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Globally, our dedicated Power & Utilities Recruitment Consultants are equipped to prove support to the full plant life cycle activity.
Our Power & Utilities team are involved in delivering across plant technologies for engineering, construction, commissioning,operations & maintenance of power generation and hydrocarbon facilities space, ranging from plant owners, OEM vendors and EPC contractors to third party service organisations.
The move to renewable sources of energy creates new complex solutions for the transmission and distribution of power, which in turn creates opportunities for us as the grids are upgraded, storage solutions are constructed and cities move towards a SMART grid.
Utilities is a niche market, but evolving super grids and smart cities means huge investment. Ageing grids are being upgraded into intelligent energy networks that can accommodate the new power sources coming online.
As part of my clients ongoing development, they are now seeking to complement their growing Technology Services team with experienced Senior and Principal Power Systems Engineers. This role is highly important in ensuring the business continues to thrive and grow, always with a view to their passionate aspiration of supporting the world’s transition to net zero. The Technology team operates across a broad range of projects from single wind turbine installations and onsite generation to multi-GW offshore generation, grid and private wire projects. You will liaise with power systems and engineering design teams and work closely with the Head of Development, Project Management and the Director of Technology Services, to refresh and enhance systems and practices.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESYour role will focus primarily on: Engaging with the electricity transmission, distribution companies and the Electricity System Operator in the UK.Understanding of the UK Grid Code and specifically application of the requirements to generation projects.Practical experience conducting detailed power system studies including load flow, short circuit analysis, fault ride through and EMT using industry standard software solutionsSharing your knowledge and experience with the team to further develop the team’s expertiseManagement and mentoring of graduates/consultants.Understanding, communicating, and analysing energy regulatory framework and keeping abreast of changes and impacts to clients.Developing business relationships with companies and co-professionals that will provide new opportunities for the business to provide our range of services. PERSON SPECIFICATION Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (e.g., Electrical or Mechanical engineering) or equivalent professional experience.Experience in, or willingness to learn client management and development of longstanding client relationships.Experience in, or willing to learn the financial management of projects, meeting strict timelines and budgetsCommercial awareness of the energy industry.Good working knowledge of the full lifecycle of regulatory framework for connection renewable projects to the grid for both Transmission and Distribution projectsExperience of dealing with Ofgem would be an advantageExperience in the Offshore and Onshore renewable energy sector and knowledge of the oil and gas sector would be an advantage. LOCATION: Remote/Hybrid (Edinburgh. Glasgow, London and Bristol)
Perform design in Building Information Modeling (BIM) coordination and collaborates on critical digital delivery initiatives.Perform tasks that support the development of digital delivery standards, processes, and toolsPerform Integrated Project Delivery for design-build projects.Perform digital delivery tasks using QA/QC standards to adhere to digital delivery scopes of work, schedules, and budgets.Identify clash detection and follows reporting and resolution process.Responsible for all aspects of project setup, such as model file setup, digital project setup; project access, cloud services; digital procurement; miscellaneous support tasks, etc.Prepare and present digital model presentations for clients.Execute changes to virtual reality simulations for internal and external stakeholders.Research and compile required project-related data and performs metadata audits.Provide digital delivery content for the entire project lifecycle.Provide project budget estimates for digital delivery scope.Define and recommend digital delivery methods, procedures, and tools in collaboration with the project team.Responsible for developing and integrating the digital delivery schedule and project compliance.Performs other duties as assignedComplies with all policies and standards Requirements:Bachelor Degree in virtual design and construction, Engineering Technology, or a related field from an accredited program and 4 years of experience planning, training, organizing, and delivering complex BIM models and related digital products across project teams required OR Associate Degree and 6 years of experience planning, training, organizing, and delivering complex BIM models and related digital products across project teams require OR 8 years of experience planning, training, organizing, and delivering complex BIM models and related digital products across project teams in lieu of a degree required. Ability to learn and effectively utilize new software programs.Ability to execute and integrate digital delivery into EPC projects.Advanced knowledge of digital delivery software, standards, and project deliverables.Ability to integrate multiple BIM models across various software platforms.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Strong attention to detail, facilitation, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.
