Project Technical Manager – Renewable Energy

October 31, 2020

Project Technical Manager – Renewable Energy

Name of Employer: SNC-Lavalin

Job Title: Project Technical Manager

Contract Type: Full-time

Job Location: South Africa


Job Description: 

Requirement is for a Project Technical Manager with extensive proven renewable energy plant construction experience to support estimating, detail design and project execution. It will be a core requirement to be able to develop contracting and procurement strategies, specifications for equipment and materials, plant layout drawings, and details for Civils, Mechanical, Electrical and O&M buildings.


Job Requirements:

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in construction, preferably with both Client and Contractor.
Experience working on renewable energy projects essential.
Proven knowledge of civil, mechanical, electrical, O&M buildings and substations related to renewable energy facilities.
Must have a completed diploma / degree in engineering – preferably Electrical.
Must have a solid understanding of FIDIC suite of contracts and bespoke Sub-EPC contract forms.
Must have a solid understanding of EPC and Sub-EPC contract execution and associated risks.
Computer literate in MS Office Suite
Proficient in AutoCAD or similar.
Knowledge of SANS 1200, 10142 and other standards related to renewable energy facilities.
Must have on-site construction experience.


Key Responsibilites:

Evaluate incoming tender documents to identify and develop procurement and subcontract packages.
Define pricing and subcontracting strategy for most effective project execution
Understand clients’ technical requirements and ensure that they are being met.
Coordinate design aspects with engineers and consultants.
Drive design and report progress to Project manager.
Evaluate quotations and tenders to ensure technical compliance before orders or contracts are placed.
Provide technical support to Procurement department.
Handle all technical queries arising throughout the project for all disciplines.
Work closely together with Quality department to ensure client expectations are being met.
Provide technical guidance to construction management team and subcontractors.
Coordinate commissioning activities, including developing of commissioning program and procedures.
Drafting and collating of information for Plant O&M Manuals.
Coordinate grid code compliance and performance testing.


Desired Expertise and Skills:

Client centric with the ability to continuously build and improve relationships
Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
Ability to multitask and adaptability to change
Possess strong leadership skills with the ability to lead by example
Ability to work under pressure and to deal with periods of high work volume
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written, including the writing of technical reports, procedures and method statements.


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