Network & Gas Transport Study Engineer

1000 Bruxelles, Belgique - Belgie

Department: Infrastructure Capacity Planning

Management Context & Scope

Infrastructure Capacity Planning is responsible for the determination of Belgium’s gas transport capacity, and the carrying out of network development studies. In this perspective, the department coordinates the yearly release of Belgium’s ten-year network development plan. Due to recent personnel moves, the department wishes to hire a contractor to contribute to the grid studies and transport capacity analyses carried out by the department. We are looking for an engineer who, besides showing a genuine interest in the energy sector, has the necessary analytical skills and mindset to develop a good understanding and mastery of the hydraulic simulation tools and methodologies. A learning trajectory will be foreseen.

The successful candidate will receive the responsibility of the following tasks (non-exhaustively):

• Carrying out of network simulations

• Assessment of local grid elements adequacy

• Assessment of global network reinforcement needs

• Analysis of entry/exit gas transport scenarios

• Maintenance of the simulation tools

Resource Request

Given the learning curve, long-term availability is expected (ideally 3 years)

Desired Profile:

• Engineering degree

• 3 – 8 years’ experience in an engineering study/modelling environment

• Interest in the energy sector

• Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to build the big picture with relevant messages (synthesis)

• Intellectual rigor and curiosity

• Good written reporting skills and didactics

• Good team player