Electrical Engineer

Ellesmere Port
£40,000 - £48,000 per annum
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We are seeking an Electrical Engineer/ Power Systems Engineer to be based in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire to join an expanding team of engineering experts.

This business supports the innovation ambitions of industry partners from the gas, electricity and renewables sectors by helping them to discover new technologies that meet their challenges. They do this by continuously scouting for new ideas from around the world that have the potential to be

game-changing for energy consumers, the supply chain and the industry itself.

As the Electrical Engineer your duties will be to:

- Seek out and identify new technologies, innovative SMEs and value-adding service providers across the utility market and beyond network operator boundaries for application on the networks.
- Assess, critique and launch tender opportunities and market research programs on behalf of the DNOs.
- Assist with technical due diligence required to support investment in the technology by industry.
- Develop proposals and robust project plans for presentation to industry partners.
- Manage a community of innovators with varying degrees of experience in the sector and with proposals of varying technology readiness level (TRL).
- Assist innovators in identifying potential markets for new technologies.

To be a successful Electrical Engineer you will have the following skills and experience:

- Experience of the UK Electricity distribution sector and ideally of working within a technical / electrical role or as a Chartered Engineer for one of the UK DNOs.
- Sound knowledge of physics and engineering principles with analytical skills are essential to identify credible technologies and identify value adding applications in the energy networks.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills are also essential.
- An HND / Degree or equivalent in an appropriate electricity Industry subject (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics).
- Good report writing skills.
- Full UK driving licence.
- Previous project management / authoring experience.
- Knowledge of RIIO regulatory period and of both NIA and NIC funding streams.

In return, the Electrical Engineer will receive a salary of £40,000 - £48,000 per annum.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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