Senior Planning and Investment Engineer

Perth and Kinross
Perth or Glasgow
United Kingdom
£40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: + annual bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Permanent - Flexible First Available

Base Location: Perth or Glasgow

Working Pattern: Permanent | Flexible First options available
Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a System Planning & Investment Engineer to undertake power systems planning for the integration of low carbon generation and related technologies onto the transmission system in the north of Scotland.
The key duties & responsibilities will be:
  1. Undertake technical assessments of network connection applications, involving power system analysis and preparation of technical reports
  2. Assess the capability of the transmission network against a range of future scenarios and network contingencies
  3. Engage with multi-disciplinary teams throughout the business to identify and assess whole system solutions to meet system needs
  4. Support the development and detailed design of projects through the justification of investment cases and undertaking system studies to underpin these
  5. Represent in external meetings and on industry workgroups
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
  1. Experience in power system analysis, design and planning, ideally within the electricity transmission area, with working knowledge of the relevant industry and technical standards
  2. Working knowledge of electrical theory and experience in using power system analysis tools
  3. Good knowledge of the electricity industry, including interfaces with the regulator, the Electricity System Operator, other Transmission Owners and Distribution Network Operators
  4. Ability to write clear and well-structured technical reports and specifications and provide focussed information for senior management
  5. HND or degree in a numerate engineering discipline and ideally be a Chartered Engineer with a relevant institution

What’s in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more

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