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Senior Electrical Engineer - Components (UK)


Coventry, COV, GB, CV4 8PB Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Coventry, Swindon

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Engineering 

Remuneration: Ungraded


The Engineering department within RWE Renewables  is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer - components. The position will be in the Electrical Plant Team in Hamburg or Swindon, in which our electrical component experts provide their industry leading specialist knowledge for our whole fleet of renewable assets.


Your tasks

  • Provide technical expertise in offshore and onshore wind projects with a focus on all HV and MV components, especially transformers and switchgears but also cables
  • Responsible for RCAs in case of component failures
  • Be actively involved in the related tender, contract and procurement process for our projects
  • Technical management of related electrical works on project  construction sites
  • Technical lead in factory audits
  • Application and further development of relevant internal standards, regulations, norms and best practice


Your profile

  • Successfully completed university degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering
  • Several years of relevant work experience as a component specialist for transformers, switchgears and/or cables
  • High-end expertise regarding rating, design and testing  - The optimum would be work experience gained within a manufacturer, or a Offshore Wind Park Developer
  • Relevant experience regarding related project work, especially in the fields of technical specification drafting and their negotiations
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Very good analytical and conceptual skills as well as a high level of personal responsibility and a confident appearance
  • Strong service mentality, flexibility and willingness to travel (domestically and internationally)



Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 48162, application deadline 15/01/2022 

Any questions? Ivan Malcolm D'Silva, Email: ivan.dsilva@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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