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Grid Consultant

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3E is an independent consultancy and software service company, delivering solutions for performance optimisation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. We provide expert services covering the whole project lifecycle, to support project developers, asset managers, operators, investors, and policy-makers. Additionally, it offers a suite of software services that enhance the performance of renewable energy plants, facilitate the implementation of smart grids and assess the energy efficiency improvements in buildings.

3E expertise covers:

  • Solar: PV & thermal power
  • Wind power: on & offshore
  • Sustainable buildings & sites
  • Power grids and markets

Bridging the gap between R&D and the market, 3E combines in-house innovation, partnerships with leading R&D centres, and a thorough understanding of practical industry needs to continuously offer high performance, cost-effective energy services and products.

3E’s international team operates from Brussels (HQ), London, Paris, Toulouse, Istanbul, Delhi and Cape Town and has a project track-record of over 15 years in over 40 countries.


Within 3E’s Consultancy Business Unit, we are looking for a Senior grid consultant/engineer. You will be responsible to carry out technical engineering analysis related to power system, storage solutions and electricity markets, with a focus on grid integration of renewable energy in the power system. You will also be responsible for project management and client’s interaction.


  • Conduct grid integration studies of renewable energy projects based on modelling and simulation of power systems
  • Conduct techno-economical feasibility studies of hybrid off-grid systems.
  • Produce analysis of electricity markets (day ahead, intraday, balancing).
  • Advise on energy storage solution (type, size, control,..)
  • Deploy smart grid concepts and innovative control strategies for efficient integration of renewable energy
  • Manage projects including end-to-end project administration: planning, realisation, coordination, cost control as well as relationships with clients, partners and suppliers



  • Master degree in electrical power engineering with at least 6 years of work experience
  • Knowledge of power system modelling software (i.e. DigSilent Powerfactory).
  • Knowledge of electricity markets.
  • Relevant work experience, ideally with a DSO/TSO or in power system consultancy or related is a plus
  • Experience in programming language Python.
  • Willing to travel abroad for short-term missions.


  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and in writing.
  • Ability to identify key issues, assess their implications and communicate complex subjects in readily understandable terms.
  • Strong self-organisation and self-motivation skills; able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, under pressure and to hard deadlines, with a focus on delivering output.
  • Flexible, adaptable, good team worker.
  • Creative and innovative mind-set.


  • Fluent in English, knowledge of French is an asset.


In addition to a stimulating atmosphere in a young and highly motivated group of people, 3E offers:

  • Attractive salary package in line with your level of experience, including group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers, representation allowance and company mobile phone
  • Sustainable transport: Easy access with public transport, 100% reimbursement of public transport fare.
  • An international environment: projects in over 40 countries worldwide, colleagues of 20 nationalities.

  • Location: Brussels


Kalkkaai 6 Quai à la Chaux
1000 Brussels



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at the number: 022292894
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