Power System Engineer

Power System Engineer

Vestas

Porto, Portugal

Responsibilities

As a Power System Engineer in Plant Electrical Engineering, you will be a part of the Grid Modelling and Analysis team and report to the Team Leader of Plant Electrical Engineering. Your main responsibilities and tasks will be:

  • Ensure performance and quality of electrical simulation models of our wind turbines and plant controllers, through development, testing and validation;
  • Review and ensure engineering designs together with specialists in the team;
  • Ensure that our electrical simulation models can be certified worldwide by working closely with your colleagues in Denmark and with inputs from Vestas technical sales engineers and TSOs globally;
  • Analyse functionality of power electronic converter systems and power plant controllers;
  • Participate in cross functional teams developing power system related functionalities of wind turbines and power plant controllers;
  • Provide technical solutions to address specific challenges to integrate wind power plant into the grid without impacting stability and reliability;
  • Engineering activities in optimising the electrical simulation model development and validation processes;
  • Perform power system simulations and transient analysis for specific challenges observed in power networks with high penetration levels of renewable energy sources.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Engineering or similar;
  • Experience with power system engineering;
  • Knowledge of different power system simulation tools (PSS/E, DigSilent PowerFactory, PSCAD, MATLAB/Simulink);
  • It will be an advantage that you have knowledge in:
    • Power system time domain and frequency domain modelling and stability/transient analysis;
    • Electromagnetic and electromechanical transients of power system devices following abnormal events;
    • Software and programming skills (C, C++, Python, Jira, SourceTree, Git, etc.);
    • Power electronic converters applied to non-conventional power generation systems;
    • Controller design across different applications in machine drive systems and power system dynamics.

Competencies

We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:

  • Demonstrate your experience by making simple solutions for complex issues;
  • Good communication skills and stakeholder management;
  • Enjoy to deliver results through both others and yourself;
  • A strong networker and able to build, develop and maintain relationships in a global environment;
  • Team player and able to work well in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Process oriented and have a structured way to work;
  • Lead your surroundings in a proactive manner;
  • Possess English skills at a high level.

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