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Jacobs Global HVDC Systems & Offshore Grids Lead in Dublin, Ireland

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our Power Solutions team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space. We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions from replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable energy to developing demand side management strategies.

The energy industry, particularly transmission grids, is undergoing major changes to accommodate for regional and global decarbonization and energy transition targets. HVDC technology is increasingly becoming a major player in this energy paradigm shift to enable large-scale renewable energy generation, such as offshore wind.

As a vital member of our team, you’ll be recognized as an industry leader and expert with Jacobs’ clients. This is a global role where you’ll be collaborating and working across multiple disciplines and regions to leverage Jacobs’ advisory, planning, permitting, and engineering expertise to strengthen our position in the power & energy market.

As the Global HVDC Systems & Offshore Grids Lead, you will closely work with regional HVDC and power transmission experts within Jacobs to lead and support ongoing HVDC related business development, projects, staffing needs, and thought leadership to represent Jacobs with clients and industry conferences. To achieve this, it is expected that you will have significant experience as a technical SME and/or Senior Project Delivery on large scale HVDC projects (onshore and/or offshore) as well as business and proposal development.

Working for Jacobs

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. Working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

•Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, from a recognized institution (Master’s or PhD degree in power systems, an asset)

•Membership of a recognised professional institution /organisation preferably at a Fellowship level

•Significant discipline/ industry presence recognised and valued by Jacobs’ clients at the national or international level.

•Industry recognized expertise as an HDVC Technical Authority able to work with our teams to solve technical problems and achieve a high level of assurance on project deliverables.

•Knowledge of applicable industry standards such as IEC, IEEE and CIGRE

•Exceptional problem-solving and analytical capabilities with a focus achieving results

•Team player with great interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with ability to identify and convey a convincing value proposition

•Experience across a broad range of clients including renewable developers

•Ability and willingness to travel globally

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

•Direct experience with HVDC applications in offshore wind

•Active ongoing involvement in HVDC-delated working groups and standards committees

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/) .

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676) .

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