Employment Opportunity – Trainee Solar Water Pump System Designer (February 2019)

Power Providers is currently looking for a Trainee Solar Water Pump System Designer to strengthen our technical team.

About Power Providers

Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over eleven years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.

Power Providers employs skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position

The Trainee Solar Water Pump System Designer reports to the Head Solar Water Pumping  and works closely with our sales and technical teams. As a System Designer you will be expected to design solar water pumping systems for our clients, both DC and AC coupled. Training is available for the right person if needed. It is expected that you will first focus on the design of solar water pumping and subsequently go into power systems, generator and solar water heating system design.


Power Providers is looking for a Trainee Solar Water Pump System Designer with the following qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor of Water Engineering, Hydrology and or  Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar with good grades
  • Between 2 and 3 years work experience
  • An expressed interest and preferably experience in at least 1 of the following fields
    • Water pumping design and implementation
    • Solar power systems
  • Experience with solar design software an advantage
  • Ability to apply concentrated and precise focus to your work
  • Excellent computer skills including a good knowledge of and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word, AUTOCAD
  • Good spoken and written English


The package which Power Providers offers includes:

  • an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
  • an opportunity for specialist training as required
  • working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment


Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:

  • 1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/rFNGF9ZMTzhbB9NF3
  • 2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz with subject “Application for Trainee Solar Water Pump System Designer ”. In your email please attach:
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover Letter
    • Professional certificates
    • Certificates of service
    • Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references

Please note that:

  • All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
  • Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
  • Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered

The deadline for submission is March 15th 2019. Interviews will be scheduled the following week. The anticipated start date lays in March.


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