Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Position:
    Electrical Engineering
  • Date Posted:
    30 Aug 2017
  • Vacancy Location:
    Natural Power Consultants (Stirling)
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
Description:

Senior Electrical Engineer

Stirling, FK7 7XE

Natural Power is a leading independent renewable energy consultancy and products provider offering consultancy, management and due diligence services across the onshore wind, offshore wind, wave, tidal and biomass sectors.  We have built a successful ethos for delivering environmentally rewarding projects that allow Clients to reach their economic objectives.

The Role

To provide direction, assistance and support with regards to the electrical engineering requirements of a project through development, pre-construction, construction and operation.

Duties and responsibilities associated with the role include:

  • Advise clients on technical aspects of their grid connection
  • Liaise with NGET and DNOs to secure the most favourable grid connection for the client/project.
  • Assist Project Manager with the delivery of the client’s project
  • Provide guidance and support to direct reports in the fulfilment of their duties
  • Ensure technical aspects of the electrical infrastructure of a project are designed, installed and commissioned correctly.
  • Facilitate compliance testing of a completed project
  • Review technical aspects of grid connection to ensure they meet current legislation
  • Review technical aspects of electrical infrastructure to ensure that any risks to operation, compliance and lifetime are identified.
  • Where required, mitigation measures to risks will be identified and budgetary costs and benefits detailed
  • Provide guidance and support to direct reports in the fulfilment of their duties
  • Undertake line manager duties for direct reports
  • The post-holder will be required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be expected.  All members of staff are expected to be professional, co-operative and flexible within the needs of the post, the department and the Company.
  • Duties of the post could vary from time to time as a result of new legislation, changes in technology or policy.  In this event, appropriate training will be provided.
Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in electrical engineering and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge and understanding of engineering principles for project management
  • Knowledge of High Voltage networks, infrastructure and protection methodologies
  • Highly organised, detail orientated with the ability to effectively influence and negotiate across all levels
  • Exceptional time management skills coupled with an aptitude for flexibility
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving

Desirable:

  • Previous experience within a consultancy
  • Significant previous experience in construction engineering or asset management
Benefits:

Package offered will be dependent on qualifications and experience. We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of dress code and some of our approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. 

Further to salary, other benefits include;

  • Generous holidays that increase with tenure
  • Access to our Group Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance, Critical Illness and Income Protection
  • Elective benefits such as: Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme, Corporate Gym rates and Discounts at related companies
  • Monthly/weekly catering

How to Apply

Please apply online by uploading your CV and cover letter; this should clearly set out why you are suitable for the role.  Our software uses CV parsing technology, so please ensure that information extracted is correct before submitting your application.

Closing date 13th October 2017, after the closing date this job description will no longer be available on our website therefore, please retain a copy for your records. 

Natural Power reserves the right to remove this vacancy at any time.

 

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