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Senior Power Systems Engineer/Consultant at DNV GL

Senior Power Systems Engineer/Consultant

DNV GL DE-Dresden, Sachsen Full Time
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Local Unit & Position Description

We’re looking for an experienced Power System Analysis Engineer/Consultant who helps our customers world-wide with securing and improving the affordability, sustainability and reliability of the power system.

You will be part of the Power System Planning (PSP) team at DNV GL Energy headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Other possible locations are DNV offices in Malmo or Gothenburg in Sweden, and DNV offices in Dresden or Berlin in Germany.

The diverse team includes 35 professionals (a mix of PhD, MSc). Together we deliver specialized and innovative consultancy services to our customers, which are mainly transmission and distribution system operators (TSO’s and DSO’s), power utilities and industries.

You will be involved in national and international projects, often cross-functional projects where we will collaborate with other teams within DNV, which are focused on energy markets, power components for substations and HVDC systems, asset management and operations, and energy storage (among others). You will also help identify market opportunities, develop our existing services and establish new services.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • You are an expert and/or will further develop knowledge on models and behavior of power systems and electricity grids
  • Develop models and tools for power system planning and analysis (see areas described below in more details)
  • Prepare and/or contribute to high quality technical reports and commercial offers
  • You have the ability to grow into a consulting role and trusted advisor towards customers where you execute, lead and sell projects
  • And/or you develop yourself as a senior technology expert considered an international authority in your working field

The consultancy projects typically consist of:

  • Theoretical and practical studies and investigations, related to:
    • power system studies and analysis
    • voltage control, frequency control and grid stability
    • grid integration of renewables, storage and electric vehicles
    • energy efficiency, reliability and power quality
    • fault clearance, protection and control
    • grid integration of power electronics (e.g. HVDC, FACTS, drive systems)
  • Field measurements and operational validation of studies
  • Training to companies (e.g. TSO’s) and as well education at universities

Position Qualifications

We are looking for an experienced Power System Planning Engineer/Consultant who is driven by the challenges of the energy transition and the future power grid:

You have:

  • MSc or PhD in Electrical Engineering, preferable specialized in Power Systems and around 5 or more years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of core working areas (Protection and Control, Power System Studies, Grid Integration of Renewables and Storage, Testing & Modelling of Production Units, Grid Code Compliance)
  • Experience with tools such as PSS/E, PowerFactory, PSCAD, ETAP, or similar
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English and preferably also Dutch, Swedish or German language
  • Openness to travel abroad (about 20%)
  • Attitude to take responsibility for own tasks, competences and beyond
  • Curiousity, interest and engagement
  • Open mindset (out of the box thinking) and you are easy and fun to work with
  • Ability to make new contacts and maintain professional relationships internally and externally
  • Bottom line, customer focus is your second nature

What we're offering:

  • A challenging and varied job in a dynamic and international environment. Being part of a professional team of committed colleagues and plenty of opportunities for personal growth. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.
  • Based on your experience, we will create a plan together with you for your development for the next few years. We will do this through our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. 
  • You will be given the opportunity to grow to a (senior) consulting role where you sell, lead and execute projects in order to help clients realize the stated project goals and deliverables. Or you develop yourself as a senior technology expert being seen as an international authority in your working field.

Union Representative's contact information:
Sveriges Ingenjörer: Anna [ Email address blocked ]
Unionen: Maria [ Email address blocked ]

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!


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Job ID: DNV~2021-15803