JOB: Electrical Engineer (Solar PV)

 

Our client a Kenyan based renewable energy services firm is looking to hire an Electrical Engineer (Solar PV).

JOB PURPOSE;

Provide electrical engineering services in a lead role for solar photovoltaic based, transmission and distribution projects.

JOB PROFILE;

This position will serve as both sales and engineering manager to support green Power Industry Products. Key application areas will include transmission and distribution (T&D) and solar photovoltaic (PV).

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to proposals and projects for due diligence, new technology evaluation, component and system modelling, project proposal evaluation, conceptual design, detailed design, design review, and strategic planning.
  • Assist with solar PV design optimization for cost reduction and performance improvement.
  • Provide expert consultation on solar PV electrical infrastructure, such as inverters, transformers, trackers, racking, modules, combiner boxes, grounding, switchgear, and SCADA.
  • Assist with solar PV conceptual and detailed design, procurement specification, design review, and potentially construction oversight.
  • Guide clients through the T&D interconnection processes including identification of potential sites, preparation of applications, assistance with studies, and implementation support through design and construction activities.
  • Lead analysis of T&D systems to develop estimates of available capability, identify constraints and identify requirements to mitigate constraints.
  • Lead renewable integration assessments and studies to identify impacts of renewable generation additions to T&D systems including assessment of utility/ISO operations requirements and impacts.
  • Coordinate power system studies work including system power flow, component modelling, short circuit, overcurrent protective device coordination, dynamic analyses and generation interconnection studies using a variety of computer programs including PSS/E, ETAP, MUST, PSLF, Power World and ASPEN
  • Support strategic planning services related to analysis and policies for interconnection, integration, and long-term planning.
  • Contribute to business development with key clients including identification of key drivers, scoping, proposal development, and relationship management
  • Management of junior staff including supervision, career development, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS;

  • Proven experience with solar energy projects.
  •  Bachelor's degree in engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in both Thai and English.
  • Experience and interest in all renewable energy technologies is  key.
  • Be able to function equally well in collaborative as well as self-directed independent assignments.

 

All applications should be done on or before close of business 20th June, 2019 on link below:

 http://www.reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv.html

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted        

Contact: consult@reedsafricaconsult.com
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