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Commissioning Engineer for Battery storage and Microgrid systems (f/m/d)

Our Grid Edge Solutions Europe is part of the energy transition, helping our customers effectively manage renewables and distributed energy resources integration, deploy microgrids, and unlock new economic opportunities. Backed by more than thirty years of innovation and leadership in energy storage, management, and optimization our customers trust our unique combination of industry expertise and solutions. Together we’re advancing a sustainable energy future for all.

We are looking for a Commissioning Engineer, who will join our Grid Edge Solutions Europe team.

As commissioning engineer, you will execute the site activities working in coordination with project team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Execution of Battery Storage (BESS) and Microgrid projects site activities (installation, pre-commissioning and power-on, commissioning)
  • Follow-up HSE rules as per Country and Company norms
  • Proactively implement improvements in the commissioning process
  • Living values of safety and integrity
  • Be part of a team and act as a team player


  • Proven experience with power systems commissioning (i.e. BESS projects, Solar plants).
  • Proven experience with commissioning of electrical LV-MV panels, Inverters, batteries, switchgears, minimum 3 years of experience is required.
  • Good experience of PLC automation commissioning is considered as a plus.
  • Good experience with troubleshooting.
  • Fluency in both spoken & written English is required.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools.
  • Flexibility to travel worldwide is required.

Location Madrid, Spain;
Genoa, Ligura, Italy
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-28
Reference number R0040451

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.