CSIR Researcher/Engineer: Grid Planner Internship

About the job:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Junior Researcher/Engineer in the Energy Centre within the Smart Places Cluster. The incumbent will be responsible to conduct energy system planning, modelling and analysis with a special focus on the transmission and distribution grids, and undertake research into challenges facing the current grid and new topics related to the future energy-system with a high share of renewables. This position is based in Pretoria.

For more information about the Centre, please visit https://www.csir.co.za/csir-energy-centre

Key responsibilities:

  • Execute various project management/administration tasks;
  • Support the identification of new avenues of knowledge application;
  • Generate technical reports, articles, conference papers and presentations aimed at the energy industries;
  • Contribute to formulating research proposals and respond to both internal and external clients.

What are the requirements?

  • Honors degree in engineering, science, mathematics or any other related field with at least three years’ experience in an energy related field.
  • The following experience and knowledge is essential:
    • Power system modelling experience
    • Basic knowledge of power system planning tools
    • Working experience in a team environment
    • knowledge of the South African and Southern Africa’ power system
    • knowledge of energy policies, regulations, codes and standards

Closing date: 16 October 2019

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY.

How to apply?

To apply for the CSIR Researcher/Engineer: Grid Planner Internship CLICK HERE

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