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Test Engineer High-Voltage Lab – KEMA Labs

29 . Aug . 2022
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Place of Work
Arnhem - The Netherlands
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is looking for a Test Engineer for the High-Power Lab. CESI is a world-leading technical consulting and engineering company in the field of technology and innovation for the electric power sector. Through its Division KEMA Labs, CESI is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 60 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges.

Team and location

KEMA’s High Voltage Laboratory (HVL) is well-known and recognized throughout the world as an excellent, independent and technical partner. Tests are conducted here for network operators and owners, financiers and supply industries using advanced testing facilities and on site by our own mobile installations. The tests are conducted on the components used to construct electrical power networks. Most of these components are suited for voltages ranging from 10,000 to 550,000 Volt. The laboratory is primarily used for conducting type testing on cables, transformers, insulators and switching installations. In addition, tests are also conducted on-site at high voltage power stations and power plants. The larger share of the tests is conducted for international industries and (on behalf of) electric utilities.

Job description

You will be responsible for:

  • Conducting tests on high voltage components in the laboratory or on site
  • Technical and project-related progress during the execution of the tests
  • The final report following the completion of the tests.
What Cesi is looking for
  • An Electrical Engineering degree, preferably with a major in Energy Engineering at BSc or MSc level
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical engineering
  • Work experience in the field of energy engineering is desirable
  • Good written and verbal command of Dutch, English and preferably German is requested, because our customers are often present during the execution of tests
  • A combination of persistence, empathy, and excellent human relations skills for the extensive contact with customers and the method of working
  • In addition, you must be able to operate independently as well as in a team context (with other test engineers and technicians).
What Cesi is offering
  • A challenging, varied, and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment
  • Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits
  • Good working environment and possibilities for career development
  • Be part of a great team and an important part of KEMA Labs.