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Electrical installation & commissioning Supervisor

Electrical installation & commissioning Supervisor

 

Poland

  • Duration: 01-Aug-2022 – 31-Jan-2023
  • Electrical installation & commissioning Supervisor
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  • Description:

General supervision of electrical installation in the scopes assigned to during electrical fit out

Quality control closing punch and defects

Participate and witness FAT and SAT testing

Conduct site survey during steel fabrication in Poland as required

 

  • Requirements:

Offshore windfarm substation experience minimum +5 years

Experience in LV AC/DC systems, Firefighting systems, HVAC systems, CCTV & Access control systems, SCADA and HV systems

English is a must

 

 

Job Ref: 11718
COMMISSIONING
Poland
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Senior (Quality Assurance) Cable/CPS project Engineer

 

Senior (Quality Assurance) Cable/CPS project Engineer Duration: 01-Jul-2022 – 30-Jun-2023

 

  • Description:
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•Quality assurance of cable/cable protection system (CPS) products and related accessories

•Monitoring factory upgrades, qualification testing and manufacturing progress

•Support with the preparation or review of QAS, QAP, revision of PQP and ITP

•Revision of NCRs, with consequent update of Synergi, CNs, and follow up on open actions

•Revision of Manufacturing Record Books, test reports

•Witness testing of cables/CPSs (including associated accessories) in labs and factories

•Ensure that the proposed technical solution is in line with international standards, internal best practices and contractual requirements

•Manage interfaces with internal and external stakeholders

•Ensure that suppliers complies with our quality requirements and their quality processes

•Ensure proper categorization of NCRs in the project

•Keep overview of all synergi cases and NCRs in the project with a proper categorization

•Ensure preventive and corrective actions for NCRs and observations are in place

•Update Digital Inspection Tools (DIT) checklists

 

  • Requirements:
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• BSc Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical education

• Experience within a continuous manufacturing process and ISO9001 and HSE awareness in an industrial/construction sector

• Familiar with electrical testing (IEC60502, IEC60840, IEC62067will be appreciated)

• Familiar with high voltage equipment in general, including cables and accessories (voltage level from and above 33kV)

• Familiar with mechanical testing of cable/CPS

• Good communicator in English (written and verbal), familiar with Microsoft Office packages, solution oriented

• Willingness to travel internationally sometimes on short notice and remote witnessing of tests outside standard working hours or standard working days

Job Ref: 11716
CONSTRUCTION
United Kingdom
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Offshore Termination & Joint Inspector

  • Description:

    Inspections of cable systems at each offshore location using the designated inspection reporting tool

    Witness VLF, sheath and OTDR testing, as well as other cable or termination test that might be required

    Ensure that the Contractor prepares and delivers a complete documentation of the works and services carried out according to the agreed RAMS

    Comply with and enforce the Company HSE requirements

    This scope will be executed offshore, thus rotations are to be expected, however the rotation scheme have not yet been finalised. But it will follow rules either as a 14days on/14days off or a maximum of 6weeks on/6weeks off (inclusive of COVID-19 quarantine period in Taiwan) setup.

  • REQUIREMENTS:

    Compulsory: Seafarers Offshore Medical, One Day First Aid Course, Firefighting course, Sea survival and transfer training, Climbing and Rescue at heights training, confined space training, Helicopter transfer and NFPA 70E training (US),

    Desirable: HV/MV Jointing training or experience, VLF testing training or experience, OTDR testing training or experience, Safe Work in High Voltage Substation Environments and Safe Work in Low Voltage Substation  Environments

    Possesses the skills of HV/MV cable jointing/termination, cable ladder/cleating systems, subsea cable hang off systems, earthing and bonding of cable systems, CDM regulations 2015 

Job Ref: 11714
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Taiwan
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Procurement Consultants

Procurement Consultants – Denmark

Preparation and creation of sourcing strategy and tender material as well a negotiation of a contract for an electrolyser scope in Europe. (Green Fuels For Denmark)

    • strategising and conceptualising the way to source and contract with established risk and opportunity understandings
    • managing the end-to-end sourcing and contract management process of various hydrogen-related contracts ranging from engineering services to major EPCI scope
    • preparing and conducting contract negotiations in both commercial and technical tracks
    • acting as liaison between the procurement and hydrogen business unit
    • supporting the project management function in a lean setup with a start-up mentality.

Requirements:

Procurement consultant must have experience with complex capex tenders (5-10 years)

    • have experience working with large-scale procurement for EPCI projects and/or the electrolyser supply chain
    • are a skilled negotiator with experience in identifying value drivers and business development opportunities
    • have expert core procurement skills and broad knowledge to engage in other project tasks outside your core function, as needed in the projects
    • have experience in procurement for highly complicated large-scale technical scopes.

Danish language skills is a preference.

 

Job Ref: 11709
ADMINISTRATION
Denmark
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Marine coordinator

Marine coordinator required for LV campaigns for offshore German Wind Farm projects.

Marine campaigns will be on going throughout the summer

Job Ref: 11707
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
Germany
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GIS Specialist

 

GIS Specialist – Remote / UK/Denmark

 

  • Description:

 

    • Geospatial data management (file geodatabases, enterprise GIS system etc.) – responsible for all the geospatial data flows within your project;
    • Perform analysis upon request to facilitate and optimize the design of different elements of the project;

 

    • Create cartographical products to inform technical design, environmental approval, stakeholder alignment as well as to inform governmental authorities (e.g. Charts and maps);
    • Process large geophysical datasets (raster and vector);
    • Ensure all the project data is up to date on company enterprise GIS system;
    • Create and maintain project applications such as dashboards – webmaps and webapps;
    • Expect to use the Editor toolbar, geoprocessing tools and the 3D Analyst/Spatial Analyst extension on a daily basis.

 

Required Experience To Succeed in the Role:

 

    • Passionate about GIS and renewable energy
    • Positive attitude and fast learner (assume a steep learning curve)
    • Have experience in working with the ArcGIS platform, incl. ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and Portal
    • Have experience in producing small and large cartographic products (maps, data driven pages, etc.)
    • Experience in adding and extracting data from an enterprise database (e.g. extracting data using SQL queries)
    • Speak and write English fluently (English level proficiency B2 or higher)
    • Able to spend 2-3 days per week in Copenhagen or London office

 

Bonus Points:

 

    • Previous GIS work experience is desirable but not mandatory
    • Have a fair understanding of datums, projections and geodetic transformations
    • Have experience with the use of CAD-based software.
Job Ref: 11706
DESIGNERS
Denmark
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HV Components Engineer

HV Components Engineer – Denmark
 
Duration: 01-Jun-2022 – 31-May-2023
  • Job Classification:Electrical Systems
  • Category Name:HV Components Engineer
  • Developing technical requirements, evaluating tenders, executing contracts, and doing product development with our suppliers for HV AC equipment like transformers, reactors, GIS/AIS, etc.

    ·  ensuring that quality and progress are in line with our delivery model, project schedules, and budgets

    ·  collaborating and coordinating with HV equipment suppliers, making sure we are compliant

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  • Requirements:
    • have a master’s degree in electrical engineering or similar
    • understand transmission system design, technology, and how the equipment can be utilised to enable power transmission and improve grid stability and system performance
    • have leadership, communication, and stakeholder management skills and are good at handling interfaces and collaborating across cultures and functions
    • speak and write English fluently and thrive on working in globally distributed teams utilising virtual communication tools with a high degree of diversity, inclusiveness, and equality.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Job Ref: 11699
ENGINEERS
Denmark
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Knowledge Manager

KNOWLEDGE MANAGER required by our Client in the Renewable Energies sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA

 

Duration:           Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

 

The client aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, the client owns and operates eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. The client owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States, employs approximately 7,000 people, and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies – a list of America’s best corporate citizens – and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The KM will be an SME on facilitation skilled in researching, understanding, and predicting complicated group needs and leading experiences that satisfy them. Capable of designing interactions through combining tools, time, and talking promote high performance in a matrixed and fast paced environment. The KM will be specialized in certain methods such as conflict resolution, Continuous Improvement, design thinking, Risk Management, design sprints, and Agile methodologies.
  • Promote knowledge sharing through the organization's operational business processes and systems by strengthening links between knowledge sharing and the information systems, and improving integration among information systems in the organization, to facilitate seamless exchange of information across business group both internally and externally to a project.
  • Promote collaborative workshops on a regular and recurring basis with both internal and external participants.
  • Disseminate information about the organization's Lessons Learned process to internal and external audiences including Lessons Learned workshops, participation in orientation and training sessions, and external benchmarking and evaluation of opportunities.
  • Define the knowledge management strategy and maintain high quality, up-to-date, and searchable Lessons Learned content for audiences of varying skill level.
  • Constantly generate awareness and promote Lessons Learned across the business to lead the company to its ultimate goal of achieving a Knowledge Culture where learnings are seamlessly generated and adopted across all parts of the business.
  • Work effectively across a highly matrixed organization with senior stakeholders and all of the functional teams and projects in the offshore business to promote and develop learnings and critical lessons.
  • Maintain integrity, evaluate business impact, and track usage of the Lessons Learned database. Ensure stakeholders are actively entering and reviewing knowledge base content through the system.
  • Plan and drive learning workshops across different projects, functions and packages to capture and/or disseminate valuable learnings to improve company’s processes and current performance
  • Establish relevant guidelines or new practices based on agreed company’s critical knowledge and ensure these are shared across different segments and other global businesses.
  • Influencing change in the organization by driving a knowledge management culture at all levels of the organization.
  • Analyzing and reporting KPIs on the effectiveness of the new knowledge management programs by observing its usage and evaluate its impact in terms of the organizational benefits.
  • Utilize the knowledge base resources and design training module(s) for the staff and contractors to help them access the knowledge management system. Encourage the staff and workers to share knowledge effectively and efficiently.
  • Seek industry lessons and best practices to share and apply internally across projects and businesses

