WTG Package Engineer

OW Ocean Winds
Closing date
6 May 2021

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General Description:

The WTG Package Engineer will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) supply and installation works package, including contract development, project engineering, and construction planning and execution activities. The role requires strong collaboration with other technical, commercial and legal aspects of the project, and will include leading on aspects of design/engineering, interface management and construction planning works, as required by WTG Package Manager.

Main Accountabilities:

Support the WTG Package Manager in delivering on all aspects of the WTG package works, including interfacing with other disciplines and packages within the project. Support the WTG Package Manager in the engineering and detailed design phase of the package, from both a technical and project management perspective. Play an active role in WTG package negotiations, document management, and delivering on key package requirements. Provide good and clear communication with internal and external package stakeholders. Support the development of the project through assisting with Consent requirements, and through ensuring that interfaces are adequately managed (supporting the requirements of the Interface Engineer) by providing expertise on WTG related issues. Manage and appropriately prioritise discrete work packages alongside delivering within larger work packages with shared responsibilities.

Technical Support:

Support the development of the WTG package through negotiation for WTG supply, detailed engineering, to construction planning and execution.

Develop a detailed knowledge of the employer requirements, the WTG, the construction programme and the associated interfaces as required. Undertake and appropriately document technical assessments of package options, managing inputs from internal and external sources.

Identify and manage interfaces between the WTG package and other work packages in accordance with the project's interface management system.

Provide ongoing technical support to other technical and non-technical departments (Consenting & Environment, Stakeholders, Procurement, H&S, Project Control, etc.) as necessary across the project lifecycle to ensure the successful completion of the project.

Provide confident and competent management of contractors.

Promote good practice in respect to quality, health, safety and environment within the WTG package's scope, including ensuring all project procedures and policies are implemented.

Technical Documentation responsibilities:

Reviewing and/or preparation technical specifications, schedules and other technical documentation, and contributing to related technical negotiations.

Management of technical documentation, including coordination of inputs from other project packages, and external parties such as consultants.

Development of the WTG package risk register and management of associated actions.

Project Control and Reporting:

Support the requirements of the WTG Package and Project Control team in maintaining effective and organised control of project development and construction works, with focus on safety, quality, cost, and programme.

Ensure control of the relevant works' budget, quality and programme. Produce regular project reports outlining progress, budget, QHSE and risk management considerations.

Produce and present other reports to the project team, project management and or external parties as necessary during the course of the project.

Required Academic and Professional Experience:
  • Degree in in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in the wind industry is required.
  • Experience in a directly comparable role and with offshore WTG contracts/technology is preferred.
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status is desirable.
  • The candidate should have experience in the management of technical documentation; of leading, managing and delivering specific packages of work; and of managing numerous deliverables and priorities to ensure successful execution.

Required knowledge: A good knowledge of WTG technology, with offshore WTGs and installation methods an advantage. Knowledge of the relevant regulation, codes and standards. As a minimum, an understanding of EN 50308, CDM Regulations (2015), Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), LOLER (1998), PUWER (1998). Proficient in basic Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project). Experience in Shoreline an advantage.

Skills/Competencies: The candidate should be self-starting, motivated, organised, and analytical, with good problem-solving abilities. They should be able to integrate well with the Moray West project team and the Ocean Winds wider business, and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. They should be confident operating in both an office and site environment.

Languages: The working language of the project is English, though the project has an international team of employees. Candidates must have a good level of English fluency, both in spoken and written language.

Location: Location in Edinburgh, but travelling may be occasionally required.

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