Technical Lab Assistant – equipment – Cape Town

Reporting to:               Technical Support Team Leader

Overview:                    Setting up Segen Assured system, testing of faulty equipment, Updating firmware on products and battery maintenance charging

Skills:                           Communication, IT Literate, Methodical, Problem Solving, PV

Core Duties:

  • Segen Assured – Setting up, updating firmware, Load testing and repacking of Segen assured packages
  • Testing and fault-finding on returned products
  • Writing reports on faulty products and communicating with the appointed technician
  • Accurate data entry on faulty return logs in SOP with detailed explanation of findings
  • Maintenance charging of batteries in stock, this includes managing the charge cycles
  • Supporting other members of the technical team
  • Updating firmware of products when required
  • Inspection of product ranges if required
  • Setup of simulated tests for product testing
  • Repairing faulty equipment when approved by the manufacturer
  • Organisation of physical stock of returned products labelled and shelved

Other duties:

  • General housekeeping of the Lab and Lab storage area
  • Managing and maintaining of lab test equipment and tools
  • Maintaining documentation and indexing of Lab equipment and tools
  • Improve the technical department
  • Adhere Health and Safety regulations in and around lab area


An electrical engineering qualification is preferred but not essential


3+ years in a PV installation or technical support background
Good knowledge of solar products
Equipment testing experience
Equipment repair experience
Experience with lithium ion battery storage
Excellent IT literacy


1 Gulfstream Avenue, Matroosfontein, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7490


Full-time Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm


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