Commissioning Site ManagerRole Summary:As a Commissioning Site Manager, you will:· Be the Site Leader and develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals.· Provide electrical and/or mechanical support to various customers, field service engineers or 3rd party contractors.· Be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.· Be the single point of contact for the customer at site and be directly responsible for all site operations on Projects including site management, technical advisory services, Field execution performance (quality, schedule, EHS & Cost), customer Net Promoter Score (NPS). This includes from the proposal phase through installation, commissioning until final acceptance, on assigned extended scope projects· Lead a team of experienced personnel and contractors to achieve the target· Responsible to develop field execution strategies, site staffing estimates, customer/ constructor meetings, and tender documents· Record product issues and provide feedback to Engineering and Quality, identifying ongoing problems and common faults across similar products, analyze risks, establish contingency plans, and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigation action· Oversees the subcontracting process, pre-qualifications, and commercial structure; bid packages, negotiation through final award· Expertise in overall field operations to ensure process discipline on site and assign site teams based on project requirements to ensure contract requirements are met· During execution, monitor project performance in all areas including cost, schedule, technical advisory services, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and quality· Identify performance issues and provide the leadership to resolve issues and ensure the project success· Promotes of maintenance services such as Service Agreements, Spare Parts, Training and Upgrades· Oversee that warranty and service obligations are met, including timely delivery, quality, compliance with contract scope, and expected profitability of the service order.· Using lean and digitization tools drive optimum process discipline· Other duties may be assigned by management to meet business needs.Qualifications/Requirements:· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited university or college (or an associate’s degree with at least 5 years of field engineering experience)· At least 3 additional years of Marine vessel installation and commissioning experience in a leadership role· Must be a United States citizenAdditional Eligibility Requirements:· Ability and willingness to travel 85% of the timeDesired Characteristics:· Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university (or Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum 5 additional years of related field service experience in a field service/ commissioning environment with Power systems and associated control systems).· Demonstrated leadership and management skills which has resulted in success· Served as Customer focal point on project sites and manage subcontractors or partner contract to ensure success· Solid technical background, project management, and services experience· Ability to work within a matrix organization and team atmosphere; works well in a team environment; demonstrated team building skills· Construction subcontracting and contract administration experience· Ability to manage multiple complicated tasks· High energy level - self-starter.· Microsoft suite proficiency.· Strong communication skills
Lead Field Service Engineer Rotating Machines, Reduction gears and TurbinesRole Summary:The Lead Field Service Engineer (FSE) will provide technical direction for overhaul, repair and maintenance of equipment consisting of: marine and industrial gear sets; and motor and generator bearings to customer repair teams. You will report to the FSE Manager and manage work items to support customer and internal requirements.Essential Responsibilities:As Lead Field Service Engineer you will:· Perform technical service for safe and successful overhaul, repair and maintenance on marine main reduction gears, industrial gears, attached drives, alignments, motor and generator mechanical equipment. This will include providing technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements and quality standards of the service request;· Knowledge and ability to execute electrical tests in MV AC Electrical Motors and Generators: Insulation resistance, Winding resistance, voltage drop test, transformation ratio.· Knowledge and ability to perform tests and inspections: Borescope inspections, Neutral zone adjustments, brush and brush holders' tests and adjustments, commutation inspection (surface condition, sparkling conditions, etc.).· Knowledge and ability to perform motors & generators Start-up/Commissioning: Static tests, operational tests (temperature elevation, vibrational tests, electrical parameters, etc.).· Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of electrical components such as cables, capacitors, rtd´s, surge arresters, fan motors, CT´s, TC´s, winding (coil assembly, parts insulation, etc.), etc.· Effectively communicate internally and with customers and skilled labor the job-planning requirements (including risk assessment, and technical requirements) that define in detail the operations to be performed through your review of the job requirements, engineering procedures, drawings, schedules, and process instructions;· Prepare timely and accurate timesheets, expense account statements, and professional reports.· Knowledge and ability to execute mechanical inspections in Large and Medium electrical rotating machines (motors & generators): Dimensional control Sleeve & roller bearings, air-gap inspections, metrology skills, etc.· Knowledge and ability to perform shaft alignments: Flexible and solid couplings, Motor - Gear box / Load machines, Generator - gear box / turbine;· Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of mechanical components, machine parts such as rotor, stator, covers, heat exchanger, sleeve bearings, roller bearings, couplings, mechanical seals, etc.;
