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Senior Electrical Engineer (TW)

RWE Renewables Taiwan Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan (TW) 

Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables; Engineering 


RWE Renewables develops, constructs and operates renewable energy projects around the world.

Due to increasing workload, we are now seeking an Electrical Engineer to assist us in progressing our development projects in Taiwan towards construction.

Initially the focus will be on offshore wind farm projects. The role will be based in Taipei, Taiwan, although, as the project progresses, there may also be some work required at contractor/consultant locations as business/project needs dictate and some travel will be required with the role, both nationally and internationally.

There may also be a requirement to support RWE’s other activities such as onshore wind, solar and battery storage projects.


Role description


The Engineer will sit in RWE Renewables’ Asset Engineering Department, supporting the Project’s Consenting/Engineering and Package Managers with responsibilities including:

  • Working initially in the pre-consenting phase, the Engineer will be responsible for ensuring a robust through life design of the project’s electrical system supporting on all aspects of the HV generation and transmission system up to the Grid Interface Point.
  • Helping to define consenting envelopes (for assets such as substations and cable routes) to allow projects to incorporate future technology and minimise cost of energy
  • Liaison with the Transmission System Operator (i.e. the Transmission System Division of Taiwan Power Company) to secure appropriate grid connections for projects, including overseeing project System Impact Assessments
  • Support the definition of the main electrical system design for projects, covering all aspects of the onshore and offshore HV systems
  • Development of specifications, subsequent TQ clarifications and ensuring specification compliance with selected consultants and contractors
  • A strong focus on interface topics, for example on the onshore substation and offshore platform(s) (if applicable)
  • A strong focus on safety through design and through life performance of the assets.
  • Close liaison with technical experts in Asset Engineering and Engineers working on similar projects world-wide to ensure their knowledge is effectively utilised on the project


Required skills and experience


  • University degree or comparable graduate education ideally in electrical power engineering
  • Fluent speaking and writing in both English and Mandarin Chinese
  • Experience in project engineering of power projects, ideally offshore wind or similar renewable energy industry projects
  • Experience of liaising/negotiating with Taiwan Power Company (Taipower), existing working relationships are an advantage
  • Understanding of the grid connection process in Taiwan, applicable Grid Codes and local regulations relating to the electricity market
  • Knowledge of electrical plant including large power transformers, switchgear, onshore transmission substations, static and dynamic reactive power compensation solutions, MV/LV auxiliary systems and cables
  • Excellent communication, coordination and leadership skills, highly motivated, confident and resourceful




Promoting diversity (40x40)  flexible working times (40x40)  company pension scheme (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40)   social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40)    



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Any questions? Please contact Christopher Kretschmann - Mail: Christopher.Kretschmann.extern@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.


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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