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

 

Possess a BS, BAS, BA, or BBA degree from an accredited institution (required), or MBA, M. Ed. or MS (preferred) with one of the following (or related) concentrations:

  • Knowledge Management or Knowledge Information Technology
  • Business Intelligence
  • International Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Psychology
  • Education, post-secondary
  • Computer Information Systems

Comprehensive understanding of offshore wind, offshore oil and gas, maritime transportation and logistics industries required:

  • 5 years industry experience with large scale projects
  • 5 years management and leadership experience
  • 5 years facilitation experience

Experience in developing knowledge management programs, facilitation sessions and related materials for adult learning, required:

  • Excellent Microsoft Office product knowledge
  • Proficiency with project management software
  • Oracle Knowledge Management Certified Implementation Specialist or similar
  • IT Information Library Foundations Certification (ITIL) or similar

 

Project Management Professional (PMP), preferred

 

Candidate should be able work in different locations to facilitate workshops and be available for international travel

 

Job Ref: 11697
MANAGEMENT
United States
Permanent
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Budget and billing analyst

BUDGET AND BILLING ANALYST required by our Client in the Renewables Sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA

 

Duration: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

Responsible for maintaining efficient business and contract administration support for Renewables Offshore Business. Supporting all Renewables Offshore Business staff in administrative functions, in particular for operational external contracting. Requires strong organizational skills, basic contract management knowledge and computer literacy.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with relevant business and corporate departments to place & administer operational purchase orders
  • Be business point of contact for SAP related issues including requisitions, purchase orders, invoicing / good receipting, SAP hierarchy management & reporting.
  • Implement and manage budget approval system with appropriate controls to ensure that actuals, accruals & forecast can be monitored throughout the year.

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in SAP, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality; will be required to enter into a confidentiality agreement
  • Attention to detail and accuracy and ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities

 

Job Ref: 11682
PROCUREMENT
United States
Permanent
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Project engineer – Civil engineering

Project Engineer – Civil Engineering

We are looking for Project Engineers  for a bridge construction project by segmental erection methods in Singapore. The Project is part of the new infrastructure development program of Singapore it is highly technical and challenging and will use state of the art construction techniques.

Description

Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the construction works

Monitor and drive compliance in accordance with engineering drawings and documents

Interact daily with client and contractors to achieve best for project outcomes in formal and informal forums

Report on project status and have ownership of issues and engage relevant resources for their resolution or escalation

Implement and promote a safe working environment

Skills & Experience

Degree in civil engineering, with 3 years experience working for a leading construction contractor

Proficiency in the Microsoft® Office suite of software packages

Must be customer focused, team oriented, accountable and results driven

Must be energetic with a positive can-do attitude

Ability and willingness to adapt and quickly learn.

Strong communication skills (oral & written) and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally

Job Ref: 11573
OTHER
Singapore
Permanent
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ONSS Deputy Package Manager

LEAD OSW ONSS ENGINEERING required by our Client int the Renewable Sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA or Houston, TX.

 

POSITION SCOPE

 

The Deputy Onshore Package Manager will assist in the management of the substation, transmission line, and horizontal directional drilling contracts throughout the life cycle (design, tendering, construction, commissioning, and handover to O&M) of the project for the Wind Projects. Principal activities will be the development, implementation and management of the key contracts, interfaces and stakeholder engagement for the projects.

The role would require the day-to-day coordination with procurement, engineering, transmission and interconnection team, contract management, PMO, construction, commissioning, O&M to capture, analyse risk in the project programs and communicate this information in a meaningful way to the larger project team. The role reports to the Onshore Package Manager and Head of the Grid Department.

Coordinating and managing inputs external and internal stakeholders and effectively managing multiple business drivers in a high pressure and dynamic business is essential. It is therefore essential the successful candidate is able to establish, foster and maintain team spirit and morale through periods of intense workload and activity.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Experience within a delivery orientated environment for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the onshore works of an offshore wind project through the pre-delivery, delivery and operation transition phases.
  • Significant “hands-on experience” within a delivery project management environment ideally in a commercially focused utility service and/or delivery business.
  • High degree of competency in future planning. Proven experience in delivery and contracting management and programming.
  • Significant experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations and detailed commercial delivery contracts for owner supplied equipment, enabling contracts, and balance of plant contracts.
  • Experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental regulations associated with delivery of onshore works.
  • Proactive people manager, leader and motivator.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making process under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see/ anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implement mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.
  • Innovative and creative thinking.
  • Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements.
  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.
  • Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), providing key knowledge to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.
  • Organise and manage teams for the delivery of the packages and project
  • Advice on the impact of technical/specialist risks and issues and the viability of solutions recommended.
  • Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, taking into account all relevant risks.
  • Ensure that all recommendations are documented and sufficient due diligence exists to support decisions (whether internal or external diligence).

 

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 3 to 8 years of experience working in utility or renewables industry.
  • Experience working with in a large corporate business.
  • Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • PE, PMP, or Chartered Engineer perfered
Job Ref: 11566
CONSTRUCTION
United States
Permanent
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Senior Manager- OSW Construction

SENIOR MANAGER – OSW CONSTRUCTION required by our Client int the Renewable Sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA or Houston, TX.

 

POSITION SCOPE

 

The Construction Manager is the senior onsite position that ensures continuous site operations in a smooth and non-interrupted continuation of construction works for offshore and onshore work.

This role will report to the Head of Construction and EPC Director within the project and may require local, regional and international travel.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

During Development, the Site Manager shall be responsible for:

  • Liaise with Project Development team and assist in the process of gaining consent/approval for the construction areas and the O&M building.
  • Manage the procurement of all contracts, from ITT preparation to hand over, for any part of the work required to ensure that the temporary and permanent port infrastructure.
  • Prepare decision papers for management where required, including reasoning and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Report and manage the Work, including initial and continuing progress.
  • Managing the preparation and construction and O&M port upgrade contract that includes, but not limited to, liaisons with local stakeholders, oversee construction progress and planning, ensure contractor performs according to project requirements, ensure principal contractor performs according to quality, health, safety and environmental regulations, report to line managers, and other duties as needed.
  • Produce and implement Site procedures.
  • Readiness of Construction office.

DESCRIPTION

 

During construction phase, the Site Manager shall be responsible for coordination of following scopes:

  • Marine Coordination
  • Health and Safety
  • Offshore Installation Coordination
  • Support Services: administration, offshore and onshore technician team and Port Supervision.
  • Site management including, but not limited to, personnel, warehousing, security, welfare, equipment/building management and maintenance.
  • Support the coordination between Installation and Commissioning (assist with hand overs / responsibility transfers and offshore daily planning), Interfaces between installation contractors and commissioning.
  • Management of day to day installation interfaces between contractors
  • Detection of disruptions – especially with interferences to the overall project schedule
  • Development of measures to avoid disrupted workflows
  • Review of the implementation and success of the mitigation measures
  • Continuously examination of the status of the Works in relation to the schedule and y identify possible disruptions – especially regarding the overall schedule with adjustments and mitigations as necessary
  • Ensure that project and site documents and procedures are implemented and updated, including but not limited to: Site Management Manual, H&S plan, Environmental Plan, Lead Marine Coordinator Manual, Offshore Installation Manual, Construction Execution Plan and other site required documents, as required.
  • Support with hand over from contractors to the Project and onward to the Operation & Maintenance Department as necessary.
  • Participation in regular coordination meetings for ensuring the continuous and smooth delivery of services provided.
  • Preparation and leading the meetings
  • Ensure minutes of meeting are written and distributed
  • Implement vision, values, common goals and standards
  • Support with coordination of logistics (marine coordination at the offshore site), installation and commissioning activities, including transfer to O&M
  • Support with preparation and implementation plan and routines for maintenance of site facilities, demobilization and re-establishment of areas
  • Responsible for Lessons Learned system and other relevant knowledge sharing processes to ensure implementation of good practice from other project.

 

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of proven experience as a Project Engineer / Installation Manager / Installation Engineer or similar role or experience.
  • Strong technical background for installation of onshore and offshore work
  • Outstanding communication skills with proficiency in written English
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Office to include MS Projects
  • Willing to relocate to location of work
Job Ref: 11565
CONSTRUCTION
United States
Permanent
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Senior Engineer – Electrical Equipment Manager

Senior Engineer – Electrical Equipment Manager required by our Client in the Renewable Sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

 

DURATION: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

The Senior Engineer (Main Electrical Equipment Manager) is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects in the USA and overseas. The role will require an expert in EHV/HV equipment in general, ideally with knowledge related to offshore wind farms.

