Project Engineer / Manager – Solar PV– LatAm (Mexico)

Location: Mexico, LatAm, Mexico
Date Posted: 05-11-2016
Project Engineer / Manager – Solar PV– LatAm (Mexico) – competitive base salary in the range of $45,000 – $60,000, per annum + benefits
The opportunity
Join one of Europe’s leading renewable energy intergrated providers in developing their business throughout the South American market.
Managed the delivery of numerous projects and prove instrumental in the company’s global expansion and growth in LatAm with a specific focus on Mexico.
The role
As Project Engineer, you will be key in designing projects from the development phase through construction, to successful commissioning.
You will be exposed to various aspects, from managing the budget and forecasting the cash-flow, through handling H&S regulations onsite, and go all the way to ensure that the construction work is of the highest standards.
In addition, you will be liaising with all the key departments in the organisation to be able to deliver the projects on time according to the client’s schedules and specifications.
The person
You are a qualified and experienced Project Engineer, having completed projects either in the renewable energy or construction sector. 3 years + experience in solar is essential.  Ideally you’ll already be working in, or on solar projects in the LatAm region (Mexico even better!)
In addition, you will be highly analytical and will have strong quantative and problem solving capabilities, as you will be expected to lead the project design of high-value power generation assets.
Finally, a good understanding of Solar PV is essential, as well as flexibility to work both in the office and on-site.
Essential skills
  • Minimum 3 years in solar PV
  • Good working knowledge of solar systems and ability to perform solar preliminary surveys
  • Knowledge of grid connection and electrical substations
  • Degree qualified in engineering discipline
  • Previous PM experience an advantage
  • General knowledge of solar PV
  • IT Skills – MS Office, NaVision
  • Ability to manage commercial and financial principals of project management
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Driving License
  • Eligible to work in Mexico
A competitive base salary in the range of $45,000 – $60,000 is on offer for the right candidate, plus additional benefits.
Sefton Owens
Igloo3 Ltd
t: +44 (0) 845 834 0945
f: +44 (0) 1273 248 900
m: +44 (0) 7774 927 555
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