Electrical Engineer – Solar Design – PTA003049/JB

Gauteng - PTA - East
Engineering & Technical
25000 - 75000 Monthly
Published date: 11 July 2024

If you would like to work in a forward-thinking work environment for a company specialising in renewable energy solutions and committed to cutting-edge technology, look no further! Our client focuses on innovative and sustainable energy projects that aim to reduce carbon footprints and promote environmental conservation.

Minimum requirements:

  • Diploma / BSc / Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with Solar preferred
  • Ability to travel
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle

Duties include:

Solar System Design and Engineering:

  • Lead and design solar power systems (PV arrays, inverters, storage, electrical distribution)
  • Develop and review technical specs, drawings, and calculations
  • Ensure compliance with local solar energy regulations and standards


  • Mentor and support team members
  • Set departmental goals aligned with the company’s vision
  • Promote innovation and collaboration

Project Planning and Execution:

  • Collaborate with project managers on plans, schedules, and budgets
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams for smooth execution
  • Conduct technical reviews and feasibility assessments

Technical Expertise and Standards:

  • Stay updated on solar energy trends and best practices
  • Apply knowledge of solar PV systems and grid integration
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and local utility guidelines

Quality Assurance and Performance Optimization:

  • Implement quality assurance processes for solar installations
  • Conduct inspections, audits, and testing
  • Analyze system performance and propose improvements

Vendor and Supplier Management:

  • Evaluate and manage relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Negotiate contracts for equipment and materials
  • Assess vendor performance and resolve issues

Regulatory Compliance and Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Stay informed on relevant solar energy regulations and incentives
  • Ensure compliance with permitting and utility requirements
  • Engage with regulatory authorities and stakeholders

Proposal / Tenders:

  • System sizing, initial costing, design, and proposal development

Design Documentation:

  • Develop invoices, site visit documentation, bills of materials, and various layout diagrams

Execution Documentation:

  • Prepare commissioning sheets, as-built drawings, datasheets, warranties, and compliance certificates

After Sales:

  • Provide operation and maintenance (O&M) support, yield reports, and ensure customer satisfaction

Programs (Software):

  • PV Syst, Helioscope, AutoCAD, Visio

There are various positions available at different levels. The salary will be competitive and be aligned with qualifications, skills and experience.

NOTE: We ONLY accept online applications. We do not consider direct applications via Whatsapp or email.


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