Solar project engineer / engineering manager

Sunray Ventures

Job Summary

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 orde

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

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.

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

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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