We are on the hunt for an O&M Technician who is a go-getter and ready to hit the ground running! If you are looking to join a team who are leaders in the fight to alleviate the effects of the climate emergency and push towards a decarbonised energy model, then this is just for you!
To be the right O&M Technician for the job, you will need an Engineering Degree with your ECSA registration. You will have at least 4 years of experience in a similar role, and having previous experience within the wind and solar PV industry is non-negotiable! The person we’re looking for is self-motivated, proactive and ready to do what needs doing in order to get the job done! As you will find yourself responsible for reporting on various aspect such as safety and contractual issues, it is important that you have excellent communication and reporting skills. You also need to be well organisation as you will need to ensure records are efficiently and are up to date. Your other responsibilities will include liaising closely with the O&M manager, managing all O&M compliance with all contractual obligations, build a culture of safety and quality, and provide O&M strategies for the company to maximise production and revenue from generation assets. Additionally, you’ll also need to manage maintenance services provided to internal and external clients and ensure it meets all policies, procedures, contracts and regulations. This role will also require to you travel within South Africa as well as internationally when needed.
If you like what you read and are ready to jump right in, apply now and let us know what makes you perfect for the role!
- Engineering Degree
- ECSA registered
- 4+ years of experience in a similar role
- Previous experience in the wind and solar PV industry is non-negotiable
You will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with the O&M company, assets owners and the various departments within the company, liaising with the O&M manager, carrying out safe working practices and ensuring regulations are complied with, building a culture of safety and quality, and ensure records are accurately kept.
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills
- Great problem-solving skills
- Robust attention to detail
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 | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech
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