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Lead Substation Engineer

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative, and empowering culture?


Ramboll is at the forefront of addressing the green transition and offers a holistic approach to energy that supports the sector on the journey toward more sustainable solutions. With 1,800 experts in 14 countries covering the full spectrum of technologies and all parts of the value chain, from production and transmission to distribution, Ramboll plans, designs, and implements energy solutions worldwide.

As Lead Substation Engineer at Rambøll, you will join an exceptional technical environment with 28 passionate colleagues in Denmark supported by a global engineering center. The department is highly experienced and delivers engineering and consultancy services globally within the energy sector for projects around the world.

The primary focus of their services is electrical engineering, HV equipment, LV equipment, cable runway design, and interface coordination. The department covers all aspects of a project, including concept and feasibility studies, detailed engineering, EPC, follow-on engineering, and owners’ engineering. Furthermore, they also support clients with operation and maintenance.

With direct report to a team leader, your primary focus will be the management and planning of offshore substations. You will get to work with projects at different stages, ranging from concept phases to detail engineering. Some projects are pure consultancy, and others are EPC projects.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Discipline leader in interdisciplinary project teams in all execution phases, from early development through detailed design to the construction phase
  • Carry out design and lead electrical studies and calculations for HV and LV systems
  • Produce technical specifications and technical data sheets for HV and LV equipment such as transformers, generators, switchboards, UPS/batteries, lighting, grounding and equalization philosophies, lightning protection, and cables
  • Has insight into protection and switching philosophies, including power management systems
  • Provide input for procurement and handle technical clarifications before and during the execution phase
  • Provide input to and participate in FAT, SAT, and commissioning
  • Budget and progress follow-up
  • Participate in tendering for projects

Your starting point for constant growth
When you join Ramboll, they will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this position, you need to have a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in electrical design and an understanding of technical requirements from offshore wind farms, electrification, oil, and gas, or similar industries. You also have good insight into cable routing and equipment, have experience in managing projects, and know how to maintain a high level of commitment to the project team.

You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in automation, electrical or Mechanical engineering.

As a person, you are a fantastic team player. You have a great drive and want things to succeed for both yourself, the projects, and your colleagues. You are also self-driven, extroverted, and analytical and have a detailed and systematic approach toward tasks. You possess excellent communication skills, enjoy contact with others, and confidently engage with clients and colleagues.

Traveling: The projects are worldwide but managed from Denmark, so there are few travel days.

Domicile: You will work at one of their offices in Esbjerg, Copenhagen, Vejle or Aarhus, so any permits required to live and work in Denmark are mandatory.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Research Consultant Julie Philipsen, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 61 31 40 04. All applications are treated confidentially and can either be in Danish or English.

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