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Solar Engineer Internship

The Programme 

We are currently seeking to employ a qualified candidate for the position of Intern Solar Engineer (or the “Candidate”) for Technical Services under Renewables, Energy Systems to be based in Cape Town. 
As part of DNV’s Renewables Middle East & Africa (MEA) in the SEMELA region, the Candidate will work along with other technical professionals in the Energy Systems group to provide technical consulting services and support business development activities. The Candidate will have the opportunity to learn technical aspects of the solar PV plants by being involved in some projects.  
The role also has elements of business development, marketing and sales supporting responsibilities. This includes working cohesively within the department to support proposal preparation. Intern is also expected to support admin tasks such as formatting word documents, preparing power points/presentations, maintaining list of references and solar database up to date. 
This role, reporting to the Solar Team Lead Middle East & Africa in Dubai will focus on supporting our technical team in delivering our services to our existing customers and supporting bid managers preparing proposals in MEA region. 
Join us and you will:  

  • Work with dedicated and competent colleagues. 
  • Experience exciting challenges, new ways of thinking and solutioning in the ever-changing energy world. 
  • Have an exciting and attractive and flexible working environment which you can actively shape. 
  • Benefit from on-job training and development opportunities.
  • After completing the internship, depending on performance and market conditions you may obtain a permanent employment with a fair renumeration plan in Cape Town, Dubai or other DNV SEMELA offices ( Spain, France, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Chile).  

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Students of Master/Bachelor’s in Electrical, Mechanical, Mathematical, Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized university. 
  • Related work experience or interest in renewables, power generation, power system design, or related field with a primarily electrical or civil engineering capacity will be an advantage. 
  • Excellent command of the English language. French, Arabic and Spanish languages are an advantage. 
  • Good quantitative and analytical skills. 
  • Good command of verbal and written communication skills, good presentation skills, a positive attitude, an open mindset and a team-oriented individual. 
Closed a month ago
Closed a month ago
  • Job type:Internships
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  • Locations:

    Westerncape (South Africa)

  • Closing Date:28th May 2022, 6:00 pm


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