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Electrical Power Systems Analyst

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Do you want to work to make Power for Good?
We're the world's largest independent renewable energy company. We're guided by a simple yet powerful vision: to create a future where everyone has access to affordable, zero carbon energy.

We know that achieving our goals would be impossible without our people. Because we're solving some of the world's toughest problems, we need the very best people to help us. They're our most important asset so that's why we continually invest in them.

RES is a family with a diverse workforce, and we are dedicated to the personal professional growth of our people, no matter what stage of their career they're at. We can promise you rewarding work which makes an impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing, global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Our competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance. We also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make an impact somewhere else.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Electrical Engineering, you will support the business in performing complex electrical design power system analysis to maximise the value of projects and manage technical risk.

Organisational Context

Group Engineering provides specialist engineering support to all RES Regional Business across all phase of low carbon projects. In a changing Global market RES needs to achieve cost parity with conventional generation, the department has a lead role to ensure effective knowledge sharing across the RES Group and to reduce cost through innovative engineering solutions that achieve a balance between risk and cost. The department has an important role in supporting RES to diversify from existing markets and technology.

The role of the Electrical Engineering team is to provide specialist support and technical leadership through direct project support, design reviews, earthing/grounding design, electrical analysis, R&D and support to New Markets and New Technologies.

  • Develop and implement static, dynamic and transient models for electrical power systems (distribution & transmission), generation projects, wind turbines, solar PV, voltage source inverters, energy storage and hybrid generation systems.
  • Develop control algorithms, control system models and solutions to complex network characteristics and performance requirements through analysis
  • Prepare and review study scopes, methodologies and reports based on requirements of internal or external clients Perform electrical design studies including load flow, short circuit, voltage profile, voltage regulation, electrical system losses and insulation coordination
  • Perform compliance studies including harmonic analysis, transient analysis, voltage control and fault ride through
  • Produce high quality reports and presentations documenting study findings, results and recommendations
  • Interpret simulation data and results to provide technical recommendations on technical performance requirements
  • Provide training and mentioning on electrical studies to other members of the RES Regional Business
  • Develop and maintain systems and process to be use within the UK business and other parts of the RES group
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical power system modelling and analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of transmission and distribution system plant and its application, including the planning criteria, specifications and design requirements
  • Understanding of generation, control systems, control algorithms and power electronics
  • International standards (BS, IEC, IEEE, ANSI, AS/NZ) on electrical systems and renewable energy-based plant and power quality
  • International Grid Connection Compliance requirements (UK, US and Australia)
  • Electrical studies using Digsilent, PSS/E, PSCAD, MATLAB/Simulink, IPSA
  • Attention to detail and ability to interpret complex technical documentation
  • Define requirements with the customer and deliver to scope, budget and programme
  • Awareness of the commercial impact of electrical analysis on project value and risk
  • Manage multiple concurrent tasks from multiple projects and clients
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and work with internal and external clients
  • Power system modelling of distribution, transmission and generation projects including onshore and offshore wind farms, solar PV and energy storage
  • Develop control system algorithms and models
  • PhD or Degree in Electrical Engineering, Power System Engineering or equivalent qualification
At RES we celebrate difference as we know it makes our company a great place to work. Encouraging applicants with different backgrounds, ideas and points of view, we create teams who work together to solve complex problems and design practical solutions for our clients. Our multiple perspectives come from many sources including the diverse ethnicity, culture, gender, nationality, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, parental status, education, social background and life experience of our people. Apply now

Group - Engineering - 359


  • United Kingdom, Gateshead

Employment type

Permanent Full Time

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