EUMETSAT – Power Systems Engineer



EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany
Closing date: 02 December 2019

EUMETSAT is looking for an experienced Power Systems Engineer to be responsible for the operation and maintenance activities of the Headquarters Building’s power supply and security systems infrastructure.

What you’ll be doing

  • Managing EUMETSAT’s power supply and building monitoring infrastructure in compliance with the applicable Service Level Agreements;
  • Ensuring regular servicing and maintenance of all power supply and security systems, which includes the procurement and management of such contracts;
  • Supporting organisational objectives to contain consumption of energy and related costs whilst reducing carbon footprint;
  • Providing expertise and operational competence in the field of power supply infrastructure, uninterruptable power supply (UPS), backup diesel generators and actively participating in related steering groups;
  • Implementing and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, such as Electrical Safety in the Workplace (i.e. DIN, EN, VDE, UVV, etc.);
  • Planning the renewal and future development of all power supply, safety and security systems and supporting the budget planning for these systems;
  • Delivering technical expertise and supporting the planning and implementation of new building projects;
  • Participating in the 24/7 on call service;

What EUMETSAT offers

  • Excellent salary, of a minimum of EURO 5797 NET which is negotiable based on skills and experience
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave
  • Private medical coverage for employee and family
  • Attractive final salary pension
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays
  • Training and development support
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable)


a) Qualifications

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant professional experience, knowledge and skills in power electronics

 b) Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of applicable German and European regulations such as EN, DIN, VDE, UVV, VDMA and the ISO 9001 standard;
  • Proven experience in the design of complex power distribution systems including short circuit and selectivity calculations;
  • Proven experience in the design of complex power distribution systems including short circuit and selectivity calculations;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in planning and operating uninterruptible power supply systems. Proven experience with medium voltage systems;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in power distribution to computing equipment and cooling systems;
  • Good knowledge in automatic control engineering and networking;
  • Proven experience in a full time 24/7 operational environment where un-interrupted service must be ensured;
  • Proven experience on applying occupational health & safety regulations and fire prevention concepts;
  • Computer literate, in particular, a good knowledge of MS Office and Outlook, AutoCAD, CAFM and Project Management tools

As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).




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