Electrical Engineer

  • Reporting to: Engineering Development Manager
  • Department: Engineering
  • 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.

What you will 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:
  • 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, PLS-CADD, 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.
  • 5 or more years of demonstrable experience mainly Power Systems.
  •  Demonstrable experience on designing of electrical generation, transmission projects and 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.

What we offer?

We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization, in a growing market, in a fast-paced industry. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary and bonus scheme.

"This job offer encourages the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace."


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.

Apply for this job now and see how we can energise your career!

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