Vacancies

Electrical Engineer

Start Date: May 2019
Work Area: Freetown Sierra Leone
Reporting: Director
Application Deadline: Rolling Applicants 9

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to info@afriqia-solutions.com with “Electrical Engineer” in Subject Line.

  • Required Qualification

    Degree in Electrical Engineering or any related course. Qualification by experience is also considered.

  • Experience

    • A minimum of 2 years related experience. Prior experience working in a reputable solar institution.
    • Proven working experience as in solar energy and electrical power field.
    • Technically proficient in the field of photovoltaic systems design and installation, with a working knowledge of solar PV system modelling.
    • Familiar with international Standards for solar PV systems, and other relevant standards.
  • Responsibilities

    • Responsible for electrical design package (module to AC output, wiring, modelling, electronic protection circuits, wiring, j-boxes, maximum voltage, site performance etc.) using modelling software and analysing.
    • Provide safe, timely and high quality PV module to systems designs utilizing state of the art modelling and design skills.
    • Interface with local officials and utility engineers to design the best system configuration.
    • Maintain awareness of new product technology and communicate pertinent developments to colleagues.
    • Interact with electricity utility companies and regulatory authorities with regard to solar PV projects.
    • Plan and manage the logistics of supplying components for large solar PV projects.
    • Follow systems performance in the field and report power variations and other parameters.
    • Assist sales and marketing team in preparing price quotes.
    • Prepare bid documents.
    • Perform power and energy monitoring of small and large systems in the field and prepare summary reports.
    • Perform other departmental duties as required.
  • Required Skills

    • Self-motivated, high energy, with project management skills, able to succeed in a team environment, with imagination, creativity, and vision, able to assume increasing responsibility in a highly successful global organization.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with internal and external customers;
    • Solid general knowledge of computer technology and be proficient MS Office applications and AutoCAD.
    • Have a passion for renewable energy and want to ensure a future for the environment.

NOTICE

CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.