Offshore Wind Grid Connection Specialist

London (Greater)
£50000 - £60000 Per Annum
01 Aug 2014
29 Aug 2014
WGE:NG
Nick Gillison
Engineering
Permanent
Full Time

Job Title: Offshore Wind Grid Connection Specialist
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £45 - 55,000
Location: London
Consultant: Nick Gillison
Ref: OWGCP:NG

The Organisation:
The Green Recruitment Company is working with one of the leading developers of offshore wind in the UK. They are looking for a Grid Connection Engineer to join their Electrical System Analysis department.

Responsibilities:
• Participate in relevant project meetings and cooperate with other team members
• Design the overall electrical system
• Develop the connection options and prepare grid connection applications
• Escalate any risks and problems whilst communicating with transmission system operators and distribution network operators as well as Ofgem
• Liaison with NGET, DNOs, OFGEM on grid connection issues and OFTO-related matters
• Design the overall electrical transmission system from onshore to the wind turbine generator
• Ensure that project technology and activities comply with local legislation, recommendations and best practice
• Identify and coordinate interfaces of grid connections with other disciplines
• Review offers and negotiate conditions in relation to contracts and grid connections
• Involve and manage internal and external specialists, when appropriate
• Budgetary responsibilities

Required Skills:
• At least degree qualified in relevant engineer field (eg. Electrical engineering)
• Experience with electrical design of wind farms
• Understanding of the design process for electrical systems
• Experience of wind power and transmission within the UK
• Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
• Ability to work independently and use initiative

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:
Nick Gillison
0207 902 1191
nick@greenrecruitmentcompany.com
www.greenrecruitmentcompany.com