Electrical Power Engineer in Underground Cable Modelling – KTP Associate

City of Bristol
£28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience
Nov 22, 2018
Dec 31, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.  The role is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with an ambitious team. Based in Bristol, you will join a small team responsible for creating a novel simulator of Electrical Distribution Assets for Smart grid Application Development to give the capability to validate the robustness of machine learning algorithms before deployment in the field. The project is fully supported by the academic team within the Power Systems Research Laboratory at the University of the West of England to transfer skills and knowledge into the business.  The position is a 24 month fixed term contract, which includes management and business skills training provided by the national KTP programme and a further £2k per annum dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development. On completion of the KTP project, it is Powerline Technologies Ltd.’s intention to offer on-going employment to the right candidate.  Powerline Technologies Ltd develops and markets a range of disruptive Smartgrid products aimed at electricity Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) who are under intense pressure to increase network reliability, reduce carbon emissions and accommodate renewable energy and electric vehicle innovations.  Please see the attached full job description and information for applicants for the role.  If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Clare Rowson on Clare.Rowson@uwe.ac.uk or 0117 328 3676.  UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.