Grid Engineer (Grid Connection Specialist) Spain - (m/f/d)

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Sagasta 31-33, planta 4, 28004, Madrid, Spain
  • Fulltime
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Grid Engineer (Grid Connection Specialist) Spain

BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Projects España S.L.U. – a wholly-owned subsidiary of BayWa r.e. AG – is responsible for the development, structuring and execution of utility-scale wind and solar energy projects in Spain & Portugal. Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Spain and are currently looking for a Grid Engineer, with specialization in Grid Connection.

What You Will Do

• Identify grid connection points in the transmission and distribution network in monthly reports from the DNO/TSOs. Fully knowledgeable of the current transmission development plan from Red Electrica and identify regional opportunities for potential capacity release;
• Develop and build relationships with external clients, partners, DNO’s, TSO’s, grid consultancies and contractors;
• Engage with other IPP/developers to agree the optimal and most preferred solution when sharing grid infrastructure;
• Liaise with external (TSO, DNO or other developers) to lead and coordinate grid interconnection requirements;
• Preliminary design of substation and definition of main plant equipment;
• Construction design of substation for building permit application;
• Manage the delivery of works being undertaken by electrical and high voltage grid connection contractors and consultants;
• Estimation of project CAPEX, OPEX and time scheduling;
• Conduct a cost/benefit analysis and check the compliance with Technical Specifications and with DNO’s, TSO’s, local or international standards;
• Definition and optimization of power transformers according to plant design / grid codes / DNO or TSO requirements;
• Identify and mitigating project risks, advise the business on an ongoing basis about existing and anticipated grid – related liabilities and costs;

What You Bring

• You have an educational and professional background in engineering, especially electrical engineering;
• Desirable experience as a IUN (Interlocutor Único de Nudo);
• You have worked in shared infrastructure with other partners;
• You are familiar with TSO and DNO websites to manage new connections (i.e.: PASOS);
• You possess sound knowledge in current Spanish legislation and procedures regarding new grid connections (i.e.: Procedimientos de Operación REE);
• You have experience in conceptual design of substations and OHL/UGL;
• You have previous experience (in the development and delivery of high voltage infrastructure, including substations, overhead lines and underground cables, for voltage levels 45 kV, 66 kV, 132 kV, 220 kV and 400kV.
• You bring comprehensive knowledge of the Spanish DNO/TSO network as well as local Spanish, EN and IEC standards.
• You have a structured way of working, are well organized and have good time management skills;
• You are fluent in business English and Spanish;
• You enjoy working in an international and digital environment;
• You are proficient with MS Office and AutoCAD, additional experience in PowerFactory is a plus;

What We Are Ready To Offer You

At BayWa r.e. We Effect Change, and here you can:
  • Come and defend our planet
  • Help us find new ways
  • Unite forces to break down barriers
  • Find a place where you will never stop learning
  • A space where you can come as you are

As an expanding supplier in the renewables sector, you will benefit from:
  • Exciting challenges as part of a team of professionals.
  • International and cooperative working environment.
  • Excellent future prospects for you and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Flexible and friendly workplace
  • Flat hierarchies with short, fast decision-making channels.
  • Security and competitive compensation package that you would expect of a company this size.
And also:
  • Flex-working
  • Home office
  • 27 paid holidays
  • Yearly Bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Company well-being platform, Gympass
  • Flexible Retribution Platform
  • Accident insurance

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion matter to us  
At BayWa r.e. we cherish the diversity of our people and are dedicated to providing an inclusive environment of mutual respect. We aim to create equal opportunities for all applicants and colleagues.     
We welcome everyone and do not discriminate based on origin, religion, social, cultural, or ethnic background, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Contact Maria Bonvicini

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

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