Trama TecnoAmbiental (TTA) is an international consulting and engineering SME active since 1986 and based in Barcelona, Spain. Its main specialty is distributed renewable energy generation combined with energy management and efficiency in developing regions. In rural electrification, and particularly microgrids, TTA has been involved in studies, policy, deployment and capacity building in over 60 countries.
TTA’s team has international and cross-cultural experience at technological as well as institutional levels, including regulatory, financial and social aspects. Projects have been done in Europe, Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania and Asia. Clients include governments, multilateral and bilateral institutions (WB UNDP, UNOPS, UNIDO, UNESCO, IDB, OLADE, IRENA, IEA, EC, AECID, and others), NGOs, local communities, individuals, private developers, contractors, electric utilities etc.
TTA was awarded the EUREC Technology Prize 2001, “for developing excellent system technology for rural electrification based on renewable energy sources, combined with an innovative, user-oriented approach for its implementation”.
In 2015, TTA was awarded with the Prize “Off-Grid Experts Awards” by the company Off-Grid Phaesun together with ARE, for excellence in the performance in the field of Off-Grid power supply, in the Category A “Product” for its “Electricity Dispenser”, a Smart Meter for microgrids.
TTA is seeking a keen, diligent experienced engineer to lead and coordinate the technical department. The Technical Director will be in charge of technical designs (both mechanical and electrical) at the various stages (from concept design to detailed engineering designs and drawings), bill of quantities, compliance with standards and codes, project implementation logistics and budgets, and overall organization and quality assurance of the technical department.
The focus will be especially on micro-grids with renewable energy generation for rural electrification and hybrid renewable-energy/diesel projects due to the increase in the demand for micro-grids in Africa and Latin America-Caribbean in particular. Some projects will be related to grid-connected RE projects.
The Technical Director will lead a small technical team (3 to 6 engineers) and report to the Director and the Regional Managers.
The Technical Director will specifically be responsible for:
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following competences:
The following competences will be an advantage:
Salary: Approximate annual gross salary for the position based in Barcelona, Spain: 38-45,000 EUR, subject to candidate’s qualifications and negotiation.
Starting date: Immediate
Position based in: Barcelona, Spain with travels to projects’ sites
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview
As soon as possible