Engineering and construction

Grid Engineer

Imagine a future where you play a key role in decarbonisation of the energy sector by delivering grid connections for a leading renewable energy developer

Join us in this role where you’ll manage all grid-related aspects of onshore wind, solar, and battery storage projects from initial greenfield feasibility stage right through to achievement of grid code compliance.

Welcome to Project Delivery
You’ll be part of the Grid team where you, together with your colleagues, will join a growing team engaged in onshore wind, solar, and energy storage projects across the UK. The role involves delivering grid connections for a large pipeline of complex renewable energy projects. You’ll be responsible for all grid-related aspects of renewable energy and energy storage projects and be the single point of contact for interfaces with the system operator and electrical works contractor. You’ll also provide technical advice to internal stakeholders and keep informed of policy developments in relation to grid connection and delivery processes. As a team, we ‘re dynamic proactive, and self-motivated team players.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • managing and optimising grid connection process at all stages from initial site selection, feasibility assessment, and connection application submission, through offer process, design, and construction.
  • managing and liaising with contractors and the relevant system operators to ensure timely and cost-effective energisation of projects
  • working closely with the project team in scoping, assessing, and negotiating the technical and commercial aspects of Turbine Supply, EPC, and related tender submissions and contracts
  • ensuring grid code compliance and Final Operational Notification are achieved on time for all projects, both new and operational assets
  • staying informed of changes in the relevant grid and distribution codes and other relevant industry publications and policies.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have proven track record of project delivery on time and within budget
  • have knowledge of UK power system and processes involved in achieving a grid connection
  • possess excellent technical and analytical skills
  • are able to identify issues and implement solutions
  • are a team player
  • are capable of managing multiple tasks of varying complexity and are able to prioritise effectively.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

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.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate.

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Please note that you’re expected to do some travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll be required to travel to the Cork office occasionally, as well as attending industry seminars and conferences.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.