#SustyJobs: Solar Project Engineer/Engineering Manager

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.

The firm is currently operational in Ghana and Nigeria and is looking to engage competent and experienced Project Engineers 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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  • Author: MFON

    Mfon Essien is an experienced environmental sustainability professional with cross-cultural & international experience (Middle East & Africa) in developing, coordinating and implementing environmental management systems and environmental sustainability initiatives that go beyond compliance. He has gained mastery in the areas of developing environmental sustainability strategies, implementing policies and procedures, and achieving best results for all stakeholders within mandatory legislative and voluntary best practice requirements. He oversees operations at sustainabilitysolutions.net

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