• Department: Engineering
  • Reporting to: Green Hydrogen and Innovation Manager
  • Job Location: Santiago de Chile
  • Travel Required: Intermittent travel to sites in Chile

Company Overview:

A world free of fossil fuels. If you share our vision, then join us on our mission.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference in averting the climate crisis, in an organisation that is at the forefront of the global transition to renewable energy.

Mainstream Renewable Power is a recognised global leader in renewable energy; and the pride we all get from developing, constructing and operating our projects is one reason why we are officially recognised as a Great Place to Work.

Now we are looking for people who can power our progress to a new level. If you want to make a real difference in the world, working with our extraordinary team across six continents, check out our newly created role.

Summary of Role:

As the BESS Engineer, you will be responsible to provide expert support on electrical engineering in relation to Mainstream’s business. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all Mainstream´s projects are well developed in terms of technical quality and current regulation requirements, especially regarding energy storage systems.

What will you do? 

  • Define the scope of services and technical requirements for external consultants and contractors regarding the implementation of energy storage systems.
  • Lead the technical counterpart for the works carried out by external consultants.
  • Contacting suppliers and consultants for designing and implementing energy storage systems.
  • Prepare the technical elements of Employer's Requirements for EPC contracts, oriented to the installation on energy storage systems.
  • Provide technical support to the internal teams, if needed.
  • Reporting on compliance with relevant design code and contractual obligations.
  • Producing technical reports.

What we require?

The candidate should be equipped with the following key skills:

  • A high standard of commitment with Safety, assuming safety as a priority value in all its task and responsibilities. (Mandatory)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team, coordinate and enthuse colleagues and consultants
  • Strong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain sight of the ‘big picture’ and overarching objectives at all times.
  • Good IT skills, including experience with MS Word, Excel and Project packages.
  • Knowledge of software related to electrical engineering (AutoCAD, ETAP, DigSILENT, other).
  • An organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time management.
  • Flexibility to travel to visit our installations
  • Advanced in Spanish and English (written and spoken).

Education and Experience

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, with background in electrical power systems.
  • 10 or more years of demonstrable experience mainly Power Systems.
  • Demonstrable experience on designing of electrical generation and transmission projects. Particularly in electrical substation and Energy Storage Systems
  • Good knowledge about the Chilean Electrical System and Grid Code
  • Good knowledge about International Standards: IEC, IEEE, NEC, NFPA.


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Why you really should click that button 👇 

We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, to be part of a diverse workplace with regards to gender, age and cultural background in the most exciting industry in the world today. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary, bonus scheme and share options. 


Career development 

  • Excellent training (an average 54 hours a year)  
  • Secondment and relocation opportunities 
  • Career progression (16% promotions across the Group in 2021)  

Shared financial success  

  • A competitive, industry benchmarked and cost-of-living linked salary, reviewed annually 
  • Annual bonus  
  • Share options 
  • Annual Aguinaldo 

Work/life balance 

  • WFH in a hybrid working arrangement 
  • Annual leave, plus a community or charity workday each year 
  • Paid maternity, paternity, adoptive and bereavement leave  
  • Allowance for WFH set up 

True diversity & inclusion 

  • Equal opportunity targets  
  • GWEC Women in Wind and Mainstream Women in Renewables programmes  
  • You can be you, whatever your gender, colour or sexual orientation 

Care for health & wellbeing  

  • Complementary health insurance  
  • Life, disability and catastrophic cover  
  • Free Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Wellness Programme

These are just some of the reasons why we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work.

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