We are looking for an Operations Manager who is up for an exciting challenge! This opportunity will see you working with a team who has over 2500MW of renewable energy experience, managing the construction, operation, and performance of their RE assets! Want to find out more? Keep reading…
To join this awesome team, you will need a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering as well as 4+ years of renewable energy experience – preferably in the solar space! You will need to know how to manage and perform plant performance analysis, troubleshooting of maintenance issues, and root cause analysis. You will be given the chance to take part in projects during the development, construction and operations phases as well as build competencies across renewable technologies. However, in order to be given this chance, you need to be someone who can thrive under pressure, has an excellent grasp of the English language and is an absolute jet setter as you will find yourself traveling throughout Africa! While managing projects, you will need to handle procurement and contracts, give the okay on key construction milestones, manage onsite employees and be ruthless in ensuring only the best quality outputs are produced.
If you’re as excited about this role as we are, then what are you waiting for? 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 | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech
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B.Eng in Electrical Engineering
4+ years renewable energy experience – experience in solar is beneficial!
Previous experience with plant performance analysis, reporting, and troubleshooting maintenance issues
You will be responsible for procurement and contract management, ensuring only the highest quality is produced, managing budgets, warranty and claims management, and carrying out frequent site visits and inspections.
IT literate with knowledge of relevant software
Robust written and verbal communication skills
Ability to thrive under pressure