Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Employment type: Contract for 6 months with permanent employment thereafter
Position to be filled by: Q4 2018
Standard Microgrid installs and operates solar microgrids, delivering affordable, reliable energy services to off-grid communities throughout Zambia. As a Quality Control and Safety Officer your role will be to oversee power system and Low Voltage distribution network installations (performed by subcontractors) and ensure that they are completed to an exacting level of quality, and with high safety standards adhered to at all times. Your function will be to document key steps and deliverables along the way to ensure that the work is completed on time, budget and to standard. You will be the primary liaison between Standard Microgrid head office and the project site, relaying information on day-to-day progress, reporting on health and safety and relaying information on areas to improve the overall product.
A strong background in Engineering or Construction is required and experience with renewable energy projects will be beneficial. Willingness and ability to travel to project sites throughout Zambia for 1-2 weeks at a time for the duration of an installation is a requirement.
You will report directly to the Standard Microgrid Zambia Operations Manager who will communicate with you regularly in order to help you set goals and provide feedback on your progress towards achieving them.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs with a cover letter in a separate document to: Stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Please state the job title you are applying for in the email subject line.