Renewable Energy Engineer (electrical)

Fichtner Consulting Engineers Limited
Greater Manchester
May 04, 2022
May 27, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Fichtner Consulting Engineers Ltd is a well-established technical consultancy and part of the worldwide Fichtner Group. In the UK and Ireland, we work across the renewable energy and waste sectors, providing design, intellectual and engineering services to financial institutions, developers and owner-operators.
In the UK and Ireland Fichtner employ over 140 professionals and operate from our offices in south Manchester, Belfast and Dublin.
At our south Manchester office we are looking for:
An electrical engineer who can match the majority of the following criteria:
* a good degree in Electrical Engineering.
* significant technical knowledge, post qualification, with battery energy storage system (BESS) sub-systems.
* battery module and rack systems.
* BESS switchgear.
* medium and high voltage switchgear
* power conversion systems.
* battery unit controllers.
* BESS cooling systems.
* containerised solutions, and also ideally outdoor mounted cabinet based solutions.
* fire detection and suppression systems; and
* industrial electrical infrastructure.
* experience with the application of relevant IEC standards, NFPA 855, UL9540A, or any other industry standards in BESS project design
* experience with both DNO and transmission level grid connections
* experience with the commissioning, performance testing, and take-over of a BESS system
* project management of battery technologies and storage systems (BESS) for commercial application.
* dealing effectively and professionally with external and internal clients, attending meetings etc.
* the undertaking of feasibility and design reviews.
* excellent understanding of health, safety and welfare within engineering.
* ability to assess manufactured or fabricated items for faults; and
* the provision of site-based construction monitoring.
* able to work as part of a wider engineering team and also to operate autonomously as required.
What we offer
The opportunity to be involved in major UK renewable energy generation projects coupled with the ability to develop and progress your career in a consultancy environment. We offer an extensive package to include basic salary, contributory pension, private medical scheme, life assurance and company bonus scheme