Sr. Electrical Engineer

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Job ID 13818
Offshore Wind

The Engineer will sit in our client Renewables' Asset Engineering Department, supporting the Project's Consenting/Engineering and Package Managers with responsibilities including:

  • Working initially in the pre-consenting phase, the Engineer will be responsible for ensuring a robust through life design of the project's electrical system supporting on all aspects of the HV generation and transmission system up to the Grid Interface Point.
  • Helping to define consenting envelopes (for assets such as substations and cable routes) to allow projects to incorporate future technology and minimise cost of energy
  • Liaison with the Transmission System Operator (i.e. the Transmission System Division of Taiwan Power Company) to secure appropriate grid connections for projects, including overseeing project System Impact Assessments
  • Support the definition of the main electrical system design for projects, covering all aspects of the onshore and offshore HV systems
  • Development of specifications, subsequent TQ clarifications and ensuring specification compliance with selected consultants and contractors
  • A strong focus on interface topics, for example on the onshore substation and offshore platform
  • A strong focus on safety through design and through life performance of the assets.
  • Close liaison with technical experts in Asset Engineering and Engineers working on similar projects world-wide to ensure their knowledge is effectively utilised on the project

Required skills

  • University degree or comparable graduate education ideally in electrical power engineering
  • Fluent speaking and writing in both English and Mandarin Chinese
  • Experience in project engineering of power projects, ideally offshore wind or similar renewable energy industry projects
  • Experience of liaising/negotiating with Taiwan Power Company (Taipower), existing working relationships are an advantage
  • Understanding of the grid connection process in Taiwan, applicable Grid Codes and local regulations relating to the electricity market
  • Knowledge of electrical plant including large power transformers, switchgear, onshore transmission substations, static and dynamic reactive power compensation solutions, MV/LV auxiliary systems and cables
  • Excellent communication, coordination and leadership skills, highly motivated, confident and resourceful

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