Engineering Electrical Project Expert

Our client is one of the key IPPs in the market, with a very solid position in the energy sector in Europe and a rapidly growing team in Hungary. For their local team based in Budapest we are now looking for a Project Engineering specialist with a solid background in large scale renewable energy project. The role will involve managing the design process of the assigned projects within the concerned geography,  providing technical support both to the development phase, the contracting and construction phase, in accordance with the directives of the head of the department and applicable regulations, to guarantee the minimization of costs, compliance with deadlines and quality requirements of the projected assets.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE ROLE INCLUDE:DEVELOPMENT ENGINNERING: Coordinate the preparation of technical projects for the development of renewable energy generation plants and electrical interconnection infrastructure, ensuring compliance with the conditions established by the business units, other technical departments or external agents, to ensure maximum efficiency in the development of such projects.  Select the specialized external engineering companies.  Provide technical support to the development phase when required.

ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION COMMON INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN: Participate in the design of the electrical infrastructure of the generation plants for the interconnection to the electric network common infrastructure with other developers/operators; prepare the required documentation for grid access and connection applications and grid code compliance; provide technical support in the consenting process.

SPECIALIZED STUDIES COORDINATION: Coordinate and validate with other Technology Units the execution of specific key studies (collector system, reactive power compensation, foundation design, noises, or others) for its integration in the engineering project, to minimize the risk associated to the construction process.

TECHNICAL STANDARDIZATION: Coordinate and ensure the development and application of technical standardization in the concerned geography, applying the best practices in the sector to ensure maximum efficiency in the construction and operation of facilities

TENDER ENGINNERING: Coordinate the preparation of technical packages to deliver to Procurement for the construction Request for Proposals (RfPs) of renewable energy generation plants and electrical interconnection infrastructure.  Provide support to the Procurement Department in the clarifications discussions with bidders and award negotiations when required, in order to guarantee the best technical-economic conditions in the awards.

PROJECT HANDOVER TO CONSTRUCTION: Make an optimum transfer of projects under Engineering responsibility to the Construction unit, in order to optimize the construction start-up times, guaranteeing the coordination and technical quality in the handover of the project. Assist in the evaluation and resolution of any proposed modifications of the final engineering project raised during the construction phase, in order to ensure the preservation of the technical standards of the project.

DD LOCAL SUPPORT: Provide support to the due diligence process for new projects under study within the concerned geography, assisting with all the aspects that need to be managed locally for the optimum technical assessment, CapEx estimation and risk assessment.

COMPANY POLICY AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE: Understand and apply policies to prevent occupational hazards, environment and quality to ensure implementation and compliance on tasks under their responsibility.

Company’s INSTITUTIONAL REPRESENTATION: Represent the company to agencies and institutions, public and private, in matters relating to its jurisdiction to enforce the interests of the organization.

Qualification: 

Master of Science (Electrical Engineering)

A postgraduate in Renewable Energies will be valued

Experience: 

At least 5-year experience in Wind/Solar PV Power Plants and HV infrastructure projects

Experience dealing with TSOs and DSOs in the country

Specific requirements:

Wind Farms, PV Plants, High Voltages Lines and Electrical Substations projects

Knowledge of International technical normative

Languages: Country language and English (Spanish, Portuguese and others are a plus)

Comments:

Ability to perform duties in a collaborative, multi-national working environment

High attention to detail

Strong statistical and analytical skills

Solved-problems and open-minded attitude

Communicative and sociable

Available to travel very often

We are looking for passionate engineers who want to develop in an international corporation with a solid and stable position in the market. The company offers a permanent employment contract, attractive benefits and yearly bonus scheme.

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