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Solar Head of Engineering

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH105366
  • Location: Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
  • Sector: Solar, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 15/09/2017
Spencer Ogden is working with a leading company in the energy industry who plan, construct and operate profitable solar plants worldwide.

They are looking for an experienced Solar Head of Engineering and Projects to join their team. Paying a competitive salary plus an attractive bonus and benefits package this role will offer the chance to be part of a world renowned company with exciting growth opportunities.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in an exciting and challenging industry and will have a strong understanding of the market and previous experience working in this region.

Core competencies:

*Responsibility for planning, engineering, project management and construction of turnkey photovoltaic power plants in the region (planning, implementation and tracking of resources required to complete the projects)
*Management of project managers, Technicians and Engineers
*Manage the preparation of calculation plans, part lists and system design
*Cooperation, negotiation and joint problem-solving with local and international suppliers, clients and partners
*Lead the independent selection of components and tendering of trades and subcontractors
*Tender and presentation creation
*Implementation of requirements analysis, evaluation of process solutions, development and coordination of technical and functional specifications, progress and budget monitoring and reporting
*Inspection and evaluation of turnkey plants: ground mount, rooftop, off grid, grid connected and hybrid projects
*Monitoring and performance management
*Supervise the local O&M team
*Monitoring the completion of PV projects from engineering to commissioning

Qualifications:

*Electrical Engineering Degree or electrical engineering training as an electric installer, foreman, technician or electrician
*Extensive engineering and project management experience in PV field
*Good knowledge of CAD (Autocad, Civil3D, Sketchup or similar software)
*Good knowledge of PVSyst and electrical design software (Caddy, E-plan, or similar)
*Good knowledge of MS Office applications.

Requirements:
*Teamwork and communication skills
*Strong leadership, planning and communication
*Extensive experience in Project management
*Takes individual responsibility for work
*Willingness to travel
*Excellent knowledge of English and Spanish (Written and Spoken) German is a plus

Please send your CV to yin.liu@spencer-ogden.com or alternatively call +442072689365


For more information about this role please contact our London office