Grid Compliance Engineer in Business Area Wind

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Do you want to shape the future?
Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
We are looking for an Electrical Engineer with experience in grid management and grid compliance for the connection of wind power plants to the Electrical Grid. Are you interested in a job with a lot of potential and possibilities and do you want to be a part of an organization with special focus on Renewable, you are maybe the person we are looking for. You will be a part of the Grid Management & Studies team with colleagues located in various locations across Europe with the location for this position being based in Hamburg.
The department is the technical know-how centre within Business Area Wind, setting the standards and guidelines, and providing ad-hoc expert support to our projects, both through the development and implementation face as well as the generation department.
Description of the position
As part of the Grid Management & Studies team you will among others work in the following areas to support and manage the grid compliance of solar and wind power plants:
  • Be the technical coordinator in project meetings with the TSOs
  • Coordinate the project compliance activities within the projects
  • Plan and perform grid compliance tests
  • Technical support to development, procurement and operation team
  • Participate in negotiation with TSO’s and suppliers
  • Review, comment and accept electrical studies
  • Support for technical evaluation of the electrical equipment within wind power plants
  • Participate in working groups and consultations of new and updates of grid codes
  • Development of standards & guidelines for scope of team
You are experienced in coordinating grid compliance for wind power plant connection and feels comfortable in representing the projects towards external parties. You have the following qualifications:
  • B.Sc, M.Sc or PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in grid connection activities
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within wind turbines and wind power plants
  • Good English language skills
Personal skills
You have a high degree of self motivation and you often bring new ideas and approaches in work-related issues that can be transformed into action and give results. You possess good interpersonal skills works well with other people, and you have an innovative mindset. You are result-oriented and you organize and prioritize your work effectively meeting required deadlines.
The location of this position is Hamburg, Germany. Regular business trips are required.
Our offer
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
Our organisation
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.
More information
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website. Last day to apply is December 30th 2018.
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Michael Nørtoft Frydensbjerg, 004527874942. For more information about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Senior Recruiter Vanessa Koop, phone 004940790227786.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to your application!