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Senior Specialist Engineer

MSc or PhD with relevant experience


About us

Unitech Power Systems is an important contributor to the climate goals and the energy transition through several sustainable worldwide "green" projects. There is great demand for our services, and we need to grow our team of 45 recognised specialist engineers. If you see yourself as part of our strong professional environment, we encourage you to apply for a position with us.

Unitech Power Systems was established in 1985. After close to 40 years of operation, our consultancy is internationally recognised its expertise within design, analyses, and review of electrical power systems with all project phases, from early concept development to commissioning, measurements, operation, and incident investigations in the electrical power system.

Our main markets are the energy, power transmission, and industry sectors. We assist our clients in the energy transition, particularly towards offshore wind, but also other forms of renewable energy. Our main service areas are power systems analyses, electrical grid connections, offshore wind, and electrification with or without energy storage, safety and operations support, power management systems, high voltage cable systems, subsea power systems, power electronics and drives, studies and project support. We also develop digital twins and real time systems.

A high percentage of our projects are related to significant reductions of climate gas emissions as well as reneable energy production and transmission.

We carry out analyses in software packages such as DIgSILENT PowerFactory, Paladin Design Base (formerly EDSA), PSCAD, Flux 2D/3D, ETAP, Matlab, and FebDok. We have a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience that enables us to support our clients in about 200 projects every year, combining deep equipment knowledge and excellent system understanding.

We have offices in Stavanger, Oslo, and Fredrikstad, and successful candidates can work in any of these locations.


The position

We are looking for one or more candidates holding an MSc or a PhD degree in a relevant field. A successful candidate must have a wish to work with other specialists and be (or become) a recognised specialist and adviser to our clients. We are currently looking for experienced candidates with more than 5 years of relevant experience within electrical power engineering.

We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • High voltage cables, particularly submarine cables
  • High voltage transmission grids and power systems
  • HVDC transmission systems
  • Protection Devices and Protective Device Coordination
  • Reactive power and voltage compensation technologies and strategies
  • Leading electrical design review workshops

It wil further strengthen your candidacy if you have experience with one or more of the following:

  • Design and/or engineering of electrical power systems and/or equipment
  • Modelling and simulation/analyses or electrical power systems
  • Electrical control systems (PMS, SCADA, IEC 61850, etc.)
  • Finite Element Method (FEM) modelling and analyses
  • Insulation Coordination
  • Offshore wind power
  • Scripting (typically in Python)

Successful candidates are:

  • Proficient in the Norwegian language (or committed to learning Norwegian)
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Able to work efficiently on their own, but also in teams


What we offer

We offer:

  • Work in a highly competent environment
  • Varied work assignments and tasks
  • Competitive compensation, pension, and insurance packages
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexibility to work part of the time from home


What next?

If the above sounds good to you and you would like to learn more, please contact HR Manager Jane Kindem at +47 980 74 145 or via the below form.

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