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Cape Town, South Africa

Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

The purpose of SOLINK’s Solar Engineer is to manage and coordinate site assessments, detailed feasibility
and procurement processes of renewable energy projects on behalf of SOLINK’s clients. This role will
include regular client engagements, project feasibility modelling and management of procurement
processes from development of tender documentation through to project award.

The candidate must be a problem solver and solution finder with drive to seek continuous improvement.
This position will help drive the company forward and towards achieving its vision.

What you will be doing:
● Managing renewable energy project feasibility analyses across multiple sites including:
○ Understanding site conditions and information gathering
○ Client requirements and objectives
○ Business case assessments through financial and yield modelling
○ Project permitting and technical due diligence
○ Reporting and client engagement
○ Greenfield solar PV and battery project development
● Arranging and running project meetings with multiple project stakeholders, distributing agendas and taking meeting minutes
● Managing procurement process:
○ Development of tender documentation
○ Liaising with EPCs/ IPP’s on tender requirements
○ Tender adjudication and reporting
● Ad hoc technical and commercial project analyses
● Interface with SOLINK Construction Management and operations departments
● Developing and refining SOLINK’s Procurement department’s scope and tools

R450,000 - R 600,000 cost to company per annum.


  • Technical qualification (B/Bsc Eng - Electrical/Mechanical/Mechatronic)

  • Minimum two years Project Engineer/Manager/Consulting experience in the engineering field

  • Minimum one year of solar PV project engineering experience (preferably in the South

    African C&I embedded generation market)

  • Good understanding of financial drivers and metrics of renewable energy systems

  • Valid driver’s licence


  • Electrical engineer experience / Electrical qualification

  • Financial modelling experience

  • Project management qualification

  • Solar PV draughting or design experience

  • Familiar with Google Workspace

The candidate should have excellent communication and organisational skills.


About the Company

About Us/ Company Description:

SOLINK is a specialized renewable energy consultancy that makes the purchasing of renewable energy systems, whether through financed options or direct capital investment, as simple, efficient, and risk-free for the client as possible.

SOLINK has extensive knowledge of all the major suppliers in the market, the latest technologies, current legislation, and legal requirements, as well as system construction and financing costs.

SOLINK can assess the business case, structure and run the procurement process, manage the legal contracts required to appoint suppliers, oversee the project construction, and once constructed can independently monitor a system's performance to ensure optimal outputs in line with the agreed energy guarantees.

SOLINK is a dynamic and young company with large ambitions to have a positive impact on the renewable energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. This role provides the candidate an opportunity to fulfil a role in a rapidly growing company with large potential.

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