THE COMPANYProject developer that also owns and operates over 6.2 GW of utility-scale wind, solar, and natural gas generation projects across the U.S. Our Vision is to reliably power a sustainable future. Our Mission is to deliver renewable and reliable power to our customers, provide opportunities to our associates, generate sustainable returns for our investors, and contribute to a better world for future generations. THE CHALLENGEWe are seeking an experienced Associate to support the Capital Markets team. This role involves developing and maintaining asset valuation models and performing ad-hoc analysis to facilitate the rapid growth of our platform. You responsible for Excel-based valuation modeling and conducting analysis to support new initiatives. This is a prominent position that offers exposure to corporate finance and project finance strategy while directly contributing to the expansion of the company.THE RESPONSIBILITIESSupport the Capital Markets team in developing and maintaining valuation models for Company's portfolio of wind, solar, gas, and battery storage assets. Collaborate with internal and external teams to ensure accurate modeling assumptions and conduct financial analysis. Assist in raising debt capital for existing assets and acquisition targets, including creating models for lenders and coordinating lender due diligence. Analyze investment opportunities from both quantitative and qualitative perspectives, incorporating valuation modeling (DCF), financial statement analysis, market/industry research, and competitive analysis. Prepare internal memos and presentations focusing on investment returns and valuation metrics, and present financial results to senior management. Provide analytical and modeling expertise for companywide initiatives, such as asset sales, asset re-contracting, redevelopment, and other portfolio projects. Develop and nurture external banking relationships within the energy finance and project finance capital markets. Assist in managing a team of 1-2 associates. Perform other duties as assigned.THE PROFILE TO SUCCEEDBachelor's Degree in finance, engineering, business, economics, or a related field. Four (4) to six (6) years of experience in independent power producer (IPP), investment banking, consulting, project finance, development, or asset management in the power and utilities sector, with a focus on financial analysis. Excellent financial modeling skills and exceptional analytical capabilities. Experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions in the power and utilities sector and/or renewable energy. Familiarity with tax equity financing structures is a plus. Knowledge of U.S. power markets and a willingness to expand knowledge in this area. Self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work under strict deadlines and handle multiple projects concurrently. Capable of working independently as well as in a cross-functional team.
You will be responsible for relay protection and control engineering activities, including detailed design for high voltage substation and transmission projects. This position will offer the ability to directly apply you knowledge of protective relaying and control systems in EPC substation and transmission projects. Perform analysis and design of Protection Systems for HV substation/ and FACTSDevelop substation relaying & metering diagrams (i.e. Single line/A.C./D.C. schematic diagrams) Develop the substation communication and network diagram Prepare specification & Bill of Material for Protection/Control/Metering/RTU/ Communication PanelsDevelop Protection and Control Panel layouts.Develop Protection and Control Panel wiring diagrams.Develop Cable Schedule for Substation.Perform Factory Acceptance Test for Protection and Control Panels.Perform reviews of work performed by othersWork closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirementsPerform relay coordination study and develop the relay settings fileCoordinate with supplier and contractors
Role Summary / Purpose The Client installed 300MW power plant in Biblis with 11 x LM2500Xpress Aero gas turbine.The plant will be operated by the customer from a remote location.The plant is a peaking plant and should have very high level of Availability, Reliability, and dependability.The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will implement the maintenance strategy of the plant. Ensure that the Customer maintenance team and the O&M operators are performing all their tasks as per client recommendations. The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer point of contact for all Mechanical interface with the customer The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will be responsible to: Read the O&M manuals of the plant’s equipment and build the maintenance program.Monitor the operational parameters of the operating units to evaluate units’ performance and maintenance requirements.Support the O&M contractor in planning Mechanical maintenance activities of gas turbines, BOP equipment, motor centers, and switchgears.Monitor the inventory of spare parts and consumables and support in ordering them.Lead the planned Mechanical maintenance activities and preform critical activities like generators inspections and Mechanical equipment inspections.Support the O&M team during the performance of unplanned Mechanical maintenance activities mainly when working on gas turbines accessories or generator. Qualifications/Requirements Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college and/or equivalent knowledge experience.GE or equivalent manufacturer comprehensive training program in Mechanical servicing of gas turbines and generators and Balance of plant equipment.5+ years’ experience in Mechanical Inspection and overhauling of equipment and GE Aero gas turbines.
