Operations and Maintenance Supervisor


Full Time Position
OnePower (1PWR) is seeking a Maseru-based Operations and Maintenance Supervisor. This position involves responsibility for operational workflow, asset management and customer relations, reporting to C-Level managers to provide support for OnePower renewable energy projects in the operations phase.

Core responsibilities include development and implementation of O&M plans in compliance with O&M contracts; routine monitoring of asset performance via SCADA; scheduling, logistics planning, executing, validating and logging corrective and preventative measures at sites; direct and remote supervision of 1PWR service technicians and contractors performing O&M at field sites; maintenance of spare parts and tools inventory; updating documentation of standard operating procedures and generating performance reports.

Required skills and qualifications:
 methodical, detail-oriented organizational skills;
 timely and sound decision making in a busy and complex operating environment
 familiarity with business software (Office) and CAD, SCADA tools
 understanding of electric power generation, distribution and metering, circuit protections, and solar PV-battery and backup generator technical operation fundamentals for high level fault troubleshooting
 legal and technical aspects of contract terms and conditions
 strong interpersonal skills for supervision of and interface with internal teams (O&M, construction, finance, EHS) and external contractors and stakeholder
 strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Sesotho
OnePower Lesotho is a fast-growing energy sector startup. Operating as an Independent Power Producer (IPP), OnePower has been selected as the preferred developer of a 20MW solar PV power plant in Lesotho (the first in the country). In addition to on-grid solar, OnePower was incorporated with a mission to develop bankable pay as you go (PAYG) solar mini-grids for community electrification and is currently building the first of 11 minigrids that will be commissioned in 2021-2022. More information about the company is available on our website at www.1pwrafrica.com/

Target start date for this position is 1st February 2021;

interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are received.
To apply, email CV, transcript, and contact information for two references to: [email protected]