Senior Electrical Engineer

Cape Town
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AltGen’s client who is a leading renewable power producer is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their team. This is your chance to support the development and operations of renewable energy projects as well as supervise and guide all matters towards delivering technical compliant projects!

To be the right fit for the job, you will need a degree in Electrical, Electronical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering with a Master’s degree in Engineering being a big bonus! It will also be beneficial if you have a Project Management certification. You are required to have 6+ years of experience in electrical or electro-mechanical engineering as well as renewable energy and project environment experience. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, it is vital that you are analytically inclined, able to work independently and use your initiative as well as have a thorough knowledge of energy generation project contracts. Your communication skills need to be great as you will work with various members of different leadership levels. Your responsibilities will include providing advice on improvements and optimizations of operating systems, providing support to projects and business development, as well as providing support to the operations and maintenance function. Additionally, this role will require you to travel internationally.

If you are someone who can work in an open plan environment and will thrive in this role, then AltGEn wants to hear from you!


They offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in their niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. Thye operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, they have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

AltGen’s recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech

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Additional Information

Degree in Electrical, Electronical, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering
Masters degree in Engineering is beneficial
Project Management Certificate is beneficial
Professional Registration with ECSA or in the process of registering

6+ years experience in electrical or electro-mechanical engineering
3+ years experience in the renewable energy space
3+ years project environment experience
3+ years experience with distribution and reticulation design
Thorough knowledge of energy generation project contracts
Previous experience in utility-scale PV project design and execution is beneficial