Engineering Head Solar/Renewal Energy
The company is seeking a diligent experienced engineer to lead and manage the technical department. The Technical Director will be in charge of technical designs (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) at the various stages (from concept design to detailed engineering designs and drawings), bill of quantities, compliance with standards and codes, project implementation logistics and budgets, and overall organization and quality of the technical department. The technical head will lead a small technical team and report to the CEO of the company.
Timely quality production, review, and control of technical designs, technical specifications, and budgets.
Cost optimization of detailed engineering solutions designs and bill of materials
Supervision and managed technical department and field engineers, including remote management and supervision of local engineers in the Kenyan office and identification of gaps within the technical department
Travel to project sites for project supervision and commissioning (up to 25% of the time)
Keep up with last technology developments, in particular with system control and storage
Identifying new market technical challenges and potential technology advancements to integrate new projects and solutions across the different departments
Supervision of the Technical monitoring of key performance indicators of plants in operation
Help the Business Development department in identifying and preparing proposals, in particular preparing technical methodologies, bills of materials and budgets, and technical drawings for proposals.
Salary: Best in the industry
Industry: Energy / Power / Infrastructure
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time
Desired Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following competencies:
A bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably in mechanical/electrical/Electronics
Minimum 15 20 years of experience in electrical engineering; minimum 8 years of experience in the Solar PV Industry.
Experience with the design of MV/LV distribution grids is desirable
REQUIREMENT: Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Passionate about renewable energies
Previous experience managing technical departments is highly desirable
Problem-solver, pro-active and results-oriented
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Methodical and organized
Motivation to travel internationally often, in particular to developing countries
Cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, RE systems design tools such as HelioScope/ PVSyst, and HOMER with AutoCAD
Ability and proven experience to think creatively, learn quickly, and develop innovative solutions involving electrical and mechanical challenges
The following competencies will be an advantage:
A Masters's degree is preferred
UG: B.Tech/B.E. Electrical Engg.
Desirable: MTech in Electrical Engg.
Role: Civil Engineer
Industry Type: Miscellaneous
Department: Construction & Site Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Role Category: Construction Engineering
UG: B.Tech/B.E. in Civil
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