Principal Consultant - HVDC Engineering
- Location: London
- Salary: Market related
My client is currently resourcing for a Principal HVDC Engineering Consultant. They are a global energy consultancy, powered by the expertise and experience of it's unique and diverse people. They unite to solve the energy industry's problems. Working collaboratively with their customers, rethinking how things are done to take on challenges, break down barriers, enable progress and deliver the energy transition. They bring energy, insight, and certainty, which when combined with their strategies, innovations, and knowledge, gives them the power to create change within the industry and really make a difference.
Within the Renewables Team, my client is at the forefront of major international projects where they bring a unique, integrated perspective, specialist expertise and set of tools to advise and support offshore developers, governments, sector enablers and the wider supply chain on strategic, technical and commercial matters predominately in relation to offshore wind, interconnectors and subsea cable projects.
Sitting within the Offshore Renewables Team, the Principal Consultant - HVDC Engineering will report to the Renewables Engineering Manager and will be accountable for the delivery of assigned HVDC engineering projects. You will be expected to provide technical expertise into ongoing projects, bids and proposals and to represent the company at client and stakeholder meetings as required.
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**ONLY US BASED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDEREDWe are seeking a highly qualified Electrical Engineer with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and at least 5 years of experience in physical / primary electrical design for high voltage substations. A Master's or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering plus 3 or more years of relevant experience is also acceptable. The candidate should be proficient in specifying all types of HV and MV equipment used in substations and have expertise in AutoCAD.Excellent communication skills are a must as the candidate will be responsible for collaborating with clients, subconsultants, and subcontractors. Additionally, the candidate will be required to develop 3D layouts for HVDC and FACTS substation projects, including electromechanical design, development of general arrangement, layout and elevation drawings considering electrical and mechanical parameters of the project.Other duties include performing cable ampacity, grounding, lightning, illumination, and station auxiliary load calculations, creating equipment specifications and detailed bill of materials, and developing 3D layouts for AIS, GIS and FACTS devices. The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that engineering deliverables meet schedule dates and should inform the Project Manager of possible delays or risks in the project design.The ideal candidate should be willing to travel locally and internationally to attend customer meetings and project sites, with an estimated travel time of 20%. This is a fully remote, work from home opportunity. (anywhere in the United States) ** NO visa sponsorship availableThis is a 6 month contract to direct hire opportunity, which includes W2 benefits with employer paid medical and dental insurances during the contract duration. After the 6 months, you will be brought onto the company's benefits, PTO and bonus structure package.
Job Title - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Glasgow, hybrid working structure.Job Overview: In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.This role could be either an Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer level role depending on your skills and experience.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable.Chartered Engineer (IEng/CEng) or Geologist (CGeol) status is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Job Title - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Edinburgh, hybrid working structure.Job Overview:In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.This role could be either an Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer level role depending on your skills and experience.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable.Chartered Engineer (IEng/CEng) or Geologist (CGeol) status is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Spencer Ogden are partnered with a key client that are expanding rapidly with a range of projects and are looking to recruit Senior, Principal and Associate EIA consultants.This opportunity offers a competitive package with huge scope to develop personal and professional attributes.These positions can be based throughout the UK and Ireland and offers a hybrid working model with a chance to grow your project portfolio within renewables.Key responsibilities would include:Design, Planning and EIA: Appraising planning policy guidance and development control issues relevant to projects.Leading or supporting consent and EIA activities in offshore energy industry;Contribution to, or managing, preparation of Scoping Reports, ESIA Reports, HRA Reports, Marine Licences, European Protected Species Licences etc.;A background in consenting or environmental assessment for offshore energy projects, even if that is the associated onshore infrastructure, and a knowledge of associated legislationPreparing and submitting planning applications on behalf of clients potentially across different devolved regulatory systems; also undertaking post submission management of applications, submitting supplementary information and processing applications through a decision. If necessary, undertaking discharge of conditions and/or variations. If you have EIA project experience, a familiarity and experience with UK planning systems and an ability to lead, manage, facilitate, consult and participate comfortably, confidently and appropriately, then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you. If interested please apply via the link on this page with your up-to-date CV.For any questions, please reach out on:E: firstname.lastname@example.orgT: 0141 212 4804*Location for this role is flexible, to all of the UK and Ireland*
