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Our people are our strongest strategic asset and we recognize that we need to nurture and support them in order for our business to grow sustainably.

CESI is a dynamic place to work, where we use our depth of experience and expertise to help the international energy sector to evolve innovatively.

We look for candidates with:

  • A passion for what they do and the desire to use their expertise to help customers
  • A focus on customer needs and business opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • A desire to travel around the world and the ability to build international networks
  • The ability to get the most out of international conferences and committees
  • Moral integrity to ensure the ethics of the business.

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020 Grid Code Compliance Testing Expert Energy consultants Milan - Italy Permanent position 21.10.2021
Our Experience

CESI has been involved for decades in consultancy and testing activities related to Grid Code such as

  • assessment and interpretation of relevant Grid Codes and Grid Connection Standards
  • support to grid operators in developing their own Grid Codes and Compliance Processes
  • provision of Grid Code Compliance Services to project developers.

Within this frame, a growing activity is the execution of electrical grid compliance testing activities on generating units and renewables power parks.

Team and location

The candidate will be inserted in the Consultancy Division of CESI and will be assigned to projects’ teams working on Grid Code and Grid Code Compliance Testing.

After a first period of integration and familiarization with our methodology and approach in the Headquarters in Milan, the business activity will also require the availability for business travels of few days or weeks both in Italy and abroad either for consultancy activities or for on-site testing activities.

Job description

The candidate will be in charge of the following tasks

  • Technical review, assessment and interpretation of Grid Connection Codes & Standards and Grid Code Compliance processes
  • Definition of testing procedures for generating units and renewables power parks
  • Specification, planification and execution of compliance tests and measurements on generating units and renewables power parks
  • Analysis of measurements and preparation of testing reports
  • Specifications of new features and functions for generating units to support the evolution of the electricity generation mix and the stability of the power systems
  • Quality of deliveries to our internal and external costumers
  • Support to the evolution of the company business model and to the development of new initiatives

The knowledge and experience on power systems simulation tools (e.g. Matlab Simulink, PSSE, DIgSILENT Power Factory or others) to develop generating units simulation models and to perform grid code compliance simulations will be considered as a plus.

What Cesi is looking for

Qualifications

  • Sc. or B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems
  • Relevant work experience from System Operators (such as TERNA), power system or wind industry
  • Knowledge about grid connection code requirements
  • Knowledge about electricity generation technologies
  • Knowledge about power system stability, control and analysis
  • Knowledge about electrical simulation SWs like Power Factory, PSS-E
  • Knowledge about Energy Market in Italy
  • Italian & English language, both written and spoken

Competencies 

  • Highly organized and meticulous
  • Good travel disposition (up to 50% of time) in support of customer needs and overall business goals
  • Service minded work style, result oriented, able to work both with limited supervision and with an international team
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • Confident talking with and presenting to external stakeholders (customers, grid operators, conferences)
  • Able to multitask and prioritize daily work under an ever-growing environment

Languages (fluent) English, Italian. The knowledge of other foreign languages will be considered a plus.

Years of Experience: at least 5 years

What Cesi is offering

Permanent position

019 Technician - Test Operations Chalfont - Pennsylvania Permanent position 23.08.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

Team and location

This position is responsible for executing set up and disassembly of customer equipment under test. This position is responsible for assuring that all work activities are performed in a safe, efficient manner and in accordance with all KEMA Labs and industry standards while meeting the KEMA Labs requirements for the Customer.

Job description

Under the direction of Test Engineer or Test Operator:

    • Identify and safely set up the test fixtures, appurtenances, auxiliary equipment, etc. which will be required for assigned tests based on expected current and voltage levels, Customer requirements and Test Cell and facility status
    • Conduct troubleshooting and correction of any facility or equipment malfunctions, failures, sub optimal performance, etc. to safely and effectively complete the test evolution
    • Correctly provide auxiliary power to the Customers’ equipment based on the test plans
    • Assist the Test Engineer in preparing for the test including review of drawings, Test Plans, and test sequence
    • Provide ongoing feedback to the Senior Test Engineer and Test Engineer during the execution of the test
    • At the conclusion of the test sequence, safely remove all test fixtures, appurtenances, auxiliary equipment, etc. and restore the test cell and facility to pre-test status.
    • Take corrective actions as necessary based on the results of the above
    • Interface and communicate with Customers during the conduct of customer testing activities
  • Perform minor maintenance and housekeeping activities as required
  • Assist the Logistics Technician as required in material handling activities
  • Safely and effectively operate cranes, hoists, man lifts, forklifts, and other motorized equipment
  • Assist the Test Engineers, Technicians, Generator Operations, and other support personnel as operating conditions require
  • Maintain current working knowledge of applicable procedures, vendor manuals, original equipment manufacturer instructions, etc. for electrical/mechanical necessary to conduct testing activities
  • Working knowledge of electrical diagnostic instrumentation and maintenance tools and equipment
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of High-Power Lab (HPL)
What Cesi is looking for

Required:

  • High School degree and/or technical trade school/vocational school completion in electro/mechanical maintenance, fabrication construction or related discipline as determined by the Head of High-Power Lab
  • Ability to understand electrical and mechanical technical drawings
  • Ability to understand electrical and mechanical technical specifications, data sheets, etc.
  • Knowledge of maintenance means and methods for electrical/mechanical equipment.
  • Demonstrated oral & written communications skills

 Desired:

  • 2 years of experience in high voltage, utility scale electrical/mechanical equipment maintenance
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
What Cesi is offering

This position requires an individual who can adapt to changing situations based on the quantity of work, the demands of customers and management. The position requires an individual who can devote the required amount of time to successfully accomplish the short- and long-term goals of the organization.

This position may be required to work alternative shifts as necessary including weekends. This position may be required to work overtime as necessary. This position is hourly and non-exempt from overtime.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work involves a great deal of standing, using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reaching with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk, hear, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must frequently push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be moderately loud.
018 Operator - Test Operations Chalfont - Pennsylvania Permanent position 23.08.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

Team and location

This position is responsible for identifying and implementing the correct set up of the measurement devices necessary to conduct Customer and internal testing at the KEMA Labs – Chalfont facility. This position is responsible for assuring that the conduct of the test is performed in a safe, efficient manner and in accordance with all KEMA Labs and industry standards while meeting the KEMA Labs requirements for the Customer.

