Aug 2017 Solar Company Electrical Engineer New Job in Kenya

Aug 2017 Solar Company Electrical Engineer Latest Job in Kenya

Aug 2017 Solar Company Electrical Engineer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client is a leading solar company providing alternative power solutions in Kenya and The East Africa region.
They provide unique personalized services tailored to meet the requirements of the region in terms of Solar and Wind powered equipment, Hot water systems as well as Power Backup Systems.
Our Client seeks to recruit an Electric Engineer who will manage the Technical Team and have the following responsibilities:

  • Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products.
  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications.
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Plan and implement research methodology and procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
  • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project team members as necessary.
  • Investigate and test vendors’ and competitors’ products.
  • Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time and within budget.
  • Prepare and study technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, and topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.
  • Plan layout of electric power generating plants and distribution lines and stations.
  • Develop budgets, estimating labor, material, and construction costs.
  • Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.
Desirable Competencies
  • Must be an Electrical Engineer with a bias in solar/green energy
  • High level of commercial skills
  • Very organized and highly analytical
  • Managerial experience is crucial with proven ability to think outside the box.
  • Must display decision making skill
  • The individual must have proven leadership skills.
  • Candidates working in a GREEN ENERGY/SOLAR ENERGY company will have an added advantage
  • Ability to work with AUTOCAD
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree or Kenya Polytechnic HND  in Electrical Engineering
  • Must have completed the necessary Electric Engineering Proficiency Tests
  • 5 years of experience in a similar role in a school green energy or solar     energy company
How to Apply
Applicants should forward their applications enclosing detailed CV’s stating their previous and expected gross pay (applications without this information will not be considered) and copies of relevant certificates by e-mail to BlumeAfrica@gmail.com.  
Only successful candidates will be contacted.