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Senior Engineer - Energy Storage Systems

Ref no. BHN557823
Location England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Exciting opportunity for a Senior/Principal Engineer to join a global engineering consultancy working in the Energy Storage Systems sector.

Key skills required for this role

Electrical Engineering, Energy Storage Systems, BESS, Utilities Engineering


Electrical Engineering, Energy Storage Systems, BESS, Utilities Engineering

Job description

As a Principal / Senior Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and delivering high-quality technical services for feasibility, development, owner's engineer, and technical due diligence assignments, with a strong focus on Energy Storage Systems (ESS).
  • Providing technical input to ESS developments throughout the project development lifecycle, including integration with other electrical or generating plants as needed.
  • Advising clients on project development and execution processes, including key stages, timelines, and associated risks.
  • Project management and effective coordination between engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, civil, and control & instrumentation.
  • Drafting and reviewing technical specifications such as Employer's Requirements, evaluating tenders, and providing support in contractor appointments.

The company boasts a rich history of delivering high-quality technical advisory and management consultancy services with a primary focus on renewable energy. They have actively contributed to all major renewable energy technologies, including offshore wind, onshore wind, solar PV, and battery energy storage, including some of the world's largest renewable energy projects. Their extensive client network includes leading developers, investors, and lenders in the industry, and they support projects on a global scale.

They prioritise delivering exceptional, proactive, and timely technical services to our clients. Their core services span the entire project lifecycle, with particular emphasis on the following areas:

  • Site layouts and optimization, concept design, and feasibility studies.
  • Technical due diligence.
  • Lender's Technical Advisor (LTA) scopes of work.
  • Project development and Owner's Engineer (OE) scopes of work, encompassing tendering, contracting support, construction oversight, and technical advisory services.
  • Hybrid Projects (including ESS) and ESS Capacity and Power Optimizations.
  • Operation & Maintenance and Asset Management.

We are eager to hear from you if you possess the following:

  • A degree in a relevant engineering, technical, or scientific discipline.
  • In-depth knowledge of ESS technology, with a particular focus on Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS).
  • Experience in developing utility-scale sites in the UK at any stage (experience across multiple stages preferred).
  • Proficiency in project management and the ability to lead a team of multi-disciplinary engineers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to engage directly with clients for project delivery and to cultivate positive relationships that support future work opportunities.
  • Attention to detail, excellent multitasking abilities, and a proven track record of meeting deadlines.

My client would be interested in speaking to people looking for a permanent position and consultants looking for a contract post.

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