O&M Engineer/Technician



Copper Quail

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022


Stellenbosch, South Africa



Our company is a leading EPC and O&M provider with an extensive solar PV project track record throughout
Southern & East Africa. Our dedicated team of solar experts is quickly growing, and we are looking for a selfmotivated, highly organized Senior O&M Engineer/Technician to assist our O&M department effectively operate our
power plants
The ideal candidate for this role will have 2 – 3 years’ experience within the solar PV industry and will come highly
recommended for their ability to work independently, analyze, and interpret solar PV data. Not only will your
operations and maintenance skills be off the charts.
If you are the perfect candidate for this role, you will find yourself focusing most of your activities on the operations
and maintenance of our solar PV plants across South Africa, Namibia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Support Head of O&M with managing O&M field technicians
- Provide technical support and oversight to O&M field technicians
- Oversee and ensure technical compliance of the respective field technicians
- Ensure timeous and compliant incident and maintenance reporting
- Analyze plant performance data and make sure that plants are performing according to the SLA.
- Assist with performing all contractual O&M tasks tailored to each site, whether planned or unplanned.
- Wiremans/BTech Degree, Preferably Electrical
- Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in the industry (O&M Experience would be an advantage)
- Experience with monitoring solar projects on various platforms, including but not limited to Huawei, SMA,
Solar Edge, Tesla Powerhub, Meteocontrol.
- Extensive experience with onsite trouble shooting and technical report writing
- Detailed orientated, with a drive to establish and follow processes.
- Understanding of PV system design, operation
- MS Office applications
- Willingness to travel
- Driver licence
- Valid Passport





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