Viridium Associates

Senior O&M Engineer, Northern Cape, South Africa

Job Summary

Company:

Viridium Associates

Category:

Engineering

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar

Close Date:

11/12/12

Compensation:

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

Northern Cape, South Africa

Address To:

The Viridium Team

Description

 

My client is a leading EPC and Project Developer of Utility Scale CSP Solar Plants. Based in South Africa. 
 
Reporting to the Vice President of Operation & Maintenance
 
Responsible for;
• Configuration and setup of a SCADA system based on ZENON software 
• Coordinate Operation and Maintenance for projects in South Africa
• Visit and visual check of the existing CSP plants. 
• Second line support and action for CSP park failures 
• Organize corrective and preventive maintenance with subcontractors 
• Supervision subcontractors and junior O&M engineers. 
• Research and assess subcontractors for individual maintenance services 
• Coordination of the external and internal O&M engineers. 
• O&M administration 
• Intensive internal communication with engineering, project management and O&M management 
• Communicate effectively company values and objectives 
 
Education;
• A degree in technical engineering , preferred electro technical, or comparable qualification 
 
Requirements; 
• Experience from the Construction field, preferably within the Renewable Energy environment
• Experience with software configuration if possible experience with ZENON software 
• Experience with network and computer setup 
• Electrical work experience
• Independent and self-dependent working, as well as analytical thinking 
• Assertiveness and organisational skills 
• High energy level and motivation. Proactive and initiative-taking 
• Good at building relationships and trust, good judgement skills and high integrity 
• Good communication and team skills 
• High social und intercultural competence 
• Speaks and writes English fluently. Other language skills like German, French are an advantage
• A willingness to travel
• An excellent knowledge of MS Office. 
• Flexible and adaptable with a "can-do" attitude 
• Take "ownership" to tasks and responsibilities
 
Key Skills:-
Solar PV, negotiations experience, sales experience, solar product (wafers, ingots, modules and/or inveters) sales experience and team leadership
 
For more information please send a Word copy of your CV to apply-315549714-4524@at.idibu.com, call us on +44 (0) 203 005 5560, or visit www.viridiumassociates.com. No PDFs please. We can only respond to applicants with relevant experience as detailed above.