Assegai Recruitment
Job Title
Senior Renewable Energy Consultant
Employment Type
Full Time
7 to 12 years
R750000 to R850000
Job Published
01 December 2021
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Job Description

Top engineering consultancy is seeking a Senior Renewable Energy Consultant (Electrical or Mechanical Engineer) with around 7 - 12 years experience to join their team in Johannesburg. 

From the Johannesburg office you will support the further growth, development and service delivery of the energy consulting team with a particular focus on electrical and / or mechanical aspects of the projects, but also focusing on the business development and project management of PV, wind, green hydrogen and energy transition and mini/ micro grid projects. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Project management (resourcing, financial management, etc.) and delivery of:
    Lender’s advisory, owner’s engineer and design services within the renewable energy sector for private Independent Power Producer clients, including: project planning and management, feasibility studies, concept design development and preparation of technical specifications and tender documentation - with a particular focus on photovoltaic, wind, storage, mini-grids/micro-grids and grid systems.
  • Strategic technical advice leading to concept designs and feasibility studies for decarbonisation roadmaps, involving electrification, hydrogen, biofuels, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Writing technical reports & presentations, checking and reviewing reports, drawings and presentations by others.
  • Preparation and delivery of bids and proposals. Winning work. Business Development. Identifying opportunities and positioning the company to access and get involved in such opportunities.
  • Driving the development of more junior energy team members in the other offices, via mentoring and provision of technical and commercial guidance.


  • B.Sc, B.Eng. or B. Tech in Electrical or Mechanical engineering, preferably with a further qualification in renewable energy and / or project management and or financial management.
  • Pr.Eng. preferred but Pr.Tech. will be considered.
  • At least 7 years’ work experience with at least 4 years relevant to project planning, development, EPC and O&M Contracts and implementation of renewable energy projects.
  • Recognisable experience relevant in the energy sector with specific exposure to the renewable energy and decarbonisation.
  • Experience with green hydrogen production and/or use will be an advantage.
  • Experience in energy project finance.
  • Experience of the South Africa energy sector.