Power System Protection & Connections Junior Consultant Manchester 2024

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RINA is currently recruiting for a Power System Protection & Connections Junior Consultant to join its office in Manchester within the Consulting Country UK Division.


A member of our growing Power Systems team, providing technical studies input for a range of projects involving UK and international clients. The work will focus on delivery of power systems analysis services for distribution, transmission and conventional/renewable generation projects around the world. The role is primarily based in one of our UK offices (Manchester, Staines, Brighton), with the expectation to travel.

The Junior Consultant will provide technical input into multiple projects’ studies and will also lead small project activities.


  • Assist and provide technical input on a variety of studies for distribution and transmission networks, renewable energy and grid integration, including: Power system planning, grid connection studies, protection and substation design
  • Analyse the grid code requirements, industry accepted practices and grid connection processes
  • Suppoprt and contibute towards the submission of high quality bids and proposals to existing and potential clients
  • Participate in business development activities to meet and foster relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Continuous enhancement of networking at all levels within RINA, client organisations and other external bodies as applicable
  • Continuous improvement of representing RINA to clients at bid presentations and project presentations
  • Lead small-sclae project studies

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems or other relevant technical discipline
  • Possess an understanding of power system theory
  • Possess an understanding of transmission and distribution grids (LV to 400 kV) around the world,
  • Knowledge of Laplace controller models and their operation
  • Acceptable skill with modern simulation software and electrical circuit modelling tools e.g. PSS/E, DigSILENT Powerfactory, ETAP, ERACS etc.
  • A priliminary understanding of Project Management principles and tools
  • Ability to work effectively within a flexible team environment
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in a power systems engineering environment
  • Track record on static and/or dynamic power system studies
  • Track record in design and specification of HV substation equipment would be an advantage
  • Experience of engineering consultancy would be an advantage

About Us

With over 5,000 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. We are also compliant to the Italian Law. 

DEADLINE 10th January 2024