- Location: California
- Salary: Market related
Manager of Engineering
Location: California, USA
Client: Energy Storage Solutions Provider
The Manager of Engineering leads multiple engineering groups, representing the client to the public and senior management. The position involves strategic planning, work allocation, and resource management related to new product innovation and development. Employee performance management and professional development are also part of the job scope.
Job Skills Requirements
Engineering Manager The position is to be filled for an undetermined period of time. Your tasks: Independent set-up and control of an engineering team within projects (engineering management) Implementation and coordination of construction projects in connection with process engineering/power plant-specific tasksPreparation of project phase-dependent documents (terms of reference, tenders, etc.)Preparation of cost estimatesParticipation in project meetings, negotiations, evaluation of bids and preparation of award recommendationsEnsuring quality assurance and quality control during the planning, tendering, construction and operation phasesSelecting and specifying CHP plant and heating plant components in accordance with international regulations and standards as well as internal Vattenfall standardsParticipation in inter-project and inter-departmental exchanges of experiencePreparation of meeting reports and presentationsIn this role, you report to the Project Manager within a project and to the Manager Execution Engineering, be a sparring partner for the project manager and the rest of the project management teamUsing "people Skills" to build and motivate engineering teams. Your profile Degree in process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or power plant engineering and at least 5 years of professional experience in planning and project management. Experience in the operation of heating and combined heat and power plants is an advantageYour professional skills include a sound knowledge of power plant-specific processes in heat generation plants as well as the interface of generation plants to district heating networks, CCS is a plusYour personal competencies include leadership qualities and excellent analytical skillsYou work in a structured manner, are self-initiated and have good communication skillsGood focus on safety and safety in designYou have a very good command of Swedish and EnglishYou have experience in planning and engineering processes as well as in teamwork, including cultural sensitivityWorking on interdisciplinary topics and interfaces with other departments are obligatory for youTravelling is not a problem for you. Engineering Manager The position is to be filled for an undetermined period of time. Your tasks: Independent set-up and control of an engineering team within projects (engineering management) Implementation and coordination of construction projects in connection with process engineering/power plant-specific tasksPreparation of project phase-dependent documents (terms of reference, tenders, etc.)Preparation of cost estimatesParticipation in project meetings, negotiations, evaluation of bids and preparation of award recommendationsEnsuring quality assurance and quality control during the planning, tendering, construction and operation phasesSelecting and specifying CHP plant and heating plant components in accordance with international regulations and standards as well as internal Vattenfall standardsParticipation in inter-project and inter-departmental exchanges of experiencePreparation of meeting reports and presentationsIn this role, you report to the Project Manager within a project and to the Manager Execution Engineering, be a sparring partner for the project manager and the rest of the project management teamUsing "people Skills" to build and motivate engineering teams. Your profile Degree in process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or power plant engineering and at least 5 years of professional experience in planning and project management. Experience in the operation of heating and combined heat and power plants is an advantageYour professional skills include a sound knowledge of power plant-specific processes in heat generation plants as well as the interface of generation plants to district heating networks, CCS is a plusYour personal competencies include leadership qualities and excellent analytical skillsYou work in a structured manner, are self-initiated and have good communication skillsGood focus on safety and safety in designYou have a very good command of Swedish and EnglishYou have experience in planning and engineering processes as well as in teamwork, including cultural sensitivityWorking on interdisciplinary topics and interfaces with other departments are obligatory for youTravelling is not a problem for you.
