Role details

Power Engineer - Renewable Energy Leader

Cape Town   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Multinational Renewable Energy organisation
  • South African IPP Leader

About Our Client

Our Client is a global player in the Renewable Energy market with extensive operations throughout Africa & South Africa. They are part of a larger, established Group and offer exciting opportunities for career development within the greater Group Structure. This REIPPP winner has successfully launch projects diverse alternative energy projects and seeks to further develop their energy portfolio across the continent.

Job Description

The Power Engineer will be:

  • Working with NFPA 70B/E and IEEE1584 standards;
  • Have experience with SEL and Siemens relays, NERSA grid codes and maintenance management systems.
  • Sound knowledge of lock out, tag out (LOTO) systems for isolating any energy source
  • Strong design experience and ability to read and understand schematics;
  • Primary and secondary plant testing;

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Assist senior management with completing policies, specifications and standards;
  • Power system protection development and assisting in the defining and roll-ouot of necessary measures;
  • Compiling emergency and contingency plans;
  • Defining and documenting scopes of work for contractors;
  • Managing contractors and consultants;
  • Drafting, implementing and optimising maintenance schedules & procedures;
  • Internal audit of company assets;
  • Conducting internal technical training at plant sites and at head office;
  • Implementing a technical change control system;
  • Provide technical consulting to the business development department

The Successful Applicant

Strong technical qualifications;

Ability to travel extensively to company sites.

Extensive Power system experience within Alternative Energy, ideally renewable energy systems;

Highly motivated and ambitious, driven individual who is looking to develop within a multinational organisation.

What's on Offer

Competitive market related package on offer plus benefits with an opportunity to devlop into senior positions within the organisation & greater Group.

Relocation assistance will be provided where needed.

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