Belonging to the Project Services Grid department and reporting at the project level to the Electrical Design Manager, the Senior Engineer will be responsible for   specification of main electrical equipment technical requirements, tendering, negotiating and managing contracts, planning and implementing delivery of tasks  associated interfaces, defining company and business engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied, managing engineering activities and decisions from a lead engineering perspective across the offshore project portfolio.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for EHV/HV equipment specification and design, providing key engineering advice, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of projects within time, to budget and quality following the highest industry practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Provide expert advice on engineering strategies / risk levels relevant to a multi-million dollars work package, to ensure that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.
  • Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.
  • Provide professional leadership and direction to team members, potentially comprising employees working within several countries throughout Europe and the USA, to ensure professional standards are maintained (or enhanced) and the team delivers a consistent, high quality, cost effective service to the projects.
  • Ensure that health and safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.
  • Be fully aware, informed and up to date of the latest technical developments related to EHV/HV electrical equipment and identify and assess suitable new that has the potential activities to reduce cost and risk, or improve safety.
  • Develop design documents, technical reports, perform CBA and other design related documentation / presentation to justify design decision to project stakeholder / upper management.
  • Lead the implementation of offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for large scale offshore windfarm multi-contract work packages to ensure that packages are delivered according to specification, budget and programme without compromising safety.
  • Work with other centers of technical excellence across the group to support synergistic activities and incorporate lessons learned.
  • Work with key suppliers and stakeholders in the field, for example software vendors, specialist consultants, academia and innovation organisations to develop and understand the leading-edge solutions
  • Ensure lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different projects (large work packages).  Establish the right mechanisms for this process and ensure that the engineering team implements them to enhance business value.
  • Be able to support a project in the execution phase by responding quickly to field questions, design change requests and be able identify scope gaps before design is released.

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in EHV/HV electrical equipment related to large scale generation and related grid connections
  • Extensive experience in the area of Electrical Works related to renewables, ideally offshore wind, covering transmission and generation projects in terms of design as well as system studies.
  • Extensive experience in the engineering, procurement, and construction or operation of EHV/HV equipment related to step up substations
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline with a higher level degree (e.g. MEng) desirable.
  • Pro-active and diligent approach.
  • Knowledgeable in terms of IEEE Std and IEC.
  • Extensive experience in dealing with health, safety and environmental legislation associated with construction, marine and offshore projects.
  • Proven experience in delivery of electrical equipment design, procurement and installation works, including contract management, programme management, cost and risk control.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Business Directors and Senior Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making processes under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), giving advice to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.

 

THE CANDIDATE WILL ALSO NEED THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

 

  • Significant experience in leading teams involved in large multidisciplinary work packages in international environments.
  • Pro-active and diligent approach.
  • Extensive experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental legislation associated with construction, marine and offshore projects.
  • Proven experience in delivering large packages/projects, including contract management, programme management, cost and risk control.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key concepts and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to anticipate problems and implement mitigating/preventive actions.
  • Innovative, creative, problem solving/conflict resolution skills, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.
  • Proven ability in defining early Development Projects, giving accurate, concise and timely advice to development teams, including technical solutions and estimates.
  • Makes recommendations on staff requirements to ensure delivery of projects (large packages) as planned and within budget.

 

Job Ref: 11555
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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Grid Lead EDM

ELECTRICAL DESIGN MANAGER required by our Client in the Renewable Sector to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

 

DURATION: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

The Electrical Design Manager (EDM) is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects in the US/Europe.

Belonging to the Project Services Direction and reporting globally to the Global Electrical Team Lead, the EDM will be responsible for defining and implementing robust and cost effective electrical engineering strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million dollars offshore supply, installation and maintenance contracts, planning and implementing delivery sites and logistics, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied. The candidate will be managing electrical engineering activities and decisions from a senior engineering perspective across the offshore project portfolio.   

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across US, Europe and the rest of the world.  The position may require some travel to various locations in the US and overseas and the individual should be capable of managing teams working at different project locations.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop the electrical design of the project.
  • Strong Background in power systems studies (steady state as well as transient, dynamic stability, power quality)
  • Strong on the control side, with a solid understanding of how voltage support, frequency response, black start work.
  • Able to provide required inputs to the Scada / Systems Integration and P&C groups.
  • Management of the consultants or suppliers for electrical system studies and other technical matters including coordinating input data from ISO/TSP and other packages.
  • Definition of main design criteria and functional design requirements of all main HV and MV systems.
  • Ensure that the electrical system design process is clearly documented, in collaboration with the Project and respective Engineering Manager, to provide design justification.
  • Work with the System Integration group on the control strategy of the plan and integration of the offshore and on shore with the TSO / ISO system.
  • Ensure Grid Code compliance of the wind farm from the project design to commissioning.
  • Review the design and ratings proposed by suppliers of Export/Array Cables, Main Electrical Equipment, to validate that is in accordance with electrical studies, standards, specifications.
  • Identify and manage risks and interfaces associated with the electrical design.
  • Ensure corporate HSE policies are adhered to in all matters and industry best practice.
  • Ensure compliance with design procedures and guidelines or validate and document variations.
  • Contribute to future revisions of corporate Specifications/Standards
  • Report to the Project Services Electrical Engineering Team status, risks, and lessons learned.
  • Ensure the promotion of innovation in the project if possible and share amongst other EDM’s/ projects.

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline with a higher-level degree (e.g. MEng) desirable
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) or Capable of becoming a PE within one year of start date.
  • IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of health, safety, standards and environmental legislation associated with construction projects.
  • Preferred substantial experience in offshore wind (or oil and gas / utility / power sector) of at least 10 years.
  • Knowledge and experience in electrical systems related to large scale offshore wind farms (preferred) and/or substations.
  • Extensive experience covering:
    • Plant interconnection and grid compliance (system studies and post construction tests)
    • Overhead and underground HV Cable Systems Design and Installation
    • High voltage equipment principles (Transformers, STATCOMS, Reactors, GIS, Harmonic Filters)
    • Construction of substation (including Gas Insulated Substation)
    • Relays and control systems
    • Experience in factory acceptance test criteria and site testing / commissioning
  • Preferred experience will also include:
    • Wind farm controls and protection
    • Wind turbine electrical systems

 

THE CANDIDATE WILL ALSO NEED THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

 

  • Significant experience in leading teams involved in large multidisciplinary work packages in international environments.
  • Pro-active and diligent approach.
  • Extensive experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental legislation associated with construction, marine and offshore projects.
  • Proven experience in delivering large packages/projects, including contract management, programme management, cost and risk control.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key concepts and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to anticipate problems and implement mitigating/preventive actions.
  • Innovative, creative, problem solving/conflict resolution skills, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.
  • Proven ability in defining early Development Projects, giving accurate, concise and timely advice to development teams, including technical solutions and estimates.
  • Makes recommendations on staff requirements to ensure delivery of projects (large packages) as planned and within budget.
Job Ref: 11554
DESIGNERS
United States
Permanent
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ServiceNow Programmer

ServiceNow Programmer required by our client an oil and gas company, to be assigned on a contract basis, located in Houston, TX.

DURATION: 6 months on-going

POSITION SCOPE

The Contract Service Now Programmer will participate in the identification of solutions and create the necessary code/configurations as well as system tests, to ensure these solutions are implemented with quality. Capabilities in advanced design, configuration, testing, and deployment of solutions using current, best practice software engineering methods and ITIL practices is necessary.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Combining business acumen and analytics insight with programming skills to develop, implement and maintain applications and data structures to meet specific requirements on the ServiceNow platform.
  • participating in the identification of solutions and creating the necessary code/configurations as well as system tests, to ensure these solutions are implemented with quality. Capabilities in advanced design, configuration, testing, and deployment of solutions using current, best practice software engineering methods and ITIL practices is necessary.
  • utilizing their analytical skills and computer knowledge to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities to improve business processes. May need to work with the Project Sponsor and other facets of the IT department to ensure the software solution meets business demands.
  • working closely with management to assist in enhancing the development and implementation standards.
  • Configuration of functionality within the following ServiceNow modules: Incident, Problem, Change, Request/Request Items in Service Catalog, Demand Management, Projects, Contracts, HR Module (OnBoarding/OffBoarding, Employee and Management Changes), and Asset Management
  • Create and maintain Inbound email actions for different record types
  • Create and maintain workflows to achieve business requirements
  • Create and maintain workflows based on values ​​from incoming emails and/or the records in ITSM modules
  • Create and maintain UI Policies, Business Rules, Scheduled Jobs and Scripts (Powershell, JavaScript, Jelly and Script Include)
  • Create and maintain custom tables and validations
  • Create and maintain UI pages, UI Macros, Forms, and Notifications preferably with Content Management
  • Design, configure and maintain ServiceNow REST Web Services, WSDL and SOAP
  • Create staging tables and script to update Incidents from External Systems
  • Identify value mapping between systems
  • CMDB architecture, design, implementation and maintenance
  • Create and maintain CI's and associated rules/logic
  • Create and maintain Orchestration interfaces especially Active Directory
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure team to create and maintain MID Servers and LDAP Servers/connections
  • Create and maintain custom Reports
  • Experienced member of Agile/SCRUM teams
  • Document application design, technical documents as well as user documentation
  • Collaborates with cross department staff and cross-functional team to achieve business requirements
  • Follows and advocates change management procedures
  • Develop methods to efficiently reuse existing components where applicable
  • Must exercise excellent time management, organizational and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Use best practices in all areas where possible
  • Participants and/or leads the support of information systems following the ITIL methodology as implemented.
  • Familiarity with Active Directory and Exchange processes
  • Develop and implement regression testing methodology
  • All other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, or other computer related field preferred (or equivalent years of experience)
  • Read/write, analyze and interpret business, professional, and technical documents. Effectively present information and respond to questions from stakeholders
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • At least 5 years' experience as a ServiceNow programming developer; current critical languages/tools are: ServiceNow: UI Policies, Business Rules, Scheduled Jobs and Scripts (Powershell, JavaScript, Jelly Script Include, SQL, SQL Scripting)
  • Certificates in ServiceNow Implementation and ServiceNow System Administration
  • Experienced in Agile/SCRUM methodology as well as Waterfall methodology.
  • Excellent hardware and software skills including: server O/S, application connectivity between servers, Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Exchange, Microsoft Office Professional Suite
  • Intermediary knowledge of basic server configuration management and associated tools
  • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities with interruptions in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent time management, organizational and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle confidential or sensitive information and issues
  • Responsible for documenting the development of the program so that others can understand and modify the program, if needed
  • Arranges project requirements in programming sequence by analyzing requirements; preparing a work flow chart and diagram using knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, programming language, and logic.
  • Provides reference for use of supported applications by writing and maintaining user documentation

