Senior Technical Lead Engineer

JGH Group is experiencing impressive progressive growth in the field of solar projects. Hence, we are looking to hire an experienced electrical engineer with the drive to lead dynamic projects in the most remote parts of the world. In the position, you will be responsible for reviewing, drafting/designing, and plant equipment configuration, and you will be responsible for each solar project’s technical requirements and documentation.

You are expected to work efficiently with the implantation phase of the solar projects, which means taking full responsibility for designing, technical documenting, and executing the design in collaboration with the Head of Operation.

Your main areas of responsibilities can be summarized as follows:

  • System design of Solar PV systems (off-grid, hybrid, on-grid)
  • Technical implementation of Solar PV contracts
  • Technical management of clients and beneficiaries, suppliers and manufacturers, and installers and partners
  • Compliance with standards and the contract
  • Quality assurance (inspection, FAT)

In addition to the tasks listed above, you travel to the site for commissioning, troubleshooting, and training and coordinate maintenance activities and warranty obligations. Additionally, you prepare technical documentation, including SLDs, layouts, as-built drawings, technical descriptions, manuals, and checklists. Finally, you manage a team consisting of 2-3 engineers.  

Experienced engineer who shows a high level of motivation and a systematic approach to the tasks

You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering or Energy Engineering and represent at least 5 years of experience designing, planning, and implementing Solar projects with medium/high voltage capacity. Additionally, you possess a solid technical understanding of hybrid off-grid systems. You master AutoCAD or similar CAD software, as well as Microsoft Office and Excel, on an advanced level. It is a plus if you have experience in solar energy software like PVSyst (simulations), Helioscope, or PVSol.

Leadership experience is considered an advantage but not a requirement as long as you are curious and willing to learn and develop your leadership skills.

Well-disposed and curious candidate who thrives in a fast-paced and changeable environment

On a personal level, you have a genuine interest and passion for technical-related topics. You take the initiative and keep a cool head when under time pressure while still being able to keep deadlines and time estimates for the delivery. In relation, you stay open-minded and are interested in new possibilities within the field of expertise.

You are well-organized with strong attention to detail as required to plan and manage projects successfully. Also, you are accountable and a good team player. Finally, you are willing to contribute to the team’s atmosphere with a friendly approach and outgoing attitude.

JGH Group offers

JGH Group is a company that welcomes new employees and values the collegial community. The team has a strong team spirit where everyone supports each other, e.g., celebrating successes and helping with difficult work tasks to achieve the best possible solutions.

In the position, you will become a part of a purpose-driven company. The work is complex but also creates an opportunity to experience rewarding work, which will make a diffidence for some of the most vulnerable population groups. In addition, you will be a part of a company with a large work-related interface and will therefore get the opportunity to influence the processes and implementation of the projects and possibly advance in the position.

About JGH Group

The JGH Group has been a part of the international trade scene since 1959, and ever since then, we have continued supplying our goods and services to satisfied customers worldwide.

Originally rooted in the timber and wood trade, we later steadily expanded our reach to comprise many other sectors, including energy, infrastructure, machinery, and relief.

Through many decades of focused efforts, the JGH Group developed into a well-reputed and reliable trading partner for Governments throughout Africa, Latin-America and Oceania. Today we continue to supply goods and services to their clients, funded by international donor organizations such as the United Nations, European Union, and the World Bank.

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