Electrical/Power Systems Engineering Placement at Siemens

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
9th March 2019
North West South East
Manchester, Frimley
Role May Involve
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
“I really enjoyed my time at Siemens, gaining exposure to a variety of IT topics and experience in various skills relevant to any future career. My team were welcoming and always approachable when seeking support for my day-to-day activities. As a company Siemens has great international standing and ethos in the work they conduct and it really showed during my year with them. Would definitely look to work with Siemens during my final year or upon graduation…” - Read full review

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Electrical/Power Systems Engineering Placement

Here at Siemens Power Technologies International we provide thought leadership to the power industry on all energy related advisory services by supporting our customers to develop the required energy strategy, power system studies, smart grid concepts, community energy schemes, e-mobility (EV charging and V2G) and expertise required to build a better world using greener energy, cutting-edge software and ingenious inventions. We need innovative and ambitious individuals to explore the varied, exciting areas of our business.

How do you shape the future through energy and digital transformations? We’re looking for the makers of tomorrow. The bright and level-headed undergraduates and post graduates with a highly motivated ‘can do’ attitude to help to make a difference in the world.

The challenge

Embark on a journey to join the fast pace world of the energy transition thought leadership Team in Manchester. Siemens Power Technologies International (Siemens PTI) offers a holistic approach to mastering the technical and economical challenges of today’s and future energy systems. Drawing upon more than 60 years of experience and continuous innovations in power system planning, Siemens PTI is a strong partner to develop individual, innovative solutions which create sustainable value for our customers and turn change into opportunities.

We are looking for candidates with a passion for energy business advisory, power system economics, power system studies, energy transition, digitalisation, the ability to think on your feet and still ensure attention to detail. As an Electrical or power system Engineer, working with experienced engineers you will be responsible for undertaking some of the following tasks on various projects :-

  • Power system analysis
  • Power system economics studies, techno-economic analysis and business case development
  • Transmission master planning and interconnection studies
  • Harmonic mitigation and power factor correction analysis and design
  • Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies design and development
  • Distributed Energy & Smart Grid solutions
  • E-mobility solutions in particular EV charging and V2G solutions
  • Community energy schemes design and development

The candidate

Here’s what it takes to join some of the world’s brightest minds-

  • Familiarisation with the innovation in energy and technology landscape
  • A highly motivated person with a ‘can do’ attitude who is results orientated and has a positive approach to work
  • Has a proactive attitude towards leading initiatives, driving improvement and change management.
  • Confident in communicating at all levels.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and leadership skills

Minimum Educational Requirements

  • Working towards Phd or Masters in electrical or power systems engineering


  • Manchester or Frimley

About Siemens

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