 

Job Ref: 11531
COMPUTERS
United States
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Senior EHS Advisor – Well Engineering

SENIOR EHS ADVISOR required by our client within the offshore oil and gas industry, to be assigned on a permanent basis, located in Ghana.

Duration: 1 year contract

POSITION SCOPE

The purpose of the Senior EHS Advisor – Well Engineering is to provide EHS support and guidance to the offshore Well Engineering team and Rig Contractor regarding all EHS matters. The Offshore EHS Advisors are the day-to-day offshore EHS interface with all personnel onboard the rig. In this role they apply analytical, technical and industry knowledge, standards and practices to drive continuous EHS improvement. This job targets an experienced professional with over 10 years’ experience

 

PRINCIPLE REQUIREMNETS

 

  • Maintain a high level of visibility on the rig to participate, observe and coach personnel on working safely and conducting effective task controls such as Permit to Work and Task Risk Assessments Review the offshore work environments and equipment to identify hazards or improvement opportunities Monitor the implementation of applicable Safety Management Systems Provide EHS support and coaching for all offshore personnel Administer all TGL EHS reporting, recording and administration Ensure all incidents/accidents are jointly investigated and reported in accordance with TGL EHS reporting procedures.
  • Maintain the TGL Master Corrective Action Register in a live format and review and monitor close outs and identify issues for the attention of rig management.
  • Record, collate and report all EHS statistics in the form of Routine Monthly Reports, Environmental and End of Well reports.
  • Monitor the Quarterly EHS Plan and keep it updated on a daily basis. Co-ordinate the collection of the POB listings at the end of the period and Ensure that the Work Control measures and the Permit to Work System are monitored to ensure compliance with procedures Participate in the rig induction process and provide specific briefings for new personnel to communicate the TGL EHS message.
  • Provide support for emergency response activities including training, drills and incident response.
  • Communicate pertinent best practices, Lessons Learned, safety and environmental alerts to rig crews. This includes presenting at least one company Safety rule and the EHS plan update at weekly safety meetings Organise and document audit and assurance activities.
  • Assist with development of offshore EHS Plans and KPIs.

 

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Senior Secondary School Diploma
  • Preferable University Degree
  • NEBOSH certificate or equivalent
  • Passion for EHS
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a role providing EHS Support
  • 5 years’ experience working offshore.
  • Good interpersonal and coordination skills Competent with computer software packages Experience with and knowledge of environmental impacts
Job Ref: 11502
CONSTRUCTION
Ghana
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Senior OSW Project Risk Manager

SENIOR OSW PROJECT RISK MANAGER required by our Client in the Renewables Industry to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

 

DURATION: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

The Lead Risk Manager is a critical role within the Offshore Business, being responsible for development, maturing and analysis of the Project overall risks and opportunities, implementing & maintaining the project risk management procedures and processes, and its associated reporting.

Will deal with a +2GWs project delivering the project considering synergies and interactions across two different areas, that will impact on the planning, risks and cost structure, adding a massive complexity in the management of its budget, risks and programme.

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across US, Europe and the rest of the world. The position may require travelling to various locations in the US and overseas and during development, contracting and delivery of key project controls the individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

• Innovative and creative thinking.
• Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements.
• Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
• Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with more senior members of the team.
• Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions with the production of ad-hoc risk papers.
• Good report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.
• Software: Advance skills in Microsoft Office and other project management software. (Advanced Excel, VBA, Crystal Ball analysis)
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong numerical skills to quantify scenarios with logic applied.
• Experience in people management

 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Degree qualified or equivalent qualifications / experience. Master’s in engineering / Business Management.
• Proven experience in Offshore Wind / Renewable / Energy / Infrastructures Projects.
• Experience +5 years in Risk Management for offshore wind / Renewable / Energy / Infrastructures projects.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to influence at various levels of an organisation
• Proven significant experience of IT applications (Microsoft Office, Document Management Systems)
• Proven significant experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams
• Good knowledge of offshore projects.
• Competent in risk management and in the following processes:
o Carry out Risk / Opportunity identification sessions with packages to ensure latest information is always available to the Risk Manager and the project contingency figure is correctly represented. It is expected that techniques such as mind mapping, programme walk through etc. will be used to ensure this is achieved.
o Carry out regular updates of the Risk / Opportunity Register to ensure that latest Risk / Opportunity position is always reflected.
o General management of the Risk / Opportunity register as a document, ensuring the document remains in good order, is closed out and is submitted to document control at month end.
• Experience in leading package risks meetings supported by the Lead Risk Manager to ensure:
o Latest information is always available to support Project Management,
o Project contingency figure is correctly represented.
o Quantification of cost and delay risks affecting the overall programme
• Work as part of the team that delivers key project risk management:
o Risk / Opportunity definition – ensuring that the Risk / Opportunity are correctly detailed including, categorisation, title, detailed description.
o Quantification – from the Risk / Opportunity defined, quantifying as accurately as possible with information available, quantification will include defining a MIN, MID, MAX case with an applied % probability, this will apply both financially and to schedule delay quantification will be carried out for pre and post mitigation scenarios.
o Mitigation – explore, understand and detail mitigation options available for Risk, capture required actions and cost of mitigation as required. Ensure that progress monitored, and any reduction of Risk is reflected.
o Risk / Opportunity Timing – Capturing timing of when Risk / Opportunity are expected to occur, timing for when mitigation should be carried out and when next update will be available. The candidate will be expected to use this information prioritise and focus works.
• Experience in offshore windfarm, marine works or oil and gas delivery and marine operations and its potential risks and costing structure.
• Ability to manage key risk identification in contracts which require interface and precise coordination with multiple disciplines (structures, turbines, electrical cables, offshore substations, ports, vessels).
• Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see / anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implements mitigating solutions to neg

Job Ref: 11496
SAFETY
United States
Permanent
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Grid OSS Electrical Coordinator

Grid OSS Electrical Coordinator required by our client within the offshore wind industry, to be assigned on a permanent basis, located in Connecticut.

Duration: Permanent position 

POSITION SCOPE

The roles of the offshore substation Electrical Co-ordinator is a key coordination role for the offshore business, it ensures the electrical designs and contract technical requirements meet business procedures and industry best practice.

PRINCIPLE REQUIREMNETS

 

  • The Offshore Substation Electrical Co-ordinator will be integrated within the Offshore Platform Team being responsible for:
    • Definition of main design criteria and functional requirements regarding Offshore Platform (OP) electrical design including main electrical equipment, low voltage system, control, protection, metering, SCADA and telecommunications, managing the work of a team of specialists in the aforementioned areas.
    • Being aware of electrical area interfaces with other areas, managing them as well as the associated inputs and outputs required for project progress.
    • Assuring the internal coordination of the Electrical Team working for the OP project in order that the design deliverables produced by subcontractors are received, reviewed, commented, accepted or rejected by the right person in due time.
    • Collecting and making available for the OP design the relevant information from other electrical areas of the project out of the OP Design Team (i.e. TSO, electrical system studies, WTGs, array or export cables).
    • Being the focal point for reporting the OP engineering coordinator about the electrical area and providing technical support to any other area regarding OP electrical design until the OP is transferred to O&M.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Educated to degree level in relevant engineering discipline or a related subject
  • Knowledge and experience of EHV/HV electrical equipment
  • Experience of engineering design and delivery.
  • Understanding of electromechanical drawings and documents.
  • Analytical, with an eye for detail
  • Project, contract and time management, with ability to complete projects and keep to deadlines
  • Numerical skills and ability to quantify the costs of potential incidents
  • Strong leadership, teamwork and customer service ethic
  • Adaptable and good at problem solving
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach to work
  • Results orientated
  • Good communication skills at various levels
  • Flexibility to travel between Iberdrola offices, contractor facilities and the project.

 

 

Job Ref: 11481
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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Grid Electrical Engineer Onshore Power Systems

GRID ELECTRICAL ENGINEER ONSHORE POWER SYSTEMS required by our client within the offshore wind industry, to be assigned on a permanent basis, located in Connecticut.

