Vacancy: Lumax Energy – Mechanical Engineer

Position: Mechanical Engineer, Renewable Energy

Location: Midrand

About Lumax Energy:

Lumax Energy is at the forefront of the solar mounting structure industry, distinguished by our innovative approach and technical excellence. We are committed to providing sustainable and efficient solar energy solutions, and we’re looking for a Junior Mechanical Engineer to enhance our dynamic and creative engineering sales team.

Job Summary:

As a Junior Mechanical Engineer at Lumax Energy, you will play a pivotal role in the sales and development of our Single Axis Tracker (SAT) systems for solar PV modules. Your expertise will contribute to the creation of quotations, Bill of Materials (BOM) lists, and the design of parts and solutions tailored to various PV mounting requirements. This role demands a blend of technical skills and creativity, offering the opportunity to engage in project management, cost analysis, and mechanical support across teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive sales efforts for our innovative Single Axis Tracker (SAT) systems designed for solar PV modules.
  • Prepare accurate quotations and Bill of Materials (BOM) lists for PV module mounting solutions.
  • Provide mechanical support to other teams, contributing to a collaborative engineering environment.
  • Design mechanical parts and solutions that meet diverse PV mounting requirements, ensuring technical and operational feasibility.
  • Conduct cost analysis for mechanical parts and solutions, optimizing for efficiency and sustainability.
  • Manage projects from conception through to completion, ensuring deadlines and specifications are met.


  • A Bachelor’s degree (B.Eng) or Technology degree (BTech) in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A keen eye for detail with a commitment to high accuracy in all aspects of your work.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of effective verbal and written exchanges.
  • Proficiency in computer and mathematical skills, with an emphasis on punctuality, accuracy, and organization.

Computer Skills:

  • Experience with FEA (Finite Element Analysis) design.
  • Proficiency in drafting or design software such as Inventor or similar.
  • Advanced mathematical capabilities in Excel.


  • Experience in technical design and manufacturing.
  • Graduate level up to 1-2 years of engineering work experience.

What Lumax Energy Offers:

  • A role within a market-leading company at the cutting edge of the renewable energy sector.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development in a supportive and innovative environment.
  • A dynamic team that values creativity, technical expertise, and collaborative problem-solving.

How to Apply:

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Market Segment
System Size
Total Capacity
0 - 30 kWp
Commercial and Industrial (C&I) - SSEG
30kWp - 1MWp
C&I Large Scale and utility scale
1MWP - 50MWp
Utility Scale
> 50MWp