Electrical Engineer MV-HV (Offshore Wind)

Job Locations BE-VAN-Hoboken | BE-VAN-Hoboken
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/06/2024 11:50)
Primary Location : Location
Primary Location : Address Line 1
Leo Bosschaertlaan 1
Primary Location : Postcode

Job Description

Equans Offshore Wind in Hoboken is looking for a Medium Voltage and High Voltage (MV/HV) Engineer.

In this role you are involved in preliminary studies, conceptual & detailed design and procurement support for the MV & HV systems related to offshore substations.

You act as a subject matter expert for the project engineering team, including design and interconnection of MV/HV systems and components.


Details of the job:

  • you have or acquire expert knowledge with reference to:
    • MV/HV system design (one line, overall and detailed functionalities)
    • power transformers, distribution transformers, auxiliary transformers, earthing transformers an reactors
    • MV/HV gas insulated switchgear
    • MV/HV cables
    • MV/HV components such as circuit breakers, switches, insulators, surge arresters, current & voltage transformers
    • protection concept for MV/HV & LV systems, interfaces, interlocks
  • system studies:
    • design electrical single line diagram
    • dimensioning of the MV/HV components
    • review the electrical drawings and studies related to MV/HV design
    • perform selectivity studies, electro-magnetic compatibility (EMC) studies
    • write technical specifications, tender documents, comparison reports, test- and commissioning documents
  • secure project objectives:
    • ensuring timely and complete delivery of assigned scope of work
    • collect the required input data for calculation and design studies
    • support the system engineers on the projects
  • continuous improvement:
    • contribute to the organization by defining procedures, tools and systems
    • share your knowledge with the team
  • internal contacts: team members and other divisions within Equans
  • external contacts: client, suppliers, subcontractors


What do you need to be successful in this function?

  • university degree, master of science in engineering (electrical/electromechanical)
  • relevant experience in high voltage engineering
  • preferably knowledge of and experience in the offshore wind industry
  • preferably knowledge of and experience in grid operations
  • knowledge of and experience in the following specific systems is required:
    • MV and HV GIS
    • power transformers
    • auxiliary/earthing transformers
    • shunt reactors
    • MV/HV cables
  • you are able to structure and prioritize your own work
  • you are able to work under a set time frame
  • you have good analytical skills
  • you have excellent communication skills - written communication is one of your strong points
  • you are able to manage good relationships with the project management team, the client and our partners while monitoring Equans’ interests
  • you have professional proficiency of English, knowledge of Dutch is an added value


Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization-, disability insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance, 13th month, holiday pay
  • lease car (with fuel card), bicycle lease plan
  • smartphone with subscription, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

We are looking forward to meeting you!


Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst - 0478 88 63 34


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