Off-Grid Support Engineer – Solar – Renewable Energy – Johannesburg – South Africa

9th February 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
R300K – R360K CTC per annum
Start Date
Renewable Energy
Contact Name
Wiehahn De Jager


Do you get a sense of job fulfillment when you help clients and colleagues to resolve their solar PV technical issues? Are you able to quickly come up with practical solutions to problems? Do people look to you as the trouble-shooter with a passion for renewable energy?

A top solar energy supplier in the South African market, is in search of an Off-Grid Support Engineer to join their team in Johannesburg. If you are a hands-on type of person with an excellent (applied) understanding of solar PV products, from inverters to controllers, you are reading the job spec of your dream job!

To qualify for the role, you will have to have at least 4+ years’ experience working with various solar products and have installation experience in order to meet the expected requirements of the role. A relevant electrical tertiary degree or similar will make the role yours!

Reporting straight to the Engineers and Technical Manager; your goal will be to keep abreast of new renewable technologies and advise the team on potential products to incorporate into the product portfolio! You will attend events and be required to be a representative for the company, expanding your knowledge and growing relationships with existing clients.

You will be required to solve problems and find suitable product solutions for both the sales teams and clients! You will be someone who loves to help and educate people, you will be working with clients - troubleshooting their problems and growing the junior team’s product knowledge! Understanding South African regulations and maintaining an up to date database of the products history will be part of your duties.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technical, people person to grow their skills in the off-grid solar PV technology space, an opportunity that cannot be missed!


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Education Requirements

• Electrical Engineering Degree, NDip or BTech is preferred

Experience Requirements

• 4+ years’ experience, specifically with solar PV installation experience
• Must be client focused and a problem solver
• Must be hands on with great communication skills
• Ability to speak additional languages is advantageous
• Must be willing to travel from time to time
• Valid driver’s licence is important
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