Projects Engineer

Elsewedy Electric - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Up to 25% travel
About the Job

Direct Responsibility:

  • Support and assist in projects development from beginning to end.
  • Proposal/tender pre-bid analysis and evaluation of both technical & commercial requirements.
  • Attending – with the technical team - the technical meetings and prepare minutes of the meeting and documentations.
  • Close follow-up, with technical and commercial functions, of the preparation of the conceptual designs, BoM, RFP, RFQ, time schedules, etc.
  • Support in obtaining technical information and costs from manufactures, suppliers, subcontractors, service providers, etc.
  • Participate in the study and comparison of received offers/quotations and negotiations on both technical and commercial aspects of products/services.
  • Support in the preparation of the project detailed cost breakdown.
  • Prepare, consolidate, compile, and complete tender/proposal technical and commercial documents in line with customers’ requirements.
  • Ensure that tenders meet company commercial guidelines and have the necessary sign off in accordance with the delegation of authority guidelines.
  • Maintain documentation, keep records, and support in maintaining/updating suppliers/ manufacturers/ subcontractors’ databases.
  • Preparation of tenders and offers submittals in line with customers technical/ administrative requirements furnished in tender/requirements/needs.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Support in the development of full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Support in estimating the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments’ recommendations - if necessary - during project cycle.
  • Support in planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned Work.
  • Participate in the creation of a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Participate in developing best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Take responsibility for all associated handover documentation in the event of an order.

Indirect Responsibility:

  • Coordinate with, and support all other departments in the company to achieve the company targeted budgets, and the highest customer satisfaction.
Job Requirements

Years of Experience Needed:

  • 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience as a “Project Engineer” within the Solar Energy Industry.

Major Specialization:

  • Electrical Engineering (Mechanical and Civil could be accepted according to experience).


  • Sc. in Engineering

Job Competencies

  • Experience in renewable energy projects and preferably with a multinational exposure.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English (French is a plus)
  • Excellent computer skills: standard Microsoft software packages (windows, word, excel, power point, outlook, etc.), AutoCAD, MS Project, Primavera.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Problem solving capabilities.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • Disciplined to follow quality standards and procedures.
  • Decision maker and Risk taker.
  • Ready to travel frequently inside/outside Egypt (especially to African countries).
About this Company

Owing to a successful growth rate year after year and aligning with the expansion strategy of the company, by operating in 5 diversified energy segments:

1. Cables & Accessories.
2. Energy Management (Meters).
3. Transformers.
4. Renewable Energy... (More)

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