Deputy Lead Electrical Engineer - Japan

Contact: Delvin Ndlovu
Email: email Delvin
Reference: BBBH11895_1708488838
Posted: 2 months ago

Title: Deputy Lead Electrical Engineer

Location: Tokyo, Japan

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

We are working with a leading offshore developer with plans to build an aggresive pipeline in Japan and seeking a Deputy Lead Electrical Engineer to lead the design of electrical infrastructure for OFW projects.


  • Lead and coordinate ESI activities in the electrical department.
  • Establish design criteria and technical requirements.
  • Define contractor scope of work for accurate deliverables.
  • Identify and mitigate discipline risks.
  • Manage stakeholder interfaces.
  • Apply project lessons learned.
  • Control delegated electrical engineering budget for project goals.
  • Execute and oversee assigned tasks independently.
  • Design power systems for grid compliance.
  • Optimize transmission voltages and loss estimates.
  • Manage Wind Turbine Generator technology and reactive power compensation.
  • Coordinate material procurement with Supply Chain Management.
  • Address engineering queries and requests.
  • Provide technical support for Variation Order Requests.
  • Coordinate vendor activities with the Construction Manager.


  • Hold an Engineering degree or equivalent, with Chartered or Licensed Professional Engineer status.
  • Demonstrate experience with public electrical grid connections or power transmission systems and associated regulations.
  • Possess a good understanding of industry and regulatory standards in Japan, including IEC and Japanese Industry Standards.
  • Exhibit strong leadership skills with the ability to influence decisions.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, capable of effectively communicating technical matters across Projects and Operations.
  • Display pragmatism in balancing technical decisions with operational needs for safe and competitive solutions.
  • Have knowledge and experience of HVAC transmission systems and utility connections in Japan.
  • Understand project execution and associated scheduling skills.
  • Familiarity with Control system interface requirements to electrical systems.
  • Proficiency in both Japanese and English languages.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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