Role Summary / Purpose The client installed 300MW power plant in Biblis with 11 x LM2500Xpress Aero gas turbine.The plant will be operated by the customer from a remote location.The plant is a peaking plant and should have very high level of Availability, Reliability, and dependability.The Operations Manager will implement the operations and maintenance strategy of the plant. Ensure that the O&M operators are performing all their tasks as per GE recommendations. Operations Manager is the primary point of contact for all technical interface with the customer.He will work normal daytime working hours but will be on call if needed to support emergency situations in the plant as per the on-call procedure that would be developed on site Operations Manager will be responsible to: Manage the Operation and Maintenance team in Biblis site.Ensure that the team gets the required training to perform their duties properly.Setup the operation and maintenance plan for the plant.Manage the periodic start and shutdown of the plant to ensure 100% Reliability Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Engineering from an accredited university or college and/or equivalent knowledge / experience.5+ years’ experience in complex project management and / or operations and maintenance experience in the power generation industry and people leadership and influencing experience.5+ years’ experience in commissioning of Aero Gas turbines with M Vie control system.Must be fluent in German
Job Responsibilities: Technical Lead for the mechanical engineering and desgin of projects including: Data CentersFacility ExpansionSystem Upgrades Design and review of design of Mechanical Systems: HVAC, Air handlers, Chillers, Plumbing and Sprinkler Fire protection, and performing calculations. Knowledge of building systems and multidiscipline coordination.Leading, mentoring, and delegating workload to your team (Junior Engineers, BIM/CAD Staff, Designers) Qualifications & Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical EngineeringP.E. Licensed (required)6+ yrs required, 10+ preferred.Verbal communication skilss - present solutions to teams and clientsManagement and Collaboration w/ internal and external teamsOccasional TravelPass Bckground Checks and/or security screeningsAuthorized to work in the US. Benefits! Training & Development: Personal and Professional specialized training.Mentorship Professional Licensure Reimbursement E.I.T / P.E. / FPE Study Courses (PAID FOR)Time off from work to study (PAID)Exam Cost (PAID FOR) Company paid parkingESOP opportunitiesCompany Paid Holodays, PTO, Parental Leave (paid)Vision, Dental, Medical - Employer HSA, FSA OptionsHybrid WFH - 2 days WFH 3 days in officeTraditional and Roth 401(K) - immediate vesting on matching contributions
6-month contract-to-hire positionThe successful candidate should be a collaborative leader focused on driving technical team success with an excellent understanding of medium voltage underground utility distribution permitting, design and construction. They should also have a thorough understanding of relevant California codes, standards, jurisdictional agencies and regulatory oversite.The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following: Performs various management, leadership, people accountability and quality responsibilities for the program technical team including subcontractor deliverablesResponsible for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating technical assignmentsMulti-discipline knowledge of engineering and construction; importantly; underground electrical distribution systems and associated civil and electrical engineering work packagesAbility to define scope and selection, research, specify, and recommend equipment to reduce time and costs for designing and constructing underground electricity distribution systemsManages program technical team delivery including remote and subcontract staffFacilitates design reviews with internal and external clientsProvides technical expertise for studies and design effortsPresents complex technical solutions to clientsPerforms quality control reviews of work developed by othersProvides estimates for the engineering task, budget and scheduleApplies strong knowledge of utility standards, guides, specifications, and procedures specific to working in California such as G.O.128 and G.O.95Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work The energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture - and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter - allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutionsQualifications:Minimum Requirements Bachelor of Science in Civil or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.8 years of relevant experience, including medium voltage underground utility distribution design and constructionDemonstrated experience in managing complex program/project technical teamsDemonstrated experience with California utilitiesValid driver's license w/ a clean driving record Preferred Qualifications Professional Engineer (PE) strongly preferredExperience in client facing role managing multiple disciplinesDeep knowledge of utility practices, industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.).Able to lead engineering tasks with strong communication skills (written and verbal)Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.Field construction and commissioning experienceConsulting experience preferredExperience on large, multi-discipline projects and programsProficiency in engineering analysis and modeling softwareFluency with Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft ExcelStrong written and verbal communication skills