C & I Engineer (Solar PV)

Based: Roodepoort, Gauteng
Ref No: SOL-IE-240403

Our Control and Instrumentation engineers are responsible for the design, development, integration, and commissioning of systems used to control and monitor commercial and industrial PV, BESS/ micro-grid systems. They are also required to compile engineering studies, and design documentation for new systems as well as assess the operation of existing systems. They will work closely with the project engineers to understand the unique requirements, challenges, and limitations of each project, and shall factor this information in the control design. During the implementation of the control systems, they will also be required to configure PV, BESS and micro-grid systems based on the designed plant operation and relevant regulatory requirements.

What you must have to apply:

  • B.Eng. Electric and Electronic, or B.Eng. Electronic, or B.Sc. Eng
  • Instrumentation / PLC background
  • 2-3 years experience in any of the following fields:
    • C&I engineering
    • Automation engineering
    • SCADA engineering

If you have any of these, it will make you stand out more:

  • In depth Knowledge and of Siemens programming with Siemens S7 PLCs using Siemens TIA portal.
  • Must be proficient in Siemens SCL text-based programming language.
  • Understanding in industrial communication protocol such as Modbus/ Modbus TCP/IP
  • Network design and implementation
  • Understanding of 3-phase power systems
  • Prior experience implementing P & PI controllers

Additional beneficial skills and competencies:

  • Experience using RESTful API
  • Experience in Solar PV systems
  • Experience in Industrial Internet of things like, MQTT

Some of what you will be doing:

  • Engineering execution of projects (60%) – on relevant level
  • PLC work on ALL projects
  • Training of Junior R&D Engineer

Think you are a candidate? This is how you apply.

Closing Date : 21 April 2024

Future Talent:

Come over to where the sun is always shining! The future of the renewable energy industry is a bright one and we are growing towards a future vision. We are always looking for talent. If you share the same vision as us and want to join us in future in any of the following positions, please send your CV to us on the details given below.

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  • Project Managers FT-10-22
  • Sales Executives FT-11-22
  • O&M Technicians FT-12-22

Send your CV to us, quoting the FT number in your subject line, to recruit@solareff.co.za