Engineer O&M Support – Large-scale – Cape Town, South Africa

The main purpose of the position

Currently, we are looking for an Engineer O&M Support in Cape Town, South Africa to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future. As our Engineer O&M Support you will assist and support the Engineering Team in the investigation and implementation of solutions to resolve all technical matters related to operations and performance of the operational plants.

Main responsibilities

  • Follow the guidelines and prescribed structures as outlined by the operating system
  • Provide input towards the improvement and optimization of the operating system
  • Support the Senior Engineer to establish and update on a continuous base the O&M Functional Requirements
  • Conduct pre-Technical Taking Over site inspections/assessments
  • Support on-site O&M personnel during pre-Technical Taking Over the period to identify potential technical issues
  • Maintain the technical lesson learned database and perform analysis from time to time
  • Assist in Root Cause analyses and investigations into operational and technical issues identified on site
  • Support the Senior Project Manager and Senior Engineer in establishing the spare parts list in alignment with EPC and O&M contract and budget requirements


  • Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechatronic, Electro-Mechanical)
  • 4+ years electrical/electromechanical engineering experience including project environment experience and design experience
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and IT
  • Previous Renewable energy project experience advantageous

Personal characteristics

  • Independent and self-dependent working
  • Analytical thinking
  • The high energy level and motivation
  • Pro-active and initiative-taking
  • Good communication and team skills, convincing personality, and goal-oriented
  • High multicultural awareness and intercultural competence
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Speak and write English fluently

Additional information

  • Should be available and accustomed to travel internationally to 3rd world countries
  • Must be able to work extended hours
  • Must be able to work in an open-plan environment
  • Must be able to work on site in various conditions
  • Valid drivers license

We offer

Scatec 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’s vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable
  • Driving results
  • Changemaker
  • Working together

Deadline is 1/6/2021

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