Green Door Recruitment www.gd-rec.com firstname.lastname@example.org 0845 337 2773
Engineer Electrical Networks - Wind Farms, Utility Distribution & Transmission Systems (based in Glasgow)
Location: , Outside US (United Kingdom)
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced)
Job ID: 9767
Engineer Electrical Networks - Wind Farms, Utility Distribution & Transmission Systems
(based in Glasgow), ref 1107-35
Travel Requirement: Occasional travel, both nationally and internationally.
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for
renewable energy. Recognised as the global authority on onshore and offshore wind power
and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.
The successful applicant will expand the resource and capabilities with regard to the
design and specification of electrical networks, both within wind farms, and as part of
the wider utility distribution and transmission systems.
The role will involve working with clients to undertake design work, produce
specifications and perform due diligence.
Essential duties and responsibilities include:
Expanding the capabilities in wind farm design, and wider grid integration.
Liaising with a wide range of clients from wind farm developers to financial
Working on multiple projects, managing own time to meet deadlines.
Producing tender proposals (including technical and financial aspects).
Managing the project work to ensure delivery of the scope on time and budget.
Closing out the work, ensuring the client is satisfied with the work and has been
Analysis of wind farm systems, including power flow, stability, harmonics, flicker, short
circuit, voltage drop etc.
Analysing the impact of single or multiple farms on distribution and transmission level
Design and specification of substation equipment including transformers, switchgear (AIS
and GIS), filters, reactive compensation etc.
Design and specification of cabling and earthing systems.
Producing written reports and other documentation for delivery to the client.
Producing and delivering presentations to clients, and as part of commercial training
Providing technical advice both directly to clients and to other parts of the group.
Liaising with industry suppliers, managing bidding processes and providing critical bid
Undertaking site inspections of electrical works, and witnessing Factory Acceptance
Performing due diligence for clients.
Supporting the continuous improvement of the electrical quality documentation.
Supervising and mentoring of staff.
Participate in R&D projects from time to time
Any other appropriate duties as directed by line management.
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification,
professional expertise and personal attributes:
Technical / Professional Expertise:
Working in a small, hard working and technical team, you will have excellent communication
skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to express yourself technically within
the team and in front of clients
An appropriate degree/higher degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, or be
able to demonstrate equivalent education, training and personal development.
Significant commercial experience undertaking the kind of work identified in section 2.
Experienced in the use of a electrical network analysis package, such as DIgSILENT.
Familiar with working to international standards, national rules and certification body
Good IT skills, and experience using MS Office suite packages.
Experience working within or directly liaising with the distribution or transmission
Commercial experience working within the renewables industry.
Previous experience of supervising/mentoring staff.
Previous experience of business development in a technical environment.
Membership of the IET or other body and chartered engineer status.
Health and Safety training.
Experience of working on site, particularly as an authorised person.
Ability to work in additional.
Capable of working independently and as part of an integrated team.
Good organisation and time management skills.
Adaptability, and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks.