Power Systems Designer - Power Charger Systems Off-Road


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: HR The Hague

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Master

About this role: Power Systems Designer - Power Charger Systems Off-Road

Brunel are looking to identify Master's Degree or PhD educated Electrical Engineers with various levels of experience in electrical power systems and engineering, ideally obtained via electric charger systems for mobility, EPC contractors, TSOs/DSOs, research projects and/or providing an engineering consultancy service. This 2 year contract is to work for a prestigious, global company renowned in the Oil, Gas and Renewables sectors. In regard to work location for this position, you can be based within their two offices (Amsterdam, Netherlands and Houston, United States) or undertake this position remotely across the globe.

NOTE: POSITION CAN BE PERFORMED REMOTELY. Should you wish to relocate, whilst assistance may be provided this would be at your own cost.


- Delivery of full system design to be realized and instrumental in the realisation of the system in close collaboration with the relevant internal and external partners.

- IP generation in the relevant domains

- Driving large scale industrial mobility system solutions in the Power systems design team

- Contributing to new technology evaluation, outside of contracted company, in the various open innovation instruments (University collaborations/long range, partnership with start-ups and scale-ups companies)

- Strong interaction with application system design counterparts (i.e. charger-vehicle environment), within Shell and with external partners

- Strong interaction with the system software development partners

- - Supplier network building and joint technology development where needed.

- New technology evaluation fitting roadmap extension opportunities

Tasks include:

- Design of prototype and demonstration systems for site power architectures integrating 5-80MW charging infrastructure for (multiple) industrial vehicles, supporting microgrid infrastructure and connect to industrial external grid infrastructure and auxiliary renewable power where appropriate.

- Focus on system design defining power, data, connectivity and functionality for each of the system layers and subsystems required for delivery of the required energy, power and services.

- Related power topologies and electronic solutions

- - Focus on realisation of scaling architectures accommodating:

future system expansion facilitating customer future power (related) needs.

easy reuse of technology in follow up market expansion; company standards and involvement in industry standards.

facilitating systems developing leading customer increasing demands or preparing next segment technology jumps.



- Preferably PhD degree (or equivalent) in Electrical engineering and/or a Master’s degree (or equivalent). Relevant working experience in power transmission and distribution, renewable power generation and its system integration is a plus or a requirement depending on the position.

- Understanding of primary/secondary power transmission/distribution/storage components (e.g. Bidirectional power systems, power transformer, circuit breaker, shunt reactors/capacitors, FACTS, HVDC) and their application in the context of renewable generation, power transmission and industrial electrification and mobility projects.

- Experience in contributing to or managing technology development activities.

- Electrical power system and engineering experience obtained via electric charger systems for mobility, EPC contractor, TSO/DSO, research project or providing consultancy/engineering service.


Our client will competitively compensate for the right skillset, offering an opportunity to contribute to a brand new project and be influential in a assisting a globally renowned company's transition to net zero emissions.

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Stephen Hardy
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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