Duration: Permanent position  

POSITION SCOPE

The Grid Electrical Engineer is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects in the USA and overseas. The role will require an expert in EHV/HV equipment in general, ideally with knowledge related to offshore wind farms. Belonging to the Project Services Grid department and reporting at the project level to the Electrical Design Manager, the Senior Engineer will be responsible for specification of main electrical equipment technical requirements, tendering, negotiating and managing contracts, planning and implementing delivery of tasks associated interfaces, defining company and business engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied, managing engineering activities and decisions from a lead engineering perspective across the offshore project portfolio. The position is based in Northeast.

PRINCIPLE REQUIREMNETS

 

  • Responsible for EHV/HV equipment specification and design, providing key engineering advice, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of projects within time, to budget and quality following the highest industry practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Provide expert advice on engineering strategies / risk levels relevant to a multi-million dollars work package, to ensure that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.
  • Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.
  • Provide professional leadership and direction to team members, potentially comprising employees working within several countries throughout Europe and the USA, to ensure professional standards are maintained (or enhanced) and the team delivers a consistent, high quality, cost effective service to the projects.
  • Ensure that health and safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.
  • Be fully aware, informed and up to date of the latest technical developments related to EHV/HV electrical equipment and identify and assess suitable new that has the potential activities to reduce cost and risk, or improve safety.
  • Develop design documents, technical reports, perform CBA and other design related documentation / presentation to justify design decision to project stakeholder / upper management.
  • Lead the implementation of offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for large scale offshore windfarm multi-contract work packages to ensure that packages are delivered according to specification, budget and programme without compromising safety.
  • Work with other centers of technical excellence across the client group to support synergistic activities and incorporate lessons learned.
  • Work with key suppliers and stakeholders in the field, for example software vendors, specialist consultants, academia and innovation organisations to develop and understand the leading-edge solutions
  • Ensure lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different projects (large work packages).  Establish the right mechanism for this process and ensure that the engineering team implements them to enhance business value.
  • Be able to support a project in the execution phase by responding quickly to field questions, design change requests and be able identify scope gaps before design is released.

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in interfacing and managing suppliers and contractor
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in EHV/HV electrical equipment related to large scale generation and related grid connections
  • Extensive experience in the area of Electrical Works related to renewables, ideally offshore wind, covering transmission and generation projects in terms of design as well as system studies.
  • Extensive experience in the engineering, procurement, and construction or operation of EHV/HV equipment related to step up substations
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline with a higher level degree (e.g. MEng) desirable.
  • Pro-active and diligent approach.
  • Knowledgeable in terms of IEEE Std and IEC.
  • Extensive experience in dealing with health, safety and environmental legislation associated with construction, marine and offshore projects.
  • Proven experience in delivery of electrical equipment design, procurement and installation works, including contract management, programme management, cost and risk control.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Business Directors and Senior Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.
  • Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making processes under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), giving advice to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.

 

Job Ref: 11480
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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Lead OSW WTG Installation

LEAD – OSW WTG INSTALLATIONS required by our Client in the Renewables Industry to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

 

DURATION: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

Lead OSW WTG Installation will act as the project’s WTG Deputy Package Manager is responsible for the support of the delivery and assurances of the transportation of the WTG components, marshalling & pre-assembly area, port operations, offshore installation, and handover to commissioning in compliance with company standards and Health, Safety and Environment regulations.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead WTG T&I Manager:

 

  • Interface coordination between the transportation and installation service provider and turbine supplier for design/mobilisation of equipment, tools and marine spread.
  • Review of technical documentation hereunder method statements, risk assessment, procedures, drawings, and plans related to transportation and installation of wind turbine components.
  • Coordination with the Marine Warranty Surveyor and Project Certification Body.
  • Coordination with Contractors representatives during the project preparation and execution phases.
  • Participation in audits and inspections of vessels and mobilization activities.
  • Assistance to and coordination with Contract Managers for the relevant contracts and agreements.
  • Interface management with other packages for the relevant activities, e.g. preparation of pre-assembly site, sequence of construction activities, foundations readiness for WTG installation etc.
  • Coordination with Contractors representatives and Lead Commissioning Manager regarding crew change schedule and use of vessels for commissioning work.
  • Coordination with HSE Manager and Quality Manager to ensure the project is executed in accordance with the project’s HSEQ requirements and lead by example when carrying out duties.
  • Assistance with local stakeholder management prior to and during construction
  • Coordination of relevant works at the pre-assembly port together with site personnel.
  • Coordination with the Marine Warranty Surveyor for the Contractors to obtain Certificate of Acceptance for construction activities.
  • Coordination with Client Reps working offshore on transportation and installation vessels for daily progress reporting and assist with contractual dispute resolution.
  • Ad hoc support tasks related to onshore and offshore construction.
  • Attendance of daily meetings with pre-assembly site, offshore construction, and project management teams.
  • Review of Daily Progress Reporting logs and prepare statistics of vessel and installation performance as per contracts.
  • During 24/7 construction activities be available for calls on weekends.
  • Travel must be expected throughout the project preparation phase.
  • Assistance with project close-out and hand-over to Operations and Maintenance team.
  • Cooperate in technical, management and administration activities for the project and company’s project portfolio, as required.
  • Coordinating with colleagues in similar roles at other projects, and with Head of Department for assurances, use, compliance and production of company standards, knowledge transfer, line management, etc.

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engineering degree and professional qualification in relevant discipline – Mechanical/Structural/ Marine Engineering/Naval Architectural or Construction Management.
  • At least five years of experience in the energy sector within
  • engineering design (structures and/or equipment);
    production of specifications and tender documents;
    contract negotiations (technical documentation);
    construction and offshore installation method statements;
  • project planning;
    budgetary estimations.
    Involvement in EPCI Contracts.
    Understanding of heavy lifting, port infrastructure, and marine operations.
  • Health and Safety legislation relevant to offshore operations, heavy lifting, and commissioning.
  • Proven capability of delivering against multiple targets
  • Proactive and diligent approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Good organizational and operational skills with the ability to link this awareness to contractual judgement and decision making.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing working environment and demonstrate a positive approach to change.
  • High degree of self-motivation with a flexible approach to work.
  • Team player approach and strong leadership capabilities.
  • Reports to Lead WTG Installation Manager.
  • Proficient in MS Office to include MS Projects
  • Willing to relocate to location of work.
Job Ref: 11478
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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Deputy Foundation Installation Manager

DEPUTY FOUNDATION INSTALLATION MANAGER required by our Client in the Renewables Industry to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

 

DURATION: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

The Deputy Foundation Installation Manager is responsible for the delivery and assurances of the transportation of the FOU components, marshalling & pre-assembly area, port operations, offshore installation, and handover to commissioning in compliance with company standards and Health, Safety and Environment regulations.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Analyse, recommend, and optimise offshore installation and methodologies from early design up to the offshore installation.
• In cooperation with Package Manager and Contract Manager, tender, negotiate and recommend WTG and TSA installation schedule.
• Manage Offshore installation contractor, vessel supplier and interface with Marine Warrantee Surveyor, Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, and other projects team personnel.
• Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental compliance with regulations, industry standards and company policies.
• Planning of FOU’s transport and installation.
• Assurance of Transport and Installation standards for the delivery by the contractor, since the contract negotiation stage up to preparation for execution, installation, commissioning, and handover to O&M.
• Delivery of all technical, management and administration tasks, including production of documents, attendance to meetings, reports, technical evaluations, specifications, alternatives assessments, site inspections, etc., as required.
• Coordination with internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to Design and Supply package, WTG T&I package, MWS consultant, CVA, installation analysis, project’s planner, Consents, Maritime Authorities, Port Authorities, etc.
• Ensure delivery of and own review of all method statements and risk assessments.
• Collaborate as required in technical, management and administration activities for the project and company’s portfolio.
• Coordinating with colleagues in similar roles at other projects, and with Head of Department for assurances, use, compliance and production of company standards, knowledge transfer, line management, etc.
• Production of regular reports.
• Continuous knowledge sharing including regularly updated Lessons Learnt register.
• Relevant experience with FOU installation for Offshore Wind projects.
• Experience negotiating and managing supply agreements.
• Heavy lifting, port, and marine operations.
• Health and Safety legislation relevant to offshore operations, heavy lifting, and commissioning.
• Implementation of quality assurance and environmental processes.
• Contracts awareness.
• Demonstrable experiences in:
o engineering design (structures and/or equipment);
o production of specification and tender documents;
o contracts (/subcontracts) negotiations (technical aspects);
o construction and offshore installation method statements;
o construction planning;
o budgetary estimations

• Reports to Transportaion & Installation Package Manager.

Job Ref: 11477
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
United States
Permanent
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WTG Deputy Package Manager

WTG DEPUTY PACKAGE MANAGER required by our Client in the Renewables Industry to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Connecticut, CT.

