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Solar PV Lead

Job Information
SalaryR1.2mil – R900k
Job TypePermanent
Educationdegree in a relevant engineering, technical or scientific discipline
ExperienceMinimum 7 years’ experience

Job Description

A large consulting company with offices across South Africa and internationally is looking for a Solar PV Lead to join their team in Johannesburg

Join a leading firm of engineers, with a reputation for excellence and exceptional culture.

Minimum requirements:

• A degree in a relevant engineering, technical or scientific discipline.

• Significant experience in the delivery of onshore projects, ideally within South Africa and international experience of several of the company’s core services on utility-scale projects

• Must be professionally registered or close to registration.

• Minimum 7 years’ experience in solar energy

• Some experience in business development and/or winning work

• Solar PV technical design

• Solar PV modelling (PVsyst, Helioscope)

• Electrical infrastructure (DC, LV and MV)

• Working understanding of the development process for IPPs in the renewable energy space

• Understanding of EPC, BOP, PPAs and key utility scale contracts

• Project Management (PMP preferred)

• Working understanding of the South African Grid Code, Eskom Grid Access process

• Working understanding of substation and OHL

Your responsibilities will include:

• Energy yield and resources assessments

• Site layouts and optimization, concept design, and feasibility studies

• Technical due diligence for Merger and Acquisition (M&A) transactions

• Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) scopes of work

• Project development and Owner’s Engineer (OE) scope of work, including tendering and contracting support, construction monitoring, and management, and technical advisory

• Health and Safety

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to or call Roxanne/Hannah/Stella on 021 555 0432.

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