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Power System Engineer

National Grid
Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA
£45,030 to £64,999 + Benefits package + Training and Development.
Closing date
15 Jan 2023

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Design, Electrical, Electronics, Systems
Power, Renewables
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Join us on the journey to Net Zero

You’ll join a community of experts in the Power Quality and Dynamic Performance team. A highly technical team facilitating connection of renewable and interconnectors to the grid. You’ll also be involved in new technologies discussions and specifications including innovation projects related to renewables and new technologies.

You’ll lead the design of the electricity transmission system, ensuring efficient and effective management of power quality and dynamic performance issues on National Grid's Electricity Transmission network. Working closely with customers, supporting compliance assessments to ensure that they can connect to the transmission network. 

To do this, you’ll be involved in a range of power quality and dynamic performance studies such as harmonic analysis, EMT analysis and/or control interaction studies to ensure compliance with relevant standards. You’ll maintain the integrity and safety of the network for all infrastructure and connection developments in the fields of Power Quality and Dynamic Performance.

What you'll need

You’ll demonstrate a good knowledge of Power System fundamentals, good knowledge of power system studies in EMT or power system harmonic analysis. You will have a bachelor’s degree in power system engineering or application of power electronics in power systems, as well as the following:

  • Strong skills in RMS or EMT simulation tools (preferably DigSilent PowerFactory or PSCAD)
  • Familiar with the application of power converters in power system
  • Can present technical information to a range of stakeholders through written reports and presentations.
  • Customer Engagement 
  • Some experience in Power Industry/ Consultancy

What's in it for you?

  • £45,030 to £64,999 + Benefits package + Training and Development.
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 26 after two years’ service) plus eight statutory days. 
  • The option to buy additional or sell holiday days. 
  • Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. Overall, 18%.
  • Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave – so long as it’s relevant to your role. 
  • Access to flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few. 
  • Family care benefits including a back-up care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through (six paid days each year as standard with the option to purchase further days). 
  • Access to apps which support health, fitness and wellbeing.

More Information

The closing date for this vacancy is 15th January 2023, however we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid reserves the right to remove this advert or close it for further applications at any point during the recruitment process.

At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.


National Grid is at the heart of energy in the UK. The electricity we provide gets the nation to work, powers schools and lights everyone’s way home. Our energy network connects the nation, so it’s essential that it’s continually evolving, advancing and improving. That’s why we need the very best people to join the team.

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