Job description

Under the direction of Test Engineer:

    • Determine what test instruments shall be used for each type of test based on expected current and voltage levels, Customer requirements and Test Cell and facility status
    • Correctly set up the test in the MARS system
    • Set up auxiliary devices such as travel recorders high speed/digital video and various other devices necessary to capture required test data
    • Correctly provide auxiliary power to the Customers’ equipment based on the test plans
    • Assist the Test Engineer in preparing for the test including review of the Test Plans and test sequence.
    • Provide ongoing feedback to the Test Engineer during the execution of the test
    • Check the accuracy and completeness of the Test Engineer’s calculations
    • Correctly develop test data plots and determine measurement routines have worked effectively based on the results of the test
    • Take corrective actions as necessary based on the results of the above
  • Assist when necessary in the development of test programs by the Test Engineers. Assure all necessary requirements and conditions stipulated in the approved Quote are incorporated in the test program.
  • Monitor test program preparation and execution to ensure safety of the personnel and equipment utilized in conducting each test evolution. Provide technical assistance to Technicians and other support personnel as necessary.
  • Assist the Test Engineers, Technicians, and other support personnel as Operating Conditions require.
  • Perform the duties of Test Technician as Operating Conditions require.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of applicable ANSI, IEEE, IEC, UL, and other standards for electrical/mechanical equipment.
  • When necessary perform drawing verifications to assure Customer’s equipment conforms to drawings provided as part of the approved Quote.
  • Ability to perform simple tests as determined by the Head of Department – Test Operations or Head of Section without supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of High-Power Lab (HPL).
What Cesi is looking for

Required:

  • Associates of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or Electronics Engineering or equivalent experience as determined by the Head of Department – Test Operations
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in high voltage, utility scale electrical/mechanical equipment testing
  • Ability to understand electrical and mechanical technical drawings
  • Ability to understand electrical and mechanical technical specifications, data sheets, etc.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Access, VISIO, etc.
  • Demonstrated oral & written communications skills

 Desired:

  • Demonstrated customer relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
What Cesi is offering

This position requires an individual who can adapt to changing situations based on the quantity of work, the demands of customers and management. The position requires an individual who can devote the required amount of time to successfully accomplish the short- and long-term goals of the organization.

This position may be required to work alternative shifts as necessary including weekends. This position may be required to work overtime as necessary. This position is hourly and non-exempt from overtime.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work involves a great deal of standing, using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reaching with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk, hear, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must frequently push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be moderately loud.
017 Electrical Test Engineer Test Operations Head of High-Power Lab Chalfont - Pennsylvania Permanent position 23.08.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

Team and location

Under the direction of the Head of High-Power Lab (HPL) Prepare detailed test procedures based on industry standards and/or Customers’ test plans. This position is responsible for assuring the work of Test Operations is performed in a safe, efficient manner and in accordance with all KEMA Labs and industry standards while meeting the KEMA Labs requirements for the Customer.

Job description

Under the direction of the Head of HPL:

    • Identify equipment requirements to conduct each test and manage Test Operators, Technicians, and other support personnel to successfully execute Customers’ test programs.
    • Manage Customer expectations before, during and after the test program evolution. Act as the single point of contact with the Customer representatives during the conduct of the test program at the KEMA Labs – Chalfont facility.
    • Identify and prepare circuits and procedural sequences including measuring equipment and systems to meet test requirements using industry standards and/or Customer’s test plans.
    • Assure all requirements of the KEMA Labs – Chalfont HSE and Quality Management programs are strictly adhered to during the test program.
  • Develop test programs and assure all necessary requirements and conditions stipulated in the approved Quote are incorporated in the test program.
  • Monitor test program preparation and execution to ensure safety of the personnel and equipment utilized in conducting each test evolution. Provide technical direction to Test Operations personnel as necessary.
  • Analyze the test results, prepare a comprehensive written Test Report and/or review the test results with the Customer. Assure accuracy of the Test Report and compliance with all applicable industry standards and Customer requirements as described in the Quote, and Test Plans.
  • Assure that all written Test Reports strictly adhere to all requirements of the KEMA Labs – Chalfont Quality Management programs.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of applicable ANSI, IEEE, IEC, UL, and other standards for electrical/mechanical equipment.
  • As necessary, review Customer Quotes for technical requirements, facility adequacy, Test Operations skills requirements and provide information to the Sales Engineer for incorporation in the Quote. Contact the Customer as required, clarifying, or resolving discrepancies, open issues, questions, etc. Assure requirements are incorporated in the final Quote and advise the Head of HPL regarding readiness for approval of the Quote.
  • Perform the duties of Operators and Technicians as operating conditions warrant.
  • Assist the Head of HPL to develop new and improved test procedures, operations processes, training curriculum, equipment, and test technologies, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of HPL
What Cesi is looking for

Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge of three-phase AC power circuits and circuit elements. Principles and calculations.
  • Knowledge of DC power circuits and circuit elements. Principles and calculations.
  • Ability to choose circuit components based on desired current and voltage parameters
  • Knowledge of working principles of current and voltage measuring equipment
  • Understanding principles of power generation, transmission, and distribution
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Demonstrated oral & written communications skills
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office 365

 Desired:

  • 2 years of experience in high voltage, high power utility scale electrical/mechanical equipment testing
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • US citizenship
What Cesi is offering

This position requires an individual who can adapt to changing situations based on the quantity of work, the demands of customers and management. The position requires an individual who can devote the required amount of time to successfully accomplish the short- and long-term goals of the organization. The position is exempt from overtime; however, evening work and weekend work is to be expected.

This position may require shift work (2nd shift) including weekends as necessary.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work involves a great deal of standing, using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reaching with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk, hear, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must frequently push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be moderately loud.
016 Salesforce Specialist Information Technology Milan - Italy Permanent position 30.07.2021
Our Experience

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. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

The company’s key global clients include major utilities, Transmission System Operators (TSOs), Distribution System Operators (DSOs), power generation companies (GenCos), system integrators, financial investors and global electromechanical and electronic manufacturers, as well as governments and regulatory authorities.

CESI is a fully independent joint-stock company headquartered in Milan and with facilities in Arnhem (NL), Berlin (DE), Prague (CZ), Mannheim (DE), Dubai (AE), Rio de Janeiro (BR), Santiago de Chile (CL), Knoxville (US) and Chalfont (US).

Team and location

CESI Salesforce platform includes, at the moment, Sales Cloud, Salesforce CPQ and Quip.

We went live with Sales Cloud six months ago and had a rollout of CPQ that was finalized in May 2021.

The setup has several areas of complexity that makes the work both challenging and exciting. In order to fully meet the needs of the organization, we are looking to insert in the IT Group Application stream a Salesforce Specialist that will help with designing and developing solutions in our Salesforce landscape.

Job description

We are currently seeking a Salesforce Specialist to join our Group IT unit with the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the solution design, as well as the application process and functional design
  • Focus on platform capabilities, development and prioritization of functional capabilities and features
  • Optimize business processes, user experience, adoption and in-app training opportunities
  • Support technical leads in the design and development of new capabilities and application processes
  • Focusing on systems integration strategies, security and access optimization
  • Investigating technical problems in Salesforce
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
What Cesi is looking for

The ideal candidate will gain significant experience working with Salesforce along with a good general understanding of the entire Salesforce landscape in order to be a good sparring partner within the team and with the business.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, in computer science or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Ability to identify configuration-related risks and development-related risks, considerations and limits for the platform
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Awareness of other systems in use, existing integrations and overall enterprise architecture, platform standards, security model
  • Solid project management capabilities, including the ability to accurately specify project timeframes, dependencies and risk factors
  • Strong analytics skills
  • Skill in working with multi-cultural team

Salesforce related Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with Salesforce configuration/development
  • Experience working with Sales Cloud, CPQ, Field Service, Pardot
  • Salesforce Certifications: Platform Developer-1, Platform App developer (or similar work experience), CPQ specialist
  • Capability to integrate external systems (eg. ERP) with Salesforce
  • Strong strategic and profound knowledge about designing platform solutions on SaaS
  • Ability to write Apex code, Batch Jobs, Apex triggers and other customizations
  • Proficient in reporting and dashboard creation
  • Sound data evaluation skills, with the ability to extract and interpret data from various sources to offer creative solutions and business decisions

Candidates must be able to perform work during the Central European Time zones regular business hours

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy.

 

015 Senior Calibration Engineer Testing Arnhem - The Netherlands Permanent position 27.07.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is looking for a Senior Calibration Engineer. 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. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

Team and location

As a Senior Calibration Engineer you will work in a department with a small team where each other’s complementary knowledge of different disciplines must be the key to the success of the team. The team you work with is of secondary to academic level. The senior position in the team will have to complement the calibration disciplines of power and energy. You will also have a supporting role to the team and team leader.

Job description
  • Performing Electrical calibrations and taking care of outsourcing of measuring instruments
  • Optimizations of calibration methods on a high level of competence
  • Supporting the “Calibration Quality Engineer” in existing and new quality procedures for the department
  • Analyzing cross-checks, performing interlaboratory comparisons (ILC)
  • Justifying and calculating measurement uncertainties (mathematics/statistics)
  • Interpretation of Raad voor Accreditatie (Dutch Council for Accreditation) rules into technical perspective of the disciplines in which you are specialized
  • Advising in case of rejected measuring instruments
  • Acting as a source of information in the field of Electric Power/Energy for the department and other KEMA colleagues.
What Cesi is looking for
  • Degree Higher Professional Education (HBO) Electrical Engineering (focus on electrical power/energy)
  • More than 5 years of experience in relevant roles
  • Knowledge of electrical measurement technology/metrology ISO17025
  • Experience with calculating and justifying measurement uncertainty (mathematics/statistics)
  • Able to interpret traceability and accreditation
  • Able to and consult with colleagues in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Experience in advising on calibration questions (rejection, interpretations of specifications, applicability, traceability)
  • Willing to contribute to calibration developments
  • Able to develop and improve measuring methods
  • Experience of working in rapidly developing and changing international environment.

In addition to the key qualifications listed above, we also expect you to:

  • Take ownership
  • Be customer-oriented
  • Be flexible and able to easily switch between different tasks
  • Be pragmatic and hands-on
  • Be pro-active and eager
  • Have excellent communication skills, written and verbally in English and Dutch.
  • Have strong analytical skills
  • Be diplomatic and a team player
What Cesi is offering

KEMA Labs offers a competitive salary and compensation scheme, good working environment and possibilities for your career development. You also have a large degree of flexibility to affect your own working day and be part of a great team and an important part of KEMA Labs.

014 Power Cybernetics Engineer-Researcher FPG Lab Testing Arnhem - The Netherlands Permanent position 27.07.2021
Our Experience

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 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

KEMA Labs is looking for a Power Cybernetics Engineer-Researcher for the Flex Power Grid (FPG) Lab. As an Engineer-Researcher you will help to develop our existing and upcoming services in the area of Power Cybernetics as well as creating new or related services for KEMA Labs to position the company for further growth within the power system industry.

Team and location

The FPG Lab participates in strategic research programs and projects to acquire new knowledge and competence, to develop new services to create value for KEMA Labs and our customers, as well as to enhance KEMA Labs’ recognition as a technology leader in selected areas.

The FPG Lab has a long history of working closely with laboratory partners within the DERLab association, with industry partners within the ISGAN initiative, with international standardization bodies; and universities such as Delft University of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology.

Job description

In Arnhem, The Netherlands, we are looking for a Power Cybernetics Engineer-Researcher with a strong background in the field of power electronics, specifically with its application in power systems.

You will be responsible to further develop our existing and upcoming services in the area of Power Cybernetics as well as for creating new or related services for KEMA Labs to position the company for further growth within the power system industry.

In particular you will be working on the development of sophisticated closed-loop testing and validation methods of power equipment (such as Photovoltaic-inverters, plug-in electrical vehicles, heat pumps, etc.), including its hardware testing, simulation and software model validation, in a professional laboratory environment.

What Cesi is looking for

We are seeking for an experienced researcher with the following qualifications:

  • You have at least a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics (Ph. D. preferred);
  • You have solid knowledge on power systems, its operation and specifically its protection;
  • You have solid knowledge on power electronic principles, its control and power conversion applications;
  • You have solid knowledge on power electronic and power system modelling;
  • You have solid knowledge on power electronic and power system (digital) simulation;
  • Experience with real-time-simulation is an advantage;
  • Experience with co-simulation or hardware-in-the-loop techniques is an advantage;
  • Experience with laboratory testing is an advantage;
  • [You have established an international contact network through your earlier academic and/or professional engagement.]

In addition to the key qualifications listed above, we also expect you to:

  • have excellent communication skills in English (both written and verbally);
  • be a team player and have an driven personality;
  • be curious and eager to explore new territories.
What Cesi is offering

KEMA Labs offers a competitive salary and compensation scheme, good working environment and possibilities for your career development. You also have a large degree of flexibility to affect your own working day and be part of the decision-making process to influence research topics within KEMA Labs – FPG Lab.

013 Test engineer Protection & Substation Automation Services & Smart Technologies Arnhem - The Netherlands Permanent position 27.07.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

To keep up with a growing market and the introduction of new technologies, we’re looking for a Test Engineer Protection Relays and Substation Automation and Communication equipment to strengthen our team.

