Utility-scale Battery Energy Storage Engineer (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  27605

Bad Vilbel, DE, 61118

Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive.


As an experienced Transmission and Distribution sector professional, you will contribute to the development of our power system activities. The power systems product focuses on supporting our clients in their challenges to plan and operate the power system in a reliable, sustainable and efficient way. Our clients include TSOs, regulatory bodies, power producers, industries and project developers around the world. This team has a world class expertise in Power Systems and is the center of excellence of the ENGIE Group for all related topics. Your field of activity includes:


  • Handling a project self-responsible in coordination and cooperation with functional manager
  • Preparation of all required reports, follow up documentation and correspondence of the project
  • Contract administration and claim management
  • Contribution in all project phases (planning studies, design, procurement, implementation, supervision and commissioning) with technical input within the area of technical expertise
  • Interface coordination with all related disciplines involved in large transmission and distribution projects (civil, mechanical, topographical, H&S, environmental etc.) and other stakeholders
  • Take an expert role on the different activities, from project delivery to junior coaching



We grow together with our employees. We offer the right conditions for this framework conditions: 

  • A future-proof workplace that combines medium-sized businesses with global perspectives and sustainability
  • Varied and exciting work in which you can develop professionally and personally. No two days are the same
  • An integrative working environment, characterized by the diversity of our employees and a working atmosphere in which working is fun
  • A culture of appreciation, equal opportunities and long-term international development opportunities
  • We support mobile working with the appropriate digital infrastructure and a high degree of freedom to work independently
  • Stay fit with us, thanks to company health promotion, e-bike leasing, company events and joint sporting activities
  • A comprehensive induction as well as a range of further trainings and language courses in a company that always supports you
  • Your recommendations are the best way to identify and secure talent. That is why Tractebel offers an attractive bonus system for employee recommendations


  • University degree in electrical engineering (MSc/Dipl.-Ing.), further education is an asset
  • Fluent in English, excellent correspondence skill in contractual & technical matters. Fluency in other languages is an asset (German, French, Dutch, Spanish)
  • Readiness for regular travel abroad (1 week per month in average)
  • You are dynamic, creative, interested by high level expertise and team work
  • Experience in presenting and defending results to clients and interacting with several stakeholders (clients, partners, subcontractors, authorities, TSO,…)
  • Preferably previous work experience in technical consulting/engineering and experience working abroad 


Specific Requirements:

  • Profound theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering and practical project experience of minimum 10 years, including site supervision of electrical works
  • Design experience of electrical transmission & distribution facilities (e.g. high voltage substations primary equipment, protection and control, SCADA, telecommunication, high voltage overhead lines and cables etc.), capable to establish scope of works, bill of quantities and tender documents within the area of technical expertise, familiar with related international standards
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience on the projects related to utility scale BESS facilities 
  • Experience in site and factory acceptance tests for electrical equipment and/or BESS, site acceptance and commissioning (especially for BESS containers and associated BOP equipment)
  • Battery energy storage systems knowledge on the following:
    • Topologies of energy storage systems and knowledge on the applicable terminologies and understanding (or willingness to learn) of performance criteria (technical/contractual)
    • Ability to stay up to date on the latest trends in the world of the energy storage community
    • Writing prefeasibility, basic design, and technical specifications    
    • Understanding of the main BESS equipment and subsystems (Batteries (Li-ion), Power conversation system, MV/LV Transformers, General Balance of plant)
    • Assessment of different vendor solutions to perform tender comparison/evaluations


THAT SOUNDS INTERESTING? Then we look forward receiving your online application as Utility-scale Battery Energy Storage Engineer (m/f/d), including your salary expectations and your availability.

EDGE Tractebel acts according to EDGE standard Gender equality is very important to us at Tractebel. For us, the focus is on people, not on gender! Therefore, we welcome all applicants and remain committed to an inclusive workplace.



Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree