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Renewable Energy Engineer



Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

To anchor our leading market position and sustain our growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Solar PV or Wind Renewable Energy Engineer with experience to join our team based in Cape Town, where you will be working with our team of experienced experts who your continuous sounding board while you serve the needs of our customers.

Your job will be versatile and dynamic: one day you will be with your boots on, inspecting a construction site when the other day you will be behind your PC screen analysing the expected yield or fine-tuning a PV design.

From you as our new PV/Wind expert, we expect that:

  • You will support the team, project sponsor(s) and lender(s) throughout the financial close process, or during development or construction.
  • You will provide reporting trough construction and operation for different projects
  • You will review key construction contracts for and alongside clients.
  • You will review overall project design, technology, and suggest potential improvements.
  • You will assess technical risks and propose mitigation strategies to reduce risk on project CAPEX, OPEX and revenues.
  • You will follow up project construction and acceptance.
  • You will manage energy yield calculation studies, performance assessment, FAC (Final Acceptance Certificates) inspections.
  • You will take ownership on your own projects, supported by your colleagues, which you will deliver from A to Z.

Due to the dynamics of the renewable energy sector, the growth of 3E and the flexibility of the team needs, the job comes with many growth opportunities.

You will work within the core of our consultancy team which will give you all at hand to quickly explore the wonderful solar PV and/or wind energy world. At first, you will work as an expert on a project managed by one of your colleagues and gradually you will be taking the role of project manager yourself.

You will be reporting within our Africa team which is a combination of Due Diligence experts, Owner's Engineers and Resource Assessment experts.