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Renewable Energy Engineer

Job Title: Renewable Energy Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Reference: DH28
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: July 05, 2016 17:49

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

As a solar professional you will provide technical support to a wide variety of stakeholders. The role is varied in its nature and will include working on a range of international solar projects.

  •  Managing / supporting solar project developments internationally (mainly in the megawatt scale)
  • Providing engineering input from initial assessment through to technical and economic feasibility, due diligence, construction monitoring and acceptance
  • Reviewing and preparing technical and non technical reports to a high standard including specifications, reports, proposals, calculations and contracts
  • Providing technical tender support
  • Actively assisting with business development and client management
  • Attending client and site visits as required (UK and overseas)
  • Carrying out technical assessments
  • Working effectively on several projects concurrently to deliver to tight deadlines

You will work alongside other professionals as part of a multidisciplinary project team. 

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in an engineering discipline (preferably with an energy related subject with specialisation in solar)
  • Abroad knowledge of solar energy technologies and projects
  • Experience working on megawatt scale solar plants (PV / CSP)
  • A deep understanding of the key technical and commercial aspects of solar projects
  • A proven track record of project delivery to time, quality and budget
  • Experience of project finance and contracts
  • Ability to manage and lead project work
  • Ability to produce high quality technical reports in English, to predefined deadlines
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • A flexible and enthusiastic approach
  • Ability to work both individually and as a team
  • A confident communicator

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