Power Transformer Expert (F/M/X)

Requisition ID:  21388

Linkebeek, BE, 1630

Linkebeek, Belgique – Power & Infrastructure



Are you excited about embarking on our journey towards a carbon-neutral world?


We are seeking a collaborative individual who is passionate about making a positive impact on ENGIE Laborelec's success and overall performance. If you have a deep interest in energy transition, power generation, and technology, we urge you to explore this opportunity.


Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in safe and diverse environment.



Who are we?


ENGIE Laborelec is a research and expertise center focused on electrical power technology, with a team of over 370 employees from different background. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particular the newly created entity called ENGIE Research & Innovation. We support the entire electricity value chain, providing customized solutions to a diverse range of customers from various fields and industries. We are dedicated to achieving a net zero carbon future and finding sustainable solutions.



About the team


Our Power & Infrastructure Business Line provides high added value activities to the Global Business Units (GBUs) of ENGIE, the power generation sector, grid operators, and the industry in Europe. This covers applied research and on-the-field technical expertise. 


What you’ll be doing


Your responsibilities as a Power Transformer Expert.

Within our department specialized in Electrical Equipment (EEQ), we seek to appoint an Expert in the domain of Power Transformers.

As a Transformer Expert, you will come into contact with aspects of the entire electricity value chain: production (Nuclear, Classical, or Renewable), transmission, distribution and industry (end user).

Follow Up new technologies of Transformers is expected.

You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with universities and research centers at home and abroad.

Your expertise

  • Draft of specifications for transformers and tender evaluations
  • Comparison offers from suppliers
  • Design review from suppliers of Power Transformer assets
  • Follow up construction at supplier facilities
  • Follow up SAT / FAT
  • Condition assessment of Transformers
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Simulations
  • Material Analysis


As a Power Transformer Expert, you will focus on further acquiring competence and experience. You will be required to intervene on industrial sites in Belgium and abroad. This is an opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies, and make a significant impact on our customers' operations.


If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply! Do you?


Are you passionate about technology, and are you considering a career as an Power Transformer Expert?


You are a civil or industrial engineer or equally from experience specialized in Electricity or Electro-Mechanics.

  • You have an expertise in the domain of Power Transformers.
  • You have an experience in Large Power Transformer design.
  • You are recognized for your expertise.
  • You are able to create strategic value for Laborelec and customers based on your expertise.
  • You are able to give theoretical and practical trainings in your expertise domain.
  • You are able to analyses customer demands and develop an appropriate commercial proposals related to needed service deliveries.
  • You are able to make recommendations based on your expertise as well keep yourself updated with market evolutions.
  • You are customer oriented and able to build a trust relation with them.
  • You are a good communicator and able to work independently as part of a small team.
  • You are fluent in English, Dutch and French or willing to become it.
  • You are prepared to travel mainly in Europe.


Then don’t hesitate to apply for this vacancy!


Here's a taste of what Laborelec offers you


  • Flexible Working Environment: A green campus and hybrid workspace (3 days home working/week)  offering flexibility for a good work/life balance 
  • Employee Resource Groups: An exciting position in a leading research and expertise centre, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE. 
  • An inspiring work environment: with ambitious colleagues and from different background
  • Learning & Development: Growth is a big reason people choose to join our team. We provide opportunities through lunch and learns, training, coaching, mentorship programs, and workshops.
  • Benefits: 34 leave days, 5 days free care for sick children , linen ironing service...
  • Wellness: You will have access to our fun room and fitness space for your enjoyment and well-being



Where we work

Our headquarters is based in Belgium (Linkebeek, near to Brussels), and we have several branches in Europe (France, Germany & the Netherlands), LATAM (Chile) and MESCAT (KSA & UAE)


Our values : The 4B’s


  • Be You, At Laborelec, we encourage you to be yourself and allow your skills and knowledge to shine through.
  • Be Safe, keeping our employees safe is our top priority.
  • Become, as a Laborelec employee, you can build your career.
  • Belong, join our dynamic community at Laborelec and become an integral part of our team. ​​​​​​​​​​​


Our commitment

At ENGIE Laborelec, we are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, including people of all races, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations.


We'd love to hear from you if this opportunity sparks your interest.

Your HR contact: Damien Colmant - damien.colmant@engie.com

Business Unit:  Research & Innovation
Division:  R&I - LABS Laborelec
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree