Project Engineer - Battery Energy Storage Systems

Worcester, WR6
Jan 10, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Project Engineer - Battery Energy Storage Systems, Southern UK. Base salary to 65,000 + bonus
This is a crucial new role with a highly regarded UK solar energy EPC who are developing their BESS design and build capacity to execute a significant pipeline of commercial and utility scale projects in the UK and abroad.
We're looking for a high calibre engineer to support a range of services from initial feasibility design to preparation of technical specifications, production of detailed construction drawings and design compliance checks throughout the design process.
The role The role reports to the Head of Energy Storage and you will provide Project Design Management and Design Engineering for the full range of EHV/HV Substation design activities associated with BESS.
Key responsibilities
• The day-to-day coordination with allocated design teams including EHV and HV Substation Plant, Protection & Control, HV Cable, Civil Engineers and CAD Technicians
• Coordination of inputs being provided by other departments and external groups, such as survey/geotechnical, transport and environmental
• Managing agreed project programmes and deliverables
• Ensuring the design meets all the client's scoping requirements and compliance with their technical specifications
• Conducting engineering reviews, quality assurance checks and approval of design drawings, reports, construction programmes and other deliverables
• Attending and chairing Design Reviews, Hazard Reviews and other related meetings
• Acting as main point of contact with the client during the various design phases; carrying out system design studies Essential requirements
• BSc and/or MSc Degree in Electrical Engineering, but candidates holding HNC/ HND qualifications and proven ability will also be considered
• Membership of IEE, IET or similar Engineering Institution
• Working knowledge of energy storage using BESS
• Proven project engineering and delivery experience of energy storage projects in an engineering or consulting environment
• Proven track record at delivering innovative solutions
• Preference will be given to candidates with experience of doing system studies
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, and excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills are essential as part of this role
Competitive salary to 65,000 plus generous bonus