Solar Technician Verfied

R 23 000 – 30 000 per month Abroad more than 14 days ago 19-02-2024 12:06:05 PM
11-03-2024 12:06:05 PM
Solar Technician


Kenya – Nairobi


R23 000 – R30 000 per month


Join our team as a Solar Technician! Work on exciting projects, performing electrical and mechanical installations as directed by the Construction Manager. Lead on-site activities, ensuring project success. Apply now!


The Solar Technician will proactively support the wider team’s core construction activities including (but not necessarily limited to):

Electrical installation works (single & three phase; AC & DC; LV & MV)
Mechanical installation works
Termination of electrical connections
System fault finding
Distribution board assemblies
Complete Solar PV System, Solar Thermal System, Generator, Transformer, and Inverter commissioning works.
Any site decommissioning works.
Assist the Construction Manager in the development of any handover documentation.
Action any rigging requirements for a project.
Action any transportation requirements for a project.


Have a proven track record (At least 2 years) in similar technical roles. e.g. related to solar PV, CHP, energy storage, wind, and green hydrogen.
Self-starter, persuasive and results-oriented: Proven experience in working to deadlines with
Must possess basic mathematics skills and good verbal communication skills
Be good at solving problems.
Sufficient knowledge of IT systems and protocols that are required for solar site commissioning and maintenance.
Good at planning site visits, and making sure all equipment/ tools/ etc. are available on site.
Be proficient with the use of power and precision tools.
Can work without direct supervision to stay motivated.
Must know the hazards involved and the safety precautions to be practised in the construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of solar power plants.
Work within and ensure strict adherence to all safety practices and procedures.
Must be able to respond to any callouts and system issues.
Good data entry/computer skills and report writing.
Work as part of a team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Energy- or Electrical Engineering and/or related technical field.
Holds a valid T3 Solar Photovoltaic Technician License.
Holds a valid driving License.
Experience living and working in Kenya (ideally 1-2 years minimum)

Recruiter: DAV