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Electrical Solar/ Hybrid Design Engineer for African Mining Projects

Posted on May 23, 2022 by AltGen

London, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£45k - £45k Annual
Full-Time

Electrical Solar/Hybrid Design Engineer for African Mining Projects

Salary: £45,000

Description:

Designing and developing projects in Africa presents unique challenges not faced in first world countries. If you are bored with the mundane nature of your current role, then come and join my client focused on taking carbon out of the value chain at its first point of entry - the extractive industry.

As part of a small design team based between London and Germany, you will be responsible for designing single axis and bi-focal ground mount and rooftop Solar hybrid systems for numerous mining clients in countries such as Madagascar, Nigeria, Kenya, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique.

Key responsibilities include:

- Plan and design photovoltaic plants and battery storage hybrid systems
- Develop technical concepts and solutions
- Implement PV performance simulations and feasibility analysis with PVSyst
- Select components and equipment
- Create bills of quantities
- Preparation of calculations, parts lists and system designs
- Determine and calculation cable lengths and cross sections
- Detailed planning and drawings with AutoCAD / Helios 3D
- Support the sales team during preliminary engineering
- Participate in Site visits if needed

Essential Skills:

- University degree in electrical engineering
- At least 2 years of experience in the solar PV industry (ground mount and rooftop)
- Strong, multi-skilled individual
- Good knowledge of CAD (Autocad, Civil3D), MS Office applications (Word, Excel), PV-SYST
- Knowledge in electrical design software is a plus(Caddy, E-Plan, digsilent or similar software).
- Experience with Solar Tracking systems
- Experience in fault studies and grid code compliance
- Medium voltage design experience is a plus
- Protection coordination experience
- Experience in hybrid fuel saver distributed generation applications
- Experience with Sketchup
- Experience with Solar Tracking systems
- Experience in fault studies and grid code compliance

Clients offices are based in London and a hybrid working environment is on offer.

TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK THE "APPLY NOW" BUTTON AND YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED TO BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Reference: 1605078952

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