Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

Senior Electrical Engineer

Last updated: 3 months ago
Expires: 3 months ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
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Job description

Do you want to help drive the world’s energy transition? Do you like working in a multicultural and creative environment? Then Destinus is the right place for you!

Destinus Energy develops, manufactures and services state of-the-art gas turbine systems, and is headquartered in Hengelo, The Netherlands. Our advanced turbine technology has turned the OPRA OP16 Gas Turbine into a masterpiece of technology allowing us to serve global markets with clean, distributed energy solutions.


To our Engineering team we are looking for an experienced electrical engineer. The senior electrical engineer is responsible for the execution of the electrical system design for the controls and auxiliary systems of the gas turbine generators sets. This includes fuel supply, starting system, filtration and ventilation system, lube oil system as well as selection of electrical equipment and generators attached to the turbine. The main tasks are:

  • Low and medium voltage system design (e.g. control systems, breakers, transformers, motor controllers, circuit protections)
  • Generator design and selection
  • Integration of the gas turbine gen-set in clients’ electric grid
  • Supervise and check electrical drawing work
  • Review client requests and propose design solutions
  • Create project specification documentation
  • Provide technical support to Sales and Field Service


  • Bachelor or Masters degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Working knowledge in the design of low and medium voltage electrical systems
  • Knowledge about and ability to select motors, heaters, soft starters and VSD
  • Knowledge about measurement principles and the ability to select appropriate instruments
  • Ability to calculate standard electrical components
  • Able to specify and select generators in the range 0.3-15 kV
  • Understanding of P&ID’s
  • Knowledge of basic design and safety rules and SIL for electrical machinery design.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge about NEN 3140 is an advantage
  • Experience from simulations and power system studies is an advantage
  • Important competences are: Written and verbal communication skills, Results-driven, Initiative, Knowledge, Problem solving


  • Learning opportunities: Language courses
  • Lineal organization
  • Company events
  • Support with Relocation
  • Competitive salary
  • Diversity: We value diversity in our company and our teams. We do not discriminate based on age, race, religion, colour, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.