Offshore Substation Installation Engineer

Quanta Consultancy Services Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
02 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
One of Quanta`s renewable energy clients is looking for an offshore substation Installation Engineer / Project Engineer for an exciting long-term offshore windfarm project.

Start: Immediately or ASAP
End: 31/10/2018 (possible extension)
Working Location: London (travel to project site and fabrication yard expected)
Working Pattern: Full-time (5 days/ week)

Key Responsibilities:

- Completion of Project Engineering works with regards to installation activities and the contractor`s installation (also includes pre-installation engineering) works.
- Review of Contractor documentation to ensure compliance with relevant standards, recommended practices, guidelines and industry best practice.
- Support the OFSS Installation Manager to manage Marine Warranty Surveyor`s review of installation documentation and responsibility for procuring Certificate of Approval for the installation works.
- Support the OFSS Installation Manager to coordinate interfaces with other project packages, contractors and third parties, notably with:

- The OFSS Construction team
- The offshore export cables
- The Inter Array Cable team
- The site / offshore construction team

- Identification, evaluation and estimation of project risks.
- Support the management programme for installation activities and relevant interfaces.
- Review and preparation of technical reports on key issues.
- Oversee works of the Offshore Substation team, ensuring that project quality processes are met in relation to work.
- Responsible for the completeness of pre-sail away checklist from the contractor.
- Co-ordination of installation specific risk register, risk meetings, HAZIDs, H&S reviews, CDM design reviews, etc.
- Co-ordinating the installation specific programme reviews.
- Co-ordinating the installation specific interface meetings.
- Manage master document register, Contractor submitted documentation and structure and completeness of the project document management system.
- Review of Contractor submitted documentation to ensure compliance with relevant standards, recommended practices, guidelines and best practice.
- Recommendation of project status of submitted documentation (acceptable, acceptable with comments, rejected, etc.)
- Comment sheet preparation and feedback in response to contractor submitted documentation.
- Administration of status of documentation in accordance with company practice.
- Co-ordination with other project teams to progress issues such as

- Offshore export cable operations
- Offshore Inter Array Cable operations
- UXO clearance campaign
- Offshore operations, marine co-ordination
- Site investigations and surveys team
- Commissioning and O&M
- GIS team
- Meeting attendance and MoMs
- OFTO transaction team

Key Criteria

- Preferably 8 years` experience in offshore substation (jacket + topsides) installation activities.
- Minimum 5 years` experience in an offshore installation engineering contractor.
- BEng or similar.
- Detailed understanding of relevant certification requirements.
- Experience in review and management of contractor documentation/engineering.
- Experience in management of offshore client reps, MWS and offshore operations.
- Experience in performance of Desk Top Studies.
- Detailed knowledge of OFSS installation techniques, equipment, vessel management and associated activities.
- Experience in fabrication and installation of grillage/sea fastening.
- Experience in ballasting and load-out operations.
- Experience in Hydraulic systems and grouting operations.
- Experience in piling and lifting operations.
- Fluent Spanish, very desirable.


- GWO, BOSIET or similar.
- Offshore Medical Certificate.

Key Interfaces

- Installation Offshore Contractors.
- OFCA Project Management.
- IAC Project Management.
- Project development teams.
- Project delivery & construction teams.
- GIS team / systems.
- External / partnered project stake holders.
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