 

DURATION: Permanent

 

POSITION SCOPE

The Lead Project Manager is a critical role within the Offshore Business focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore projects in the USA, working with Multinational Joint Venture Partner(s) and Contractors ensuring that the position is suitably protected at any agreements. Belonging to the EPC Services Team and Reporting to a Principal Project Manager or above, the Lead Project Manager will be responsible for defining delivery strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million offshore delivery contracts, planning and implementing delivery sites and logistics, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business standards and acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied. The individual will be working as part of a global business with frequent interactions with teams across the group. The position may require frequent travel to various locations in Europe and during development, contracting and delivery of substantial projects the individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead delivery of complex multi-million dollar, multi-disciplinary, multi- contract projects with a substantial number of interfaces and coordination to manage.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget and quality following the highest industry practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for large scale offshore windfarm projects, to be constructed in the USA.
  • Ensure the delivery of projects is appropriate and consistent with Global Offshore Business strategy and delivered according to specification, budget and timetable without compromising safety.
  • Define, implement and resource the appropriate organization structure for managing the delivery of the projects.
  • Manage the projects delivery team, comprising employees working within a number of countries throughout Europe (UK, Germany, France, Spain…) and USA to ensure project execution with intelligent and cost effective resourcing. – Prepare projects for the execution phase including contracting offshore equipment, delivery companies, onshore facilities, harbours, consultants, H&SE and quality plans, etc.
  • Manage team that will be responsible for leading execution phase (onshore and offshore) of projects of multi-functional teams. Teams will include legal, commercial, financial and technical.
  • Manage project sites (manufacturing facilities, onshore sites, harbours, vessels and offshore sites) under delivery including contractors, consultants and supervisors to support the overall investment plan.
  • Manage site hand over from construction to O&M to secure long term investment value and minimize risks.
  • Provide key and strategic delivery advice, assessment and recommendations to the business providing key knowledge, lessons learned and support to the projects throughout the whole life cycle (development to decommissioning) to support the business plan delivery
  • Provide expert advice on appropriate bid levels/ programmed strategies/ commercial strategies/ commercial agreements relative to projects (large projects) to maximize value. Provide key input in the preparation of investment dossiers for all funding requests for projects to secure investment support at best value.
  • Develop HSE strategy and plans for all project sites and ensure consistency with Global Offshore Business strategy to minimize risks and enhance reputation.
  • Coordinate with the HSE team to develop HSE strategy for offshore windfarm delivery and ensure a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.
  • Ensure all lessons learned regarding offshore delivery are captured and shared across the different offshore projects. Establish the right mechanisms for this process and ensuring the teams and project capture and enhance business value.

 

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 years’ experience in industry with significant experience in the Renewables Energy sector.
  • Proven project management experience within a delivery orientated environment in the delivery of large scale, multi-million build projects through the pre-delivery, delivery and operation transition phases.
  • Ability to liaise with Project Directors across the business to ensure all delivery aspects are appropriately considered during the project planning and execution.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and contracts which require interface and precise coordination with multiple disciplines (structures, turbines, electrical cables, offshore substations, ports, vessels).
  • IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.
  • Flexible to travel regularly to attend meetings and work at different

COMPETENCIES

  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

 

 

Job Ref: 11476
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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Sr. Scada Engineer

SENIOR SCADA ENGINEER required by our client within the offshore wind industry, to be assigned on a permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

Duration: Permanent position 

POSITION SCOPE

Part of the Grid Department’s Systems Integration (SI) Team, the Senior SCADA Engineer is a key role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focussing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects in the US, and overseas. Belonging to the Project Services Engineering Team and reporting to the SI Team Lead, the SCADA Senior Engineer will be responsible for implementing robust and cost effective engineering strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing offshore supply, installation and maintenance contracts, planning and implementing delivery sites and logistics, complying with company and business engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied. The candidate will be managing engineering activities and decisions across the offshore business. The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across the US, Europe and the rest of the world. The position may require frequent travel to various locations in the US and overseas and the individual should be capable of managing teams working at different project locations.

PRINCIPLE REQUIREMNETS

 

  • The SCADA Senior Engineer be appointed as the SI Package Manager, a key package within one of Iberdrola’s offshore projects worldwide, providing key engineering advice, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of a multi-contract package within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Provide professional advice on engineering strategies / risk levels and commercial agreements to the key package, to ensure that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.
  • Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.
  • Provide leadership to the SI Package members, potentially comprising employees working within several countries throughout Europe and the USA, to ensure competencies are maintained (or enhanced).
  • Deliver consistent, high quality, cost effective engineering advice to the key packages and projects.
  • Resource the appropriate organisation structure to ensure delivery of the key work packages to programme and budget.
  • Manage the certification process of the control systems with independent verification bodies (where applicable) to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.
  • Ensure that health and safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.
  • Manage the inspection and commissioning of appropriate aspects of offshore plant to ensure that assets are supplied and installed to the required quality and engineering standards.
  • Maintain full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identify suitable new (civil/structural/electrical/SCADA/wind turbine) technology that has the potential to reduce cost and risk or improve safety.
  • Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for key work packages to ensure that packages are delivered according to specification, budget and programme without compromising safety.
  • Ensure that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages. Collaborate with the Lead/Principal Engineer to ensure that the engineering team implements them to enhance business value.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Experience of leading teams involved in multidisciplinary work packages in international environments.
  • Pro-active and diligent approach.
  • Substantial experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental legislation associated with construction, marine and offshore projects.
  • High degree of competency in future planning.
  • Proven experience in delivery of large packages, including contract management, schedule and suppliers management, cost and risk control.
  • Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Senior Management.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to influence and develop key engineering decisions.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the package.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see / anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implements mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements
  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.
  • High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.
  • Proven ability in giving accurate, concise and timely advice to development teams.
  • Ability to identify resource constraints and provide recommendations to mitigate capacity or capability gaps.
  • Manage and resolve a range of technical/engineering issues within key packages on a day to day basis.
  • At short notice, act upon problems and ad-hoc projects without losing focus on major ongoing workload.
  • Ability to manage complex packages which require interface and precise coordination with multiple disciplines (structures, turbines, electrical cables, offshore substations, ports, vessels).
  • Ability to manage people at multiple international projects and sites.
  • Advise Principal/Lead Engineer, Package Lead or Discipline Manager on the impact of technical/specialist risks and issues, and the viability of solutions recommended.
  • Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, taking into account all relevant risks.
Job Ref: 11475
ENGINEERS
United States
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OSS Engineering Manager VARG.2022.174

OFFSHORE SUBSTATION (OSS) ENGINEERING MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Business Unit    Renewable Offshore

Geographic Location     Boston, MA / VA Beach, VA

POSITION SCOPE

The Offshore Substation (OSS) Engineering Manager is a critical role within the Offshore Business focussing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects (large packages) in the US, working with Multinational Partner(s) and Contractors ensuring that Company position is suitably protected at any agreements.

Belonging to the EPC Services Team and Reporting to either the Head of Project Support or a technical discipline Department Manager, the OSS Engineering Manager will be responsible for defining the design, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million offshore substation, planning, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business standards and acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied. The candidate will be managing delivery activities and decisions from a senior global perspective across the offshore portfolio.

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across Europe and the rest of the world.  The position may require travel to various locations worldwide during development, contracting and delivery of projects (large packages) the individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Co-ordinate the overall OSS project design

Ensure the OSS design meets the requirements and expectations of Iberdrola and satisfies the provisions of industry standards, including health, safety and environmental;

Ensure the OSS design is sufficiently robust for the whole project life cycle, i.e. construction, installation, commissioning, operation and decommissioning and technical risks are mitigated to an acceptable level;

Ensure the design maximizes the returns of the investment during the whole project life cycle; 

Support Project Manager and Project Director in meeting Project objectives in H&S, Quality, Program and Budget.

Support implementation in the Project of Engineering Procedures/Guidelines and Project Execution Plan.

Engage with Business functions when required.

Ensure all lessons learnt regarding offshore delivery are captured and shared across the different offshore projects (large packages). Establish the right mechanisms for this process and ensuring the teams and project implement them to capture and enhance business value.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Proven offshore projects management experience within a delivery orientated environment in the delivery of large-scale projects

Experience on HVAC/HVDC connection projects and electrical technical background is highly valued.

Significant delivery preparation and management experience in offshore environment.

Significant “hands-on experience” within a delivery project management environment ideally in a commercially focused utility service and/or delivery business.

High degree of competency in future planning. Proven experience in delivery and contracting management and programming.

Experience in offshore windfarm, marine works or oil and gas delivery and marine operations.

Significant experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations and detailed commercial delivery contracts.

Experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental legislation associated with delivery, marine and offshore projects (large packages).

Proactive people manager, leader and motivator.

Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.

Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.

Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making process under pressure and to tight deadlines

Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see/ anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implement mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.

Innovative and creative thinking.

Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements.

Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.

High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.

Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), providing key knowledge to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.

Recruit staff necessary to deliver the projects (large packages) over the above timescales.

Liaise with Project Directors across the business to ensure all delivery aspects are appropriately considered during the project planning and execution.

Ability to manage complex projects (large packages) and contracts which require interface and precise coordination with multiple disciplines (structures, turbines, electrical cables, offshore substations, ports, vessels).

Ability to manage teams in multiple sites.

Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, considering all relevant risks.

Ensure that all recommendations are documented, and due diligence exists to support decisions (whether internal or external diligence).

