​Senior Engineer Energy Storage

Posted 25 September 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationCape Town
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameCharles Matthews

Job description

Senior Engineer Energy Storage

Location: Cape Town

A global independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


  • An appropriate higher qualification in a relevant engineering subject

  • 5+ years’ experience in the (renewable) energy sector, of which 2+ years providing consultancy services and 2+ years in energy storage systems and applications.

  • Battery energy storage technology, electrical balance of plant design & specifications expertise.

  • Experience in Feasibility Studies and Technical Due Diligence processes.

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic team player - co-operates will with others, shares knowledge, experience, and information, and supports others in pursuit of team goals.

  • Delivery & results, completes tasks in accordance with expectations & schedule & with strong attention to detail, understanding task urgency by juggling different work priorities ensuring deadlines are met. Drive ideas to implementation & execution in a timely manner.

  • Analysis and judgement - quickly understands and analyses problems & complex issues, provides sound and rational judgements. Demonstrates methodical and systematic approach, plans and prioritises tasks effectively.

  • Networking - builds good personal and professional relationships. Experience of building long-term client relationships

  • Work ethic - identifies with the Company’s principles, vision, and values.

  • Communicates and influences in a clear, open, active, and honest manner (verbal and written) and seeks understanding of other views.

  • Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English.

  • Good IT skills, and experienced in using MS Office suite packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrates continuous improvement.


  • Execute and/or manage energy storage related advisory projects, including technology review, technical due diligence, conceptual design, technical specifications, procurement support, EPC/O&M contract review, design review, construction progress monitoring, testing, and commissioning, report writing, presentations, courses, etc.

  • Support the development and maintenance of services and products related to Energy Storage.

  • Extend your external network and identify, drive, and facilitate sales and market led opportunities for energy storage e.g., generating leads, quality proposals and closing deals in cooperation with the Market Area Managers for the region.

  • Analyse new business opportunities, gather market intelligence and ensure distribution of knowledge amongst relevant colleagues.

  • Achieve sales as per targets agreed with the Storage Team Lead.

  • Build an internal network to gain and share knowledge and opportunities.