Electrical Engineering (Onshore Wind)

EarthStream Global
May 20, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Wind Engineering
Position Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Location: Remote working (ideally around Glasgow or Perth)

Duration: 6 months initially

Rotation: Mon-Fri

Onshore Europe Renewables - Electrical Engineering (Onshore Wind UK)

Job Title: Electrical Engineer / Senior Engineer

Location: Flexible Scotland. We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however, need your base ‘home' location to be one of our offices or depots around Scotland

Term: 6 months

The Role

The Client have opportunities within their Electrical Engineering Team. We are looking for an Electrical Engineer / Senior Engineer to lead and coordinate all electrical engineering deliverables across development and construction projects within the Onshore Europe Renewables business.

The scope of work covers the whole project lifecycle and includes onshore wind farm electrical system design and operation, HVAC substations, land cable systems, electrical power system studies, wind turbine electrical systems and grid code compliance. If you have experience in one or more of these areas, we are extremely keen to hear from you

Some of your main responsibilities will include:
  • Front-end electrical engineering design works
  • Development of electrical contract documentation including management and preparation of substation, turbine, cable systems and electrical balance of plant contracts
  • Coordinating project engineering works and ensuring correct technical specifications are prepared and applied to projects
  • Writing, reviewing and updating technical specifications for electrical balance of plant equipment up to 132kV
  • Review external contractor's and consultant's specifications and documentation for the procurement of long lead plant items and contracts to ensure requirements are achieved.
  • Review and interpretation of power systems studies against relevant grid code requirements to ensure all projects are designed and executed demonstrating and proving full compliance

Your Skills and Experience

We are looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer with specialist knowledge gained from a background preferably working in a Renewables business. You will be a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Engineering Council. You will have strong technical knowledge and experience of renewable electricity generation including technical knowledge of onshore wind power systems and their operation.

As an experienced engineer, you will have working knowledge of appropriate engineering legislation and industry good practice. You will have excellent report writing skills and an understanding of effective organisation capabilities to deliver quality work to the agreed timescales. You will have a strong understanding of commercial awareness in order to understand implications of engineering activities and decisions.

You will pride yourself on your excellent organisational skills and ability to deliver the highest quality of work within the necessary timescales. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at various managerial levels within the business where you will be part of a large electrical engineering team within the Renewables Onshore Europe business.

Although flexible on base location, you will be required to travel as and when is required by the work being undertaken, sometimes to remote locations. A full UK driving license is essential.

If interested please apply within.