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Lead Power System Engineer (m/f/d)

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Lead Power System Engineer (m/f/d)

Location: Munich, Bremen, Essen, Berlin, Hamburg, Fontainebleau (France), Madrid (Spain)

Anderson McQue is recruiting for our client who is a very successful international engineering and consulting firm.

Join the Power Transmission & Distribution team as Lead Power System Engineer (m/f/d) with relevant industrial experience to lead and supervise system studies.

The ideal candidate already comes with experience in a team leader role and has a very good understanding of the power and energy system modelling context. The candidate should furthermore take an active role in further developing the power systems team and lead on sales activities in this area.

In the interdisciplinary project teams you will work on projects for a sustainable power supply with high shares of renewable energies. Typical projects would be in the field of energy transmission and distribution systems, grid connection of Solar PV, Wind, Hybrid and BESS power plants as well as green hydrogen plants.

The team is based in the Munich office, however, the option of working in the Fontainebleau (France), Madrid (Spain), Bremen, Essen, Berlin or Hamburg offices will be considered for the right candidate.

Salary: Negotiable, DOE

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead, supervise and quality check Power System Studies.

  • Network modelling of full national transmission grids, local distribution and industrial grids, island grids or large-scale off grid hybrid systems.

  • Liaison between system studies, network design and energy system modelling.

  • Prepare, check and approve detailed technical reports.

  • Mentor, coach and develop team members.

  • Project management of complete study projects as well as of work packages.

  • Provide support for proposal preparation.

  • Liaise and communicate effectively with team, clients and stakeholders.


Your Benefits:

  • Tradition meets Modern: As a medium-sized family business, the corporate culture is characterized by unbureaucratic, dynamic and collaborative, flat hierarchies. Our client combines long-standing tradition with innovative approaches and the latest technologies.

  • Profits are being shared with the employees, employee recommendations and publications of technical articles will be rewarded, and outstanding projects will be honoured with Excellence Awards.

  • Become part of a great vision: our client aspires to drive the energy transition, promote environmental protection and contribute to improving the quality of life for all.

  • Your health and the environment will be taken care of through mobile and flexible work offer, generous special leave allowance in addition to mandated holidays, bike leasing, Job Ticket, gym allowance, comfortable and adjustable working areas, co-payment for workplace prescription eyewear and an Employee Assistance Program. (Customized according to country)


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with power systems specialization.

  • You have relevant experience in power network simulations including in the following fields:

  • Grid Integration Studies

  • Steady state studies

  • Dynamic and transient simulations

  • Grid Code compliance

  • Power quality studies/harmonics studies and filter design

  • Software experience in DIgSilent PowerFactory, PSS/E, NEPLAN and/or ETAP

  • Experience in the following fields would be of benefit:

  • Energy System Master Planning with PLEXOS

  • Grid connection of Renewable Energy Plants and Large-Scale Battery Storage Systems (BESS)

  • High Voltage and Extra High Voltage Systems

  • You are fluent in English. Proficiency in French is a benefit.

  • Previous experience of working in a consulting environment would be a benefit.

  • You are used to working flexibly, independently and reliably in a team.

  • You focus on quality and ensuring excellence of deliverables for both project reports and proposals.

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in particular considering email correspondence, technical report writing and presentations.

  • You are able to work in a fast-paced environment, often working on multiple projects at any one time.

  • Our client serves projects in worldwide locations so the ideal candidate will be comfortable with travelling internationally for meetings and/or presentations.

What our client doesn’t care about at all:

Your ethnic background, gender, religion or ideology, disability, age or sexual identity do not matter. The main thing is that you fit in and you’re passionate about your job!

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please, contact Jochen Leinung at Anderson McQue (+353-86 1022573) by sending an up-to-date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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