Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Engineer

Electus Recruitment Solutions
Glasgow, City of Glasgow
£32500 - £70000/annum
May 03, 2022
May 25, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Your proactive personality and experience in providing engineering and / or analytical support to energy storage and energy networks projects, will help you to support my client as a Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Engineer.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work for a leading provider of engineering services for renewable energy systems, providing full life cycle support to the renewables industry, through the application of in-depth knowledge and expertise across a broad range of engineering disciplines. An attractive salary package and excellent benefits are on offer within this vibrant engineering environment.

About the role

The Energy business unit includes a wide range of industries, from renewable energy, oil and gas, nuclear power, and turbomachinery. The Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Engineer role lies within the Renewables Technology group, with responsibilities including the following:


Provide high-quality technical analysis of the design and operational performance of energy systems
Analyse and ensure performance of hybrid projects / collocation of BESS - Lead the BESS methodology
Perform technical advisory support for BESS projects, from areas such as feasibility, development and construction, to commissioning and operation
Perform and lead analysis input into concept and design level studies for future energy systems
Develop services to support the transition to net zero

Project management:

Act as technical lead and manage projects in accordance with ISO-9001 accredited processes
Work with colleagues of all disciplines to deliver multidisciplinary projects
Author and verify technical deliverables
Liaise with clients as technical lead


Shape service development plans and strategies
Develop new business by representing the business at conferences, seminars, and prospective client meetings
Respond to enquiries and writing bids

About You

To be successful in this role, you will possess good working knowledge of different BESS technologies and applications, and must be able to meet the following minimum requirements:

Master's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related discipline. Or relevant, demonstrable experience within a related industry
Experience in providing engineering support to energy storage and energy networks projects. This could include support to government, network owners, storage project developers, and investorsIt would be beneficial if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:

Experience in leading or providing support in Owner's Engineer projects, preferably related to BESS projects
Experience in providing cost-benefit analysis, business case development, technical due diligence, power systems simulation, asset management and future energy scenarios modelling
Experience in modelling BESS
Experience in writing proposals, liaising with clients, and business development


Job title - Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Engineer, BESS technologies
Location - Glasgow, Scotland
Salary - £32,500 - £70,000 Key Skills

Knowledge of BESS technologies and applications
Engineering and / or analytical support to energy storage and energy networks projects
Qualification or relevant experience in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related discipline

Why apply?

Your career with one of the leading specialists in renewable energy systems and engineering, with a blend of world-class capabilities like no other, will give you valuable new skills. You will be able to solve some of the toughest problems, innovate, and contribute invaluably to the team. Reward comes hand in hand with your role, meaning you can also enjoy the excellent benefits that they have to offer.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to several high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position