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Electrical Specialist, BoP

Requisition ID:  25942

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a main motivation in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas' core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing, and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and join us at Vestas!


Power Solutions > Global Product Market Strategy&TechSales > Global Power Plant Solutions


Product Management motivates Vestas' Product Strategy making sure that Vestas always has the right motivated product offerings to stay ahead of competitors. Product Management has a global reach into our sales regions, including responsibility for technical sales and bid management, Wind & Site Engineering, and Balance of Plant Engineering. Your role is to support the global markets for Wind and hybrid power with electrical BoP design and modelling, plant grid interconnection studies and grid code compliance.The PSC team consists of both senior expertise from transmission system operators, highly skilled academia and long industry background. This position is placed in Chennai, India. 



  • The electrical Balance of Plant (eBoP) specialist is responsible for undertaking the conceptual design and general cost performance optimization of the electrical scope of works for all on-shore wind, off-shore wind, storage and hybrid projects involving substation, cables, collector system, generators, transformers and other OEM aspects.
  • The Electrical BoP specialist will work closely with the highly skilled PSC team located in Chennai and with all regional power plant solution teams, technical bid management groups, customers and other relevant stakeholders for the productive implementation of balance of plant solutions.
  • Understand/develop technical specifications, review scope of work along with grid codes and propose cost effective BoP solutions whilst ensuring the high quality and safety standards of Vestas. 
  • Review and critically evaluate regional goals and produce evaluation reports with recommendations.
  • Negotiate to achieve high customer value and offer technical solutions best in the market.
  • Provide technical support and train the other team members and projects/development projects as and when required.



  • B.E./B.Tech in Electrical Engineering /Masters in power systems / PhD with 10+ years of demonstrated technical accomplishments professional experience in the power and energy domain.
  • Experience in high power industry or in the eBoP works associated with renewable energy projects
  • Have a previous experience with planning and designing eBoP systems, HV projects and be motivated to work within renewable power plants R&D.
  • Possess a solid understanding of concepts like renewable power plant design, system definition & analysis
  • Good understanding of tendering documentation, evaluations, scoping, planning, design, costing, construction and commissioning associated with substations/eBoP aspects of renewable projects
  • Have a general knowledge of wind power plants, SVCs, STATCOMs, diesel/gas-gensets, synchronous condensers and other emerging main electrical components for hybrid renewable power plants.
  • Solid project management and contract management skills and knowledge
  • Have worked on Tech Specs and project documentation as a good to have
  • Worked on R&D projects following stage-gate development processes .
  • An understanding of hybrid power plants, their design and grid interconnection
  • Worked with Grid operators, Power generators, Utilities, Grid consulting companies, or eBoP components manufacturers etc.
  • Experience using the major power system simulation tools such as Power Factory, PSS/E and PSCAD.
  • Been working in a team utilizing Agile processes.



  • Enjoy coordinating and working through others
  • Approach situations in a pragmatical manner
  • Naturally share knowledge with the team and handle your stakeholders
  • Communicate in English at a high level both verbally and in writing
  • Enjoy delivering results, both separately and through others
  • Network and build, develop and maintain relationships in a global environment
  • Collaborate and work well in a multi-cultural environment


What We Offer

We offer you a job in a true global and fast-moving organisation with great opportunities for personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a solid technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and develop core products and services, which are of outmost importance to our customers.


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Chennai.

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 31st Aug 2022.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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