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Grid Specialist – CVZGS

Main job function

Power plants compliance to the local grid code and distribution code

Grid connection process for power plants in all project phases (business development, engineering design, construction, commissioning up to the commercial operation.

To design of HV/MV interconnection activities and definition/Evaluation of the connection point.

To perform, verify and validate a grid connection compliance studies.

Technical interface with the local TSO and DSO.

Adjustment of the existing plants to the new grid con requirements.

Follow up and monitoring the grid code evolution.

To provide technical support to the Operation & Maintenance unit during the operation phase of the plant.

Business Development support for the preparation of feasibility studies, basic design, technical specification and specialized studies for plant authorization.

Business Development technical support for technical documentation for national and international tender.  Technical Due Diligence for merge and acquisition of plant in authorization phase or in operation.  Cooperation in preparation of the technical tender documentation for the assignment of construction contracts and plant suppliers.

Technicalprofessional knowledge:

Electric power system, transmission and distribution system, control of transmission and distribution system, planning of transmission and distribution system, connection’s procedure of power plants.

System protection schemes

Grid code and connection process

Simulation software for Electric power system/power plant/Grid (Digsilent Power Factory, EMTP, PSSE, ecc.)

Knowledge in high and medium voltage engineering design, HV Substation and HV Lines design and installation, in Protection and Control Systems for High Voltage Substation (Substation Automation).


Minimum of 5 years’ working experience

Knowledge of grid code and regulatory matter relevant to the power plant

Direct experience in the grid connection process for the power plant, in all project phases.

Experience in design and construction of line and HV substation

Experience in activities related interconnection of power plants, renewable and thermal, to the grid, operational agreement, control power grid

Experience in utilization for simulation tools/softwares for the simulation and analysis of the grid, power electrical system and power plant.

Experience with Public Utilities for the connection of Power Plants (Renewable and/or Thermal) to the National Grid

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies

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