Job - PV ENGINEER
PV ENGINEER
Solar, Harare, Zimbabwe

A growing solar company is in search of a qualified Electrical Engineer to who has a good understanding of Solar PV technologies, Diesel generation integration and LV electrical reticulation systems to join their organisation. The incumbent will have a minimum of 3 years' experience, preferably with a solar company and a clean class drivers' license. Applications are invited.

Position Published
4 Dec 2019
Position Updated
12 Dec 2019
Applications Received
26 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
5 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
45%
4 Dec
24948
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
26 Applications
5 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Director
Supervision Of
N/A
Interacts With
Engineering Teams / Customers
Job Description
Appointment and management of specialized contractors where required
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Conducting remote and on-site troubleshooting and root cause analysis
Organizing and implementing equipment replacement including managing insurance and warranty claims
Setup monitoring systems and customer visualization displays;
Monitor and evaluate solar plant performance down to inverter string and logging period detail;
Compile and issue reports
Data Analysis and under performance detection
Record keeping and updating of documentation
Daily remote checking and verification of solar plant condition and performance
Configuring automatic error reports for solar PV systems and interpreting automatic error reports
Engineering researching failure modes of equipment
Test and evaluate Solar Batteries and Solar Panels
Review specifications and recommend engineering or manufacturing changes to achieve solar design objectives.
Understand and connect Solar products for optimal performance.
Provide technical direction and support to installation teams during installation, start-up, testing, system commissioning, or performance monitoring.
Respond to product inquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person
Ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships
Provide feedback, support and coaching to staff
Attend trade meetings and industry conventions
Candidate Specification
Experience
3 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Electrical Engineering
Software
MS Office
Equipment
PC
Knowledge Of
Solar PV Systems including Mechanical, AC & DC Installations
Skills To
Provide technical direction and support to installation teams during installation, start-up, testing, system commissioning, or performance monitoring.
Ability To
Develop standard operation procedures and quality or safety standards for solar installation work.
Personality
Independent / Self Managed
Organisation
Industry
Solar
Culture
Fast paced
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 25 and 35 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
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