Senior Grid Engineer

April 15, 2024
£55000 - £55000

Job Description

Astute’s Renewables team is partnering with a leading renewable energy and environmental consultancy with a commitment to professional development and sustainability to recruit for a Senior Grid Engineer for its Edinburgh, Glasgow, London or Bristol offices.

The Senior Grid Engineer role comes with a salary of up to 65,000 plus benefits with flexible hybrid working available.

If you’re experienced as a Grid Engineer looking for an opportunity to develop into a senior role and want to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does, then submit your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

As Senior Grid Engineer you will:

  • Understand the UK grid application process for generator connections, including documentation, timescales, and fees.
  • Assess transmission securities and liabilities relevant to generator projects to mitigate risks.
  • Review offers from National Grid, providing detailed briefs to clients on key attributes.
  • Support clients in navigating grid application processes for UK and overseas connections.
  • Share knowledge with the team, mentoring graduates/consultants to enhance expertise.
  • Stay updated on energy regulatory changes and their implications for clients.
  • Develop and maintain business relationships with industry stakeholders for new opportunities.
  • Contribute to thought leadership initiatives by sharing insights and expertise.
  • Provide practical understanding of transmission and distribution grid applications.
  • Manage and analyse energy regulatory frameworks to support client needs.

Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Degree qualified in Electrical or Mechanical engineering or possess equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience or willingness to learn client management and develop longstanding relationships.
  • Comprehensive understanding of regulatory frameworks for renewable projects’ grid connection, including transmission and distribution, with knowledge of use of system charging and Ofgem dealings

Personal skills

The Senior Grid Engineer role would suit someone who:

  • Possess experience in, or be willing to learn, financial project management, ensuring projects meet strict timelines and budgets.
  • Exhibit commercial awareness of the energy industry, including market trends and key players

Salary and benefits of the Senior Grid Engineer role

  • Salary up to 65,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days Holiday plus public holidays
  • Pension 5% matched contribution
  • One Professional Membership

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Astute is also committed to the government’s Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.