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Electrical Engineer (Energy Storage)

Mott MacDonald
Brighton, South East
Closing date
Feb 22, 2023

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Electrical Engineer (Energy Storage)

Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

About the role
Our Energy Unit are recruiting an Energy Storage Engineer be part of an integral team delivering large projects across the world. The role will involve working on integrated energy systems projects within Mott MacDonald. These projects include energy storage, electric vehicle integration, micro grids, smart networks, hybrid energy solutions, demand side response, micro-generation, 'grid edge' technology, and innovation. The role will be based within Mott MacDonalds Energy Unit but will require working with specialists in Mott MacDonalds transport and built environment sectors.
This role can be based in the UK or in Europe (Belgrade, Sofia, Madrid or Genova Office).

Main duties:
  • Electrical design (preparation of design reports and drawings)
  • Project management of engineering projects
  • Supervision and mentoring of junior staff
  • Acting as lead interface with clients
  • Preparation of technical and advisory reports.

Candidate Specification

About you
Candidate criteria:
  • Strong engineering background (with a specialism in Power or Electrical Engineering) with 5+ years post graduate experience
  • Strong working knowledge of energy storage systems or related specialism such as distribution network design/renewable network design
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Sharp analytical skills and the ability to present quantitative knowledge to non-experts
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Preparedness to travel worldwide on short business assignments
  • Excellent working ability of MS Office, knowledge in other economic/statistical packages welcome.
Desired competencies / skills:
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Previous experience in electrical infrastructure projects as Owners Engineer, Lenders Engineer or similar role
  • Previous experience in the integrated energy systems sector such as demand side response, hydrogen or renewables
  • Techno-economic modelling skills
  • Appreciation of project risk and mitigation
  • Appreciation of commercial sphere of project work including contract terms
  • Project Management experience
  • Proposal experience.

If you meet 80% or more of what were looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didnt know we need.

Job Profile
About the business unit
The Energy unit delivers services to clients globally across a number of sectors including hydropower, nuclear, waste, renewable generation and transmission & distribution networks. Together we provide integrated engineering and project management services across the project lifecycle from concept and design, to construction and operations, to decommissioning or repowering and life extension. Together with our clients, were helping to deliver the energy transition globally.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working because life isnt 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes
Other Information
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
Were a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each persons differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

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