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We are Hydro Rein, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to help industries tackle climate change and reach net-zero.

The company is fully owned by Hydro, and our business model is based on agility and the ability to leverage Hydro’s 100+ years of renewable energy and industrial development.

We are currently developing a diversified portfolio of wind, solar and hydropower projects in Europe and Brazil.

Our team has the expertise to develop projects, services and solutions that make a difference for our clients and the societies they are part of.

Do you want to join the next phase of our green journey?

Electrical Systems and Batteries Manager, Hydro Rein

Would you like to join a very interesting company supporting industries in their green transition?

We are now looking to hire a skilled and committed professional to join our Technology team alongside experts from other disciplines. 

We offer

  • An opportunity to be part of a diversified team working on many interesting projects providing green energy to industries. 
  • An international and dynamic work environment in an ambitious “start-up” setting with the necessary support and financial back-up to succeed.
  • Opportunity to shape the role and grow your career through professional and personal development.
  • Be a part of the business for the future and join us for an exciting journey!


You will be the electrical discipline/lead engineer in Rein’s projects throughout different project phases (development, design, construction, operation).


Key tasks will be to:

  • Be the contact regarding any electrical engineering topics in Hydro Rein projects.
  • Review electrical design drawings submitted by partners/contractors and provide value engineering solutions during different phases of the projects.
  • Develop technical specifications and scopes of work.
  • Coordinate electrical integration and interconnection of energy storage systems.
  • Coordinate electrical work packages during different phases of the project and perform site visits to inspect work quality.
  • Evaluate the performance of electrical components and propose methods for improvement. 
  • Mentor and train team members on electrical design, interconnection, and energy modelling.
  • Stay up to date with industry advancements and green technologies/grids and participate in internal/external expert forums. 


Who are you?

  • You have strong competence and understanding of electrical engineering and renewables integration topics.
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, who enjoys sharing knowledge.
  • You are comfortable working in a start-up environment, where processes and guidelines are under development and considerable amounts of autonomy and flexibility are required



  • University degree in electrical engineering
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in connecting renewable energy sources/batteries at site behind or in front of the meter.
  • Have commissioned at least 2 grid-connected battery projects 
  • Understanding selection criteria of transformers and switch gear
  • Working experience in the Nordics/Germany is a plus
  • Fluent in English, German/Scandinavian language is a plus


Additional information
You will report to Head of Technology. The preferred location for this role is in Oslo/Norway, but it might be possible to work in our Hague office in the Netherlands if a preferred candidate is already based there.

Do you not meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all qualification criteria. At Rein we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification requirement, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please enclose a cover letter and copies of relevant academic transcripts, diplomas, certificates etc. Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail. As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background checks.


Apply before: Sunday 10/08/2023 at midnight, CET


If you have any questions, please contact: 


Hiring manager
Michel Battikh, Head of Technology
Phone: (Norway +47) 90961757 


Astrid Skogen
Phone: (Norway +47) 98006451

Posted on:  Sep 15, 2023

Oslo, NO, 0283

Department:  Technology
Business Area:  Hydro Energy(ENER)
Job Type:  Permanent

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