Position Title: Senior/Principal Project Engineer, BESS ProjectsSupervisor: Director, Technical ProjectsLocation: Remote (USA)The client seeks an experienced Project Engineer, BESS Projects to manage, optimize design, and lead the execution of BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) projects. As a Senior/Principal Project Engineer, you will collaborate with project managers, construction managers, customers, outside vendors, AHJ, and consultants. As the client rapidly grows and delivers on more contracts worldwide, you will help document and build scalable processes, technology, and products.What you will do Be responsible for project execution, which requires a thorough understanding of scope, schedule, stakeholders, and keeping all parties in sync.Identify gaps in scope and responsibility and work with stakeholders to address them to ensure project success. This will require a comprehensive understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, and permitting processes.Apply engineering principles and consult subject matter experts, as needed, to identify issues and drive solutions on projects.Specify equipment for projects as required, including Transformers, Switchgear, protection solutions, etc.Interface with internal (project managers, product engineers, sales team) and external stakeholders (utilities, AHJs, contractors, end customers) to ensure consistent communication.Review project design documents including single line drawings, communication diagrams, layouts, equipment test reports, etc.Plan and lead BESS project commissioning.Provide constructive feedback to improve internal processes and products. What a qualified candidate should possess Bachelor's degree in Engineering (electrical or power system engineering) or equivalent experience5+ years of experience leading project design, preferably in the building of large power stations or PV or other utility-scale power projects3+ years of BESS or PV project experience, preferredPE certification or equivalent, preferredFamiliarity in permitting processes with local authoritiesProficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 30%Comfortable in fast-paced, rapid growth environmentsA passion for sustainability, the client's mission, and vision is a bonus! At the client, they are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. They believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. They invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with their organization.
Job Overview: The role demands a dynamic and enthusiastic Consultant with experience of working in multi-discipline teams through various design phases, as well as having an active interest in assisting clients and the wider energy industry through the transition to Net Zero.Due to continued and expected growth with our onshore engineering capability we are looking to strengthen our onshore Civils Engineering capability.The role will also demand the candidate to be adaptable to varying assignments at short notice and multi-task for delivery of concurrent assignments, as required, as well as be able to convey the Company's competencies, vision and values to internal and external clients.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Production of calculations, specifications, and drawings for a wide variety of projects.FEED and Pre-FEED multi-discipline studies.Cut and fill optimisationDrainage solutionsRoad/pavement layout and designReinforced concrete design Requirements: Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent3+ years experience with good Civil Engineering knowledge, ideally aligned to Oil & Gas / Energy industriesDemonstrable experience of supporting studies from conceptual engineering up to and beyond FEEDPreparation of material estimates and specifications.Experience in reviewing impact on existing site designs, determination of constructability methodologyAbility to identify project risks and prepare mitigation plans.Experience in development engineering scopes of works (SOW) & CTR hour estimates If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Job Title: Mid-Level Mechanical EngineerLocations: San DiegoLos AngelesNewport BeachIrvine Job Summary:We are seeking a mid-level Mechanical Engineer to design mechanical systems for residential and commercial buildings. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, working knowledge of California Codes & Standards, and experience in designing HVAC equipment, air distribution layout, plumbing systems, and performing engineering calculations.Key Responsibilities: Engineer mechanical systems from the conceptual design phase through construction.Attend meetings with clients and take meticulous notes.Design HVAC equipment, air distribution layout, plumbing systems, and perform engineering calculations.Understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals.Working knowledge of California Codes & Standards.Ability to provide responses to Requests for Information (RFI’s) and Submittal reviews.Competent in following software: AutoCAD Revit,Energy Pro, Navisworks, or similar clash detection design tool and MEP Fabrication. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.3-5 years of experience in designing mechanical systems for residential and commercial buildings.Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Job Title - Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Glasgow, hybrid working structure.Job Overview:In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
About the job My Client is resourcing for a Senior Energy Storage Consultant, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading consultancy and a well established and market leading storage team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. Strong Energy Storage (BESS) technical understanding and wider market understanding is required. Main duties of the role: Executing energy storage related projects, Technical due diligence Procurement support, preparation of tender documentation, Employer’s Requirements, contract negotiations Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading consultancy in the Energy Storage space, being at the forefront of Energy Storage and emerging technologies.
