Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Engineer – Jacobs

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Your Impact: About the opportunity: The Jacobs Power and Energy team carries out work for a range of traditional sector organisations as well as new comers, to our local markets and to our sector.

This includes work on energy storage systems, transmission system assets, HVDC interconnectors, inertia systems, wind farms and advanced facilities for mission critical industries in the technology and process sectors. We mostly focus at EHV transmission level work but carry out work at lower voltage levels where associated with our prime focus. Our team has a clear focus on innovation and supporting industries and organisations focused on decarbonisation of our energy systems.

We are looking to appoint an Electrical Engineer with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) experience to strengthen our capability in flexible power and energy systems.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of energy storage using BESS, including, but not limited to, battery chemistry, duty cycling and performance, design optimization for efficiency and reliability, battery safety and battery inverter systems. In addition, the candidate will be competent in battery systems design, HV substation integration, supervision of battery installation and commissioning activities, development of battery tender specifications and review of tender responses.

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