Senior Solar Project Engineer (Altaaqa) Job in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at Zahid Tractor & Heavy Machinery Co. Ltd.

Job Description

  • Develop Project Schedule in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Develop standard operation procedures and quality or safety standards for solar installation work.
  • Responsible for end to end execution of solar PV projects and for operational level understanding of the requirement of the client/customer, Site Visits, Site feasibility & Solar Systems Design and complete execution.
  • Responsible to co-ordinate with various teams such as procurement, electrical contractors, civil contractors and OEM vendors.
  • Prepare communication plan and related project status reports. Facilitate and lead regular status meetings.
  • Provide technical services in various areas of solar projects such as: site selection, solar farms sites suitability studies, plant design, PV module layouts, energy production, engineering analysis, due diligence and field measurements.
  • Participate in project proposals detailing a clearly defined scope and understanding of client required deliverables and establishing a corresponding budget that satisfies the client’s expectations.
  • Create and distribute RFPs to potential EPC subcontractors, establish evaluation metrics, and select winning proposals.
  • Develop and maintain project timeline, identify critical path and key milestones for project’s success.
  • Work with client to clarify and communicate project objectives, including success criteria in order to identify project team, and ensure project deliverables stay on-time, on-target, and on-budget.
  • Asses project risks, barriers, and issues and propose possible solutions and mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure the use of best practices and apply lessons learned from previous projects.
  • Carry out both pre-construction and operational energy analysis, including:

o   Review, validation, and analysis of meteorological data for solar resource assessments.

o   Design and optimization of solar plants to meet project requirements.

o   Estimation of plant losses and calculation of assessment uncertainties.

o   Management and analysis of project data.

o   Evaluation of project constraints, risks, and other non-quantitative aspects of plant development.

  • Conduct engineering site audits to collect structural, electrical, and related site information for use in the design of residential, commercial, industrial or utility scale PV system.
  • Provide technical direction or support to installation teams during installation, start-up, testing, system commissioning, or performance monitoring.
  • Provide technical guidance to other personnel.
  • Create checklists for review or inspection of completed solar installation projects.

Job Details

Job Location
Jeddah , Saudi Arabia

Company Industry
Project & Construction Planning; Electric Power Production & Transmission; Technical Maintenance & Repair

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role
Electrical Engineering

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Mid Career

Years of Experience
Min: 3

Residence Location
Saudi Arabia

Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

Min: 25

About Company

Company: Zahid Tractor & Heavy Machinery Co. Ltd.

Company Location:  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Job Category: Project & Construction Planning; Electric Power Production & Transmission; Technical Maintenance & Repair

About Zahid Tractor & Heavy Machinery Co. Ltd.