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Grid Manager (Renewables)

Job Seekers Ireland Engineering Professional Services

Job Summary

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Permanent
  • BBBH810922
  • Mar 31, 2022
  • €70k - €90k
Job Description

The role reports to the Head of Irish Offshore and will be focused on offshore wind projects in Ireland with opportunities to work on the rest of the company's portfolio.

The primary responsibility is the management of onshore and offshore grid connection design and development from the export substation to the system operator connection point.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Projects' grid applications and providing advice and strategic direction to the Project Team.
  • Managing the delivery of onshore and offshore grid infrastructure studies, from early-stage feasibility studies and concept design through to grid code compliance studies and detailed design.
  • Managing teams of consultants, reviewing technical reports and progressing solutions to technical grid issues.
  • Liaising with statutory bodies, ensuring that projects are developed in accordance with required functional specifications.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging grid technologies and lead our understanding of new innovations, technology, techniques, and tools relevant to the connection of offshore wind at scale.
  • Active, enthusiastic involvement in all other elements of project development including health and safety, recruitment, bid preparation and supporting colleagues.
  • Positive contribution to the growth and culture of the company.

Potential

The global requirements for renewable energy are huge and this company will grow significantly over the next decade to help meet that need. Our client is proactively developing offshore wind projects while simultaneously exploring other opportunities. This environment creates significant potential for growth and development of individuals within the company. They are committed to supporting that development through mentoring, coaching, further education and promoting talent internally.

Candidate requirements:

  • An appropriate education with 5-15 years in relevant roles.
  • Experience in similar roles in renewables or other large infrastructure projects would be ideal but other applicable experiences may be just as valuable.
  • Understanding of onshore and offshore platform substation technologies, cable corridor route selection and export connections.
  • Working knowledge of the grid application process and grid code compliance in Ireland.
  • Exposure to activities such as grid infrastructure development, grid application process and grid code compliance.
  • An understanding of HVAC and HVDC technologies.
  • Excellent team player with a track record of relationship building at all levels.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential.
  • Good organisational skills with strong ability to multitask.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Barry Bowen
Barry Bowen
  • Manager | Engineering Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300
  • bbowen@morganmckinley.com