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Grid Manager

Job title: Grid Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: 4/5 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia
Industry: Renewable Energy
Start Date: 06/03/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30473
Contact name: Dominic Tay
Contact email: dominic@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Formative Search is partnering with a leading renewable energy developer based in Sydney with a strong pipeline of projects across Australia. They are currently looking for a Grid Manager to join their team and oversee the grid application processes for multiple projects. 

The ideal candidate must have prior experience with applying and successfully obtaining grid network approval from AEMO. Successful candidates will be working alongside a strong team of project developers with decades of experience in the industry.

The Role:

  • Work alongside the development and technical services teams to drive the network connections process and obtain connection approvals
  • coordinate the process to successfully deliver project connections 
  • Deliver technical, project management, cost and planning activities 
  • Work with and maintain relationships with grid-connection consultants and AEMO
  • Keep up to speed with the latest technology and regulatory changes.
  • Provide technical support to Generator Performance Standard negotiations and NSP requirements.
  • Support the development and EPC technical teams in managing connection risks and defining scope requirements.
  • Managing the technical aspects of the connection process to deliver connection approvals across the development portfolio.

Experience required:

  • Very strong understanding of the grid-connection process, AEMO and NSP requirements.
  • At least 8 years of experience in the power or renewable energy industry
  • A degree in power engineering is preferred.
  • Must have track record of obtaining connection approvals from AEMO.
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