We are currently seeking to add a Senior Transportation Engineer to join our dynamic team.$150,000 to $180,000 annually, full-time, with benefits. This position will have a key role in a variety of transportation projects for ODOT and local agencies throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. In doing so, they will lead the Portland transportation engineering team in, project pursuits, project management, and design. Projects include large complex highway projects, bridges, intersections, trails, ADA improvements, and urban and rural roadway corridors. These are large multi-discipline projects requiring design of stormwater, sewer, waterlines, staging, and traffic control. In addition to leading projects, this position will actively participate in the seller-doer model of business development, continued company success, and the mentorship of junior staff. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering 12+ years of experience with ODOT and/or local agency transportation projects in Oregon Professional Engineer (PE) license in Oregon, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire Proficient with Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD Civil 3D Familiarity with ODOT, AASHTO, and MUTCD design manuals Familiarity with related codes and standards Ability to work in fast paced environment Ability to adapt and take initiative Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to legally work in the US Valid Driver's License Desirable Qualifications Proficient in MicroStation Inroads 3D modeling Experience leading a group of engineers PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Business Development for multi-discipline transportation projects for ODOT and local agencies in Oregon Project Management Creation of market proposals Effectively self-manage multiple assignments, and prioritize with input from Principal in Charge Maintain active communication Coordinate with subconsultants or other consultants on larger projects Keep projects on schedule and within budget Keep clients satisfied Write reports and technical memos Mentor and train junior staff Represent the company in a professional manner Participate in professional organizations
This client is currently looking for a dynamic and process-oriented senior high voltage development engineer to join the team that oversees the regional responsibilities of our project development pipeline. This position will require an individual that can competently manage competing priorities, navigate between early stage conceptual and more “refined” design, and adaptably demonstrate technical tasks with a strong focus on understanding grid integration requirements for renewables. This is a solid opportunity for an engineer that not only is proficient on the technical engineering aspects but enjoys building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, consultants, and Power Utilities. The role will be a part of the Grid Integration Team, in the High Voltage Engineering team that delivers pre-construction development engineering and construction/commissioning execution engineering for High Voltage facilities associated with renewable energy power plants. Voltage ranges from 35kV up to 500kV. The role will play a part in the major growth in the renewable energy sector from greenfield development, large portfolio acquisition and multi-resource generation projects. The High Voltage Development Engineering team is looking to grow its core group of highly resourceful and regionally dedicated engineers as the company enters new markets and innovates on a large scale of energy production.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for early stage/conceptual pre-construction and construction phase design and engineering activities for Solar, Wind, and BESS collector high voltage substations and Generation Tie Lines (35kV to 500kV). • Relating to conceptual designs for preliminary permitting and estimating • Develop scope of work documents for regional renewable projects based on engineering standards and following utility requirements • Manage consultants of 30% design packages for collector substations and transmission facilities. • Raise possibility of completing in-house with design team. • De-risk project pipeline, including M&A portfolios, by performing technical due diligence and coordination with other internal departments. • Support cost estimating efforts for High Voltage facilities, including BOM review and substation expansions. • Establish and maintain relationships with High Voltage specialist consulting firms. • Review Substation EPC bid designs for compliance with interconnection agreement requirements, applicable reliability standards, following scope documents, and meeting company standards etc. • Provide design review and advise on any issues that appear technically incorrect or inconsistent with project documentation and contractual exhibits. • Direct coordination with interconnection providers (CAISO, PJM, NYISO, MISO, ERCOT, WECC, SERC, NEISO) to design collector substations and account for new switchyards per Transmission Provider requirements. • Growth opportunity for leadership role within the engineering team. • Work with a project team including real estate, permitting, interconnection, legal, finance, PV Development engineering, pre-construction and construction. • Travel and field work 25%.Minimum Qualifications • B.S. Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Systems. • 7+ years of High Voltage design experience. • Excellent understanding of project management best practices. • Strong communication skills and ability to lead technical discussions among HV EPCs, Power Utilities, and internal stakeholders. • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects and tasks. • Able to bridge the gap between the technical and non-technical in a fast paced environment Desired Skills and Experience • PE Licensure. • Experience on ETAP similar electrical modeling software. • Experience on Relay and SCADA controls and architecture. • Experience in PLS-Cadd • PMP Certificate • Experience in training and mentoring other engineer
At our client, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Grid Integration group is responsible for siting and interconnecting our client's portfolio to transmission systems across the United States. The group consists of a Transmission Strategy team, Interconnection team, High Voltage Engineering team, and a Generation Modelling and Technical Compliance team.The primary responsibilities of this role are: strategic analysis of the interconnection procedures, queue and transmission system in a given RTO/ISO to formulate and steer greenfield project siting, and to then prepare and manage interconnection requests through to an Interconnection Agreement with the most favorable terms possible. The Interconnection Project Engineer supports the Manager, Interconnection (NY/NE, Regional Lead) on progressing projects through the interconnection process and working cross functionally with the broader Development Team to optimize the position throughout the development lifecycle.The preferred candidate has experience in: the preparation and review of interconnection requests; review and management of PSS/E and/or PSLF models; and participating in the management of solar, storage, and wind projects through the generator interconnection processes including negotiation and execution of Generator Interconnection Agreements. Additional responsibilities include monitoring the progress of required system upgrades and identifying creative mitigation solutions when needed within the applicable open access transmission tariff.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:The Interconnection Project Engineer will support all interconnection activities through the full life cycle of development and construction of projects. The position will support the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection and other internal stakeholders leading to the successful execution of both new and acquired projects across the United States. Some travel required (~15-20%).· Support greenfield development: review transmission system analysis, identify interconnection agencies and procedures, prepare and file interconnection requests including supporting internal and external parties on preparation of technical materials, provide viability feedback to the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection, and other internal stakeholders to support any financial and project approvals needed.· Interconnection study process: support the review and analysis of utility study reports; tracking and reporting results throughout process; support negotiation and execution of interconnection agreements and engineering and procurement agreements· Implementation of portfolio projects: assist internal groups to complete deliverables required by transmission owners to construct interconnection facilities including integrating schedules of Transmission Owner into project construction schedule.· Support project due diligence efforts, identify existing and potential red flags for project acquisitions and existing pipeline projects.Desired Skills and Expertise:· Familiarity with reviewing interconnection studies and power flow models. Experience running study models a plus.· Ability to analyze power flow and system impact studies for interconnection of utility scale solar, wind, and storage generating facilities.· Knowledge of System Impact Studies (SIS) and other interconnection studies and procedures for interconnection renewable energy generating facilities >10 MWac.· Understanding of electrical diagrams, preliminary site plans, and preparation of interconnection request packages for submittal.· Awareness of transmission systems and transmission expansion plans in US.· Knowledge of Open Access Transmission Tariffs and Generator Interconnection Procedures.Minimum Qualifications:· BS in Electrical Engineering or related field.3+ years work history in renewable or traditional energy development, utility generation development, or transmission planning. Previous employment or experience working at an Electric Utility, or consultants providing services within those footprints is strongly preferred.