Do you want to work for a firm known as leaders in the REIPPPP's wind project development space? Yes? Great, keep reading because this could be your next career move as a Civil Engineer in the renewable energy game!
If you are the ideal candidate for this role you will have proven experience planning, managing and executing all civil aspects of large utility-scale wind projects which require technical, design and structural problem-solving input. Furthermore, you will have a keen knowledge of construction quality metrics, fault finding on as-built drawings, geometric design and analysis, as well as tender processes and requirements. You will find yourself planning the layout for the site infrastructure (and collecting data and conducting inspections), liaising closely with all relevant stakeholders as well as supervising the contractors. You will be hands-on as you take on civils project management activities and ensure that budgets are managed appropriately so that the projects provide the ROI all stakeholders have envisioned. In fact, this opportunity allows you to get involved in the entire development life-cycle of a wind farm (design, construction and commissioning), which means each day brings new challenges for you to sink your teeth into!
In order to exceed your KPI’s, you must have a depth of knowledge in civil designs and construction expertise as you ensure that the projects roll out according to the required specifications. If you are driven by producing exceptional results within tight deadlines and have a keen eye for detail, then you will thoroughly enjoy this once in a blue moon opportunity Apply NOW!
WHO IS ALTGEN?
We 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 our 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. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. WIth entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech
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Civil Engineering Degree is non-negotiable
Additional certifications and qualifications related to construction and engineering will be advantageous (e.g. Project Management, Health and Safety etc)
4 - 10 years in the renewable energy industry working on the civils aspects for large IPP projects
In-depth understanding of wind plant construction, including accesses roads, drainage, foundations, mounting structures and site buildings
Knowledge of battery storage technologies is certainly a win
Experience with FIDIC Silver Book, EPC contracts, project H&S measures, environmental audits and claims experience is vital
Supervision or managerial experience is a must-have
Strong ability to work in teams and write professional reports
Responsible for all civil works on the wind farm sites, from early stages of the project life-cycle right through the commissioning of the plants.
Ability to speak Afrikaans is vital