Internal and External Relationships

Internal:

Coordinate support and key expertise from Discipline Leads (electrical, civil, mechanical, etc.) to ensure project and contracts technical compliance to minimise costs/ risks

Collaborate with all Technical Services Team to secure key inputs are accounted for

Lead and instruct Engineering team members for the on time and on budget delivery of the OSS as per our Clients requirements

Collaborate with O&M to ensure requirements are specified and delivered and assets are effectively transferred into operation to deliver business returns

Collaborate with Project/EPC Director for effective and efficient deployment of resources and knowledge development/ retention

Collaborate with Contract Management for procurement of key contracts and terms/ specification to secure best value and minimise costs/ risks

Coordinate with HSQE to comply with standards and minimise legal/ regulatory risks

External:

Management of Consultants to deliver key advice and compliance

Management of major equipment suppliers to ensure project/ contract delivery.

Collaboration with Partners aligning investment plans, sharing knowledge and best practice and delivering projects/ assets.

Criteria Essential

Degree and professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline

Substantial postgraduate experience in industry with significant experience in Offshore substation constructions

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Flexible to travel to attend meetings and work at different project

Deep knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine delivery projects (large packages).

Deep knowledge of offshore procedures, standards and guides.

Experience in managing high skilled teams.

Deep knowledge of electrical standards (IEEE, NFPA, NESC etc)

Deep knowledge in electrical equipment sizing, testing and specification  Essential

 

 

Job Ref: 11241
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
United States
Permanent
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Manager- OSW Ops Electrical Engineering

MANAGER- OSW OPS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING required by our Client a Renewables company, to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Boston, MA.

Title of Line Manager – Director – Offshore Operations Engineering

POSITION SCOPE

The Manager of Operations Electrical Engineering role is focused on assisting with the delivery of operational requirements in the US Offshore business. Working with Contractors and multiple departments within Offshore Operations and Global Services to ensure that our Client’s long term asset value and production revenue is maximized.

Belonging to the Offshore Operations Team and the Global Asset Integrity Management Department Team, the Manager of Operations Electrical Engineering will be responsible for defining and implementing robust and cost effective engineering strategies for the operational requirements including management of contractors and associated interfaces, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied.

The Manager of Operations Electrical Engineering is responsible for providing a good quality, consistent service across offshore projects.

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across US, UK and the rest of the world. The position may require travel to various locations.

Offshore industry is still relatively immature, and a key focus is on driving down cost. This role will play a large part in developing initiatives to reduce the cost of service during the operational phase.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Delivery of robust and cost effective engineering strategies for the operational requirements, providing engineering support, assistance and recommendations to ensure delivery within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance’

Develop technical specifications for maintenance agreements.

Developing HSE strategies for operations and ensuring a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.

Provide advice on operational solutions / risk levels affecting technical integrity or asset performance to Principal Project Managers to ensure that cost effective solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood.

Make technical recommendations to Project Managers based on the analyzed asset integrity status, production and other KPIs.

Support the coordination of EPC interfaces and Project Services Engineering Team to ensure the operational requirements are identified, fully evaluated, and actioned during project execution.

Liaise with the Global Asset Integrity Management Department Team ensuring lessons learnt and best practices are capture and shared across the different Offshore Projects.

Deliver technical due diligence to the handover from construction and the transition through end of warranty of offshore wind assets.

Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.

Manage and resolve a range of issues on projects covering technical and operational matters related to Operations.

At short notice, act upon and deliver ad-hoc tasks/projects without losing focus on major ongoing projects.

Successfully manage the expectations of the Project Managers with regards to project delivery.

Manage wide range of data, quick analysis capacity and creativity for highlight major decision making levers.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Degree and professional qualification in relevant Electrical/Power System Engineering, Masters Degree is preferred

3-5 years of experience in Power systems.

Postgraduate experience, preferably in operation of wind farms.

Sound knowledge of a relevant area of technical specialty (eg. Structures, cables, High, Voltage, Scada, Drivetrains, Electronics, Data analysis)

Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Some experience in engineering industry, academia, or consultancy

Developed report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize a parameters and drivers impacting the scope of works.

Good organizational and operational skills with the ability to link this awareness to technical judgement and decision making.

Good planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implements mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.

Ability to support the management of a scope of works which require interface and coordination.

Advice on the impact of technical/ specialist risks and issues and the viability of solutions recommended.

Experience and understanding of technical due diligence.

Experience of renewables / power generation industry preferred.

Experience of offshore wind sector

Knowledge of H&S and environmental legislation associated with marine/offshore operations projects

Some experience of offshore wind operations preferred.

Experience of working in teams involved in large projects in international environments

Flexible to travel around the US and overseas

Internal and External Relationships (for your own reference)

 

Internal:

Coordinate activities on wind farm and wind turbine Balance of Plant matters.

Coordinate support and key expertise from various Disciplines (electrical, civil, mechanical, etc.) to ensure technical compliance to minimise costs/ risks and to secure best practice and value from investments

Collaborate with Operations team members to ensure requirements are specified and delivered and assets are effectively transferred into operation to deliver business returns

Collaborate with Operations team members for effective and efficient deployment of resources and knowledge development/ retention

Collaborate with Contract Managers to aid their procurement and management of key contracts and terms/ specification to secure best value and minimise costs/ risks

Coordinate with HSQE advisors to comply with standards and minimise legal/ regulatory risks

External:

Management of Suppliers and contractors

Management of Consultants/technical advisors to deliver key advice and compliance

Minimum Criteria (mandatory) (for Recruiting/screening Use)

Criteria

Essential/Desirable

Degree and professional qualification in relevant Electrical/Power System Engineering,

Masters Degree in relevant Electrical/Power System Engineering,

3-5 years of experience in Power systems Flexible to travel around the US and overseas

Some experience in engineering industry, academia or consultancy

Special Requirements (not mandatory) (for Recruiting/screening Use)

Experience of contracting, engineering design or delivery

Postgraduate experience, preferably in operation of wind farms.

Experience of offshore wind sector

Knowledge of H&S and environmental legislation associated with marine/offshore operations projects

Cultural awareness

Foreign languages (Spanish, French, German)

Knowledge and experience of engineering contracts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Ref: 11240
ENGINEERS
United States
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Grid OSS Deputy Package Manager

OFFSHORE SUBSTATION DEPUTY PACKAGE MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Geographic Location – Boston, MA – USA

Title of Line Manager – Head of Project Support / OSS Package Manager

POSITION SCOPE

The Offshore Substation Deputy Package Manager is a critical role within the Offshore Business focusing on the delivery of substantial packages within offshore projects in the US and overseas, working with Multinational Partner(s) and Contractors ensuring that our clients position is suitably protected at any agreements.

The individual will be part of the management team for the delivery of a scope comprising the supply and installation of Park City Wind, a 800 MW offshore wind farm.

Belonging to the EPC Services Team and Reporting to either the Head of Project Support or a technical discipline Department Manager, the Lead Project Manager will be responsible for defining delivery strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million offshore delivery contracts, planning and implementing delivery sites and logistics, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business standards and acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied.

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across the US and the rest of the world.  The position may require travelling to various locations in the US and overseas and during development, contracting and delivery of substantial packages the individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead delivery of complex multi-million dollars, multi-disciplinary, multi- contract packages with a substantial number of interfaces and coordination to manage.

Ensure substantial packages are delivered on time, to budget and quality following the highest industry practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for large scale offshore windfarm substantial packages, to be constructed across a number of countries throughout Europe and the USA.

Ensure the delivery of substantial packages is appropriate and consistent with our Clients strategy and delivered according to specification, budget and timetable without compromising safety.

Define, implement and resource the appropriate organisation structure for managing the delivery of the substantial packages.

Manage the substantial packages delivery team, comprising employees working within several countries throughout the US and Europe (UK, Germany, France, Spain) to ensure project execution with intelligent and cost-effective resourcing.

Prepare substantial packages for the execution phase including contracting offshore equipment, delivery companies, onshore facilities, harbours, consultants, H&SE and quality plans, etc.

Manage a team that will be responsible for leading the execution phase (onshore and offshore) of substantial project packages of multi-functional teams. Package teams will include legal, commercial, financial and technical.

Manage project sites (manufacturing facilities, onshore sites, harbours, vessels and offshore sites) under delivery including contractors, consultants and supervisors to support the overall investment plan.

Manage site hand over from construction to O&M to secure long term investment value and minimise risks.

Provide key and strategic delivery advice, assessment and recommendations to the business providing key knowledge, lessons learned and support to the substantial packages throughout the whole life cycle (development to decommissioning) to support the business plan delivery

Provide expert advice on appropriate bid levels/ programme strategies/ commercial strategies/ commercial agreements relative to projects (large packages) to maximise value. Provide key input in the preparation of investment dossiers for all funding requests for projects (large packages) to secure investment support at best value.

Develop HSE strategy and plans for all project sites and ensure consistency with our Clients business strategy to minimise risks and enhance reputation.

Coordinate with the HSE team to develop HSE strategy for offshore windfarm delivery and ensure a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.

Ensure all lessons learnt regarding offshore delivery are captured and shared across the different offshore substantial packages. Establish the right mechanisms for this process and ensuring the teams and substantial package implement them to capture and enhance business value.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Degree and professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline – Mechanical/Electrical/Marine Engineering or Naval Architectural.

Proven experience in the management of substantial packages.

