Viridium

Engineering Manager – Solar

Job Summary

Company:

Viridium

Category:

Engineering

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar

Close Date:

11/14/13

Compensation:

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

Johannesburg, South Africa

Description

My Client the largest and most successful international solar developer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced professional to join one of the most renowned companies operating within the solar energy industry. As the potential for renewable energy developments continue to grow in South Africa, there is no better company to join, my client has continuously proven them self in every global location that they operate, and they are now going to continue this success by dominating the South African solar market.

Position Overview: 

The successful candidate will be managing a team of highly experienced engineers through the design of all electrical aspects of utility scale solar PV projects as well as providing guidance through construction

Education:

You will be educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering


Responsibilities:-

  • Overall management of electrical design team
  • Management of design deliverables 
  • Ensure that all construction related activities are in accordance to the initial design and that projects will be executed to the highest of standards 
  • Coordinate interface teams to ensure that the design and construction teams are synchronized 
  • Support business development teams with regards to due diligence, scheduling, cost modelling and interaction with statutory bodies and tender proposals

Core Requirements:-

  • A minimum of 8 years relevant working experience
  • 2 years experience in a leadership role
  • Understanding of solar energy modelling 
  • Ability to prepare control schemes
  • Previous experience with solar PV and substation design

General Requirements:-

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of an organization


For more information please send a Word copy of your CV or 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.