Power systems engineer - Advisory

Recruiter
Mott MacDonald
Location
Brighton
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working alongside our main project team you will join our specialist group involved in advisory work for the energy sector specialising in electrical transmission and distribution. Clients are located in the UK and internationally and you will be a hands on consultant dealing directly with clients at all levels.
Role description
The role will involve working on the examination and assessment of technical, economic, and commercial aspects of various types of energy related projects. Work may involve the following: -

• Due Diligence of electrical infrastructure including electricity transmission and distribution companies, onshore and offshore grid connections, etc.
• Identification of project risks and development of mitigating measures (technical, commercial, financial)
• Informing financial model of electrical infrastructure assets including technical assumptions
• Review and appraisal of capital and operational expenditure plans for electrical infrastructure
• Review and appraisal of operation and maintenance plans and associated contracts
• Loss reduction studies
• Advice to support reorganisation / acquisition of electrical infrastructure businesses
• Construction and operation monitoring
• In addition, the role would involve managing or leading project work and project teams, retaining and developing relationships with clients, and potentially developing new business opportunities.
Essential competencies / skills:
• Excellent report writing and communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
• Sharp analytical skills and the ability to present quantitative knowledge to non-experts
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and produce quick turnover on an often reactive basis
• Preparedness to travel worldwide on short business assignments
• Excellent working ability of MS Office, knowledge in other economic/statistical packages welcome
Desired competencies / skills:
• Ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams
• Previous experience in electrical infrastructure projects as Owner’s Engineer, Lender’s Engineer, or other role
• Appreciation of transaction finance mechanisms
• Appreciation of project risk and mitigation
• Appreciation of commercial sphere of project work including contract terms
• Project Management experience
• Proposal experience

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