Grid Connection Specialist

Posted 16 November 2023
Salary £450 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameBilly Hunt

Job description

​Job Title: Grid Connection Specialist (Contract)

Duration: 6-12 months

Location: Wales

Pay Rate: £450 per day

Our client, a leading renewable energy developer, is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Grid Connection Specialist to join their team on a contract basis for 6-12 months. This position will focus on solar and energy storage projects throughout Wales.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the grid connection process, as well as a strong background in renewable energy systems, particularly solar and energy storage technologies. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the development of clean energy solutions and play a vital role in promoting a sustainable future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the grid connection process for solar and energy storage projects

  • Liaise with Distribution Network Operators (DNOs), Independent Connection Providers (ICPs), and other stakeholders to secure grid connection agreements

  • Evaluate and assess grid connection options, considering technical, financial, and regulatory factors

  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other team members to ensure seamless integration of grid connection activities within project timelines

  • Monitor and track grid connection progress, providing regular updates to relevant stakeholders

  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure timely and cost-effective grid connections

  • Stay informed of relevant industry regulations, standards, and best practices

  • Support the development and maintenance of internal processes and documentation related to grid connections


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in grid connection management for renewable energy projects, specifically solar and energy storage systems

  • Comprehensive understanding of UK grid connection processes, regulations, and standards

  • Strong knowledge of renewable energy technologies, with a focus on solar and energy storage systems

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Flexibility to travel to various project sites as needed

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record

To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter, and any relevant certifications to billy@greenrecruitmentcompany.com. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TGRC Limited is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.