Wanted: Wind developers who know how to “blow” away the competition!
AltGen Recruitment to be at the forefront of renewable energy recruitment. Boasting over a decade of experience in sourcing talent for diverse roles within the energy alternatives sector, we are committed to uniting outstanding professionals with innovative renewable energy companies.
As a leader in utility-scale development and owner's engineer services, our client is dedicated to harnessing abundant natural resources for the generation of clean energy. In our collective continuous effort to expand the renewable energy sphere, our client is thrilled to expand and enhance their team and is actively seeking a highly motivated Wind Technical Project Developer who aligns with their vision for renewable project development. Becoming a part of the client's team as a Wind Technical Project Developer offers the chance to be part of one of South Africa's foremost development companies. This position ensures direct involvement with our client's customers and collaborators and provides opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. It enables you to leverage your enthusiasm and go where the winds takes you in an environment tailored to foster collaborative learning with your peers.
- A background in engineering is preferred.
- 2 - 5 years of experience in renewable energy with ample wind project experience
- Strong project management skills
- Excellent communication and collaboration abilities
As a Wind Developer, with a specific emphasis on wind projects, the ideal candidate’s responsibilities involve overseeing and supporting the overall greenfield project development efforts. This includes the design of preliminary wind farm layouts to facilitate pre-screening, energy yield modelling, and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) activities. You would also play a crucial role in mentoring and guiding junior team members as they engage in project development tasks, such as acquiring necessary approvals and permits, coordinating with external consultants, liaising with Eskom for grid connection and conducting site assessments. Additionally, you would be tasked with the preparation of stakeholder reports and presentations, as well as supporting new business development initiatives within the region.
This candidate would be responsible for managing and updating project budgets and schedules, as well as aiding in the selection of consultants and contractors. Furthermore, you would oversee the procurement process for securing access to transmission and grid infrastructure, either through Eskom or other relevant governmental authorities. Your role necessitates meeting stringent project deadlines while effectively managing resources to remain within budget constraints.
- Land use application
- Site acquisition
- Landowner negotiation
- REIPPP experience
- Project permitting
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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