Vattenfall is one of Europe´s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to archiving climate neutrality by 2050.
We are looking for a
(Senior) Grid Study Engineer
to work within our Business Area Wind, Offshore, Engineering. The Engineering department is the technical know-how centre within Business Area Wind, setting the standards and guidelines as well as being embedded within our projects, both through the development and implementation phase as well as in operations.
Working within the Power & Grid Studies Team in Engineering, the (Senior) Grid Study Engineer shall provide expertise on several types of electrical/power studies for Offshore & Onshore wind projects.
Key Responsibilities
As part of the Power & Grid Studies team you will among others work in the following areas to support the design and grid compliance of wind projects:
  • Overall target is to provide the electrical studies for the wind projects and to develop the way of working in the team
  • Steady state analysis including load flow- and short circuit calculations
  • Harmonics analysis including harmonic stability and resonance analysis
  • Time domain studies including transient stability and insulation coordination
  • Grid compliance testing and model validation
  • Technical support to development, procurement and operation team
  • Involvement in corporation with R&D and university project, by technical guide and support
  • Support for technical evaluation of the electrical equipment within the wind projects
  • Review & comment on electrical studies from suppliers
  • Participate in negotiation with TSO’s and suppliers
  • Documentation of the work performed
You are experienced in performing studies for power systems and/or wind project connections and you feel comfortable in guiding others as well. You have the following or similar qualifications:
  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Experience in DIgSILENT PowerFactory and/or PSCAD
  • Experience in using MATLAB and Python
  • Good English skills
  • Good documentation and reporting skills
Personal skills
You have a high degree of self-motivation and you often bring new ideas and approaches in work-related issues that can be transformed into action and give results.
You have a systematic and focused approach in your work and are strongly performance oriented, and like challenges. You possess good interpersonal skills works well with other people, and you have an innovative mindset.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be a good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
The location for the position is either Kolding, Denmark or Hamburg, Germany.
We offer
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
Our organization
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20.000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.
Further information
We look forward to receiving your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button. The application deadline is 03.11.2021. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
If you need more information as regards to the position, don’t hesitate to contact Matthias Dernbach via +491733631320.
If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process please contact Recruiter Anica Zerfuss on +49 40 79022 2141.
Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
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We look forward to receiving your application!