Civil Engineer (Solar / Technical / Wind / EPC) – Cape Town, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 6 months ago

Reference No. 2901 05 SS

Reference Number: 2901 05 SS

Job Description:

Our client a renewable energy provider is seeking a Civil Engineer who will be responsible for the technical development and execution of renewable energy projects (solar PV and wind projects, including associated works).


  • Manage day-to-day support and project management (civil engineering) of relevant projects.
  • Providing civil engineering input and technical interface between the various work packages (finance, legal, technical, permitting, grid connection, etc.) necessary to fully develop the Projects.
  • Lead the development of technical civil engineering concepts and solutions of the projects, identifies optimal solutions from a technical, commercial and execution perspective at early stage of solar PV and wind plants, and interconnection works.
  • Ensure technical compliance with project documents.
  • Ensuring comprehensive and well drafted Employers Requirements/Specifications (and other contractual schedules) which are well integrated with the relevant EPC and O&M agreements.
  • Support during the procurement process of contractors to perform services under the relevant EPC and O&M agreements.
  • Technical support (civil engineering) during the process of preparation, negotiation, execution and conclusion of Project Agreements (including EPC, O&M and PPA).
  • Interfacing with owner’s engineer (OE), sponsors legal advisors and lenders legal and technical advisors (LLA & LTA), contractors, Eskom/Grid Operator, Lenders, etc. during financial close process and construction
  • Procure access to public infrastructure and provide technical input for financial close.
  • Meet deadlines, stay within budget, and liaise with BOP Contractor, subcontractors, and design consultants.
  • Prepare management presentations and periodic progress reports for company projects.
  • Such other duties that may be required from time to time within the general scope of the position.
  • Adapt to changing project demands, objectives, and priorities in the role description.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 5+ years’ experience (renewable energy experience would be an advantage).
  • BEng/BSc/BS (Civil Engineering).
  • Awareness and understanding of civil balance of plant EPC and O&M agreements (PV solar and Wind projects).
  • Awareness and understanding of the relevant technical codes, regulations and standards relating to the development of renewable energy projects in South Arica.
  • Willingness to travel and spend time on site

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Based in Cape Town or Johannesburg

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at

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Sheree Scheepers

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CA Mining

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