Protocol Specialist PAC – TenneT – Arnhem

  • Arnhem

TenneT

TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate Protocol Specialist Protection, Automation and Control  at our location in Arnhem who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

Asset Management ensures Tennet’s sustainable and future-proof asset base. Thanks to our expertise of Asset Management in the technological field, we are able to facilitate. Our innovative and data-driven approach promotes the energy transition and ensures security of supply. 

In the team of Jurgen Hieringer we’re hiring a Protocal Specialist for Protection, Automation and Control Systems to ensure new and existing Automation Technology assets.


Your responsibilities:

  • You will develop and review technical specifications, guidelines, policies and decision papers (as the Document Owner) with regards to the usage of protocols in the field of Protection, Automation and Control (PAC);
  • You will prepare technical tender documents, evaluate the offers in tenders and support of technical negotiations. The focus will be on the usage of protocols used in TenneT;
  • You will participate in expert groups for Protection, Automation and Control (PAC);
  • You align with internal stakeholders in order to identify the needs with regards to protocols and the right implementation of these;
  • Introduces new technologies and further technological development, assessment and integration of innovations in technology with focus on the usage of protocols like IEC 61850 and/or IEC 60870-5-101/104.
  • Your profile and background

  • Successfully completed degree with a technical background, preferably with a specialization in the field of automation, information technology or electrical engineering, or alternatively you have a comparable qualification;
  • Experience in the usage of the protocols IEC 61850 or IEC 60870-5(-101/104). Preferable in the field of control/automation systems;
  • Preferably you have experience with the energy industry (DSO, TSO, manufacturer, etc.) or similar industries in which Protection Automation and Control systems are used (Oil & Gas, Chemical Industry, etc.);
  • You have strong teamwork skills and you’re preferably experienced in working with international teams and bring a high degree of assertiveness and initiative;
  • With a high degree of responsibility and quality awareness as well as your independent way of working, your work will support the security of supply in the high voltage grid of Netherlands;
  • You have very good communication skills in writing and speaking inDutch(C level)and English.
  • Our recruiting process

    Our offer

    Additional information

  • The weekly working time is 40 hours;
  • The position is unlimited;
  • Job interviews for this position will be (partly) in English. Please send us your application document in English as well;
  • Salary for this position is in grade 8 with a salary between  € 4369,- and  € 8594 ,-  gross per month based on a fulltime agreement (40 hours per week).
  • Salary

    4369 € – 8594 € TenneT is a leading European grid operator. We are committed to providing a secure and reliable supply of electricity 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, while helping to drive the energy transition in our pursuit of a brighter energy future – more sustainable, reliable and affordable than ever before. In our role as the first cross-border Transmission System Operator (TSO) we design, build, maintain and operate over 25,000 kilometres of high-voltage electricity grid in the Netherlands and large parts of Germany, and facilitate the European energy market through our 17 interconnectors to neighbouring countries. We are one of the largest investors in national and international onshore and offshore electricity grids, with a turnover of EUR 9.2 billion and a total asset value of EUR 45 billion. Every day our 8,300 employees take ownership, show courage and make and maintain connections to ensure that the supply and demand of electricity is balanced for over 43 million people.TenneT is an equal opportunity employer for ALL and is fully committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for recruitment, promotion and employment regardless of their ethnic origin, skin colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual identity, marital/family status.  Lighting the way ahead together

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