Sr. Field Engineer, full-time
Do you want to join us on a journey to create a revolutionary new approach to bring affordable solar electricity to an unprivileged group of people in Bangladesh for whom energy is still a luxury? Do you have the courage to leave Wall Street for a remote rural street? Do you have the passion and skillset to drive disruptive innovations? Are you ready to take a challenge that will push your limits every now and then? Do want to be a part of a dynamic team that is defining the work culture in an unusual way?

If ‘Yes’, then join us in our endeavor to become the Google of the off-grid world!

SOLshare has built the world’s first ICT-enabled solar peer-to-peer electricity trading network for some of the most demanding and dynamic markets in the world. With SOLshare you are at the frontier of innovation, interlinking climate change, energy poverty and global development. ME SOLshare Ltd. was founded in Dhaka in 2014 and has been honoured with multiple international awards (e.g. 2016 Intersolar Award, UN Momentum for Change Award 2016, and UN DESA Powering the Future We Want Award 2017). SOLshare has set out to change the lives of millions through its development of P2P solar electricity trading platform and pay-as-you-go (PAYG) systems for rural communities.

What you will be doing...
● Business plan for Solgrid installation and field operation regarding target.
● Preparing yearly budget and material estimation for total and individual installation.
● Keep update SOP for grid installation and set checklist to ensure qualitative installation to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
● Compare budget vs actual expenditure after installation.
● Prepare action plan for FO team, assign work, monitoring and develop tools to assess their work quality.
● Prepare tools to monitor Field staff remotely.
● Frequent travel to rural areas for conducting engineering site audits to collect structural, electrical, and related site information for use in the design of residential or commercial (productive use) solar power systems.
● Contribute to product development and testing phases through technical research, component and PCBA testing, data collection and analysis, and other related development activities.
● Inspect completed installations and observe operations, Compile data and write reports regarding existing or potential electrical engineering studies or projects.
● Investigate customer or public complaints to determine the nature and extent of problems.
● Plan layout of electric power generating plants or distribution lines and interconnections within the system.
● Collect data relating to commercial or residential development, population, or power system interconnection to determine operating efficiency of electrical systems.
What we look for...
● BSc in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
● 2-3 years' working experience in project management with solar energy systems or commercial industry in Bangladesh.
● Comfort with using Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word).
● Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (e.g. reports, technical memos, work instructions) in both English and Bengali.
● Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and accomplish tasks.
● Have a research-oriented mentality, seeking to solve problems and obtain tangible results in an experimental project.
● Experience in working out electrical drawings and layout for small/medium sized PV grid connected systems (AutoCad - electrical) (desired).
● Strong attention to detail with excellent prioritization and follow up skills.
● Experience working in fast pace, high change environment, with limited supervision: self-starter.
As an equal opportunity employer SOLshare offers all of its employees and applicants full equal opportunity irrespective race, ethnic origin, sexual identity and disability, religion or beliefs.

If you are interested in the position, please click on the 'Next' button and start the application procedure as soon as possible. Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process.

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