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Senior Electrical Engineer


Warszawa, Masovian, PL, 00-838 Coventry, COV, GB, CV4 8PB Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB Malmö, Skåne, SE, 21146

RWE Renewables GmbH, Warszawa, Swindon, Coventry, Malmö

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Engineering 


RWE Renewables is looking for an experienced Electrical Grid Engineer to be based either in Poland, Sweden or the UK. The focus will be on onshore wind farm projects. There will also be a requirement to support RWE’s other activities such as solar and battery storage projects.


Your tasks

The Engineer will be part of RWE Renewables’ Project Engineering Department for Europe North and UK & Ireland, supporting the project Development, Construction and Operation with responsibilities including:

  • Working  initially in all phases of our onshore wind farm projects, the Engineer will be responsible for ensuring a robust and optimized through life design of the project’s electrical system supporting on all aspects of the generation and transmission system up to the grid interface point
  • Advise projects on specific questions regarding electrical system behave, grid code compliance and interconnection processes
  • Lead and coordinate interconnection processes, organize all relevant technical documentation, test reports, certifications and RCAs
  • Lead design/ prequalification for packages of wind farms/ PV schemes/ battery storage plants and components performing audits and technical due diligences. Create simulation models for electrical systems, perform e.g. load flow and short circuit calculations, analyze dynamic stability and harmonics stability as well as protection concepts
  • Plan and coordinate internal and external resources for technical due diligence projects (e.g. of M&A acquisitions), analyze simulation results, technical solutions and risks, make proposals for technical and commercial decisions. Analyze electrical system behave and grid code compliance for projects and existing plants
  • Develop and issue Request for Proposals (RFPs) for engineering work, evaluate the submissions and make recommendations on their selection
  • Support the tender, negotiation and procurement process for the E-BoP aspect of the project
  • Close liaison with technical experts in Engineering and Engineers working on similar projects to ensure their knowledge is effectively utilized on the project


Your profile

  • More than 5 years of relevant work experience and above-average expertise in the design, construction and operation of onshore wind or similar renewable energy industry projects
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the application of relevant software programs such as MS Office, PowerFactory (load flow, short circuit, protection, RMS and EMT simulations), PSS/E, PSCAD
  • Excellent communication, coordination and leadership skills, highly motivated, confident and resourceful
  • Excellent teamworking ability and integrative skills, social competence and intercultural mind set
  • Broad knowledge of the use of relevant guidelines, norms and standards (e.g. IEC61400) and Best Practice
  • Successfully completed university studies or comparable graduate education ideally in electrical power engineering
  • Fluent English speaking and writing, a second language is a plus: Polish or Swedish
  • willingness and ability to travel to Northern European Countries, mainly Poland, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany occasionally for few days, up to approx. 15% of the time.

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 63179, application deadline 12/08/2022  

Any questions? Sylwia Szymanska, Email:


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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