Commissioning Specialist

Commissioning Specialist

We are looking for an industrial electrician, or similar, with good interpersonal skills, to ensure a high-quality and solid foundation for our technical solutions. You will be joining the Grid, Power & Commissioning department at Better Energy’s Sønderborg office and mainly be responsible for the commissioning of our solar parks. With a pipeline of more than 6GW of solar parks, there will be plenty for you to do! We take an active role in the realisation of our large-scale solar parks and work every day to make an impact that matters.

Your team

You will join the Grid, Power and Commissioning team and report to Vice President, Nicolai Faaborg Andresen, whilst your daily coordinator and mentor will be Senior Engineer, Lars Dam Nielsen, head of our Commissioning department. The Grid Team is currently made up of ten dedicated employees who are a part of the larger Technology sector in Better Energy, which also includes Research & Development, Engineering, Design & Construction, and Procurement, Logistics & Product Quality.

We all share the responsibility for the development of our large-scale projects and we have a strong professional foundation that flows through everything we do.

We pride ourselves in our work and in making an impact that matters, but out team also loves to laugh together, and we make the best of any situation. We celebrate victories and do not dwell on tough times.

Job profile

As our Commissioning Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring a dependable, solid and high-quality foundation for our technical solutions. You will be hands-on with starting up and testing our systems, making sure everything runs smoothly and with utmost professionalism. Like the rest of the team, you thrive with responsibility, are comfortable with precision work and have a good sense of what is urgent - all qualities that will be essential for your role.

A lot of your daily tasks will revolve around our systems and making sure they are performing according to plan. We have a dynamic work culture with short decision-making processes, so you will have the opportunity to influence and develop your own tasks and responsibilities over time.

Some of you daily tasks will include:

  • Tests and start-up of inverter systems, as well as transformer systems
  • Starting up and managing data and fibre systems
  • Preparing, and installation of monitoring systems (SCADA)
  • Testing electrical systems in general
  • Commissioning of medium & low voltage systems

Your main office and desk will be at Better Energy’s Sønderborg office, but you should expect to travel within Denmark, Poland and Sweden as a part of the job.

About you

When joining Better Energy, you must be ready to drive change and make an impact that matters. You share our drive and commitment, and you are enthusiastic about joining a company with a broad professional foundation where we collaborate across departments and professional backgrounds. Like us, you are passionate about your work and you share our vision of engineering a sustainable future. You are ambitious and motivated by working with other talented and dedicated colleagues.  

To be successful in this position, you should be able to meet deadlines and take responsibility for the handover to asset management and operations and maintenance, making sure it happens fast and flawlessly, and at the same time, ensuring all documentation, tests and agreements are completed in collaboration with the rest of the team.

The ideal candidate has solid experience with the start-up and testing of electrical systems within both low and high voltage.

A good candidate for the job would also have the following:

  • Educational background as industrial electrician or similar, having gained beneficial knowledge about networks and digitalisation.
  • Experience with inverters/converters will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of and experience from working with data communication
  • Previous work with SCADA will be an advantage

Our new colleague should also:

  • Be a self-starter. We will give you a lot of responsibility and room to grow, so we expect you to pick up on things independently and with confidence
  • Have an excellent sense of structure. We need your structure to ensure streamlined data handling and documentation flow
  • Take pride in supporting the team and using their skills for the good of the team.
  • Be service minded. You are ideally someone who naturally keeps a high level of service, as you go about your daily tasks

If only some of the abovementioned applies to you, but you still think you would be a great fit for us, then please do not hesitate to send us an application. Tell us why you are the right person for this role and show us your drive.

So, what about the perks?

Well, aside from a nice lunch buffet, health insurance and an IT scheme, you will experience a workplace with laughter and social gatherings – we currently have a summer party coming up, which is usually hugely successful and great fun.

. Additionally, you will have a varied job with a lot of responsibility and plenty of room for personal development. You will experience the satisfaction and pride of working for something as important as the green transition, while having fun with your work. 

How we recruit

We know that our people make the difference. Having the right skillset is only part of the picture - we look for a cultural fit, too. This means that we are very thorough when we look for the best match for both you and Better Energy. If you are interested in applying your skills and talents to make a difference, send us your CV and application through the link below. 

We plan to conduct interviews in week 32 and have our new colleague join Better Energy from October 1st. However, since finding the right candidate means so much to us, recruitment will be an ongoing process. We will be reviewing applicants continuously and close the application process when the right candidate has been found.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Director of Power Engineering, Jørgen Heine Rasmussen at or by phone at +45 71 96 89 99.


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