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Grid Services Engineer

  • Location: Perth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Conventional Power
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035698
NRL’s client based in Perth are looking to recruit a Grid Services Engineer for a 6 month contract – offered on a PAYE basis.

About the role:

  • Developing and managing gas connections for Low Carbon pipeline projects
  • Working with the relevant 3rd parties to determine how the project will be connected for fuel – requirements informed by our Process Team
  • Liaising with engineering and project team to develop and manage the connection
  • Capable of feeding into development the Transport and Storage requirements at strategic, commercial, and technical level with a view to managing carbon/hydrogen connections in the future
  • Establishing potential ancillary services for Low Carbon projects and working with project/engineering/commercial team to ensure these are captured and optimised
  • Managing the grid connections for some of company projects
  • There may be other discrete tasks reviewing consultations or tenders applicable to projects or feasibility of application of other technology (eg. Integrating BESS)

What you will need?

  • Ideally will have some kind of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Qualifications
  • Specifically looking for someone with experience of gas connections as well as electrical grid connections – contractual arrangements, application process and steps - prior dealings with National Grid Gas would be useful
  • Grid (electrical) experience - renewables or thermal
  • Good understanding of GB gas and/or electricity systems – connections processes, charging regimes etc.
  • Broad understanding of technologies – CCGT, storage (BESS), CCS and future Hydrogen (CCGTs and electrolysis)