Construction Project Engineer

Employer
ava energy
Location
Chalvey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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We currently seek a project engineer to work on various of offshore wind farm projects. This is a permanent position, based in the South East, paying £40-45k per annum.

You will be working within an external client's Offshore Foundation Transport & Installation package for an offshore wind farm currently in the pre-construction phase. You will be responsible for construction package management activities including:

  • Contract management, preparation and review of Technical Communication Notes
  • Package / Contractor interface
  • Package Document Control
  • Factory Acceptance Tests or audits of contractors and their sub-contractors
  • Daily management of contractors once the Project moves into the construction phase


Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible, as directed, for providing project engineering services to clients that are, for example, owners, financiers, bidders or developers of offshore wind farms that are in various phases (eg design, construction, commissioning or operations)
  • Responsible, as directed, for providing project engineering services to support the delivery of asset management services by other departments within Offshore to clients (including owners or operators of offshore renewable energy assets).
  • Proactively identifying engineering issues and risks to be addressed
  • Managing the production of Design Plans
  • Producing calculations and reports
  • Reviewing project or package schedules to identify and plan engineering input
  • Monitoring engineering progress


Knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Transportation and Installation of Offshore Wind Foundations would be advantageous
  • Broad engineering knowledge covering, at a high level, all aspects of offshore wind farm design and operation
  • Some knowledge of the techno-economic issues faced, and how they are addressed, by offshore wind projects as they progress through from consent to construction and into operation
  • Some knowledge of people management and leadership
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations within the offshore environment
  • An understanding of CDM
  • An understanding of technical and contractual interfaces


Skills
  • Good project management skills
  • An ability to appreciate multiple points of view and exercise technical judgement
  • An appreciation of the importance of design control and document management / project governance


Experience
  • Delivering engineering and/or technical services and solutions on complex engineering projects
  • Managing multi-disciplinary project teams on complex engineering projects, including external consultants and contractors
  • Preparing and issuing tender packages for sub consultants and contractors and evaluating the responses


Qualifications
  • Engineering degree in mechanical, structural electrical engineering or other relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Chartered Engineer status would be preferred
  • A current UK driving licence


To apply for this position please contact Jon Miles at AVA Energy.
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