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Senior Project Engineer (PrEng, Wind)

Job Description

We have a current opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer (Pr Eng, Wind) on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Cape Town -

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Project engineering from the Owner's side for large-scale renewable projects (utility-scale).
  • Timeline planning for design deliverables from concept stage to detailed design completion.
  • Managing and interfacing with a team of advisors and consultants.
  • Able to coordinate contractors in lieu of consultants and advisors from time to time
  • Ensuring project deliverables are completed on time and within budget.
  • Delivering technical due diligence, design reviews, bid evaluations, engineering reports, risk assessments and construction programme reviews .
  • Able to partake in contract and supply packages negotiations
  • Provide on-site support during construction from time to time, including commissioning assistance

Required Skillset

  • Proven experience on large-scale engineering, procurement and construction projects
  • Working knowledge of conditions of contracts.
  • Proficiency in PC skills, including AutoCAD and all MS office and Project software.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills.
  • Strong engineering, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong collaborative skills with an ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Have a willingness to learn and be challenged in the renewable energy sector.
  • Have demonstratable experience in an engineering role as an Electrical/Mechanical/Civils engineer.
  • Experience in implementing opportunities and initiatives in a time restricted schedule.
  • Organise and plan technical meetings with project stakeholders
  • Experience with Power Purchase Agreements or other agreements rated to renewable energy procurement (construction, operations and maintenance) will be advantageous
  • Project Engineering / Site management / Owners Engineering/ EPC and EPCm project experience on renewable based projects will be advantageous.

Qualifications and years of experience

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.Eng or B.Sc) in Electrical/Mechanical or Civils Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience
  • Professionally registered (Pr.Eng) status with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) will be advantageous