To anchor our leading market position and sustain our growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Solar PV or Wind Renewable Energy Engineer to join our team based in Cape Town, where you will be working with our team of experienced experts who your continuous sounding board while you serve the needs of our customers.
Your job will be versatile and dynamic: one day you will be with your boots on, inspecting a construction site when the other day you will be behind your PC screen analysing the expected yield or fine-tuning a PV design.
In this role, you will be delighting our clients (developers, IPPs, banks, investors etc.) with your projects under construction, working on reports, design and technology reviews, energy yield estimations for utility scale solar PV or wind projects while gradually getting trained in performing feasibility studies, either from the office or during site inspections.
Your main tasks will be to:
Follow up on projects in construction phase in the form of reporting
Perform design and technology reviews
Support your colleagues and/or the project manager when requested
Perform energy yield calculations using industry-recognised software tools and internal tools and processes
Analyse the results of the calculations and produce client reports
Perform technical feasibility studies
Undertake site inspections before, during and after construction of the projects
Over time, also start interacting directly with customers, written as well as verbally
You will work within the core of our consultancy team which will give you all at hand to quickly explore the wonderful solar PV and/or wind energy world. At first, you will work as an expert on a project managed by one of your colleagues and gradually you will be taking the role of project manager yourself.
You will be reporting within our Africa team which is a combination of Due Diligence experts, Owner’s Engineers and Resource Assessment experts.
We are looking for a dynamic colleague who is eager to learn, who can bring an open and flexible mindset and who has very strong organisational skills.
Of course, there are some non-negotiables:
You have a bachelor degree in engineering
You have a first relevant experience in the renewable energy engineering field
You have an affinity with and interest for everything related to renewable energy
You have a valid working permit in South Africa
You are fluent in English, both spoken and written
What gives you extra points:
Knowledge on PVsyst, AutoCAD, PVCase, WindPro, DigSilent, Homer …
Available for short trips abroad (during the project construction monitoring period usually for a few days a month). Occasionally for longer-term assignments (i.e. a couple of weeks) might be required.
Other languages (e.g.French, Portuguese).
We will make sure you are onboarded within our team, teaching you all in-and-outs of the role.
In addition to joining a fast-growing international company that promotes a stimulating atmosphere in a highly motivated group of people, 3E offers a unique opportunity to further develop yourself in a company/team with an ambitious growth plan, delivering innovative services.
Salary in line with your level of experience
Salary package: laptop, medical aid allowance (R.2800), phone allowance (R.740), 18 leave days (24 after 1 year of service), 13th check (prorated, end of year)
Flexible working hours /Home office.
An international environment: projects in over 100 countries worldwide, colleagues of 20 nationalities.
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