Job Summary

Daystar Power Group is a pan-African provider of solar power solutions, offering its systems on a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), fixed monthly fee lease or buy-out basis. All our solutions are accompanied by comprehensive maintenance services, to ensure the solutions run 365 days a year. We are currently operational in Ghana and Nigeria.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


We are looking to engage a competent and experienced Project Engineer to execute projects in Nigeria. 

 

Key Responsibilities

Project Management

Develops a project plan to execute a sales contract

Design and plan solar power installations;

Leads the supply chain process to order parts internationally and locally

Leads and trains the solar installers

Conduct quality assurance of technical installations of both Daybreak Power’s team as well as the installations of our technical partners;

 Direct, coordinate and supervise the installations of solar power solutions;

Trains client on how to operate and optimally use the system

Field Service

Resolves site issues remotely and through site visits

Ensures customer satisfaction

General

Develop standard operating procedures and HSE standards for solar installation work.

Develop and coach technical staff to meet the objectives of Daybreak Power Solutions Limited in Nigeria;

Introduce best-engineering practices in the company to ensure it is at the forefront of innovation and good management practices

Review technological trends in the local and global energy sector;

Liaise with regulatory and governmental institutions as required.


Requirements and Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Preferably Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical

Must be proud of your work, take ownership, and be passionate about quality of workmanship

Must have prior experience installing AC coupled solar systems, Battery inverters, and generators

At least 3 years (5 years for Engineering Manager) of Engineering experience in the solar industry

PMP Certificate a plus

Work well in a team environment & have good communication skills

French language proficiency is an advantage

Flexible to travel domestically and Internationally

 

Working conditions

Approximately 30% of time shall be spent in an office environment. The remaining time shall be spent in the field.

 

Physical requirements

The Engineer shall be capable of lifting up to 20kg; stand for an extended period of time; work in outdoor environment.

 

Direct reports

This position may have Solar technicians directly report to them.

 

Benefits:

Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues;

Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development;

A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast growing company.

 

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