Lead Energy Storage Project Engineer

HR Recruitment
Jun 25, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Your new company

You will be joining a company focusing on production of energy from renewable sources, with portfolio of products including wind, (onshore and offshore), hydroelectric and solar power generating solutions, delivering green electrons to power the world's biggest economies and the most remote communities. They operate under the wing of one of the biggest global conglomerates with more than $75B annual revenue. The company rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, they have invented the future of industry, and today the company's dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely.

The hybrids arm of the business provides innovative energy storage systems & hybrid solutions for various applications. It is a fast-paced business that includes design, engineering, services, and commercial organizations focused on deploying battery energy storage projects.

Your new role

The Lead Energy Storage Project Engineer will support projects that are typically executed using an EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) or an Engineered Equipment Package (EEP) framework.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating all balance of plant technical aspects of energy storage projects including developing the single line drawings and schematics, plan and elevation drawings, general arrangement and site layout, relay protection and control requirements, layouts for LV/HV equipment, conduit, cable, wiring, grounding, and control buildings.
  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, project control, and sourcing on technical matters to meet project specification, safety, quality, cost, and schedule objectives. This includes writing equipment specifications and contractor work scopes, requesting vendor quotations, and evaluating quotations including but not limited to equipment such as HV/MV circuit breakers, switchgear, disconnect switches, LV/MV power transformers, MV/HV cable, and protection and control systems.
  • In addition, as the technical lead for assigned projects or program of projects, responsibilities also include activities such as schedule updates, supporting sourcing initiatives, value engineering, planning & tracking project design reviews, quality control/quality assurance, and contractor management.
  • Provide oversight and reviews of deliverables in the proposal/bid phase. Responsibilities include estimating or review of design man-hours and materials, conceptual design engineering and BOM, directing designers and drafters on drawing requirements, preparing proposal documentation, writing and/or reviewing technical specifications, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, and developing assumptions, clarifications, and exceptions as well as technical responses.
  • Single point of contact for technical issues for the customer and project manager.
  • Interface with customers and project team members for final commissioning.

Desired Characteristics
  • Electrical Engineering degree or similar
  • Experience in industrial or utility LV, HV, or EHV substation/energy storage project design or MSEE (power) with engineering experience in industrial or utility LV/HV/EHV substation or energy storage design
  • Working knowledge of applicable design calculations such as UPS or battery sizing & DC system component selection, auxiliary power sizing, conduit fill, power transformer selection, circuit protection, control and power cable selection and rating, ground grid design, and lightning protection
  • Familiarity and experience working with standards such as G99 and CDM regulations.
  • Experience in Transmission & Distribution substation or energy storage balance of plant engineering for utilities and renewable energy power plants and projects experience as an Electrical Project Engineer.
  • Knowledge of and experience using IEEE or IEC standards and codes.
  • Field-testing and commissioning experience with safe work habits. Demonstrated electrical and mechanical troubleshooting capability. Previous experience installing and operating power equipment a plus.
  • Good presence in front of the customer with demonstrated commercial experience such as Project Management
  • Excellent personal computer skills, including programming and design automation, and familiarity with AutoCAD/Revit strongly desired.

What you'll get in return

An attractive salary package with benefits and the opportunity to work in one of the biggest companies in the industry. You will work with a very experienced team, and under the umbrella of one of the biggest multinational companies with opportunities for further development and career progression.

The company consider themselves front runners in the industry and offer a job in an International organization with opportunities for both personal and technical growth.

The company offers a salary according to experience.

What you need to do now

The role is based in UK, and is a remote position but you must be willing to travel up to 20% of the time, both domestic and internationally for meetings

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