Department: EngineeringJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACSummary of Role:As Engineering Manager, you will oversee the engineering for a group of wind and solar projects located at diversity of places in the country. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.What You Will Do: Assessing and quantifying ground risk and other engineering factors to assist with site selection primarily within the Philippines or other APAC markets if requiredDeveloping CAPEX and OPEX assumptions associated with differing ground conditions and foundation typesDevelopment of specifications for development projects to provide the basis for Environmental Impact AssessmentSpecify, tender and manage onshore and offshore survey works, including bathymetric surveys, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigationManagement of contractors, subcontractors and partnersAssist with the preparation of Construction Contribute to project scheduling/ budgeting and risk managementContribute to assembly of and quality assurance checks for contract documentationSelection, co-ordination and management of External Design ConsultantsDevelopment of project schedules and project risk registersDevelopment of Construction strategiesDevelopment of Procurement strategies What We Require: Degree in Engineering (electrical or civil) with a minimum of 15 years of experienceA broad range of management experience and a proven record in projects engineering and construction is essentialEngineering and construction management experience in the renewable or electrical industry would be an advantageExperience on presenting to senior management at board level and be capable of managing internal and external resources with easeExperience in offshore wind site selectionKnowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation proceduresKnowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore windAbility to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptionsKnowledge of the Offshore windfarm development and foundation design processExperience in geotechnical engineering is an advantageExperience in the preparation of construction contract documentsUnderstanding of solar and wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connectionsExperience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documentsKnowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshoreExperience in tender/bid evaluationExperience in conducting technical and commercial negotiations with EPC contractors/grid Companies etc.IT literateExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
Job Title: High Voltage Substation Project ManagerPosition Overview:We are seeking a highly skilled Engineering Manager with experience in high voltage substations. The candidate will be responsible for aligning QA/QC processes, providing oversight of engineering, and overseeing design stage deliverables for substation and interconnection facilities.Responsibilities: Collaborate with SCADA + engineers in different departments to align QA/QC processProvide oversight of engineeringOversee design stage deliverables for substation and interconnection facilitiesEnsure adherence to project schedules, budgets, and specificationsMaintain effective communication with stakeholdersPrepare progress reports and presentations Requirements: 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager working on high voltage substationsTechnical background in high voltage ( >65kV+ ) substation engineeringExperience with substation design and settings is highly desirableBachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is preferred but not requiredPE certification is a plus
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate SCADA Execution Manager to lead a team of SCADA Project Engineers. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the execution of the SCADA process on a variety of utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) renewable projects, including solar, wind, battery energy storage systems (BESS), and hybrid power plants. Working closely with various SCADA vendors, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams, you will ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager to manage a team and participate in the technical engineering aspects of SCADA design and integration.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Manage a team of SCADA Project Engineers: Oversee and provide technical supervision for the implementation of SCADA on multiple utility-scale renewable projects involving different technologies and architectures (solar, wind, BESS, hybrid, etc.). Project management: Maintain project awareness, mitigate risks, and assist in resolving technical and contractual challenges to ensure timely completion of the SCADA Scope of Work (SOW). Development of SCADA standards: Contribute to the development and maintenance of SCADA execution standards, including updating the SCADA SOW for submission with Request for Proposals (RFPs) to bidding EPCs. Standardization and process improvement: Establish standards and processes to ensure consistent execution of SCADA across multiple teams of SCADA Project Engineers. Team management: Effectively manage the SCADA Execution Project Engineering team, ensuring appropriate staffing levels for current and upcoming projects. Collaborate with the SCADA Development Engineer to assign projects to the suitable SCADA Project Engineers. Cross-team collaboration: Work closely with various teams, including Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Interconnection, Development, Array Engineering, and High Voltage Engineering, to provide SCADA expertise and advice in advancing projects through different lifecycle stages. Lessons Learned and continuous improvement: Participate in Lessons Learned discussions and incorporate feedback into future SCADA SOW documents and RFPs to address scope gaps and enhance project execution. While not directly involved in individual projects, you will engage in the following activities with SCADA vendors, integrators, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams: Review internal exhibits and prepare Scopes of Work (SOW) for SCADA bids, clearly delineating responsibilities and identifying