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Jacobs Principal Control Engineering Consultant - Batteries and Renewables in London, United Kingdom

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About the Opportunity

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior / Principal Control Engineering Consultant—Batteries and Renewables to provide expert guidance and support in the design, implementation, and optimisation of Battery and Renewables control systems. As a Principal Control Engineering Consultant—Batteries and Renewables, you will work closely with clients, project teams, and stakeholders to assess their specific needs, develop control solutions, and ensure the successful integration of Batteries and Renewables with power grids and renewable energy sources. This role requires a deep understanding of power systems, energy storage technologies, control systems, and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clients to understand their project objectives, technical requirements, and regulatory constraints related to Battery and Renewable installation control systems.

  • Design and develop customized control strategies for Battery and Renewables projects based on specifications, grid requirements, and industry best practices.

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of power systems control and grid integration challenges to identify opportunities for Battery and Renewables control system deployment and optimisation.

  • Evaluate the impact and performance of Battery and Renewables control strategies.

  • Provide expert advice on the selection and configuration of control hardware, software, and communication systems for Battery and Renewables installations.

  • Conduct feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses to assess the economic viability and potential revenue streams associated with Battery and Renewables control strategies.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including electrical engineers, software developers, and project managers, to ensure seamless integration of Battery and Renewables control systems.

  • Support the development and implementation of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems for monitoring and controlling Battery and Renewables operations in real time.

  • Perform commissioning and testing of Battery and Renewables control systems to validate their performance, compliance with regulatory standards, and alignment with project requirements.

  • Conduct training sessions and provide technical support to clients, project teams, and operators to ensure effective utilisation and maintenance of Battery and Renewables control systems.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory updates related to Battery and Renewables control and provide recommendations for system improvements and best practices.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.

  • Willingness to travel to client sites and project locations as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Control Systems engineering, or a related field.

  • Experience in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and their applications in energy storage systems.

  • Extensive experience in designing, implementing, and optimising control strategies for Battery and Renewables, energy storage technologies.

  • Knowledge of power systems, grid integration, and renewable energy sources.

  • Strong understanding of control system design principles, including feedback control, optimisation algorithms, and real-time monitoring.

  • Knowledge of industry standards, regulatory requirements, and safety protocols governing Battery and Renewables control systems.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyse complex technical issues related to Battery and Renewables control.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Proven track record in delivering successful projects, meeting deadlines, and managing client expectations.

If you are a driven knowledgeable experienced Control Engineering Consultant with a passion for renewable energy, energy storage

technologies, and grid integration, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to the advancement of sustainable energy

solutions by providing expert guidance and innovative control strategies for Battery Energy Storage Systems.

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