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