scope gaps.Review and approve proposals.Collaborate with Telecoms, Information, and Operational Technology teams to ensure appropriate equipment selection, project networking, and reliable connectivity.Collaborate with HV/Substation engineering and management teams to ensure proper substation SCADA and Meter Integration, including the development of conceptual meter schemes for revenue and control purposes.Collaborate with Array Engineering and management teams to ensure effective SCADA integration for BESS, inverters, trackers, meteorological sensors, and other relevant components.Review and approve IFA, IFP, IFC, and As-Built SCADA Design packages, encompassing bills of material (BOM) and SCADA system designs, device and network spreadsheets, block and network diagrams.Create and review point lists in collaboration with SCADA vendors, utilities/ISOs/PPAs, equipment manufacturers, and other subsystem integrators.Develop and review Power Plant Controller (PPC) control logic narratives and schemes to ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements, encompassing controls for MW Curtailment and Charge/Discharge schemes for BESS, Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR), Frequency Response, Substation Controls, PV-BESS Hybrid controls, PV Tracker Controls, and various other subsystems. Skills and Experience: 5+ years
My client is currently resourcing for a Principal HVDC Engineering Consultant. They are a global energy consultancy, powered by the expertise and experience of it's unique and diverse people. They unite to solve the energy industry's problems. Working collaboratively with their customers, rethinking how things are done to take on challenges, break down barriers, enable progress and deliver the energy transition. They bring energy, insight, and certainty, which when combined with their strategies, innovations, and knowledge, gives them the power to create change within the industry and really make a difference.TeamWithin the Renewables Team, my client is at the forefront of major international projects where they bring a unique, integrated perspective, specialist expertise and set of tools to advise and support offshore developers, governments, sector enablers and the wider supply chain on strategic, technical and commercial matters predominately in relation to offshore wind, interconnectors and subsea cable projects.RoleSitting within the Offshore Renewables Team, the Principal Consultant - HVDC Engineering will report to the Renewables Engineering Manager and will be accountable for the delivery of assigned HVDC engineering projects. You will be expected to provide technical expertise into ongoing projects, bids and proposals and to represent the company at client and stakeholder meetings as required.Primary Roles & Responsibilities Include Lead and provide HVDC engineering input into tenders and project deliverables.Liaise and collaborate with internal stakeholders such as TA's, SME's and other discipline Engineers.Support HVDC engineering deliverables such as early-stage feasibility studies, preparation of project specifications, design review and assurance, attend site for FAT's and pre commissioning and commissioning oversight.Provide HVDC technical guidance and advice to clients through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance. Requirements A Chartered Engineer with demonstrable HVDC engineering expertise and ideally experienced in the offshore sector and with a detailed understanding of engineering deliverables through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance.Be a recognised expert in industry with a detailed understanding of HVDC performance requirements, OEM equipment, installation and commissioning and associated UK National Grid and other European transmission standards.Ability to communicate at all levels in the organisation and to key stakeholders out with the organisation.An ability to interpret and manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst meeting programme requirements.Have an interest to actively develop external (client) and internal relationships and be prepared to take part in industry working groups such as CIGRE, IET and other professional bodies. Base LocationAberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London
Offshore Wind technical manager Spencer Ogden is looking for a highly motivated and skilful professional to strengthen its client's offshore wind project development team in Korea.Role description:· Manage the technical issues and communicate with the technical team , e.g. management of all technical functions and work; focal point for technical discussions and its commercial impact; resource planning· Responsibility for definition, optimization and integration of the project design with due regard to the project commercial drivers, schedule and budget;· Manage the engineering input into the Project Description, Pre-FEED, permits and statutory consents during the project development phase· Deliver the project design basis at appropriate stages through the project· Promote a consistent and inherently safe design, and ensure that design safety risks are demonstrable. Log any residual hazards for future transfer to the relevant project phases.· Ensure design integrity, compliance and technical risk management in line with applicable regulations.· Input to negotiation strategy with suppliers, creation of necessary pre-bid tender documents and its offers, approval of engineering documents and invitation to tender technical specifications· Oversight and responsibility for maintenance of data about project site conditions and GIS information· Development supporting of project schedule, technical risk evaluation & mitigation and oversight of technical LCOE & innovation measures.· Support collation of relevant cost inputs for technical elements of the project (e.g. CAPEX and OPEX);· Contribute to bid strategy and development of technical requirements of initial work packages such as; preliminary site investigations, technical solution scope (incl. options like battery, green hydrogen, innovation).Desired qualifications:· Engineering (civil/ mechanical / electrical) or other technical university degree· At least 5 years of relevant experience in development & construction of offshore wind or large infrastructure projects· Strong track record in successful engineering management and good knowledge of offshore wind development areas and their interdependencies.