Senior Power System Design Manager (m/f/d)

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GE Renewable Energy

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Dresden, Germany

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21 days ago

Job Description Summary

The Central Europe Grid System Integration (GSI) team delivers a wide range of high voltage transmission projects, including the connection of new generation & grid stability projects, and is looking for a Senior Power System Design Manager to lead the conceptual design of substations , the definition of main electrical equipment parameters and lead specific electrical studies.

These projects typically include:

  • New high voltage transmission substations
  • Expansion and reinforcement of existing transmission substations and networks
  • On and Offshore substations to facilitate windfarm connections and other renewable technologies.
  • Network compensation and stability projects
  • Energy Storage Projects

Job Description

In this role, as Senior Power System Design Manager, you will conducts electrical components integration and interfaces. All activities that span multiple electrical components and are concerned with how to integrate for maximum performance and operability

You will develop solutions, undertake or lead a range of studies to develop an optimized substation’s design consulting.

  • Understanding the customers’ power system requirements, regulatory constrains and standards that need to be adhered to

  • Engage with the Customer, as required, to articulate the Power System solution and answer questions or queries that may be raised

  • Work closely with the mechanical-electrical teams and ensure that the practical realisation of the Power System design is an efficient and cost effective as possible.

  • Manage any third-party resources, engage to undertake more detailed studies, such as harmonic analysis, lighting study, noise study, required to further develop the proposed design, including the validation of the work produced.

  • Understand substations design criteria such as earthing calculation, arc pressure calculation.


To succeed in this role, you will have the following qualification and experience:

  • A PHD (or equivalent) in Power Engineering. (Or equivalent experience)

  • Experience and knowledge in electrical studies on high voltage transmission systems:

  • Electrical Load Flow and Equipment Sizing
  • Reactive Power Management
  • Harmonic Management
  • Availability Studies
  • Insulation Coordination
  • Knowledge of a power system analysis software application such as DIgSILENT PowerFactory (or equivalent) would be an advantage

  • Speaking German would be in advantage

Desired Characteristics:

  • The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the power transmission business and the way in which electrical power grids are operated in order to successfully transmit power while remaining stable.

  • You will also have a working knowledge of related standards and documents, such as German Grid Code, in order to understand the design constraints that need to be adhered too.

What we offer:

  • Working in an international team within Grid Systems Integration based in Dresden or Berli.

  • A key design engineer role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work arrangements

  • Competitive benefits, performance allowance based on annual performance reviews and great development opportunities.

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Additional Information

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