Engineering and construction

Electrical Engineering Graduate for grid integration

Step closer to a career where you design and ensure offshore wind farms are built and integrated into power grids successfully

The Ørsted Global Graduate Program is designed to unleash your potential and give you the unique opportunity of a fast-tracked career in Ørsted. We offer you an intense two-year developmental journey where you’ll learn from experts within your field and get international project experience, tools to drive innovation, and a strong cross-functional network with other talents.

The Graduate journey
Our Global Graduate Program consists of two-three rotations, where you’ll solve business challenges, take responsibility for your own assignments, and engage in our day-to-day business decisions.

This role brings the unique opportunity to kickstart your career in engineering through your rotations. The first rotation in Electrical System Design & Grid Integration will introduce you to the design of offshore wind farm transmission systems. In your second rotation in Transformers and High Voltage (HV) Protection, you’ll be introduced to the principles of HV protection systems, the design of protection panels, and the design and building of a wind farm. In your third rotation with US Grid Integration, you’ll get familiar with the US large generator interconnection requirements and with grid connection interdependencies across environmental permitting, engineering, construction, and operations.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • designing and building electrical systems and facilities that interconnect offshore wind farms to the power grid, coordinating across external and internal stakeholders
  • ensuring that the electrical systems design is compliant with US interconnection agreements and procedures, communicating technical requirements to design teams in Europe
  • managing interconnection process from initial application through the final interconnect agreement, incl. reviewing power system studies, preparing reports etc.
  • following industry developments regarding offshore interconnections, and supporting project and business development opportunities in the US
  • performing the power system simulations and analysis in software tools such as PSS®E, PowerFactory and PSCAD, as a key means of supporting the other tasks above.

To succeed in this role, you:

  • have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering or related field from before September, 1 2023
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • speak and write English fluently, enabling you to communicate efficiently
  • have a strong analytical approach, enabling you to handle a range of complex tasks effectively
  • are self-motivated, a quick learner, and enjoy meeting new people
  • can engage with business stakeholders and adapt to a commercial mindset.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.


The best first step you’ll ever take
Send your application, CV, and most recent grade transcripts as soon as possible and no later than October 8, 2022. We’ll conduct interviews shortly after.


Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, TA Operations team, on talentacquisitionUS@orsted.com if you have any questions.


Step closer to a career as a graduate in Ørsted
In Ørsted, we help accelerate your talent into an international career within your professional field. See our Global Graduate Program overview, and find out how you can help us turn visions into reality: Global Graduate Program | Ørsted Careers (orsted.com)

Please note that you’re expected to do extensive travelling in relation to your work, as min. two of the rotations are in our European office locations of Copenhagen or London. Other travelling activities will be limited to meeting with suppliers at their location.