Grid Specialist

Posted 16 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureDigital & Technology
Contact NameCordelia Barker

Job description

Grid Specialist

The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to have partnered with a mission-led, leading global operator specialised in the provision of renewable energy solutions, to identifying a new Grid Specialist, to join their dynamic London team.

The business to date has delivered over 5GW of renewable energy and secured over $3,50bn in project financing.


  • Reporting to the Managing Director, this position will be accountable for: Identifying potential capacity opportunities, assess sites for connection viability, able to evaluate viability of a grid connection. Utilise network flow and power system analysis techniques to investigate new project opportunities.

  • Managing grid connection from origination to completion.

  • Liaising with DNO/National Grid pre-connection application and post connection offer acceptance.

  • Building relationships with DNOs, National Grid, ICPs and IDNOs

  • Managing complete process of grid applications, ensuring they are submitted in time. Liaising with the engineering team for required details for connection applications.

  • Techno-commercial appraisal of the grid connection offers. Evaluating potential for cost reduction of contestable works, network constraints, and grid risk mitigation.

  • Technical due diligence of grid connections for potential projects identified for acquisition.


  • Degree in Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.

  • Deep understanding of the grid network in UK both for distribution and transmission.

  • Knowledge of UK energy landscape.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience. DNO experience preferable.