Team and location

The laboratory for Metering, Protection & Substation Automation (MPSA) of KEMA B.V. carries out ISO 17025 accredited type testing and certification of smart energy meters and intelligent electronic devices for the protection, communication, and automation of electricity networks. The laboratory is notified body for the European Measuring Instrument Directive MID 2014/32/EU. The MPSA laboratory is part of the Services & Smart Technologies (S&ST) department of KEMA Laboratories. S&ST performs testing, inspection, and certification of low voltage components used in the chain from generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical energy. Combined projects are performed with High Power Laboratory and High Voltage Laboratory.

Job description

As a test engineer for Protection & Substation Automation you carry out different tests like functional accuracy and performance, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests, electrical safety assessments and climatic and mechanical tests. The tests are performed according international standards IEC 60255 series, IEEE C37.90 series, IEC 61850-3, IEEE 1613 series. Our customers are international manufacturers for protection relays, substation automation equipment and substation communication equipment.

Task and responsibilities

As a test engineer for Protection & Substation Automation you have the knowhow of the applicable test standards and test methods. You will carry out the testing by yourself in close cooperation with the team colleagues. You will have direct contact with the customers about the test results.

And also you will:

  • Write test reports
  • Remain in close contact with the customer during the execution of the tests
  • Maintain the quality system related documents
  • Contribute to the development of current and new services
  • Contribute to (inter)national standardization working groups.
What Cesi is looking for

We are looking for a new colleague who has a flexible attitude, is pro-active and eager to learn new things.

Next to the above:

  • Secondary or bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
  • Your English and, preferably, your Dutch language skills are strong, verbal and in writing.
  • You are a team player but also able to able to work independently.
  • You never compromise on quality in your work.
  • It’s a big plus if you have experience with protection or substation automation related work.
  • You take responsibility for your own tasks and competences.
What Cesi is offering
  • We’re offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment.
  • You will be part of a larger team of about 15 committed professionals.
  • Your home office will be our KEMA Laboratories in Arnhem (NL).
  • We offer you plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training.
  • Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as a 38-hour work week, 30 leave days with option to sell or buy extra days, laptop, and smart phone.
012 Test engineer Energy Meters Services & Smart Technologies Arnhem - The Netherlands Permanent position 27.07.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

To keep up with a growing market and the introduction of new technologies, we’re looking for a Test Engineer Energy Meters to strengthen our team.

Team and location

Would you like to contribute to the availability, reliability and security of intelligent electronic devices used for metering, protection, automation and communication in the Power Industry?

The laboratory for Metering, Protection & Substation Automation (MPSA) of KEMA B.V. carries out ISO 17025 accredited type testing and certification of smart energy meters and intelligent electronic devices for the protection, communication and automation of electricity networks. The laboratory is notified body for the European Measuring Instrument Directive MID 2014/32/EU. The MPSA laboratory is part of the Services & Smart Technologies (S&ST) department of KEMA Laboratories. S&ST performs testing, inspection, and certification of low voltage components used in the chain from generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy.

Job description

As a test engineer for Energy Meter you carry out different tests like metrological accuracy, software and reliability reviews, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests and climatic and mechanical tests. The tests are performed according international standards IEC 62052-11, IEC 62053 series, IEC 62059 series and EN 50470 series. Our customers are international manufacturers for smart energy meters.

Task and responsibilities

As a test engineer for Energy Meters you have the knowhow of the applicable test standards and test methods. You will carry out the testing by yourself in close cooperation with the team colleagues. You will have direct contact with the customers about the test results.

And also you will:

  • Write test reports
  • Remain in close contact with the customer during the execution of the tests
  • Maintain the quality system related documents
  • Contribute to the development of current and new services
  • Contribute to (inter)national standardization working groups.
What Cesi is looking for

We are looking for a new colleague who has a flexible attitude, is pro-active and eager to learn new things.

Next to the above:

  • Secondary or bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or Information Technology.
  • Your English and, preferably, your Dutch language skills are strong, verbal and in writing.
  • You are a team player but also able to able to work independently.
  • You never compromise on quality in your work.
  • It’s a big plus if you have experience with energy meter related work.
  • You take responsibility for your own tasks and competences.
What Cesi is offering
  • We’re offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment.
  • You will be part of a larger team of about 15 committed professionals.
  • Your home office will be our KEMA Laboratories in Arnhem (NL).
  • We offer you plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training.
  • Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as a 38-hour work week, 30 leave days with option to sell or buy extra days, laptop, and smart phone.
011 Proposal Engineer Proposal & Sales Administration Arnhem - The Netherlands Permanent position 27.07.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is looking for a Proposal Engineer. 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. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

Team and location

As a Proposal Engineer, you are a member of the Proposal Team within the department Proposal & Sales Administration.

Job description

You will be responsible of following activities:

  • Identify the best technical solution and business, in line with the capabilities of the platforms, and provide the customer offer.
  • Support Operations in planning the date of execution of tests to maximize the results of each platform.
  • Implement and manage the system for collecting data for performance measurement of the sale (and forecast data sheet), monitoring of customer relations; this activity includes the follow-up of the offers and to verify the fulfillment of budget targets for order intake.
  • Validation of information inserted into Sales Force in cooperation with the back office (e.g. product type configuration, order registration and validation).
  • Verify the test program eventually planned in the quotation phase in cooperation with the Operations and ask Operations to confirm the dates for carrying out the tests, to be able to conclude the sales process with the order confirmation to be sent to the Customer.
What Cesi is looking for

Experience & Knowledge

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Experience in transformer manufacturing companies will be a plus
  • Experience in any electrical equipment for transmission and distribution grids will be a plus.

 Skills and competences

  • Target-oriented
  • Customer-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Able to work in teams.
What Cesi is offering

KEMA Labs offers a varied job in a dynamic and international environment. The job will be rewarded with a competitive salary and good secondary working conditions. We also offer an intense course of training.

010 Measuring Technician Power Electronics/High Voltage Engineering Arnhem - The Netherlands Permanent position 27.07.2021
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is looking for a (senior) Specialist Electrical Engineering covering Power Electronics/High Voltage Engineering. 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 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

The KEMA High-Voltage Laboratory is a well-known independent laboratory for testing and certification of medium and high voltage components used in the electrical infrastructure. Our customers are manufacturers and utilities world-wide, in particular Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East.

The KEMA High-Voltage Laboratory issues Type Test Certificates, Test Reports and Inspection Reports for tests on cables, cable accessories, insulators, power transformers, instrument transformers, GIS, switchgear, panels and other components. We have multiple flexible test bays available and can work for several clients in parallel.

Team and location

Execution of tasks as Technician in the HVL or at the test location of the customer, in the field of high voltage power equipment. The tasks are usually performed in the direct presence of the customer.

Place in organisation

Responsible to the Head of Section HVL Technicians and during the execution of tests to the responsible test engineer.

You work from the Arnhem office but will have responsibilities that include occasional travel within Europe.

Job description

As a Technician, you are responsible for the preparation, construction, and monitoring of measurement setups for high voltage tests in the laboratory or in the field. Under the supervision of a test engineer you will perform several electrical tests. Next to executing tests you will actively be involved in the maintenance of measuring equipment and measurement setups.

  • Operational:
    • Preparation and construction of planned test and measuring equipment under the guidance of the test engineer
    • Preparing tests objects if necessary
    • Arranging or making tools if necessary
    • Checking installations for proper operation and safety
  • Execution:
    • Executing tests under the guidance of the test engineer
    • Safety in accordance with Safety Procedure High Voltage
    • Operating installations and equipment
    • Proper use of measurement results
    • Applying instructions and regulations
    • Assisting customers, if present.
  • Completion:
    • Dismantling setup after tests, delivering cleared test field, tidying up used measuring tools.
    • Transporting test objects in consultation with the test engineer.
  • Maintenance:
    • Performing preventive and curative maintenance
    • Keeping assigned spaces operational and tidy
    • Modifying installations
    • Proposing improvements of the installation and equipment.
What Cesi is looking for

You have a degree Intermediate Vocational Education preferably in electrical engineering. Experience in a similar job is preferable. Our international customers are very often present during the execution of the test. Therefore, knowledge of Dutch and English is required. Knowledge of German is an advantage. You can work both independently and in teams with other test engineers and test operators.

What Cesi is offering

We offer a varied job in a dynamic and international environment. The job will be rewarded with a competitive salary and good fringe benefits. We also offer an intense training programme.

009 Senior Expert / Project Leader Energy consultants Milan - Italy Permanent position 05.07.2021
Our Experience

CESI has been involved for decades in consultancy services related to power systems planning and operational studies. CESI Principal Consultants are used to perform advanced large scale simulations of electrical transmission systems for various clients, such as transmission providers and system operators, as well as to develop advanced solutions for safe and reliable power system operations. CESI carried out outstanding activities all over the world from Italy to China, Europe, South America, North America and Middle East. CESI skills and experience are worldwide recognized having worked on behalf of the most important Transmission System Operators and International Investors.

Team and location

In this framework CESI is seeking an experienced, industry-known professional with a proven track record of consulting services delivering leading-edge power system analytics and engineering. As Team Leader / Senior Expert the candidate will be part of our team that works on planning and operational network studies. After a first period of integration and familiarization with our methodology and approach in the Headquarters in Milan, the business activity will also require the availability of periods abroad the duration of which can be in the range from few days to few weeks.

Job description

The candidate shall have advanced and well proven knowledge of the electrical power system modeling and static/dynamic behavior and shall also be acquainted on the application of the most common software tools for network modeling (e.g. mainly PSSE and DigSilent and their libraries/modules, but also Neplan, Etap or equivalent). He will have to perform simulation and analysis of complex power system steady state and dynamic behavior, develop mathematical models for reliability assessment of electrical networks, and deliver technical consulting/training services. In addition he will have to lead teams of study engineers in execution of consulting projects; provide critical technical guidance to team members. Support will be required also to generate consulting proposals, deliver consulting services and perform project management functions all as per CESI quality standards, creating technical reports documenting study process and results. The candidate shall directly interact with the clients and shall guarantee the excellence of the delivery in full compliance with the technical and economic targets of the project. For the execution of the projects, the candidate will coordinate the activities of junior engineers.

Skills: Extensive knowledge of transmission system planning and system reliability assessment, with experience in transfer capability analysis, optimal power flow analysis, steady state and stability analysis, as well as transmission expansion planning. Demonstrated expertise in development of dynamic simulation models, including models for advanced power systems technologies, such as renewable energy, FACTS and energy storage systems. Expertise in transient and voltage stability analysis, including reactive power planning. Expertise in using PSSE and DigSilent and other products in their libraries/modules, as well as Neplan and Etap tools. Strong communication skills, including strong written English language skills.

What Cesi is looking for

Education Level: Master degree in Electrical Engineering

 

Expertise
Managerial skills:

  • Optimization of internal and external resources,
  • Project coordination and scheduling,
  • Flexibility to lead consultancy in very different counties,
  • Capability to interact with the client.

Technical skills:

  • Main methodologies for planning and operational studies (static – e.g. load-flow, reliability, short-circuit, …; dynamic – e.g. VSA, TSA, DSA, SSSA, …);
  • Software tools for network modeling (e.g. PSSE and DigSilent and related libraries/modules, Neplan and Etap or equivalent);
  • Strong computer programming skills including proficiency in C, FORTRAN, Python and MATLAB;
  • Experience in power system course instruction.

 

Languages: English, Italian. Fluency in English is required. The knowledge of other foreign languages will be considered a plus, particularly Spanish, French or Arabic.

Years of Experience: At least 15 years of successful power engineering and/or consulting experience. Proven track record of leadership performance

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

008 IT/OT Expert Energy consultants Milan - Italy Permanent position 22.06.2021
Our Experience

CESI has got decades of experience in consultancy services on infrastructures, applications and automation solutions devoted to electrical networks (T&D), by defining architectures and functional requirements, conceiving supervision, control and automation systems, specifying and developing advanced control room applications as well as operators training platforms.

In this context CESI portfolio includes consulting on innovative technological services (e.g. SCADA, EMS/DMS) and the design and development of T&D OT software solutions based on both engineering models and recent advanced methodologies and features.

All these activities leverage on active continuous participation of CESI personnel to the main standardization committees and international working groups, in addition to continuous learning on technological innovations.

Team and location

As IT/OT Expert, the candidate will be part of CESI team that assists the final clients, typically TSOs and DSOs, in functional specification, design and development of OT software applications, FAT and SAT of all the solution’s components, up to the trial operation of new/refurbished applications and platforms integrated in larger OT infrastructures (e.g. SCADA, EMS/DMS). After a first period of integration and training in CESI Headquarters in Milan, the position may require short periods of time abroad (one week / ten days per mission) for meetings and on-site activities, both in Factory and at Client premises.

Job description

The candidate will be called to contribute in different phases of design and development of applications for CESI Clients, starting from initial assessment and gap analysis of the existing infrastructures, applications and platforms deployed at the TSOs and DSOs premises, passing through conceptual design and detailed functional specification.

In performing this activity, the main focuses will be:

  • Scouting of most suitable IT/OT technologies, platforms, market products, programming languages and hardware solutions to be used in the specific applications;
  • Conceptual IT design of software solutions to be developed for CESI Clients;
  • Coordination and supervision of IT developers across multiple projects to support Project Managers and Product Leaders in resource allocation;
  • Improvement and implementation of CESI standardized approach for OT software applications.

The above activities may be conducted during tendering process and/or project delivery. Delivery may comprise design and development of OT software applications, system integration in Client’s IT/OT infrastructures, including detailed design review, functional specification and participation to FAT and SAT. In this case the candidate will be responsible for the organization surveillance to the installation, management and operation of all the solution’s components, as well as for the coordination, execution, monitoring and evaluation of all testing, with also possible support to trial operation of the developed applications after their integration in Client’s OT systems.

What Cesi is looking for

Education Level

  • MSc degree in Information Technology or Telecommunication (with high degree score)
  • PhD or higher will be a plus

 

Expertise

  • Information and Operation Technology
  • IT/OT Architecture Design
  • Innovative solutions for IT/OT project
  • Software project management (e.g. Agile, Kanban)
  • Continuous integration/deployment processes and platforms.
  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning platform
  • Web application frameworks
  • Programming language: python, MATLAB, Java, Javascript, C, C++
  • Relational and no-SQL databases
  • Cybersecurity

 

Experience: Minimum 5 years, 10+ years will a plus

 

Languages: Italian, best if native, and fluency in English (best if B1 grade or higher) are required. Any knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus.

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

007 Monitoring Systems Product Leader Consulting Division Infrastructure Engineering ISMES Structural & Hydrogeological Monitoring Seriate - Italy Permanent position 07.06.2021
Our Experience

CESI has got decades of experience in consultancy services related to Static and Dynamic Monitoring Systems aimed to know the time history development of structures, infrastructures and territories. In this context CESI Consulting Division offering includes conventional services, as design and installation of new monitoring systems, maintenance and surveillance assistance in operation phase, and innovative technological services. In the last 30 years CESI has implemented and upgraded specific software tools, to collect and manage the acquired data from the monitoring systems, always oriented to introduce advanced methodologies in the monitoring systems projects. All these activities are leveraged on the active and continuous participation of CESI personnel to the main scientific and technological national committees and international working groups, in addition to the daily effort to stay on the functional and technological leading edges.

Team and location

As Monitoring Systems Product Leader, the candidate will be responsible of the CESI activities devoted to Static and Dynamic Monitoring Systems, that assists the final clients, typically dams, architectural heritage monuments, civil infrastructures, high hydrogeological risk areas Owners/Responsible, in design and installation of new monitoring systems, maintenance and surveillance in operation phase, and innovative technological services as implementation of new functionality specification and / or new data managing systems, etc. After a first period of integration and training, the activity will be done mainly in the CESI Office of Seriate, where there are the Research & Development laboratories and the Centralized Monitoring Data Room.  Furthermore, the role could require periods out of the office (Italy and abroad), both on-site and at Client premises, for meetings and operative activities.

Job description

As Product Leader the candidate will be responsible for the Technical Quality of projects reports as well as of tender proposals, and therefore also of the Business Development of the Monitoring Systems Product. The candidate will be called to contribute in different phases of monitoring systems projects, devoted to CESI Clients, eventually starting from an initial assessment and gap analysis of the existing monitoring infrastructures, as well as of the applications and platforms operated by the owners of the infrastructures, passing through conceptual and definitive design, detailed functional specification, support to tendering process or overall owner’s or engineering activity, including detailed design review and participation to installation and final technical testing phases. The candidate will take the responsibility for the organization of the experts allocated to the monitoring systems product activities (design, maintenance and surveillance), as well as for the coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the activities assuring timely/quality deliveries to the Clients.

What Cesi is looking for

Education Level and Certifications

  • Master Degree preferably in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (with high degree score)
  • Registration in the professional register for signing projects
  • Professional courses and habilitations in monitoring systems will be considered a plus.

Expertise

  • Instrumentation for structural and / or hydrogeological monitoring (including knowledges of instrumentation with an innovative operating principle such as fiber optic sensors)
  • Design of systems for remote data acquisition, management and transmission
  • Implementation of new instrumental and electrical diagrams and/or development of existing diagrams gap analysis
  • Implementation, design and deep knowledge of Hardware and software technologies for telecommunications
  • Implementation, design and deep knowledge of telecommunications networks and of sensor networks for environmental and structural monitoring applications
  • Deep knowledge of innovative monitoring technologies (e.g.: IoT techniques, Crowd Counting techniques, satellite monitoring technologies e.g. GNSS / InSAR, OBIA – Object Based Image Analysis technologies)
  • Knowledge of the characteristics required for electro-mechanical works and auxiliary civil works needed in the context of a monitoring system construction, in both structural and hydrogeological fields
  • GIS knowledge will be considered a plus.

Years of Experience at least 15 years

Languages Italian, English. Fluency in English is required. The knowledge of Spanish will be considered a plus.

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

006 Dam Safety Senior Expert Consulting Division Infrastructure Engineering ISMES Dam Safety Seriate - Italy Permanent position 07.06.2021
Our Experience

One of the Project Centers of CESI Consulting Division include all the previous expertise of the ISMES Company, founded in 1951 as a safety testing facility for hydraulic dams. In over 70 years of activity, the company has become a world-class excellence in the field of Dam Safety. The included services are: structural and seismic safety checks, geological and hydraulic assessments, dam break studies, dam behavior control by measures, mitigation and adaptation projects. CESI experts have a proven experience and skills which guarantee top services with top-of-the-range models and tools, commercial, scientific and as fallout of internal developments. All these activities are leveraged on active continuous participation of CESI Dam Safety personnel to the main scientific and technological committees and international working groups, in addition to the daily effort to stay on the functional and technological leading edges.

Team and location

As Dam Safety Expert, the candidate will contribute to the CESI team devoted to Dam Safety that assists the final clients, typically dam – concrete, rockfill and earth – concessionaires for hydroelectric, reclamation, and drinking water distribution in:

  • Safety assessments,
  • Safety checks by linear and nonlinear dynamic and static numerical models,
  • Mainly revamping or adaptation design of dams and appurtenant works,

After a first period of integration and training, the activity will be carried out mainly in the CESI Office of Seriate. The role could require periods out of the office (Italy and abroad), both on-site and at Client premises, for meetings and operative activities.

