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Automation and Controls Project Engineer in the field of MicroGrids and SmartGrids

Resolution date May 17th 2018

Proposal for the assignement of Automation and Controls Project Engineer in the Field of Microgrids and Smartgrids (NºRef.17/2018)


Publish date April 24th 2018
NºRef.17/2018

TITLE: Automation and Controls Project Engineer in the field of MicroGrids and SmartGrids

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Power Systems Group announces a new opening as Project Engineer to work on different technical research projects in the fields of microgrids and smart grids. The tasks to be carried out will be focused to the development and implementation of control and communication boards for laboratory and research projects, power distribution grid management algorithms and grid flexibility controls. Additionally, experimental activities with micro grids including design and implementation of experimental set ups with IREC’s micro grid are expected.
The professional is expected to actively participate in the IREC Energy SmartLab Team.

Qualifications and experience required:
Essential:

- Master and Bachelor in Industrial Electronics and Automatic Control, Electronics, Telecommunication, electrical engineering or similar.
- Experience with communications and automation systems.
- Experience with control boards (e.g. Raspberry pi, or others)
- Experience with industrial/laboratory SCADA systems
- Experience in research industrial and competitive projects.
- Proven experience in related fields and work places.

Preferred:
Knowledge of different programming languages, experience in modelling, control, design or operation of power converters. Experience in power converter reparation and in communication platform deployment. Experience in real field work and installations.

Language required:
Fluent in Spanish, Catalan and English.

Personal Skills:
- Team Worker
- Initiative in Research and Innovation
- Flexibility
- Results-oriented
- Analytical and synthesis capabilities

What we offer:
We offer an interim contract until the permanent seat is approved. Salaries will be paid in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.

How to apply:
Send applications by email directly to ( Aquesta adreça electrònica s'està protegint contra robots de correu brossa, necessiteu que el JavaScript estigui habilitat per a mostrar-la )indicate in the subject "NºRef.17/2018 Automation and Controls Project Engineer in the field of MicroGrids and SmartGrids" including CV, academic and professional records and motivation letter