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Grid Connection Manager

Grid Connection Manager

  • Location

    Sydney

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

  • Contact email:

    tim@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    GSPA61

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-22

  • Consultant:

    Tim Hall

Summary:

A well respected, multinational renewable energy company are seeking a Grid Connection Manager to work across a variety of renewable energy technologies including solar PV, battery storage and onshore wind on various sized projects across Australia.

 

The Grid Connection Manager will be responsible for developing and managing strategies surrounding grid connections. You will provide innovation and support engineers in any grid related matters. You will work with statutory bodies in order to develop and influence grid policy

 

Responsibilities

As Grid Connection Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

·        Generating relationships with industry bodies. This includes network operators in particular

·        Identifying and unlocking opportunities within T&D networks

·        Developing and utilising techniques to minimise grid limitations on projects

·        Develop innovative solutions for multi technology connections of renewable energy sources

·        Grid negotiations for projects in order to minimise commercial and technical risks

·        Troubleshooting in relation to grid matters

·        Work alongside the wider grid team to develop grid strategy

·        Provide grid connection guidance on offer and modification processes

·        Keep up to date on regulatory and commercial processes whilst advising on solutions

·        Evaluating and providing assistance in the negotiation of grid connection methodologies with AEMO, NSPs, etc

·        Supporting policy development relating to contestable works

·        Participate in and develop sufficient processes to delivery project aims

·        Evaluate and reduce project costs

·        Oversee project activity including balance of plant tenders and requirements

·        Work with multi-disciplinary teams to support requirements relating to project financing

·        Create strategic planning processes and develop grid feasibility studies  

 

Candidate requirements:

You will have the following skills, experience and knowledge

·        Power Systems design knowledge

·        Policy development knowledge

·        Understanding of Australian Renewable energy market market

·        Ability to develop relationships with grid providers

·        Financial analysis knowledge and the ability to produce financial reports

·        Experience in NSP and regulatory issues

·        Commercial and technical experience in grid connection

·        Appropriate degree in technical discipline