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Since the company’s foundation in 1996, the juwi group has become one of the leading international project development companies. Today, more than 1,000 people are working worldwide for the juwi group in the sectors of wind and solar energy. Working at juwi means taking a stand for climate protection and contributing to a sustainable development.

 

 

EPC Project Manager

Objectives:

The EPC Project Manager is responsible for project management during the execution of the Engineering Procurement and Construction contracts of these projects. He/ she is fully responsible and accountable for compliance, budget, cost, quality, schedule, risk, contracts, engineering, integration, stakeholders and security.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the successful execution of solar PV EPC projects from design through energisation and handover
  • Formal project management of EPC and subcontracts including technical, commercial and stakeholder aspects  
  • Manage and report on progress - schedule, costs, risk, quality etc. as and when required by the Company    
  • Responsible for schedule and achievement of contractual milestones
  • Responsible of costs, budget and liquidity/ cash flow
  • Ensure compliance with all the specifications and requirements included in EPC contracts and related project documents
  • Reporting to the Head of EPC, the EPC Project Manager will work with Project Development and Sales, Project Purchasing, Construction Management, Engineering, Consultants, Clients and Authorities to ensure compliant project execution
  • Work closely with Project development and Sales during the finalization of the selling process to coordinate internal work and support project sale
  • Implementation, compliance with juwi processes and standards
  • Adopt and improve where necessary the standard juwi project management processes to minimize project risk and maximize performance
  • Ensure full compliance with the QHSE regulations, legislation, standards, codes and requirements applicable to the project
  • Responsible for handover to O&M and Plant owner for other departments as needed

Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attributes

  • Engineering/ Management qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in Electrical infrastructure project management (EPC) with overall responsibility.  At least 3 years Solar PV EPC project Management
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate at all levels both internally and externally (both suppliers and customers)
  • Demonstrable experience of project cost, schedule, risk, quality and technical management and control
  • Experience of working autonomously, as the position requires leadership, decision making and problem solving 
  • Conversant  with project management tools i.e. MS Project & MS Office, etc. and best practise
  • A good understanding of the electrical grid and grid connection process
  • Conversant  with health and safety requirements, commissioning and energization of substations & Solar PV plants
  • Experience of evaluating processes and making appropriate improvements in line with business needs
  • Acquaintance with PMI standards or alternatively industrial standards (to be proven)
  • Experience of contract management and knowledge of standard contract forms – NEC, FIDIC, etc.
  • Fluent in English
  • Demonstrable ability to work in matrix organizations and to operate in a culturally diverse international environment
  • Team player with demonstrable leadership qualities
  • Desirable attributes
  • Experience of working within the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Program and/or executing projects related to energy supply the mining sector
  • A formal project management qualification
  • Professionally registered Engineer or Project Manager

Other

  • Location : Preferred our South African office in Cape Town, alternative in our headquarter in Germany or Office in Greece or Italy
  • Regular national and international travel will be required in line with business requirements
  • In addition to the duties mentioned above, the job holder is required to carry out other duties that are in essence part of his area of activity, according to his knowledge and abilities.

Start date

  • ASAP

Interested?

To apply, please send us your application via email to sabine.ehrenthal@juwi.de , including cover letter, full CV and credentials (related to school, university, work etc.) and stating your salary expectation.  Please insert the job title in the email Subject Line.

Vacancies in Australia:

Hybrid Engineer

Department: juwi Renewable Energy Pty Ltd - Off grid/Hybrid

Title of position: Hybrid Engineer

Superior: Head of Global Business Initiatives

Subordinate Staff: None

Internal Interfaces: Project Managers, Project Development Managers, Project Engineers, Head of Business development

Working hours: 40 hours a week

Location: Brisbane

Remuneration: Base salary with performance bonus and benefits

Benefits of working at juwi

•    Dynamic local team with expert international support;
•    World class reference projects in Australia and internationally;
•    One of the largest solar and wind development and EPC companies worldwide;
•    Delivered a world first project in Australia – 10.6MW solar/battery hybrid at DeGrussa Mine;
•    juwi has a high level of commitment and passion for the vision of 100% renewable energy.

About the role

juwi is looking for an individual experienced in the solar/wind hybrid industry to be responsible for the engineering and development (technical) of our pipeline of large-scale hybrid projects. The primary focus will be on projects in Australia / Asia Pacific for mine sites and other off-grid energy users, with a secondary function being the collaboration and support for international projects with other juwi subsidiaries. The individual will also have the opportunity to obtain knowledge from the DeGrussa project and draw on juwi's extensive international experience in the market. The individual will be based in juwi's Brisbane office with site visits and international travel being required from time to time. All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

Role description

The key roles for the hybrid engineer will be a mixture of project development / sales, as well as project delivery, as outlined below:

Project Development:

•    Develop and manage the early engineering process for hybrid projects (~1MWp to ~100MWp + Batteries) including hybrid micro-grid integration and hybrid modelling including HOMER Pro;
•    Technical assessment of self-developed or tender project requirements;
•    Assessment and review of RfP/tender documentation;
•    Develop technical offering for bids/proposals;
•    Site technical assessments and feasibility studies;
•    Utilise multiple internal and external resources to achieve the clients development requirements;
•    Support Project Manager with cost calculation and bill of quantity development;

Project Delivery:

•    Develop site specific technical specification for key solar/wind hybrid equipment and systems;
•    Solar/wind hybrid specific project engineering and design;
•    Support international projects remotely with design assessments and recommendations.

General:

•    Market research and product screening;
•    Collaboration with international colleagues on solar/wind hybrid design and market progress;
•    Research and development;
•    Develop engineering reports from available project data;
•    Review and improve juwi hybrid processes and documentation;
•    Maintain understanding of Australian Standards and industry technical requirements/guidelines relating to solar/wind hybrid systems.

Candidate requirements

juwi is looking for the following attributes:
•    Electrical engineering degree (or similar);
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience in solar or wind hybrid engineering design and/or development;
•    Strong understanding of solar or wind hybrid components, capabilities and the market;
•    Ability to work within a local and international design team;
•    Strong understanding and skills of design programs/systems (CAD, Homer, PVSyst, Windpro, Wasp Matlab etc);
•    Strong understanding and skills of company tools (MS Office with advanced excel skills etc.);
•    Understanding of the the relationship between technical and commercial project requirements;
•    Willing to travel as required within Australia, with occasional international travel.
This is a unique opportunity to work in a growing, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. juwi's management structure empowers the team members with the ability to take quick decisions.

About juwi

With an annual turnover of over more than 1 Billion AUD and installed capacity in excess of 5 GW across 25 countries, juwi is one of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy sector. Since 1996, juwi has been developing, planning, financing and operating power plants and systems that use renewable energies – wind and solar.
The Australian subsidiary has already completed a 10.6MWp solar PV + 6MW battery system on a remote mine in Western Australia, making it the world’s largest off-grid system. Driven by the increasing demand for utility scale Photovoltaic systems in both the off-grid and on-grid segments, juwi is expanding the development and EPC support team within Australia.  

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Energie-Allee 1, 55286 Wörrstadt

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