Energicity Corp is a high growth social impact company, providing the most essential of services – electricity to people who do not have it.
We are one of the leading developers of solar micro grid utilities in Africa, delivering reliable, scalable, and cost-effective electricity to rural off grid families and businesses. Beyond just providing light, Energicity’s electrification services enable rural off grid communities:
- Better health care outcomes with modern health care equipment, vaccines and light for nighttime procedures.
- Significantly increases wealth and opportunity for rural entrepreneurs and smallholder farmers.
- Dramatic improvements in test scores for children in school, and
- Soon e-mobility solutions as well.
Our services lay at the intersection of being a critical solution for climate change and addressing extreme poverty in rural communities in Africa.
We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to join our team as an Associate Maintenance Manager, responsible for overseeing the maintenance operations of our solar mini grid portfolio, ensuring their optimal performance and reliability. You will work closely with the maintenance and EPC teams, vendors, and customers to identify and address any issues that may arise and implement preventive maintenance strategies to minimize downtime. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in electrical engineering, renewable energy or solar photovoltaic power systems and possess excellent leadership and communication skills.
If you are interested in joining our awesome team, then please complete and submit this Application form- Associate Maintenance Manager, Power Leone by July 31st, 2023.
- Supervise and lead the maintenance team in the day-to-day operations, ensuring timely and efficient resolution of maintenance requests and scheduled maintenance activities.
- Organize maintenance technicians to perform regular inspections and assessments of solar mini grid systems to identify any maintenance needs, performance issues, or potential risks.
- Coordinate with the procurement team, vendors, and suppliers to procure necessary spare parts, tools, and equipment for maintenance activities.
- Develop and implement preventive maintenance plans to optimize the performance and longevity of solar mini grid systems.
- Prioritize customer inquiries and concerns regarding maintenance issues and schedule the technical support and guidance.
- Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities through the Maintenance ticketing system, including work orders, inspections, and equipment performance data.
- Monitor system performance indicators and analyze data to identify trends, inefficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.
- Collaborate with the engineering and construction teams to troubleshoot complex technical problems and recommend appropriate solutions.
- Ensure compliance with safety regulations and industry standards during maintenance operations.
- Own, plan and conduct training for the maintenance team to enhance their technical skills and knowledge.
- Stay updated with the latest advancements and industry best practices in solar power systems and maintenance techniques.
- Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, renewable energy, or a related field. A relevant technical certification combined with extensive experience will also be considered.
- Proven experience in the maintenance and troubleshooting of power systems, preferably in the solar mini grid context.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide a team.
- Advanced problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a strong attention to detail.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interact with team members, customers, and vendors.
- Solid understanding of electrical systems, solar components, and power electronics.
- Proficient in using maintenance management software and tools.
- Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
- A commitment to safety and adherence to relevant regulations and standards.
- Flexibility to travel to various project sites, as required.
Joining our team as an Associate Maintenance Manager offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of Energicity Corp. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliable and efficient operation of our solar mini grid systems while fostering a culture of safety and excellence within the maintenance team. If you are passionate about renewable energy and possess the required skills and qualifications, we look forward to reviewing your application.