R&D Electrical or Mechanical Engineer

KONČAR – Electrical Engineering Institute is a dynamic company with many years of experience in the areas of electrical engineering, rail vehicles and infrastructure, laboratory testing, diagnostics, and certification.

Business unit Platforms and solutions are looking for a new member who will have a chance to be a part of one of our top-performing teams.

R&D Electrical or Mechanical Engineer (m/f)

As the future of energy changes, new opportunities and technological innovations are rapidly emerging. To embrace market challenges and achieve future growth, we are dealing with advanced microgrids in power engineering and railway. You will have the opportunity to be part of the team researching advanced microgrids based on renewable sources (sun, wind, hydrogen), electrolysis, fuel cells, battery storage, power converters, and advanced control/management systems.

If you are passionate about renewable energy and want to be a part of creating a better and greener future, you are the person we are looking for.

We are offering you a working environment that will empower you to reach your full potential. We aim to attract the most skilled and brightest people to bring new perspectives which allow our employees to learn from each other and improve their skills. While encouraging collaboration and teamwork, we also promote a trusting atmosphere, mentoring, consulting, and exchanging ideas.

Besides challenging jobs, additional benefits, and flexible work practices, our employees are provided with continuous personal and professional development through education and training programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop models of the microgrids using analysis tools to verify stability, interoperability, or scalability of system architecture and network design
  • Detailed equipment specifications (microgrid components)
  • Analyze up to date standards and market demands regarding microgrids based on renewable energy sources
  • Participate in design, integration, deployment, and commissioning of microgrids and microgrid control systems
  • System approval test procedures, manuals, and other system-related documentation


  • Sc./Master’s in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Working experience in a similar field of work
  • Fundamentals of electrical engineering
  • Working knowledge of the English language
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork and adaptability to challenges
  • Commitment to continuous learning

Good to know:

  • Experience with computer modeling/simulation tools of microgrid operation and utility profiles (PVSyst, Homer)
  • Experience in PLCs programming and commissioning
  • Experience in energy storage, solar and wind systems technologies, and architectures
  • Experience in hydrogen technologies (electrolysis, fuel cells)
  • Knowledge of communication protocols, e.g., Modbus, CAN bus, TCP, RS-485, RS-232

What do we offer:

  • Work in a stable and promising company
  • Work in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • The friendly and supportive work atmosphere
  • Stimulating and regular income according to the achieved results
  • Paid additional education and professional programs for the improvement of knowledge and skills
  • Christmas and Easter bonuses, holiday cash grants
  • Above-average vacation days
  • Additional days of paid leave (e.g., marriage, the birth of a child, moving…)
  • Additional cash benefits (e.g., the birth of a child, completion of post-graduate studies…)
  • 24-hour employee insurance against the consequences of an accident
  • Regular medical check-ups
  • Leisure time recreation
  • Reimbursement of transportation costs to and from work
  • Official mobile phone

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated, and ambitious person, open to new challenges and knowledge, and have found yourself in a description, send us your CV at mbarisic@koncar-institut.hr.

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