Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)


Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Hannover, NI, DE, 30163 Hamburg, HH, DE, 20354

RWE Renewables Europe & Australia GmbH, Essen, Hamburg, Hannover
To start as soon as possible, full time, permanent

Functional area: Engineering


Join the RWE Renewables team as an Electrical Engineer supporting onshore wind and PV projects in Germany and help us shape the future of renewable energy.
The Project Engineering Germany department provides technical support and technical expertise in the development, construction and during the operation of our wind farms in the specialist areas of Resource Assessment, Site Suitability, Civil and Electrical Engineering.


Your tasks

  • As an Electrical Engineer you will support projects from development, construction to handover to operations with the following responsibilities:
  • Responsible for robust and optimised electrical design for onshore wind and PV projects connected to the medium, high or extra high voltage grid.
  • Supporting all aspects around transmission, distribution and feeding into the public grid.
  • Carrying out load flow and short circuit calculations with PowerFactory.
  • Preparing grid connection applications with the grid operators for our renewable generation plants.
  • Cooperation and coordination with internal stakeholders such as I&C, Development, Construction and Operations.
  • Preparation of tender documents for eBop components such as substations, transfer stations and cable earthing work.
  • Commissioning, supervision and coordination of external service providers.
  • Accompaniment of projects in the construction phase with construction site deadlines until commissioning.
  • Responsible for the certification process according to FGW-TR8 and VDE-AR-N 4110/4120/4130 from the commissioning of the plant certificate to the preparation of the declaration of conformity.

Your profile

  • Successfully completed university degree or comparable professional experience in electrical power supply or comparable.
  • At least 3 years of experience in designing medium- or high-voltage systems, ideally experience in designing grid connections for renewable energy generation systems to the public grid.
  • Knowledge of relevant grid calculation software such as PowerFactory (load flow, short circuit, protection, RMS and EMT simulations) is required, further software knowledge such as PSS/E, PSCAD is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of the German transmission and distribution network.
  • Good understanding of relevant standards such as VDE-AR-N 4110/4120/4130 and FGW technical guidelines.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with people at different hierarchical levels.
  • Project management skills, ability to work in a team and interest in interdisciplinary tasks, combined with the ability to establish sustainable working relationships in project teams across regions and functions.
  • Business fluent in German and good English skills.
  • Valid driving licence and willingness to travel within Germany, usually for one day.

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 85736, application deadline 30/04/2024.
Any questions? Please reach out to Melanie Hüttner at melanie.huettner@rwe.com

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. #inclusionmatters

We look forward to receiving your application!

As one of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy space in Europe and Australia, RWE Renewables Europe & Australia is proud to be paving the way for a greener future. We’ve got over 1,400 employees, all developing and promoting renewable energies across 12 countries. They specialise in the construction of onshore wind turbines, solar plants, and battery storage systems. And they all share the desire to redefine how millions access energy.

We’re well set to hit our 50 GW by 2030 target, and go climate neutral by 2040. That’s thanks to our community of experts currently building Europe and Australia’s largest onshore wind farms – as well as a pipeline of exciting projects across solar and PV. And the focus isn’t just on harnessing clean energy – but also the new technologies that can push our GW ever higher.

Now, we’re looking for more people with the skills and ambition to drive the energy transition. Join RWE Renewables Europe & Australia.
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