Solar Project Engineer

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Solar Project Engineer

  • Post Date:June 13, 2022
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  • Career Level Engineer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
Job Description

SALARY: Very Attractive with Benefits


FMR Agency is an End to end HR Company operating in Africa, placing quality candidates to quality Companies alongside other services. This time, our client in the Energy and Power Industry is looking for a well experienced and competent Project Engineer with relevant experience.

Our Objective

The Solar Project Engineer will be responsible for managing all technical and commercial related activities of solar projects in Zimbabwe. He/she will report administratively to the Country Manager in Zimbabwe (or assigns) and functionally/operationally to the Renewable Engineering Manager in Johannesburg (alongside other technical teams of the company in Africa)

You will be accountable for the following:

  • Conducting accurate energy Audits and assessing locations to ensure they are suitable for solar panels. Performing site visits on new project opportunities to determine the available site power, and utility/facility constraints, collect information regarding construction permits, evaluate potential site support contractors, and assist with preparation of cost estimates. Measuring up areas for installation.
  • Designing a solar panel system based on customer needs and structural conditions and develop the system BOQ under the supervision of the EFL Renewable Engineering Manager. Developing point-point wiring diagrams and select components for company-built control panels.
  • Installing and maintaining solar panels on homes, business premises or open land. Grounding electrical equipment and checking wiring. Assembling and installing the racking, panels, and electrical equipment in compliance with the acceptable engineering standards.
  • Providing routine after installation operations and maintenance support for projects.

Here’s what success will look like:

  • Quality of Energy Audits and evaluation.
  • Project site management efficiency.
  • Project quality assurance index.
  • Timely submission of progress reports.
  • Accuracy of calculations and project reports.
  • Number of costs saving methods used.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related sciences.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in working on solar projects.
  • Familiar with international Standards for solar PV systems, and other relevant standards.
  • Knowledge of the Energy and power industry is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of other languages such as French is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Please apply using this link:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted