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Electrical Engineer

Contribute to engineering designs for Wind and PV Plants in Madrid at EDP Renewables, a global renewable energy leader.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
Madrid, Spain  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   2 months ago

About EDP Renewables

Company Overview

EDP Renewables (EDPR)

Madrid, Spain

2007

Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, management, and operation of renewable power plants, focusing primarily on wind and increasingly on solar energy.

Sales of electricity generated from renewable sources, government incentives for renewable energy production.

Locations & Geography

EDPR operates in three broad geographic areas: Europe, North America and South America. Specifically, in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Spain, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Romania, Belgium and Greece.

Significant contributor to local economies through job creation and infrastructure development, particularly in regions transitioning towards renewable energy.

Company Culture

Committed to leading the energy transition to sustainability, focusing on innovation and respect for the environment.

Supports a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encourages innovation and offers opportunities for professional growth.

Invests in employee training and development to support both personal growth and the company's strategic goals.

Activities & Projects

Involved in large-scale wind and solar projects across various global markets, aiming to significantly increase its renewable capacity by 2030.

Pioneering projects in offshore wind and innovative solar technologies.

Strong focus on sustainability, aiming to achieve carbon neutrality and integrating ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles into its operations.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities across engineering, project management, and administrative functions, particularly in renewable energy sectors.

Offers competitive benefits, including health and wellness programs, to support the well-being of its employees.

Contact Information

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EDP Renewables Careers

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's fourth-largest wind and solar energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets.

EDPR is committed to furthering social advances in terms of sustainability and integration. This is reflected by the inclusion of the company in the Bloomberg Gender Equality index and the fact that it has been certified as a Top Employer 2023 in Europe, both of which recognise its employee-driven policies.

General Description

Collaborate actively in the development of engineering designs in the different phases: pre-design, basic engineering design and executive project of the Wind and PV Plants at country level in coordination with local and corporate teams assuring the most optimized designs and the inclusion of all technical specifications in their most upgrade version to guarantee technical suitability and technical and economic efficiency. Create and implement best practices engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.

Main Accountabilities

  1. Support to M&A Process:
    • Collaborate with Business Engineering and Construction Area to perform Technical Due Diligences to acquire projects in different levels of Development performing CapEx estimations, risk analysis, technical reports…
  2. Engineering Management:
    • Execution of the development of engineering and designs in the different stages: pre-design, basic, executive and tender project, supervise technical feasibility of those ones assuring EDPR technical standards and project specific conditions.
    • Challenge Technical Standards applicability and verify and justify deviations from them, to assure the technical solvency and the technical-economic efficiency of the projects.
    • Initiate and develop creative and innovative engineering processes.
    • Ensure strong communication between local E&C teams and Corporate Areas to facilitate exchange of information and to implement change, improvements and best practices
  3. Engineering Specialized Support:
    • Support the elaboration of the specifications for basic and executive projects; supervise the technical adequacy of them, ensuring the compliance with EDPR standard and other specific project restraining in close coordination with Corporate Areas.
    • Provide specialized technical support in the tender processes and assists E&C teams and, if only indirectly, Purchasing Department in the adjudication negotiation to guarantee the best technical-economic conditions in the awarding.
  4. Studies Coordination:
    • Coordinate and validate with other Technical Support Units the execution of specific key studies (collector system, roads design, foundation design, noises, or others) for its integration in the engineering project, to minimize the risk associated to the construction process.
  5. Providers and Supplier Management:
    • Establish relationships with the main suppliers and providers for the whole value chain in order to include the most efficient technical and economical options to the engineering designs for each site.
  6. Common Standards:
    • Assure the application of the common standards in the studies and projects, supervising its adaptation to applicable local regulation, to avoid non-justified deviations and maximize the investment efficiency with all the technical warranty needed. Detects the inconsistencies of EDPR standards to adapt them to company reality.
  7. Company Policy and Legal Compliance:
    • Understand and apply policies to prevent occupational hazards, environment and quality to ensure implementation and compliance on tasks under their responsibility.
  8. EDPR Interests Representations:
    • Represent EDPR to agencies and institutions, public and private, in matters relating to its jurisdiction to enforce the interests of EDPR.

Requirements

Required Education: Degree in Electrical Engineering is required

Required Professional Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in design and redaction of different kind of projects for wind farms, PV Plants, substations and high voltages lines.
  • 3 – 5 years of planning, design, and engineering experience is required
  • Experience in managing and supervision of engineering projects.
  • Experience in coordination and planning in engineering teams and external engineering companies
  • Renewable Energy experience is preferred
  • Power utility experience is preferred

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of transmission systems, medium and high voltage substation electrical equipment, underground distribution systems, dynamics and stability modeling of Power Pools, the Interconnection
  • English language.
  • Knowledge of Power System software is preferred
  • Normative and regulations.
  • AutoCad, ArcGIS, Infraworks
  • User level of office software.

Skills:

  • Proactive and resolutive skills
  • Soft skills

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

What makes us proud as an employer:

  • TOP Employer Europe 2024 certification.
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2022.
  • Top Workplaces US 2022. Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time

Company

Oct 30, 2024

On-site

EDP Renewables

Madrid, Spain

Mid-Senior level

UTC+01:00

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