Job title: Project Engineer PV/Hybrid
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 3 years
Salary: R900000 to R960000
Job published: 07 May 2021
Job reference no: 2199020726

Job Description

Project Engineer PV/Hybrid


Cape Town

Excellent career opportunity to be part apart of one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies. As the interface between project management and realisation this person will be responsible for complete engineering, design and planning of solar photovoltaic power plants for free field in EMEA.

He/she will be responsible for the complete system specification, design, technical aspects and compliance with electrical, mechanical and civil construction codes, including medium voltage grid connections. 


  • System specification, design and lay -out of PV plants for South African and EMEA market, using tools such PVSyst and AutoCAD
  • Create electrical schematics, wire sizing, determine quantities, select components and specify all components to provide the optimal configuration
  • Complete drafting of technical drawings
  • Technical support for proposal preparation
  • Support component evaluation, specification and selection based on cost vs performance benefit
  • Review contract technical requirements and prepare requirements tracking mechanism. Ensure compliance with technical requirements and facilitate close out of open issues
  • Implementation of system design standards and optimisations proposed by International system design and construction teams from EMEA

Qualifications and experience:

  • Professional Registration or in process of Registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (Pr.Eng)
  • Engineering qualification, preferably in electrical engineering
  • Two years’ work experience in South African power industry, preferably solar power
  • Clear understanding and working experience of solar PV plant design
  • Ability to develop electrical single-line diagrams
  • Highly proficient in CAD, preferably AutoCAD
  • Good command of PVSyst

Please apply online.