Construction Technician (m/f/d)

  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Work experience
  • Commercial professions (other)
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At JUWI you have the chance to work on a real project for the future of our planet. JUWI South Africa is part of the international JUWI Group, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies.
Our business is focused on deploying the highest quality Solar Photovoltaic and Onshore Wind energy projects. We offer Project Development (Wind & Solar), Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the transition to greater utilisation of sustainable energy globally and are also a recognised leader in off-grid hybrid solar-wind-battery-storage energy solutions.
JUWI has successfully installed over 400 MW in South Africa and over 5,500 MW internationally. As a significant player for renewable energies, we are listed in the top 10 solar EPC contractors globally, employing more than 1,200 people worldwide.
We are looking for you as a

Construction Technician (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

Your Task

The Construction Technician will be responsible for onsite quality assurance of Electrical / Mechanical construction works, Installation of electrical and mechanical equipment or devices on the solar PV EPC projects in South Africa including full responsibility for technical, environmental and safety compliance, quality, schedule, and integration control.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Repair, install, replaces and testing of electrical circuits using appropriate tools and testing instruments.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing malfunctioning equipment, appliances and apparatus.
  • Constructing or fabricating parts, using hand tools (Jigs / templates)
  • Reading and understanding of drawings (electrical or mechanical)
  • Reporting to the Construction Manager and the Construction Team Leader, the Construction technician will work with the Electrical / Mechanical Supervisor and Subcontractors.
  • Responsible for inspection, supervision, and reporting on construction activities in conformance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, procedures, quality requirements and safety standards in accordance with company procedures & processes, legislation, standards and industry best practice
  • Ensure full compliance with the QHSE regulations, legislation, standards, codes and requirements in Italy
  • Responsible for daily construction reports & records, as well as preparation and review of work procedures, QCP’s and ITP’s
  • Act as assistant to the Electrical/Mechanical Supervisor and take lead when he/she absent.

Your Profile

Qualifications and Experience
  • Electrical Technician / Trade Test Qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years construction technician experience in electrical infrastructure projects, 2 years utility scale solar PV plants experience
  • Good communication skills, written and spoken
  • A proven track record in successfully completing construction on time, safely and compliant with technical & quality requirements and standards
  • Conversant with construction management (control and monitoring) tools, MS Office, etc.
  • Conversant with construction, labour, environmental and safety requirements and legislation
  • Quick thinker
  • Fluent in English

Benefits of working for juwi

Joining JUWI South Africa, you can expect a hybrid work policy, market related salary, performance-based bonus and contribution to medical aid. More so, there is the opportunity to work for an ISO 9001:2015 certified matrix organisation. Experiencing people, processes, ideas and thought patterns from a global perspective. You will be joining a collaborative environment where growth is common and in fact, is encouraged.
Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid projects worldwide. JUWI Global has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


(Not matching all the requirements, Apply!)
Even if your profile does not match the job brief 100%, perhaps you match it 80% of the way, you could possibly be the right candidate for another position within the JUWI Group.
To apply, please submit your application via our recruitment portal and ensure that you submit your application in English.
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