Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer

Job Title: Power Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896527_1576748046
Contact Name: Marc Temple
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Job Published: December 19, 2019 09:34

Job Description

Power Systems Engineer
My client is looking for an experienced Power Systems Engineer to join the team based in Birmingham. They are an independent, not-for-profit centre of excellence that bridges the gap between industry, government, academia and research. We take a whole-systems view of the energy sector, helping us to identify and address innovation priorities and market barriers, in order to decarbonise the energy system at the lowest cost.
Key Responsibilities
-Propose new approaches to network modelling in order to understand dynamic issues and how business models, commercial incentives and big data might come together to resolve them, at transmission and distribution levels.
-Implement and use simulation models in order to analyse the resulting behaviour over operational timescales in future energy scenarios.
-Work with external organisations to support delivery of the work.
-Write supporting documentation to assist with future maintenance of software and models.
-Provide technical background to support identifying and securing future opportunities.
Experience/Skills Required
-Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline (Software, physical science, engineering, mathematics). Research experience (PhD or equivalent) would be advantageous.
-Experience of designing/studying electrical networks at distribution level is essential; further experience at transmission level would be advantageous.
-Experience of performing analysis/research using load-flow tools (e.g. IPSA, DIgSilent PowerFactory or similar).
-Experience of programming or developing scripts to automate data processing and analysis. Experience with Python, MATLAB/Simulink and git would be advantageous but not essential.
-Familiarity with representative network modelling approaches such as TRANSFORM, DS2030 or network synthesis would be advantageous.
-Experience with supporting or leading development of proposals for submissions to external organisations, and delivering projects to external customers, e.g. NIA and NIC projects.
-Position - Power Systems Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Birmingham
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Power, Systems, Design, DigSilent, IPSA, Power Factory, Network, Modelling, Research, MATLAB, Simulink, NIA, NIC, Python, Software
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
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