Job description

A well-developed technical standing together with the ability of establishing a deep understanding in the team are key aspects. The candidate will be called to participate in different activities of Dam Safety assessment:

  • Contribute, through his strong technical background in dam safety, to the team technical achievements and to the upgrade of quality of CESI services;
  • Provide technical coordination of specialist’s activities within the project, monitoring and evaluating the activities and assuring timely/quality deliveries to the Clients;
  • Support CESI commercial offering in Italy and abroad.
What Cesi is looking for

Education Level and Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree in civil engineering (with high degree score)
  • Solid and comprehensive technical skills in dam safety encompassing CESI services
  • Involvement in National or International Dam Safety Committees (plus)
  • Professional courses and habilitations in Dam Safety (plus)
  • Registration in the professional register for signing projects (must)

Expertise

  • Safety checks: norms and regulatory issues
  • Numerical modelling, static and dynamic, concerning earth and concrete dams for structural assessment
  • Behaviour models of dams by Monitoring data processing
  • Dam Safety Assessments covering hydrological-hydraulic, geological, structural topics
  • Design of dams and appurtenant works (mainly revamping or adaptation)

Years of Experience: at least 15 years

Languages: Italian, English. Fluency in English is required. The knowledge of Spanish will be considered a plus.

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

005 HVDC Senior Expert Consulting Division Engineering Consulting HVDC & Insulation Coordination Milan - Italy Permanent position 07.06.2021
Our Experience

CESI has been involved for decades in consultancy on High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) and High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) infrastructures, studying the feasibility of the interconnections, developing technical specifications, providing services of owner’s engineering, quality assurance and commissioning. CESI carried out outstanding activities all over the world from Italy to Europe, China, South America, North America, Central Asia and Middle East. CESI skills and experience are worldwide recognized having worked on behalf of the most important Transmission System Operators and International Investors.

Team and location

As HVDC Senior Expert the candidate will be part of our team that works on the main Power Equipment/Systems of both HVDC Stations. After a first period of integration and familiarization with our methodology and approach in the Headquarters in Milan, the business activity will also require the availability of periods abroad the duration of which can be in the range from few days to few weeks.

Job description

The candidate shall have good knowledge of the fundamentals of the electrical power system and shall also be acquainted on the application of the most common software tools for network modeling (e.g., PSCAD, ATP, EMTP-RV, PSSE, DigSilent or equivalent). According to the various projects, the candidate will be called to develop different activities. In feasibility stage, he/she shall contribute to the selection of the optimal parameters for the HVDC equipment, to be chosen by means of networks and performance studies. During the specification of a HVDC substations, he/she shall define the station layout, the electro-mechanical arrangement, the main equipment selection (e.g. transformers), as well as the possible filter banks (shunt compensators, smoothing reactor, …), the ancillary equipment and the control & protection systems. In construction / commissioning phase, he/she follows the factory and site acceptance tests, assuring the quality of the supplied products. The candidate shall directly interact with the clients and shall guarantee the excellence of the delivery in full compliance with the technical and economic targets of the project. For the execution of the projects, the candidate will coordinate the activities of junior engineers.

What Cesi is looking for

Education Level: Master degree in Electrical Engineering

Expertise:

Managerial skills:

  • Optimization of internal and external resources,
  • Project coordination and scheduling,
  • Flexibility to lead consultancy in very different countries,
  • Capability to interact with the client.
  • Skill in managing complex and challenging projects

Technical skills:

  • Main HVDC components (transformers, breakers, disconnectors, filters, bushings, switchgears, smoothing reactors and surge arresters);
  • Software tools for network modeling (e.g. PSSE, PSCAD, ATP, DigSilent or equivalent);
  • Applicable standards for Converter Stations.

Languages: English, Italian. Fluency in English is required. The knowledge of other foreign languages will be considered a plus, particularly Spanish, Arabic or French.

Years of Experience: at least 10 years

 

 

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

004 SCADA/EMS/DMS/SAS Expert Energy consultants Milan - Italy Permanent position 12.04.2021
Our Experience

CESI has got decades of experience in consultancy services on SCADA infrastructures, EMS/DMS applications and SAS automation solutions devoted to electrical networks (T&D), by defining architectures and functional requirements, conceiving supervision, control and automation systems, specifying and developing advanced control room applications as well as operators training platforms. All these activities are leveraged on active continuous participation of CESI personnel to the main standardization committees and international working groups, in addition to the daily effort to stay on the technological leading edges.

Team and location

As SCADA/EMS/DMS/SAS Expert, the candidate will be part of CESI team that assists the final clients, typically TSOs and DSOs, in functional specification, tendering process support, design review and owner’s engineering, FAT and SAT of all the involved equipment, up to the trial operation of new/refurbished SCADA/EMS/DMS/SAS infrastructures, applications and platforms. After a first period of integration and training in CESI Headquarters in Milan, the business activity will require periods of time abroad (one week / ten days per mission) for meetings and owner’s engineering on-site activities, both in Factory and at Client premises.

Job description

The candidate will be called to contribute in different phases of SCADA/EMS/DMS/SAS projects devoted to CESI Clients, eventually starting from an initial assessment and gap analysis of the existing infrastructures, as well as of the applications and platforms operated at the TSOs and DSOs premises, passing through conceptual design and detailed functional specification. The following stages could be a support to the tendering process and the overall owner’s engineering activity, including detailed design review and participation to FAT and SAT. In this case  the candidate will take the responsibility for the organization of the data acquisition on site and surveillance to the installation, management and operation of all the corresponding equipment, as well as for the coordination, execution, monitoring and evaluation of all testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities of the new SCADA/EMS/DMS/SAS system, with also possible support to trial operation of the system itself.

What Cesi is looking for

Education Level: Master’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Information Technology or Telecommunication (with high degree score)

Expertise

  • Information and Operation Technology
  • Automation and Control Systems
  • Grid and Power Station Control
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • Substation Automation Systems (SAS)
  • Energy/Distribution Management Systems (EMS/DMS)
  • International Standards (IEC 61850/60870, SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol)

Years of Experience: at least 5-10 years

Languages: Italian, English. Fluency in English is required. The knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus.

 

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

Job type: Permanent position

003 DMS Product Leader Energy consultants Milan - Italy Permanent position 12.04.2021
Our Experience

CESI has got decades of experience in consultancy services on Distribution Systems Planning & Operation, were innovative and modern paradigms like Smart Grids, Smart Metering, Internet of Things are recently contributing, more strongly than elsewhere in Power Systems, to Grid Modernization. In this context CESI consulting offering includes conventional network studies (e.g. losses reduction) and innovative technological services (e.g. SCADA, DMS, ADMS, EDRMS), oriented to introduce advanced methodologies for distribution network planning and operation. All these activities are leveraged on active continuous participation of CESI personnel to the main standardization committees and international working groups, in addition to the daily effort to stay on the functional and technological leading edges.

Team and location

As Distribution Management Systems Product Leader, the candidate will be part of CESI team devoted to Grid Modernization and Innovation that assists the final clients, typically DSOs, in advance network modeling and analysis, functional specification, tendering process support, design review and owner’s engineering, FAT and SAT of all the equipment involved in Smart Grid and Smart Metering roadmaps. After a first period of integration and training in CESI Headquarters in Milan, the business activity will require periods of time abroad (one week / ten days per mission) for meetings and on-site activities, both in Factory and at Client premises. As Product Leader he will be responsible also for the Business Development of the DMS product, both in terms of commercial proposition and technical delivery quality.

