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Design Engineer - Wind

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£60000 - £65000/annum Bonus and benefits package
Closing date
Jun 24, 2023

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Structural Engineering, Wind Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Design Engineer / Technical Project Manager - Wind
Edinburgh - Hybrid Working
£60,000-£65,000 DoE

Astute are exclusively partnered with a leading developer of renewable energy in the UK and EU. Our partner is currently recruiting for a Design Engineer / Technical Project Manager to join one of the biggest wind energy producers across the world and in the UK. The key responsibilities of the role will be to oversee and manage the design of wind or solar farms and their related infrastructure and other technical requirements.

As such, the successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in design and management of technical matters related to wind or solar farm development.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for:
Oversee and manage technical projects for the development of wind farms and related electrical infrastructure.
Participate in the design of electrical infrastructure for wind farms including the connection to the national grid - preparation of technical documentation such as grid access and connection applications within grid code compliances.
Providing technical support to the development, contracting and construction phases.
Provide technical support to other departments in support of tendering, responding to requests for proposals and bidding operations.
Apply best practices in the sector to ensure maximum efficiency in the construction and operations of the facilities.
Ensuring full compliance at all levels, within the company, industry and legislative standards.
Facilitate a smooth transition of projects to Construction teams to minimize delays and ensure efficient coordination and technical excellence during project handover. Providing support where needed and including modifications that may be required during the construction phase.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:
A demonstrable background in the design and delivery of wind farm developments and infrastructure projects to completion. Including full life cycle, from conception through to hand over.
Experience of working with high voltage infrastructure such as substations would also be a strong advantage.
Experience with Grid Feasibility and connections - working with DNO/TSO from the National Grid would be a strong advantage.
Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering / Power Systems Engineering or similar is essential.
Excellent autonomy and decision making or problem solving.
Due to hybrid working rotation the successful candidate must be in a commutable distance of Edinburgh. Additionally, due to the nature of the works the ability and willingness to travel for site visits is essential.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:
Starting salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Performance based bonus.
25 days holiday allowance + birthday off
Hybrid working and flexible schedule, pension, life insurance, private medical cover, wellness allowances, childcare allowance, and cycle to work scheme.

How to apply?
Apply to this vacancy here or send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to (url removed) or call (phone number removed) to speak to Harry Slade who can tell you more.

INDRENAstute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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