CMC Officer – Large-scale – Cape Town, South Africa

Since the establishment in 2007, Scatec Solar has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in developing, building, and operating solar power plants and we continue to deepen our market position and broaden our offerings. Driven by our company values and competent global workforce, we aim to deliver competitive and sustainable solar energy globally; protect our environment and improve quality of life through innovative integration of technology; and create shareholder value. We are present in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East and are headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Main purpose of the position
Currently, we are looking for a CMC (Control Monitoring Centre) Officer in Cape Town, South Africa to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future. As our CMC Officer, you will be responsible for the Monitoring of regional PV Power Plants at the Control and Monitoring Centre in Cape Town, assist with the development, implementation, and refinement of the Control and Monitoring Centre systems and processes, and to assist with the development, implementation, and use of a CMMS system, including maintenance planning and coordination.

Main responsibilities

  • Monitoring of PV Plants in the allocated region
  • Ensure timely response to operational events and alarm
  • First-line solution development
  • Ensure Plant Supervisors are informed in detail of occurrences on their plant
  • Monitor and keep a record of all work on plant and plant performance
  • Report on plant performance and plant activities
  • Plan and schedule all Preventative Maintenance work on the plants under your control


  • Qualified Electrician (Trade Test) or Electrical Technician (NTD) or higher
  • 10+ years’ in LV & HV systems
  • Experience with reading, understanding, and interpreting technical diagrams and drawings
  • Sound IT and network knowledge
  • Highly computer literate
  • Knowledge of Power Electrical (LV & HV) systems and support services

Personal characteristics

  • Analytical mind-set
  • Ability to think and function clearly, decisively, and quickly under pressure
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Assertiveness and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High social and intercultural competence
  • Good communication skills
  • Speaks and writes English fluently
  • Portuguese, Spanish, and Arabic will be an advantage
  • Competent report writing skills

Additional information

  • Must be available to travel as and when required
  • Must be able to work overtime per operational needs
  • Must be able to work day or night shifts of up to 12 hours

We offer
Scatec Solar is an exciting, innovative, and ambitious company operating in a growing industry. We offer a challenging and interesting position where you will be part of a flexible, diverse, and truly international working environment consisting of highly competent and committed colleagues with a positive drive to make a difference.

It is part of every employees’ terms of reference to contribute to Scatec Solar’s vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable
  • Driving results
  • Changemaker
  • Working together

Application due: 10/21/2020

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