Controls Application Engineering Intern

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GE Renewable Energy

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Job Description Summary

The Control Application Engineer Intern will work in the Control and Protections Systems Department within the HVDC unit of GE Vernova to support the design and implementation of HVDC Control and Protection Systems to meet the demands of the grid and renewable energy market. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to fulfil the needs of tomorrow. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best to collaborate with world renowned experts on game-changing technologies.

Job Description

About us
Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, serves customers globally with over 12,000
employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems, and
services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power
consumers. We are focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the
safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. For more
about GE’s Grid Solutions, visit

Role overview

Based at the HVDC Centre of Excellence in Stafford, UK, the role gives an excellent opportunity for a motivated candidate to innovate, expand their engineering skills and personal development within an internationally recognised company in the renewables and grid sectors. The successful candidate will be part of a cohort of interns working within a 12-month development plan that allows them to stretch outside of their core academic background that prepares them for successful careers.


  • Work as part of an expert team on control and protection systems; in particular, power electronics systems and grid technology

  • Execute engineering analysis, simulation, test and integration to meet business needs

  • PSSE/PSCAD and PSSE/RSCAD Power system network conversion, modelling and verification.

  • Plant modelling of HVDC System in various simulation tools (MATLAB, RSCAD, PSCAD etc) and its verification.

  • Support in producing required technical documentation, under the supervision of senior engineers.

The Person:

  • The candidate will have completed 2 years of degree level in a related science such as Electrical Engineering, or equivalent knowledge or experience. However, this is not as important as a proven track record and evidence that you have the mind-set and abilities to perform the role.

  • Needs to be eligible to work in the UK.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No