Lead Grid and Study Engineer


Vattenfall is one of Europe´s largest electricity generators and producers of heat. We operate in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map aiming at achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
We are looking for an Electrical Engineer who has experience in grid management and system studies for the connection of wind power plants to the Electrical Grid. Are you interested in a job with a lot of potential and possibilities and do you want to be a part of an organization with special focus on Renewable, you are maybe the person we are looking for.
You will be a part of the Grid Management & Studies team  with colleagues located in various locations across Europe with the location for this position being based in Kolding. 
The department is the technical know-how centre within Business Area Wind, setting the standards and guidelines, and providing ad-hoc expert support to our projects, both through the development and implementation face as well as the generation department.
Description of the position as Lead Grid and Study Engineer:
As part of the Grid Management & Studies team you will among others work in the following areas to support the design and grid compliance of solar and wind power plants:
• Steady state analysis including load flow- and short circuit calculations
• Harmonics analysis including harmonic stability and resonance analysis
• System studies including dynamic- and transient simulations
• Technical support to development, procurement and operation team
• Development of standards & guidelines for scope of team
• Guide more junior engineers in their performance of work
• Support for technical evaluation of the electrical equipment within wind power plants
• Review, comment and accept electrical studies from suppliers
• Participate in negotiation with TSO’s and suppliers
Qualifications as Lead Grid and Study Engineer:
You are experienced in performing system studies for wind power plant connection and feels comfortable in guiding others as well. You have the following qualifications:
• B.Sc, M.Sc  or PhD in Electrical engineering
• Minimum 5 years’ Experience in DIgSILENT PowerFactory and/or PSCAD
• Minimum 3 years’ Experience within wind turbines and wind power plants
• Good English language skills
Personal skills
You have a high degree of self motivation and you often bring new ideas and approaches in work-related issues that can be transformed into action and give results. You possess good interpersonal skills works well with other people, and you have an innovative mindset. You are result-oriented and you organize and prioritize your work effectively meeting required deadlines.
The location for the position is Kolding, Denmark.
We offer
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development
For your information
If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Team Lead Michael Frydensbjerg on +45 27 87 49 42
If you have any questions to the recruiting process please contact Senior Recruiter Jette Ingeberg on +45 22 57 07 51.
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter. Last day to apply 7th June 2018.
Apply online on this page.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be a good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to receiving your application, 
Our Organization:
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20.000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a  sustainable society – people like you.
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.