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(junior) Engineer Transmission & Distribution

Posted 17 Jul 2024
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2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Where will you be working?

Your Business Unit is Energy Transition & Sustainable Resources. They are active in the field of raw materials, water and energy transitions, with the aim of improving the quality of life for both current and future generations. With their extensive expertise and skills, they accelerate clients' projects so that they become realized.

They take a bold, creative, and integrated approach to bring about the transition from initiation to execution. They contribute to transitions in raw materials, water and energy systems in; urban areas, industry, transmission, distribution and production. Have the capacity to simplify complex problems and actively involve the environment in the process. They take transitions off the lock and with the global experience, knowledge and resources, they help clients take concrete steps towards a sustainable future. You can be a part of that.

You will be part of the Transmission & Distribution team.

What are you going to do?

As T&D (junior) Engineer you will help Transmission & Distribution (T&D) companies in the Netherlands and abroad with their intended network expansions and reinforcements. You will work in a team with various disciplines, Because it is precisely by bringing together both process and various technical experience that we can accelerate our customers' projects. You are driven to make an impact and realize projects, and passionate about connecting your technical experience to experience in other fields.

Role accountabilities:

  • Technical client liaison from initial contact through project delivery
  • Defining, contributing and/or delivering of Transmission & Distribution (T&D) projects throughout project lifecycle
  • Designing and/or producing electrical engineering deliverables where appropriate
  • Liaise with (CAD) engineers and/or technical third parties to determine safe, cost effective T&D design solutions (e.g. for substations, cable or overhead line connections)

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree or relevant qualification in Electrical Engineering or Power Engineering (either BSc, MSc or PhD) or relevant T&D expertise build up during the career
  • Experience working as a substation and/or plant engineer to international and/or industry standards
  • Preparation of HV substation primary, control & protection and/or secondary equipment design deliverables, feasibility studies (e.g. earthing, fields, transients), reports, programmes and cost estimates
  • Broad knowledge of Transmission & Distribution work field & technologies and a good understanding of how technology influence the operation and performance of the Power Grid
  • Familiar with international T&D standards, working methods and software tooling (e.g. Revit, Elcad, Primtech, AutoCAD, PS CAD, etc)
  • Can demonstrate success in designing and/or engineering and/or delivering projects safely to budget, time and quality that meets customer expectations
  • Ability of working with internal and external parties and working within a strong (international/diverse) team-working culture
  • Experience in writing clear and concise documentation and reports

Notes:

  • Dutch language is an advantage
  • Candidates with limited HV transmission expertise but a strong MV distribution background are also invited
  • You are pro-active, curious and of course fun to work with.

What do we offer?

Wherever you work, whatever you do, as an Arcadian, you contribute to our mission of "Improving quality of life". That is what connects and inspires us. At Arcadis, we ensure that everyone has the opportunity to bring out the best in themselves. By creating an environment where everyone feels at home and has room for development, we believe that together with you, we can make an impact for the future. Arcadis offers you a role with a lot of freedom to independently shape your work within an ambitious and driven team. Additionally, you will regularly collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines. In addition to a pleasant work culture, we also offer:

  • 30 days of leave for full-time employment with the possibility to buy or sell extra days
  • Hybrid working with a professionally equipped home office and an appropriate allowance for the right work-life balance, regardless of whether you work full-time or part-time
  • Performance-based profit sharing
  • Offices located next to train stations and a public transport business card that can also be used privately
  • Arcadis covers 73% of your pension premium
  • International programs through the Lovinklaan Foundation

Waar je ook werkt, wat je ook doet, als Arcadiaan draag jij bij aan het verbeteren van de kwaliteit van leven. ‘Improving quality of life’ is wat ons verbindt en inspireert. We vinden het belangrijk om een betrokken, innovatieve en gezonde werkomgeving te creëren. We ondersteunen onze mensen actief om hun carrière vorm te geven en de wereld positief te veranderen. Daarom staan wij voor een goede mentale gezondheid, welzijn en een duurzame balans tussen werk en privéleven.

Engineering
Amersfoort
Active in 70 countries
36,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years