VACANCY: Electrical Site Engineer and installation manager

Greenlink Energy , Tanzania , Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania,

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Renewable Energy
  • Field of Expertise: Engineering, Operations, Specialist
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Salary: USD 2000 - 3000
  • Benefits included: Flights
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Sep 13, 2022
  • Vacancy closing date: Oct 28, 2022

Job Description

Greenlink is a renewable energy company with a focus on mid-sized off-grid solar systems. Most of our installations are placed in the remote areas of Tanzania and Kenya from national parks to the islands. We provide full-service power installations whereby we take care of power generation, storage, and typical heavy power consumers. Our customers are often remote lodges, resorts, hospitals, and schools. Less frequently we build mini grids.
A typical project will involve:
- Solar PV
- Solar Thermal or heat pumps
- Diesel generators
- Desalination plants
- Pool heating

The position is based in Usa River, Arusha Tanzania and requires intensive travel throughout Tanzania and Kenya.

Tasks and activities
- Overseeing installations and ensuring they are supplied according to (inter)national and our, often higher, internal standards.
- Troubleshooting where required
- Supervising a small team of installation and service technicians.

Job requirements site installation manager:
- BSc / MSc degree in electrical engineering.
- Natural leader of small teams in the field
- Hands on mentality

Ideally you have experience or have interest with designing & implementation of :
- Renewable energy systems
- Off-grid installations
- Storage systems
- Heatpumps
- Diesel generators
- Desalination plants
- MV installations

Practical experience, preferably in a developing nations outweighs educational requirements but certificates are important and definitely welcomed.
- Team player
- Excellent English language skills, both speaking and writing
- Working experience in renewable energy
- Creative in finding solutions when confronted with a problem in the middle of no-where.