Senior Solar PV Technician

Location: Jeddah, KSA

Salary: Competitive

Sector: Renewables

Category: Solar PV, Electrical, Installation, O&M

Hours: Full-Time

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HAALA Energy is a Saudi solar PV developer and EPC, based in Jeddah. We combine deep local market understanding with a rigorous and professional approach to project development.

Specializing in distributed commercial-scale solar PV, we develop turn-key peak-shaving and hybrid solutions to help commercial, industrial and agricultural clients reduce their energy costs and mitigate fuel price risk.

Our services include PV feasibility studies, energy cost analysis, preliminary and detailed engineering design, procurement, installation & construction management, operation & maintenance, and project finance.

The main responsibilities of the Senior Solar PV Technician include:

  • Installation of rooftop and ground-mounted PV systems, including:
    • Preparation of site
    • Assembly of mounting structures
    • Installation of modules
    • String-cabling
    • Installation and connection of main DC cables and DCBs
    • Installation and connection of Inverters
    • Installation and connection of AC cables, panels and breakers
    • Interconnection of PV with clients’ existing distribution networks
    • Installation of all other required elements (conduits, earthing networks, SCADA systems etc)
  • Managing teams of installers (up to 10 people)
  • Management of subcontractor’s installation teams on larger projects
  • Commissioning, testing and quality control of systems
  • Troubleshooting problems with operational PV systems
  • Training of subcontractor technicians and other HAALA team members
  • Assisting with preliminary design of new systems
  • Maintenance of operational systems
  • Maintaining and abiding by relevant Saudi construction regulations and best-practice safety standards on project sites

In addition to the above, the Solar PV Installation Specialist is expected to coordinate and work effectively with other members of the team, and to assist with furthering the goals of the company in general, even where this may involve work that is not strictly related to project installations.

Potential candidates should have:

  • At least 4 years’ experience installing solar PV systems
  • A good background in general electrical work
  • Experience leading and managing installation teams
  • Appropriate qualifications for a professional electrician
  • A good command of English and Arabic
  • Attention to detail and pride in working to a high standard
  • A willingness to learn and continue to develop professionally
  • The legal right to work in Saudi Arabia
  • A valid driving licence

We would be prepared to offer:

  • Competitive salary, dependant on experience
  • Housing allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Shares in the business after year 1, as part of the HAALA Energy employee ownership scheme

Please send your application to: HR@haalaenergy.com