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Project Manager - Engineering

Recruiter: Terra Firma Solutions Updated on: 2020-05-05 11:17:29
Start Date: – End Date: –
AA/EE: Not Applicable Contract: Permanent
Location: Gauteng Available: ASAP
Category: Engineering Offer: –

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading turnkey energy engineering solution provider based in sub-Saharan Africa

This is a great opportunity to grow your career in the Solar PV industry. Work on high end commercial and industrial solar projects and be surrounded by an experienced team of engineers in the solar field.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Own Car

Preferred Skills

  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Interpersonal Skills

Experience Required

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Project Engineering Environment

Job Specification

  • General Project Management
  • Contract review and administration
  • Assist the SHE Officer with Health and Safety File creation and compliance planning and implementation
  • Grid connection applications to relevant authorities
  • Internal and external communications
  • Construction team liaison/contractor management
  • Liaison with engineers during preliminary and detailed design
  • Compiling and tracking of Project Budgets
  • Compiling of Construction Drawings and Project documentation
  • Site Investigations
  • Quality Inspections
  • Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Client meetings and assisting the sales team
  • Technical support and client liaison including troubleshooting

To apply for this position, please email your CV to lilla@terrafirma-solutions.com

Key Account Manager

Recruiter: Terra Firma Solutions Updated on: 2020-03-16 09:08:34
Start Date: 2020-03-16 End Date: 2020-04-17
AA/EE: Not Applicable Contract: Permanent
Location: Sandton Available: ASAP
Category: Engineering Offer: Negotiable

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading turnkey energy engineering solution provider based in sub-Saharan Africa.

Are you looking for a career that will challenge you and allow you to make an impact every day?

Do you have experience in technical sales and get excited to solve client challenges, then this is the position for you.

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering or Technical knowledge
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in the Renewable Energy Industry with a proven track record
  • Must be willing to travel nationally and internationally
  • Own Transport with a Valid Driver’s Licence

Job Specification

  • Identify, qualify and secure business development opportunities
  • Understand client needs and offering solutions and support
  • Retain and grow accounts
  • Contact potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Plan and manage social media e-marketing initiatives
  • Coordination of bids for RFP’s and tender processes
  • Manage SME Market development
  • Will be responsible for PPA development in West Africa, SADC and RSA

To apply for this position, please email your CV to lilla@terrafirma-solutions.com

Quality Controller

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading turnkey energy engineering solution provider based in sub-Saharan Africa. We deliver a start to end solution, beginning with strategy development, and leading to project implementation, support and maintenance.

The team comprises professionals who have decades long working relationships built on mutual respect and skills. Our aim is to establish long term relationships with our clients centred on developing and implementing sustainable energy strategies.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interviews.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure that a Quality Control Management Plan (QCMP) and Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) has been developed prior to the start of any construction activity.
  • Review relevant construction standards, Engineering specifications and project documents including the QCMP, Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) project specifications and Issued for Construction drawings.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that they meet supplier and engineering standards.
  • Perform or witness needed tests on site to ensure conformity of material and works according to the Engineering specifications.
  • Improve or write new milestone checklists for various types of solar systems and communicate to the construction team.
  • Accept or reject finished items against milestone checklists.
  • Inspect, test, or measure the installation being produced and sign off on milestone checklists
  • Receive immediate notification from Engineering Department about non-conforming material or/and Quality incident reports and ensure re-inspection or/and re-testing. Give immediate notification to the Quality Manager
  • Ensure that all Quality records associated with the implementation of the Construction Quality Management Plan (QCMP) and Inspection and Test Plans (ITP) are kept organized and updated on SharePoint.
  • Ensure maintenance of all documents related to control of inspections, measuring, and test equipment and ensure that all relevant procedures are followed so that inspection, measuring and testing are performed under controlled conditions.
  • Track status of all inspections and testing to inform that Quality Manager and ensure that all non-conformances (NCR’s), activity (QIR’s) or procedures is recorded in the appropriate register.
  • Assist in the Quality Meetings with Quality Manager.
  • Produce Quality Incident Reports (QIR’s) and Non-Conformance Reports (NCR’s) when required
  • Inspect materials as delivered to site including distribution board’s FAT.
  • Evaluate inspection and test data for final commissioning
  • Carry out final commissioning for AC, DC and inverter communication systems
  • Issue full commissioning report with CoC’s to the CM for sign off

Qualifications

  • Trade Tested Electrician
  • Wireman’s licence – Installation Electrician (IE)
  • Valid Drivers Licence
  • Must be willing to travel

Preferred skills

  • Quality Management
  • Supervisory ability
  • Installation and maintenance of Solar Systems
  • Commission of AC/DC systems

Experience required

  • 5 years’ experience as installation electrician (IE)
  • 7 Years’ experience as trade tested electrician
  • Exposure to Solar systems and/or inverters

To apply for this position, please email your CV to lilla@terrafirma-solutions.com

Site manager

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading turnkey energy engineering solution provider based in sub-Saharan Africa. We deliver a start to end solution, beginning with strategy development, and leading to project implementation, support and maintenance.

The team comprises professionals who have decades long working relationships built on mutual respect and skills. Our aim is to establish long term relationships with our clients centred on developing and implementing sustainable energy strategies.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interviews.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Health and Safety
  • Ensure Daily Tool Box Talks are done on site
  • Ensure compliance to safety file including heat stress, fall arrest, waste management and housekeeping
  • Reporting of all incidents/accidents
  • HSE Induction
  • Planning
  • Set out work to be done with team leaders
  • Conduct daily inspections
  • Responsible for maintaining monthly asset and vehicle register
  • Manage work efficiency on site and ensure that deadlines are met
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Manage defective material
  • Manage Quality on site

Qualifications

  • Relevant formal qualification – Solar PV Intallation Certificate or Electrical Trade Test
  • Wireman’s Licence would be advantageous
  • Valid Drivers Licence

Preferred skills

  • Efficient in MS Office Suite
  • Effective communication skills
  • Analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Understanding of solar installations and understanding of solar construction methods
  • Practical understanding of various construction trade disciplines and or fields
  • Self-starter with ability to work professionally and independently

Experience required

  • 5 year’s Site Management and Supervisory experience in the construction or facility management environment

To apply for this position, please email your CV to lilla@terrafirma-solutions.com