Altgen United Kingdom
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    12 April 2024
    127 Ashgill Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom, South Africa
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    Renewable Energy
    United Kingdom
    Contact Name
    Priscilla Gibson


    We are explicitly looking for someone with High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) experience for this role.

    We are seeking an experienced Power Systems Engineer with a proven track record of working in Grid Design, excelling in grid systems. The ideal candidate should demonstrate forward-thinking capabilities, excel in solving complex problems as a primary motivator, and possess advanced skills, as they will be integral to extensive, interconnected grid projects on a global scale, with project values averaging over GBP 12 billion.

    Our client has successfully secured a multitude of significant grid projects valued in billions, solidifying their reputation as leading experts in the field on a worldwide scale.

    They are on the lookout for a professional with a master's degree in electrical engineering to join their team.  The perfect candidate should possess notable experience with HVDC projects, particularly in wind energy, and boast a strong track record in grid-related endeavours.

    If you are ready to take on challenging and innovative grid projects and are interested in joining a team of experts shaping the future of grid technology, don't hesitate to reach out. Your skills and experience could be the perfect fit for this dynamic and rewarding position.


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    Education Requirements

    • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering -  (Heavy Current) or Power Systems Engineering.

    Experience Requirements

    • Major grid experience utilising DC.
    • Experience in the interface with renewables is highly advantageous!


    This role would require you to take the lead in designing and developing high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid systems for interconnector projects. You would need to collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders to define project requirements and ensure alignment with technical specifications.

    Conducting feasibility studies and assessing technical risks associated with grid design and integration would be crucial aspects of this role. Additionally, you would oversee the execution of grid design projects, ensuring adherence to quality, budget, and timeline requirements.

    Staying updated on industry trends, regulations, and best practices in HVDC grid design and integration would be essential to succeeding in this role.


    • Advanced HVDC grid design expertise
    • Proficient in grid design software (PSCAD, ETAP, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of electrical engineering principles, with a focus on power systems and grid infrastructure.
    • Skilled at solving complex technical grid problems
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders.
    • Knowledgeable about industry standards and regulations

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

    With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

    Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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