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Den Haag HBO Project sourcing through YER, Secondment via YER
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Lead Electrical Engineer

Den Haag Engineering Engineering & Development HBO Project sourcing through YER, Secondment via YER


Den Haag Engineering & Development HBO Project sourcing through YER, Secondment via YER
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Lead Electrical Engineer Data Center E&A

The Lead Engineer is responsible for the engineering of the project. An important part of the job is managing and supervising the Interface- and System engineers who, under the responsibility of the Lead Engineer, work out the detailed engineering. The scope within the projects consists of the engineering, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of power distribution systems such as medium- and low-voltage switchgear, transformers, power distribution units, bus bar systems, digital protection, automation, and monitoring systems, and modular solutions such as E-Houses and Skids.

The Lead Engineer maintains an overview and ensures that the various designs and disciplines are functionally aligned and realized within the agreed budget and schedule. The short lead times and high requirements of our customers creates a dynamic environment which needs to be managed well.

Besides managing the engineering team, you have frequent contact with the client. You advise our clients and ensure the coordination between the designs and stakeholders, making you the technical point of contact. Within the projects, there is always intensive cooperation with the Project Manager. Work mainly takes place from our office in The Hague, the Netherlands. In addition, the position involves regular visits to factories and project sites both at home and abroad. This might include supervising factory testing, attending meetings with the customer, or coordinating site work.

The company is one of the world's largest suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the sustainable, reliable, and efficient transmission and distribution of energy. This division is a specialist in the field of data centers and E-House solutions. The client is seeking a Team Lead in the Netherlands for one of the fastest-growing divisions. The Center of Competence is located in the Netherlands, its projects are worldwide. Every technical solution where clients want to use their products will arrive in the Hague (Netherlands) for the solution.

  • A competitive salary depending on your work experience, starting from €4.800,- a month;
  • Travel reimbursement if you travel by public transportation;
  • 25 vacation days and 13 ADV days (total of 38);
  • Pleasant working atmosphere and international colleagues.
  • Completed HTS or TU degree in electrical engineering with at least 7 years of work experience as a (lead) engineer in multidisciplinary projects;
  • Practical and theoretical experience with low- and medium-voltage switchgear, transformers,
  • short-circuit and selectivity calculations and standards such as IEC 61439;
  • Experience in preparing technical reports and test plans;
  • Creative, positive, able to communicate ideas and encourage people;
  • Able to make engineering and execution plans, monitor them and realize them;
  • Experience in working in a team and managing and coaching engineers;
  • Communicative, political, and commercially strong, able to cope with critical customers;
  • Flexible and willing to travel regularly for short business trips;
  • Stress-resistant and able to act within a pressured environment;
  • Speaks and writes English fluently;
  • Preferably also knowledge of the Dutch language.

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