Grid Connection Engineer – Santiago, CHILE

Published on 12 May 2023 Santiago, Chile

Opdenergy is an organisation with an international presence, in continuous expansion and which focuses its activity on the production of energy assets and the management of all its phases: development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance.

What are we looking for? A Grid Connection Engineer whose functions will be:

  • 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 works and agreements that allow the timely execution of the shared evacuation infrastructures.
  • 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.
  • Supervision of the basic/detailed engineering and applicable regulations of the shared evacuation infrastructure to ensure the quality and service of the shared connection.
  • Preparation of single-line diagrams, layouts and protections of the shared evacuation infrastructures.
  • Supervision of compliance with health and safety, quality and service standards of shared infrastructures.
  • 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
  • 23 days holiday + local holidays
  • Restaurant tickets

“Energize your Talent”: You will discover a new way to develop, grow and collaborate with high-level professionals.

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


  • Senior Engineer with at least 5 years' experience in Transmission/Distribution Networks or Renewable Energy, working for an EPC contractor, BOS contractor, Engineering, Network Operator or recognised project developer / IPP.
  • Strong technical and commercial experience in Networks and/or Renewable Energy.
  • Specific experience in electrical infrastructure project management: design, cost optimisation, planning, reporting, CAPEX and OPEX modelling, structuring and coordination of EPC / BOP RFP processes, contract management.
  • High level of English.
  • Availability to travel both within and outside the national territory.

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