Power Systems Specialist - Interconnectors

Posted 04 October 2023
Salary £500 - £640 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Operations
Contact NameKarla Jurjevic

Job description

Our client, a multinational energy company based in Reading, is currently hiring for a Power Systems Specialist - Interconnectors to take responsibility for the Power Systems Studies and Grid connections technical requirements.


  • Provide the technical expertise required to develop and deliver technical solutions (system design) for IC & MPI.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance for the development and selection of the HVDC/AC transmission systems for ICs and MPIs.
  • Ensure integrity of the proposed/developed solution in terms of regulatory compliance, system safety and integrity.
  • Monitor the quality of the design and construction related to power and control systems during the development, construction, and commissioning stages of projects.
  • Provide support to develop grid connection agreements.


  • A good understanding of energy sector, the key markets within it and how these are likely to change over time.
  • A good understanding of key power infrastructure and associated technologies such as power generation, transmission, distribution, and storage
  • A strong understanding of power transmission with in-depth experience of one or more of HVDC connections, interconnectors and OFTOs
  • An understanding of the regulatory and commercial models associated with offshore transmission opportunities such as OFTOs and Interconnectors
  • Experience in the technical design and delivery support of large-scale power infrastructure projects
  • At least 7 years' experience in the field of power systems, ideally experience of HVDC transmission systems.
  • Experience of using power system software packages such as DigSILENT Power Factory, PSS/E, ETAP, PSCAD, IPSA etc.

This is a full time, remote 6 month contract (with occasional travel to office) with a possibility to extend and/or become permanent (although it cannot be guaranteed).

The role is £500 - £640 per day - INSIDE IR35. DVLA is required.

Please apply online to be considered.