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Power Engineer (Renewable / Energy / Solar / Electrical / Maintenance / Wind)

South Africa, South Africa
Reference Number: JOK
Job Description:
The Power Engineer will provide expert technical support to staff based onsite at the various operational assets within the company’s portfolio.  
The Power Engineer holds the technical change management responsibility which is implemented onsite by the O&M teams.  The Power Engineer designs and implements change control systems to ensure technical changes within the operational assets are executed.
The Power Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and improving the Authorization Framework.
  • Provide specialist primary and secondary plant support to the operating plants
  • Provide specialist insight on equipment condition based on data collected through engineering systems such as PTM, Perception, PQSCADA etc.
  • Develop and maintain a list of approved technical professional services contractors
  • Drive engineering focused improvement initiatives
  • Advise on maintenance best practice guides
  • Drive initiatives to reduce risk exposure
  • Act as engineering representative in relevant management forums
  • Provide ad-hoc technical feedback on maintenance activities and plant condition
  • Maintain and refresh technical employer’s requirements in partnership with the operations and development engineering teams
  • Compile key primary and/or secondary plant specifications and design standards
  • Identify and perform internal technical training as necessary
  • Act as external examiner in authorization assessments
  • Manage and improve operational authorization framework in line with relevant Acts, Regulations and industry best practices.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in design and/or maintenance and/or operation of power systems
  • B.Sc. Eng/B.Eng in electrical engineering or NQF equivalent
  • ECSA professional registration is mandatory
  • Knowledge of primary and secondary plant testing 
  • Formal training and/or significant proven experience in project management using Microsoft Project Server or similar project management system 
  • Demonstrated experience in LV, MV and HV electrical systems, and in in electrical safety training including Operating Regulations for High Voltage Systems (ORHVS)
  • Experience in implementing NFPA 70E and/or IEEE 1584 standards.
  • Experience in designing and implementing plant safety regulations, and in electrical switching activities
  • Experience in running an engineering change control system 
  • Ideally, experience as an appointed GMR 2.1 or as an appointed GMR 2.7 
  • Government Certificated Engineer
  • Experience in wind and photovoltaic plants, and formal risk assessment training, would be an advantage
  • Formal risk assessment training would be an advantage
  • A valid light vehicle driver’s license is required
Please apply directly, by clicking on the ‘apply button’ and visit www.caglobalint.com for the latest CA Global jobs.
Jody Kannemeyer
Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
Should you not receive a response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
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