Electrical Grid & Power Systems Consultant

Posting Date:  19-Mar-2023
City:  Genova

Genova, IT, 16129 Roma, IT, 144 Lecce, IT, 73100 Bari, IT, 70122 Rozzano, IT, 20089

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Green Energy Solutions
Level of experience:  Junior

RINA is currently recruiting for a Electrical Grid & Power Systems Consultant to join its office in Milano or Lecce or Bari or Roma or Genova, Italy within the Green Energy Solutions Division


We are looking for a Senior Consulting Engineer (Electrical) with experience in Power (Generation and / or HV/MV systems) to develop a career in consultancy, this role offers Design, Owners Engineering and Independent Engineering involvement in many high profile projects within the EMEA region. You will be expected to travel approximately 10% of your time. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and reviewing technology, electrical design, contractual documentation, grid connection agreements

  • Conducting site visits/mentoring junior consultants on site visit inspections and supporting the production of reports

  • Carrying out and checking electrical design and equipment sizing studies

  • Coordinating consultancy activities on allocated projects and acting as main point of contact with the Client

  • Input into risk management, including construction, operational, and financial risk

  • Project management, proactively communicating with clients, the internal team and stakeholders to deliver client requirements

  • Preparing proposals and reports

  • Preparation and management of tendering, negotiation and selection of contractors and key component provider, BoP, O&M, or EPC contracts and planning condition discharging

Competencies and Qualifications

  • Electrical engineering degree or equivalent qualification is essential

  • More than 5 years experience in electrical system design for power generation plant (conventional / renewables) and or HV/MV electrical systems

  • Proficiency with AutoCad and power system study software (ETAP/DIgSILENT PowerFactory, Neplan or similar) essential;

  • Proficient with DIALux (or analogous lighting calculation software) and/or DEHN Risk Tool beneficial;

  • Previous experience working for a Consultancy would be beneficial

  • Excellent level of written and spoken Italian and English is essential


Soft Skills

Communication and Influence: Communicate effectively and influence individuals
Change, Innovation and Responsiveness: React to change
Results Focus: Achieve your own goals
Teamwork and Leadership: Team Contributor
Building and Developing Professional/Technical Knowledge: Gain advanced knowledge of professional/technical area


Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic/TLC Engineering

With over 4,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind.