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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Location: 

Sunderland, GB London, GB None, GB Edinburgh, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Project BESS Engineer


EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

As part of the Central Technical Organisation (CTO) the EDF Renewables Engineering Team provides engineering governance, oversight and support for all asset types across their lifecycle from origination to decommissioning.

Now a wholly owned subsidiary of EDF Renewables, Pivot Power has an extensive portfolio of approximately 2GW of projects throughout the country at various stages of development, including 100MW of operational assets.and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The Project Engineer – Battery Energy Storage Systems will play a key role in delivering on our BESS ambitions. You will be responsible for providing project engineering, leadership and oversight for BESS projects in development and construction.

What's my role and where will I fit in?


•    Deliver Project Engineering activities for assigned BESS projects
•    Contribute to governance, oversight and support activities for BESS projects
•    Ensure Engineering activities in relation to EDF Renewables BESS portfolio are undertaken in accordance with statutory requirements and EDF Renewables’ policies
•    Embed Engineering excellence, operational experience, and best available techniques into BESS Engineering activities
•    Embed the consideration of risk and lifetime costs in all Engineering activities
•    Ensure that operational learning and operational requirements are key considerations in the origination, design and construction of BESS assets

What do I need to be great in this role?


As the successful applicant, you will contribute to building a compelling vision for delivering Engineering Excellence in the CTO, Engineering Team, and the BESS portfolio, demonstrating an ability to lead and add value to opportunities in a highly competitive and changing marketplace. 

You will work closely with the BESS and PV Solar lead to ensure technical support and guidance to BESS projects in delivery of EDF ambitions. You will be responsible for contributing to a strong, collaborative and positive working culture within CTO Engineering the wider business, and our contract partners, and for delivering the full potential of synergies and efficiencies with the wider business.

Requirements:
•    Engineering degree
•    Experience of managing risks and challenges in an industrial scale generation environment
•    Flexibility to travel around the UK and overseas if required
•    Full clean driving licence

What are the Rewards?


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

The closing date for this role will be the 6th of November 2022

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:
Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero. 


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