Posted on :
17 Apr, 2019
17 Apr, 2019
PEG delivers Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) asset-based financing to consumers who lack both access to reliable electricity and formal banking services. PEG’s anchor product – a basic solar home system that includes six lights, a phone charger, a radio, and a TV – allows consumers living on $5-10 per day to access clean light for working and studying after hours, avoid harmful air pollution from kerosene based lighting solutions, and also build credit for additional products and services over time.
To date, PEG has raised over $45 million and has over 450 full time staff across Ghana, Ivory Coast and Senegal. PEG has also won numerous awards, including the prestigious 2017 Ashden International Award for excellence in sustainable energy, and was named as one of the “fastest growing companies in Africa” by the London Stock Exchange.
Job Title: Solar Pump Engineer
The Solar Pump Engineer will be responsible for the installation of PEG Water solutions in a defined sales market and territory. This position requires the offering of PEG Water services (installation and maintenance) using technical, organizational, and customer knowledge.
Evaluate the needs of the customer based on the nature of the site, technical requirements, and their budgetary considerations in order to arrive at a suitable recommendation for the solar irrigation pump system size and configuration;
Create or interpret solar panel installation plans, mapping out the steps of the installation and where all of the components will be installed;
Install, inspect, maintain and repair solar panel systems, including the solar panels, pumps, cabling, and/or support structures.
Weatherproof the solar installation in accordance with local safety regulations and the specifications of the manufacturer.
Operate power and manual tools eg. soldering iron, drills, required for effective installation and maintenance activities
Clean and conduct quality checks on all repaired components
Maintain all documentation of system installation and maintenance procedures
Report completed and ongoing tasks to Supervisor on a daily basis, and any other intervals agreed with line manager at PEG HQ
Other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate must have (or be able to):
Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from an accredited University or Institution, with a related professional qualification
Experience in solar installations; preference would be given to candidates who have many years of experience with the installation of submersible solar water pumps
In-depth knowledge of installation and maintenance procedure of solar pumps
Ability to interpret schematic diagrams
Good customer service, attention to detail and a strong work ethic
Ability to analyze, self-manage, self-motivate, and perform under extreme pressure
Skilled in using relevant hand and power tools