Substantial experience in contracting, engineering design and delivery

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Flexible to travel to attend meetings and work at different project sites in the US as well as Germany, France, Denmark, Spain and England.

Relevant experience in offshore delivery planning and set up.

Good knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine delivery substantial packages.

Good knowledge of offshore procedures, standards and guides.

Experience in managing high skilled teams.

Internal and External Relationships

Internal:

Colleagues within the project, specifically the Electrical Design Manager, OSS Engineering Co-ordinator, Main Equipment Project Manager, ESP Package Manager.

Offshore business functional manager

External:

Appointed consultants and contractors

Criteria Essential

Substantial experience in delivering large packages

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

The ability to understand complex engineering and construction information, which may be unfamiliar at first.

Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline team environment and also independently.

Experience of working in and managing highly skilled teams

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and learn how to use new IT applications.

Educated to degree level in relevant engineering discipline or a related subject.

Self-motivated, with personal organisation and planning skills

Fluent English speaking and written

Flexible to travel around the US and overseas.

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.

Knowledge and experience of offshore/marine sector

Experience with offshore wind and/or renewables in general       

 

Job Ref: 11239
OTHER
United States
Permanent
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FOU Deputy Package Manager

DEPUTY FOUNDATIONS PACKAGE MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis

Reports To – Foundations Manager – US Offshore Wind

Location(s) – Boston, MA

POSITION SCOPE

The Deputy Foundations Package Manager (US) is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects and large work packages for various projects within the US.

Working within the Engineering Management team and reporting to the Foundations Manager for US Offshore Wind, the Deputy Foundations Package Manager will be responsible for supporting the Foundations Package Manager with the successful delivery of the Foundations Package on major US offshore wind projects.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Support Package Manager with the Foundation design and supply package for our Clients Renewables’ offshore wind projects in the United States, providing key leadership, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of a multi-contract package within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

Project management of key areas such as one or more foundation fabrication contracts, managing program, budget and quality matters on the contract(s) with the assistance of other project managers and team members within the package.

Project management as above of one or more free issue equipment contracts, for example, davit crane supply.

Supporting Package manager in ensuring that the foundations are delivered in accordance with the design, via close liaison with the Design management team in the Foundations Department.

Management of change, including taking a leading in negotiating and minimizing the commercial and program impact of variations to the contract(s)

Supporting with the management, organization and leadership of the package team, which will include project managers, commercial managers and project engineers. This team will potentially comprise employees working within a number of countries throughout the USA and Europe, and the Deputy Package Manager will need to ensure that competencies are maintained (or enhanced) under the guidance and support of respective line managers.

Covering for the Package Manager in periods of absence of the PM

Maintenance of the package organization chart, including the assignment of appropriate resources.

Reporting of key matters to the Package Manager and dealing with project managers and business directors when required

Presentation of key updates at regular intervals to a wide audience.

Responsible for assisting the Package Manager in resolving major technical and commercial matters on the package

Maintenance and communication of package risk register.

Ensuring that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.

Assisting Package Manager with ensuring that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.

Ensuring that health, safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.

Maintaining full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identifying suitable new technology that has the potential to reduce cost and risk or improve safety.

Assisting Package Manager with implementing offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for the package to ensure delivery according to specification, budget and program without compromising safety.

Ensuring that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages. Collaborate with the Principal Engineer to ensure that the engineering team implements these lessons to enhance business value

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications (Education, Years of or Specific Types of Experience, Required Computer Skills, Etc.)

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and PE licence required (PE not required with Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering)

Minimum 6 years of postgraduate experience.

Substantial experience in a relevant field (offshore wind or oil and gas preferable).

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Comprehensive knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine construction projects.

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.

Significant experience of leading highly skilled teams.

Significant experience of managing large contracts (about $100m).

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Flexible to travel 10 – 20% including international travel.

Fluent in English.

Develop Self & Others

Empower to grow

Collaborate and Share

Be a role model

Focus to achieve results

Be agile

Technical Skills

Preferred Qualifications (Certifications, Specific Types of Experience, Industry Experience, Desired Computer Skills, Etc.)

Experience in the offshore wind sector.

Experience in design of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

Experience in manufacturing of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

 

Job Ref: 11234
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
United States
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Business Development / Sales Manager Asia

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary purpose of the Business Development/Sales Manager Asia to represent the company and its current and future commercial interests in the region to the highest standards possible with the ultimate aim of increasing the number of assigned contractors supplied by the company to the client-managed projects in the region

 Within that remit, the Business Development/Sales Manager will perform any and all of the following activities/responsibilities:

 Primary

  • Identify new prospects in Singapore
  • Consolidate relationships with our historical clients
  • Respond to calls for tenders and understand the service needs of your customers to offer them adapted solutions
  • Work closely with the Company Manager and the recruitment teams to best meet customer expectations
  • Establish quotes and offers
  • Carry out the budgetary and financial follow-up of your business

 

  • Develop and cultivate in-depth and robust relationships with key decision makers and stake -holders within the company's current and future clients in the region
  • Nurture and protect client relationships and ensure that the companies interests are always best served and ensure that a maximum conversion of these relationships into contractual sales or gaining status as a 'preferred supplier' is achieved or maintained
  • Carry out high level and varied business development activities with Mentor IMC's clients which includes attending client meetings, promoting the companies range of services, and engaging in all matter of relationship building opportunities.
  • Represent and promote the company at any client-facing events and ensure that the company is invited to and represented at any current or future tendering opportunities.

Secondary

Wherever relevant actively recruit for specific local vacancies or support internal colleagues in the supply of relevant technical engineering CVs and champion the cause of each contractor supplied by company to the client

Network and information gather on current and future projects in the region and report this information to the relevant colleagues within the company

Act as a mediator, a diplomat, a technical advisor and facilitator of all contractor or client related problem solving

Stand as a highly visible point of contact for our current and future company-assigned contractors in the region. Respond to any requirements they might have and quickly deal with any problems that arise during the course of their assignments with company

Help and advise the companies contractors and their dependents on any local issues or requirements and do everything in your power and capabilities to ensure successful resolution

Arrange 'meet & greets' at airports and train stations for newly arriving Mentor Contractors and their families, facilitate their transition into the country and help direct them to the relevant points of contact for accommodation, schooling, medical facilities etc

Profile

COMPANY

A successful & fast growing Energy management consultancy involved in providing recruitment related project management and technical services to its globally based clients.

Mentor IMC Group offers more than 25 years' global experience as an engineering industry exclusive, project management resource consultancy. Our international offices located in the UK, US, Asia and Australia provides an excellent platform for our clients to successfully develop and execute Oil and Gas, Renewable Energies and large scale infrastructure projects.

 In 2014 Mentor IMC Group was acquired by VINCI Energies (part of the Vinci Group). With 64,000 employees and revenue of €10 billion, VINCI Energies is a European market leader in energy and information technology services. VINCI (vinci.com) is a global player in concessions and construction, employing close to 183,000 people in some 100 countries.

PROFILE

  • 5 y+ in Business Development
  • Knowledge of the Asian region
  • Experience in the energy sector
  • Coming from a higher education Master degree, an engineering school with a strong interest in business development, or a business school with an interest in technology.
  • 2 to 3 years in a similar position
  • Ready to take on new challenges, you are at ease in multicultural environments, endowed with excellent interpersonal skills, strong managerial skills, anticipation, negotiation and organization, and a strong reactivity .
  • Travel abroad to plan
  • Having a very good level of English required and fluency in 2 other language is a must,
  • Experience and strong international interest is appreciated
Job Ref: 11195
MISCELLANEOUS
Singapore
Permanent
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Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

 

A senior electrical engineer is required by an established oil and gas company in Singapore.

 

Role/ Responsibilities

 

  • Understands the specific technical requirements of the relevant project through construction, commissioning, and start-up phases
  • Understand and implement Industry Standard, Classification Society and Regulatory requirements.
  • Plans and directs the running of application software and reviews and approves the datasheets deliverables prepared by Engineers.
  • Support the team to develop engineering specifications (drawings, data sheets, etc.) specific to the assigned project, reviews them and validates with the Project Manager and client
  • Independently evaluates all the bids received for Electrical packages from various suppliers, performs a technical bid evaluation process, involved in cost estimation
  • Ensures selected vendors meet technical/engineering and delivery requirements as stipulated in the project specifications
  • Reviews/checks draft drawings and documents from team members and ensures the timely provision of accurate documents and specifications
  • Independently manages/develops solutions to technical/engineering and related problems by analyzing the issues/data
  • Reports any deviation from standard specification and practices, concept change to Department manager and seek his approval on the solution.
  • Visits suppliers to check and tests Electrical items to ensure that they function as per specifications.
  • Participates in meetings, reviews progress and addresses interface/implementation/execution issues
  • Escalates where necessary to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.
  • Independently evaluate the Electrical requirement for mechanical packages in Marine & Topside,
  • Plans and organizes resources and schedule.
  • Provides technical/engineering support and advice to Construction/Commissioning work at site, trouble shoots and follows up to rectify the gaps or problems.

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s in electrical engineering
  • Relevant working experience in Electrical engineering (Power Distribution System) in oil and gas sector. Familiarity with FPSO/FSO and market practices in the oil and gas sector is added advantage
Job Ref: 10909
SAFETY
Singapore
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