Associate Engineer – C&I – Dakar, Senegal

About the job

Description

Daystar Power Group is looking to engage competent Associate Engineer in Dakar, Senegal. We are seeking hard-working, motivated, and well-organized individuals with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.

Key responsibilities:

Sales Engineering:

  • Develop sales opportunities and lead client conversations.
  • Conducting site and energy audits.
  • Designing PV systems and drawings.
  • Issuance of proposals and supporting the sales process from proposal to contract execution.
  • Work with legal department to draft sales contract.

Project Management:

  • Develops a project plan to execute a sales contract.
  • Design and plan solar power installations.
  • Leads the supply chain process to order parts internationally and locally.
  • Conduct quality assurance of technical installations.
  • Direct, coordinate and supervise the installations of solar power solutions.
  • Trains clients on how to operate and optimally use the system.

Service:

  • Actively monitors installed site performance and creates monthly report for client.
  • Serves as the first line of contact for client complaints.
  • Resolves site issues remotely and through site visits.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction.

General:

  • Drive market research and identify solar energy projects in Francophone West Africa.
  • Implement standard operating procedures and HSE standards for solar installation work.
  • Develop and coach technical staff to meet the objectives of the company.
  • Review technological trends in the local and global energy sector.
  • Liaise with regulatory and governmental institutions as required.

Requirements

Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in Electrical Engineering roles, preferably in the renewable energy or power industry

Language Proficiency: French and English

Character:

  • self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the
  • ability to thrive under pressure
  • passionate about quality of workmanship
  • good communication skills and ability to lead and work well in teams
  • discretion in dealing with sensitive information
  • highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing
  • demands, passion for renewable energy

HSE certification is an advantage

Flexible to travel domestically and internationally

Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint in particular).

Working condition

  • Approximately 50% of time shall be spent in office environments with the remaining time in the field.

Physical requirements

  • The Engineer shall be capable of lifting up to 20kg; stand for an extended period of time; work in the outdoor environment.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with an international group of colleagues.
  • Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package with a long-term prospects in a fast-growing company.

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