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Graduate Power System Engineer

Baan in Wokingham, Verenigd Koninkrijk

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Engels (Vloeiend)

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0 tot 1 jaren


Dec 15, 2019 10:59 PM

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Role requirements

  • This programme consists of rotational placements and therefore you must be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.
  • Qualifications:You must have, or be predicted to gain, a 2:2 degree classification or above in the one of the following subjects:
  • Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Physics or Maths.

About the role

  • As a Power System Engineer Graduate within the Electricity System Operator, you’ll play a key role in ensuring the lights stay on.
  • Within an Operation team you could be working close to the control rooms through analysing real-time system behaviour, simulating network issues and ensuring the control room have the tools and processes they need to maintain network security and the balance of supply and demand.
  • Within a Planning team you could find yourself defining the long-term strategy for our energy industry by simulating long term network behaviour, assessing extreme scenarios and helping design the network of tomorrow.

What you'll do

You will be:

  • Assessing how our networks should be upgraded and expanded.
  • Developing algorithms to work out energy demand for next week.
  • Assessing worst case network faults so we can maintain our security standards.
  • Integrating new tools into our control rooms so staff can manage complex scenarios, such as increasing amounts of renewable energy connecting to the network.
  • Working with all GB transmission owners to ensure our network simulation models are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Providing a compelling, transparent view of future network capability, the issues associated with rapidly changing supply and demand patterns and the necessary development and implementation of innovative solutions.
  • All technical analysis necessary to offshore electricity network design.
  • Assessing system access and maintenance plans to ensure the system can be operated both securely and economically.
  • Ensuring the compliance & reliability of a range of existing and future generation connections.
  • Managing the technical aspects of electricity frameworks (both GB and Europe).

What's in it for you

Whatever your specific responsibilities, you'll be surrounded by the leading experts in the industry who are solving some of the biggest energy challenges we have ever seen. The knowledge and understanding of how we keep the lights on that can be understood only within the System Operator have been the foundations for the careers of many of our company leaders.

What you'll get

Youwill receive a starting salary of £28,105 (or £29,127 if you hold a Masters) and a £2000 joining bonus. You will also have access to a number of additional benefits such as 25 days’ holiday, a generous completion payment, an accommodation allowance as you move around the business, a competitive pension scheme and a number of flexible benefits to name just a few.

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

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National Grid is one of the world's largest utilities, focused on delivering energy safely, efficiently, reliably and responsibly. National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. We play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and northeastern US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner.

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