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Grid Specialist


£45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits


Sector: Renewable Energy

Posted: 14/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23972_1699960126

Grid Specialist - Renewable Energy
Edinburgh or Glasgow
£45,000 - £60,000 D.O.E + Benefits
About the role:

Astute's Renewables team is exclusively partnering with a key player in renewable energy that provides end-to-end engineering consultancy and project management to solar and wind developments, renowned for their gird assessment expertise and stakeholder engagement. Together we are looking to recruit a Grid Specialist to work from the Edinburgh or Glasgow office.

The Grid Specialist role comes with a salary of £45,000 - £60,000 depending on experience, competitive company benefits, and flexible working from either the Edinburgh or Glasgow offices.

If you're a Grid Specialist or a Power Systems Engineer and are looking to work for an organisation that supports full cycle of sustainable projects, providing the scope for personal development and progression, then upload your CV to apply today.
Responsibilities and duties:
As the Grid Specialist you will:
  • Perform assessments of grid capacities for varying types of generation technologies.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key industry stakeholders, while also liaising with stakeholders (Network Operators, OEM's) for pre-application meetings and post connection offer acceptance.
  • Evaluate project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct Power System analysis studies to demonstrate grid compliance across renewable energy projects.
  • Provide specialist knowledge to assist Project Managers with contractual documentation.
  • Other duties as required.
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • An Engineering Degree or equivalent, ideally in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of UK Grid Code and ENA G99 engineering requirements.
  • Proficient in software-based modelling and simulation in ETAP/ PSCAD/ PSSE/ DigSILENT/ CDEGS.
Personal skills:
The Grid Specialist role would suit someone who is:
  • Valid driving license and flexible to travel when required.
  • Understand relevant standards and recommendations such as ENA TS 41-24, P28, P29 and G5.
  • Ideally 3+ years in a relevant role in the renewable energy sector.
Salary and benefits of the Grid Specialist role:
  • Salary between £45,000 - £60,000 depending on experience.
  • 25 Days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Private medical healthcare.
  • Professional development opportunities and support.
  • On-site parking with EV charging points available.
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 023 9391 9497 to speak to Karianne Morris who can tell you more.

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 and Europe. 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.

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