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Senior Electrical Engineer
Global Renewable Energy Group.
Electrical Engineering Specialists.
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.
a) Follow the guidelines and prescribed structures as outlined by the operating system
b) Provide continuous input towards improvement and optimisation of the operating system
Support to Project / Business Development
a) Conduct or approve preliminary yield assessments accurately and timeously based on the information provided
b) Support in evaluating the technical business case and provide input to the plausibility of the project
Support to Structuring Phase of projects
a) Develop and establish the technical base case and specifications of the project
b) Review and evaluate technical documentation and contracts (PPA, Grid Code, Connection Agreement, etc.)
c) Support Supply Chain Management on compilation and evaluation of RFP documents and supplier responses
d) Conduct detailed due diligence and investigations to conclude on technology selections
e) Conclude and approve detailed yield assessments accurately and timeously based on the information available
f) Manage, coordinate and compile the complete system design package
g) Draft and/or approve technical schedules for various contracts (PPA, (S)-EPC, O&M, etc.)
h) Support Execution Team with planning and alignment of technical aspects of the project
i) Manage, coordinate and review the detailed engineering design package / process
l) Ensure that all relevant design information identified throughout the structuring phase is implemented in the detailed designs issued for construction
m) Support in stakeholder engagements (utility, LTA, suppliers, contractors, etc.) to establish requirements, resolve matters critical to reaching Financial Close
Support to projects in delivery/execution
a) Ensure detailed engineering is implemented from the design stage
b) Review and approve design change request or proposals in the event of deviations
c) Assist in establishing and evaluating quality expectations and documentation during construction
d) Conduct site visits to monitor and ensure design expectations are implemented
e) Support and drive testing and commissioning activities towards Commercial Operation Date
f) Support in project close out phase towards TTO
Support to O&M (Operations & Maintenance)
a) Support to resolve matters identified during operations
b) Investigate and implement solutions towards improving relevant operational / functional systems within the project
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate must have the following attributes:
- Independent and self-dependent worker.
- Analytical thinker.
- Assertiveness and organisational skills.
- High energy level and motivation.
- Proactive and taking initiative.
- Good at building relationships and trust, good judgement skills and high integrity.
- Good communication and team skills, with ability to work in a cross functional team.
- High social and intercultural competence.
- Speak and write English fluently. Other language skills like Spanish, German, French are an advantage.
- Excellent report writing skills.
What's on Offer
Our client is offering a competitive salary package, which includes benefits and the opportunity to join a leading Global Player within the Renewable Energy Sector. The client also offers an environment which promotes development and growth, with international opportunities for travel and exposure.