Wind Energy Engineer

Posted 27 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameCharles Matthews

Job description

Wind Energy Engineer

Our clients are engineering consultants and advisors, trusted by their clients, business partners, communities, and other stakeholders across Africa. They create engineering solutions that have a positive impact and improve people’s lives. They value inclusion and recognise the importance of a diverse, talented workforce, believing that people need others to succeed.

Location: Remote, Hybrid or Office based


  • Qualified BSC Mechanical or Electrical Engineer

  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years’ experience

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for wind resource measurement and analysis

  • Execute the WTG Layout design and site suitability.

  • Conduct the Wind energy production assessments.

  • Will be responsible for building the team through training and moving.

  • Wind Energy Engineers engineering technical support to designers of underground or overhead wind farm collector systems and prepare and develop site specifications. Create or maintain wind farm layouts, schematics, or other visual documentation for wind farms.

  • Support the optimization of the layout of wind farm access roads, crane pads, crane paths, collection systems, substations, switchyards, or transmission lines.

Skills, and characteristics:

  • Suitable candidate must have demonstrated experience in:

  • Wind resource measurement and analysis

  • WTG Layout design and site suitability

  • Wind energy production assessments

  • Ideally WindPro & or WAsP

  • Supporting projects in South Africa, and into greater Africa

Project experience in:

  • Project Development

  • Due Diligence


  • Strong analytical and statistical skills

  • Technical report writing

  • Comfortable interacting with clients and wider project teams

  • Energy and performance analysis for solar would-be beneficial