Senior Project Engineer, Solar (Ref: RUSPE)

Position in the Renewable Energy sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 1 December 2021
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.

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Main job function

The position, while coaching and mentoring less senior unit members, will define and implement project engineering design phases.

Coordinate and control engineering inputs and schedules from different disciplines, and ensure that technical issues are resolved, and project objectives are met.

Provides liaison on engineering activities and progress, between Project Developer or Project Manager and the technical disciplines involved in a project.

Ensures engineering assistance coordination during development, construction, and commissioning phases.

Assures technical disciplines coordination, in compliance with the design and engineering schedule.



Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering         

Master’s Degree is preferred         

Professional Engineer certification is preferred         

Project Management Certification is preferred (PMI and/or similar)          



5-8 years of experience in Solar Industry

Knowledge of overall design and construction of Solar Power Plants

Knowledge of grid connection and electrical substation

Ability to work within a Global Framework

Ability to work within a Matrix Organization    

Ability in working within multidisciplinary and multicultural teams

Project Management Skills

Contract Management Skills

Good understanding of budgets and design for cost solutions

Risk Management Skills

Ability to understand all the Enterprise Environmental factors who might affect the project's objectives (market condition, regulatory, trends, etc.)

Effective verbal and written communication

Innovation and Sustainable thinking

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills    

Leadership and Influencing skills

Ability to create working team environment and to build trust with all the stakeholders         

Ability to work in autonomy for complex tasks and in multiple projects under pressure         




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.



Please contact Ruth Underwood