Field Tech Intern

  • Internship
  • Kasulu
  • Applications have closed


Company Overview

Jaza is a solar energy start-up working to power Sub-Saharan Africa. We build solar-powered shops which charge batteries customers use to power their homes. Since 2022, weve achieved over 3 million battery swaps, providing approximately 225,000 people access to clean, affordable energy.

We employ women from each community (known as Jaza Stars) to run the service, empowering our team to become leaders, entrepreneurs and drivers of economic growth within their communities. For more information on what we are building, check and watch the video theBBC made about Jaza here.

Job Objective:

We are offering a six-month internship for aspiring and passionate field technicians with possibility of transitioning into full-time position. This role is based in Kasulu-Kigoma.

Role and responsibilities:

As a field technician intern, you will:

  • Test, troubleshoot and repair defective products ( Lithium-ion batteries and Printed Circuit Board Assemblies – PCBAs)
  • Test new products and firmware as needed.
  • Refurbishment and rebranding of products


  • A Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, electronics, mechatronics, renewable energy engineering or any other related course from recognized institutions.
  • understanding of electrical systems, batteries (Lithium-ion/lead acid), Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBA) and renewable energy technologies.
  • 1-2 years experience as a field technician
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability

to learn very quickly and execute the tasks.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Why Join Us!

  • Work very hard on solving very hard problems.
  • Be part of the most exciting growth phase of the company.
  • Work with great teammates in a global environment. Our team is spread across Canada, China, Tanzania, New York and Nigeria.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: In fostering a positive culture of belonging, everyone is valued regardless of background
  • Competitive compensation package
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