Lead Power Systems Engineer

£40000 - £60000 Per Annum
01 Aug 2013
29 Aug 2013
Nick Gillison
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Lead Power Systems Engineer
Job Type: Full time, permanent
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Location: Edinburgh
Consultant: Nick Gillison
Ref: LPSE-NG29

The Organisation:

The Green Recruitment Company is working with a leading developer of renewable energy who are looking to add Power Systems Engineer to their rapidly expanding team and work on their marine projects.

The Role

The company is looking to add an enthusiastic Power Systems Engineer based in their Edinburgh offices. The role will concentrate on electrical design studies and power systems modeling required for the connection to the electrical grid. You will be responsible for the design and specification of MV switchgear solutions liaising with utilities, transmission and distribution organizations. Responsibilities will include:
- Lead and undertake electrical engineering studies including fault level calculations, protection co-ordination, load flow, transient analysis, motor starting calculations etc. all utilizing industry standard software.
- Create specifications and liaise with external bodies who carry out detailed modeling and analysis work.
- Design and specify electrical equipment, with a specific focus on the medium voltage switchgear.
- Advise and support the project development team on grid connection issues and subsea power distribution system requirements.

The Candidate

- Degree-qualified in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Power Systems or a related discipline.
- Industry experience in low and medium voltage equipment design and an understanding of the issues relating to generating and integration into the grid.
- Experience with using industry standard software packages.
- Excellent IT skills
- Ability to produce quality technical reports and specifications.
- Familiarity with grid codes and engineering standards applicable for the connection of power generation systems to the grid.
- Experience of power conditioning solutions that are used to provide grid compliance e.g. STATCOM

Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:
Nick Gillison
+44(0) 207 902 1191