Job description

The candidate will be called to contribute in different phases of DMS projects devoted to CESI Clients, eventually starting from an initial assessment and gap analysis of the existing Smart Grid and Smart Metering infrastructures, as well as of the applications and platforms operated by the DSOs, passing through conceptual design, detailed functional specification, support to tendering process and overall owner’s engineering activity, including detailed design review and participation to FAT and SAT. The candidate will take the responsibility for the organization of the experts allocated to DMS projects, as well as for the coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the activities assuring timely/quality deliveries to the Clients.

What Cesi is looking for

Education Level:  Master’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Information Technology or Telecommunication (with high degree score)

Expertise:

  • Distribution Network Planning and Operation
  • Distribution Management Systems (DMS)
  • Smart Grids and Smart Metering Standards
  • Information and Operation Technology
  • Automation and Control Systems
  • Grid and Power Station Control

Years of Experience: at least 10-15 years

Languages: Italian, English. Fluency in English is required. The knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus.

 

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy. The position is rewarded appropriately.

Job type: Permanent position

002 Innovation Specialist Milan - Italy 08.04.2021
Our Experience

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. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

The company’s key global clients include major utilities, Transmission System Operators (TSOs), Distribution System Operators (DSOs), power generation companies (GenCos), system integrators, financial investors and global electromechanical and electronic manufacturers, as well as governments and regulatory authorities.

CESI is a fully independent joint-stock company headquartered in Milan and with facilities in Arnhem (NL), Berlin (DE), Prague (CZ), Mannheim (DE), Dubai (AE), Rio de Janeiro (BR), Santiago de Chile (CL), Knoxville (US) and Chalfont (US).

Team and location

As Innovation Specialist the candidate will be part of CESI Digital Lab team in Milan within our Testing, Inspections & Certification Division.

Job description

The candidate will be involved on the following activities:

  • Technological innovation activities in the field of electricity distribution systems and advanced measurement systems
  • Support for startup scouting
  • Support for the preparation and organization of Bootcamp events
  • Meeting with startups and participation in the definition phase of the PoC (Proof of Concept)
  • Preparation of presentations for workshops / summaries or training on solutions
What Cesi is looking for

We are looking for passionate, curious and visionary people to face the challenge of the energy transition with us. Young talents who help us with their proactivity, trust, innovation and responsibility to make the technological and industrial horizons that we want to achieve.

Education Level:  Master’s degree in Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Management Engineering (with high degree score).

Years of Experience: at least 1-5 years

Languages: Italian, English. Well knowledge of English is required. The knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus.

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy.

001 E-mobility Specialist Milan - Italy 08.04.2021
Our Experience

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. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

The company’s key global clients include major utilities, Transmission System Operators (TSOs), Distribution System Operators (DSOs), power generation companies (GenCos), system integrators, financial investors and global electromechanical and electronic manufacturers, as well as governments and regulatory authorities.

CESI is a fully independent joint-stock company headquartered in Milan and with facilities in Arnhem (NL), Berlin (DE), Prague (CZ), Mannheim (DE), Dubai (AE), Rio de Janeiro (BR), Santiago de Chile (CL), Knoxville (US) and Chalfont (US).

Team and location

As E-mobility Specialist the candidate will be part of CESI Digital Lab team in Milan within our Testing, Inspections & Certification Division.

Job description

The candidate will be involved on the following activities:

  • Testing of charging stations (AC and DC) and their interaction with electric vehicles: PWM, Power Quality, Communication protocols, Interoperability
  • Support the team to comply with international standards / standards bodies
  • Analysis and implementation of product certification requirements
  • Preparation of the test plan for product validation
  • Preparation of documents and reporting
  • Knowledge of sector standards: IEC 61851-1, IEC 61851-23, EN 61000-2-2 and communication protocols (CHAdeMO, CCS and DIN)
What Cesi is looking for

We are looking for passionate, customer-oriented people to face the challenge of electric mobility with us. Young talents who help us with their proactivity, passion, and responsibility to make real the technological and industrial horizons we want to achieve.

Education Level: Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Energy, Automation, Information Technologies (with high degree score).

Years of Experience: at least 1-5 years

Languages Italian, English. Well knowledge of English is required. The knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus.

What Cesi is offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment focused in shaping the future of energy.

 

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Professionals

We expect our professional to add value to CESI’s services delivery by combining excellent technical skills with a strong customer focus. With these competencies, our employees generate new business and aid in the growth and success of our company.

Test Engineers

Test engineers examine products and components to ensure that they meet applicable specifications. They test electrical equipment from low-voltage up to high-voltage, provide technical assistance to our international customers and prepare test reports.

Administration

The administration department deals with tasks including procurement, legal and corporate administration, finance and control, information technology, quality, safety and environment audit, human resources, external relations and communications.

Sales Manager

Sales managers have direct responsibility for the entire commercial cycle either related to a key account or a geographical area. Their responsibilities include delivering growth, maximising sales and profitability, supporting their sales teams, and maintaining and improving standards of customer service.

Project Manager

Project managers are responsible for delivering a wide range of projects. They plan, execute and deliver projects according to strict deadlines and budgets. This includes acquiring the necessary resources and co-ordinating team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects on schedule. They also define project objectives and oversee quality control throughout the life cycle of a project.

Environmental Consultants

Environmental consultants design and develop a wide range of civil infrastructure and environmental projects. They ensure the feasibility, safety and timely delivery of projects as well as the environmental management of industrial plants, monitoring and mitigation of environmental risks, and definition and remediation of contaminated sites.

Energy Consultants

Our consultants cover a wide range of customer needs, from energy master plans for public authorities to HVDC interconnections for TSOs. They can be involved at every stage of the energy value chain: from the design phase up to commissioning. Energy consultants define technical and functional requirements for integrating multiple power sources such as renewable energy and industrial plants into the grid. They operate at the cutting edge of technology, tackling energy challenges such as the smart grid, renewable energy penetration and energy storage.

Students & Graduates

Start your experience with the CESI team

Many students get involved with CESI even before they graduate through our internship programmes. CESI has partnership agreements with more than 20 Italian universities and has hosted more than 280 trainees over 60 years.

We’re looking for market-oriented technical graduates with a strong passion for technology and a spirit of innovation. From your very first day, you'll be in a position to broaden your experience in the energy industry as part of our culturally diverse teams.


Please contact us at career@cesi.it