Trainee Opportunity – Design Engineer (May 2021)

Power Providers is currently looking for a Trainee Design Engineer 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 fourteen 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 Design Engineer reports to the Technical Manager and works together with the other line managers as required . As a Trainee Design Engineer you will be trained to design solar power systems for our clients. It is expected that you will first master the design of solar power systems and subsequently move onto generator, solar water pumping and solar water heating system design.


Power Providers is looking for a Trainee Design Engineer with at least the following qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar with good grades
  • Work experience in solar power systems preferred
  • An expressed interest and preferably experience in at least 2 of the following fields
    • Solar power systems
    • Generator installation & maintenance
    • Solar water pumping
    • Solar water heating
  • Experience with solar design software is an advantage
  • An ability to work precisely, quickly and with focus
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
  • Good spoken and written English


The package which Power Providers offers includes:

  • an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
  • a 2-year long on-the-job training program
  • 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:
  • 2) Send an email to with the subject “Application for Trainee Design Engineer”. In your email please attach:
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover Letter
    • Professional certificates
    • Certificates of service
    • Driver’s licence
    • 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 June 1st 2021 at 12:00. Interviews will be scheduled the following week. 

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