Grid Connection Engineer – Madrid, SPAIN

Published on 14 February 2024 Madrid, Spain

Opdenergy is a well positioned player in the energy sector that prioritizes being an Independent Power Producer (IPP), with more than 15 years of experience and international presence, operating in 9 countries and more than 200 employees.

What are we looking for? A Grid Connection Engineer based in Madrid who, coordination with the business development and construction teams, will participate in the interconnection of renewable energy projects, considering the technical requirements of the Utilities and Applicable Law.

Main responsibilities:

  • Interaction with Electricity Distributors and Transmission System Operator to ensure grid connection of generation facilities.
  • Negotiation with parties involved in connection nodes for the coordination of the necessary work and agreements to enable the timely execution of shared evacuation infrastructures.
  • Presentation of technical connection solutions and analysis of alternatives.
  • Supervision of the planning and implementation of the evacuation infrastructure necessary for the adaptation of the existing distribution/transport network defined at the Access and Connection Point of the generation facilities.
  • Procurement and supervision of the basic/detailed engineering and applicable regulations of the evacuation infrastructure.
  • Supervision of the construction and commissioning of the shared evacuation infrastructures.
  • Budget monitoring of the evacuation infrastructures.
  • Development, identification and monitoring of the critical path and project risks.
  • Carrying out Technical Due Diligence of projects
  • Preparation of single-line diagrams, layouts and protections of the evacuation infrastructures.
  • Supervision of compliance with health and safety, quality and service standards.
  • Management of compliance with the grid codes applicable to each generation facility.
  • Delivery of project progress/status reports to management and sponsors.
  • Preparation of connection schedules in coordination with the Construction team.

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours
  • Telework 2 days a week
  • Restaurant tickets
  • Health insurance

If you want to grow professionally and work with people who are passionate about transforming natural resources into energy, we want to meet you.


  • Graduated Engineer in Electric, Electronic, Management or similar
  • Skilled in Energy, Power Systems, Power Transmission, Project Portfolio Management, Account Management, Substation, Contract Management, Renewable Energy and Smart Grid.
  • High level of English.
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel, PowerPoint and financial systems
  • ETAP, PSCAD, PLS Tower, CYMCAP, Autogrid Pro.

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