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Grid Connection Engineer - Siemens Gamesa Denmark Permanent

For our Grid Compliance Testing group we are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Grid Connection Engineer. Grid Compliance is part of the Offshore Electrical Drive Train R&D Department located in Denmark. The Team consists of test, grid connection and simulation engineers.

The group is responsible for the coordination, assessments and interpretation of relevant grid codes and grid connection standards as well as the execution of all relevant electrical grid compliance measurements for WT’s developed by SGRE. The results of the grid code assessments will be utilized for development projects and as input for evaluation and assessment of measurement results of grid compliance tests. Furthermore results are used for internal verification and validation as well as for external parties (e.g. customers, system operators and certification bodies to provide required certificates for specific markets). Further aspects of the grid code work are to break down grid code requirements (usually specified at WPP level) to requirements for the various components in a WPP (e.g. the WT, WPP control) by means of simulation models as e.g. DIgSILENT Power Factory. Other aspects of the work are the understanding and defining of new functionalities future WT’s need to provide to fulfill grid codes as well as technology development projects.

Quality and delivery as promised are key performance elements in the daily work to ensure best in class wind turbines for our customers.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Coordination, evaluation and assessments of relevant grid code requirements and grid connection standards
  • Breakdown of grid code requirements by means of simulation tools
  • Ensuring the right quality and deliver as promised to our projects and costumers
  • Specifying new features and functions WT’s and WPP need to provide to fulfill grid codes
  • Support defining test plans for new wind turbine measurement campaigns based on grid code knowledge
  • Analyzing, evaluating and reporting of test result


What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar combined with some experience in the area of grid compliance of wind turbines and wind power plants or other electrical equipment
  • You have knowledge in the following areas: MV and LV power systems, harmonics and flicker analysis, protection systems, wind turbines / wind power plants and grid connection requirements
  • Preferable you have experience with an simulation tool (e.g. Matlab Simulink, DIgSILENT Power Factory or others)
  • You are result oriented, structured and a dedicated team player
  • You are able to work in an international and multi-cultural environment
  • You are able to work under pressure and balance multiple simultaneous tasks and large amounts of data
  • You can handle interfaces with numerous parties
  • You possess good communication skills in general and excellent English skills both orally and in writing


There will be at least 10 travel days a year to the various test sites.

In case you have acquired your skills in alternative ways your application is just as well appreciated.

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