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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:
● Solar PV site yield assessments
● Embedded generation licensing support
● Site tariff analysis
● Energy market research
● Review of solar energy companies
● Document editing and control
● Procurement/ tender support
● Project Administration

What is in it for you:
● Exposure to the embedded and distributed solar PV and energy storage markets in South Africa
● Opportunity to work with a fast-growing market leader in the South African renewable energy market
● Introduction to tools and processes used in the RE market
● Start networking in the RSA renewable energy space

R900 - R1100 per day


  • BSc Engineering Degree (or similar)

  • Valid driver’s license


  • AutoCAD LT exposure

  • Electrical background or experience

  • Experience with google workplace (docs, sheets, slides)

  • Understanding/exposure to Python and/or JavaScript

  • Current Masters and PhD students looking for part-time work

Physical Requirements:

  • Own Transport

  • Own Laptop

  • Reside in Cape Town or the immediate surrounds

  • Committed to a minimum of 3 days of work per week

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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