· Results-oriented and Commercial mindset, ability to analyse and summarize complex development topics and aggregate decision-relevant information to convey messages clearly and concisely.· Proven experience, ability to build and develop high performance teams and to motivate, acting comfortably in cross-cultural teams, collaborating across country boundaries with a sense of diversity and inclusion· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people on different levels of hierarchy, different backgrounds and cultures, must be a team player.· Excellent understanding of technical analysis and specifically of competitive drivers that can help winning projects in very competitive tender environments· Interdisciplinary project management experience· Sound understanding of Korean offshore wind market dynamics & market specific challenges incl. local regulation impacting technical design parameters· High degree of specific offshore wind expertise (technical, development, project management and commercial)· Fluent in spoken and written English and Korean
Location - Dublin/Cork, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Renewable Engineering Manager.Job Overview: The role of Senior Offshore Wind Foundation Engineer will be to provide technical input and expertise on structures relating to offshore wind (both fixed bottom and floating, both WTGs and offshore substations) during the full lifecycle of development and operations.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Defining and implementing engineering strategies and plans relating to offshore foundations including tendering (preparation, evaluation and selection of preferred consultants), negotiating and managing high value design contracts whilst managing multiple consultants and associated interfaces.Undertake critical technical reviews of offshore structural design work.Support certification processes with independent verification bodies to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.Develop and define internal procedures, engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria for offshore foundations (fixed and floating).Provision of technical support relating to offshore wind structures for certification, fabrication, transport & installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance.Manage and provide design guidance and internal technical verification of WTG and offshore substation platform foundations.Inform DevEx, CapEx and OpEx assumptions and estimates relating to offshore structures throughout the various stages of project development.Assist with the preparation of construction contracts (e.g. employer's requirements and technical specifications) and contribute to project scheduling / budgeting and risk managementWork closely with internal stakeholders, project partners, external design consultants and contractors to produce optimal solutions suiting project objectives.Lead the identification of topics for research such as software, technologies, materials, fabrication methodologies to be investigated in field of expertise.Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in developing technical aspects of offshore wind projects (fixed and floating) in anticipation of key project milestones such as seabed leasing events, planning applications, route to market auctions, FID and COD.Provision of technical and strategic advice to Lead Engineer / Project Manager(s) on projects. Requirements:Essential: Possess a Civil / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering degree (Level 8) or equivalent4+ years of experience in offshore industry, with at least 7 years post graduate experienceExperience in design and / or design management of offshore foundations (monopiles and jackets).Knowledge and experience of planning, managing and executing offshore foundation design contracts, design management, program management, cost and risk control.An understanding of relevant design codes and standards.Knowledge of integrated loads analysis, primary and secondary steel designs, corrosion protection systems, structural materials, welding, fatigue, bolt design, FE analysis, environmental loading, transport and installation, operation and maintenance. Desirable: Master's degree (Level 9), ideally relating to Offshore Engineering.8+ years of experience in offshore industry.Chartered Engineer status.Experience in design and / or design management of floating offshore foundations (semi-submersibles, barges, moorings, anchors, etc.)Experience with offshore structural inspections. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Manage external engineering firms, subcontractors and as well as internal engineering disciplines (civil, electrical, network, permitting) to meet on time, on budget, and high-quality completion of project deliverables.The candidate will be responsible for ensuring deliverables meet contractual requirements, are constructable, and that country / regional impacts to design / cost are considered by engineering functions.Support in the management of internal and external design review meetings and verify compliance with the internal quality program certified to ISO 9001. Drive a culture of value engineering and encourage innovation and innovative approaches for best-in-class system design / constructability.Support Project Procurement and Estimating Teams by developing construction and electrical equipment specifications and performing technical reviews of vendor and subcontractor technical proposals.Review all designs to ensure compliance with project requirements and contractual obligations.Support in the resolution of technical issues surrounding throughout the project lifecycle.Manage the development, coordination, review and technical oversight of engineering and design of contracted energy storage projects at various stages.Maintain a knowledge of applicable codes, standard, and certifications in the Energy Storage Industry and support project leadership in acquiring jurisdictional approvals.Knowledge and experience in Renewable Energy and the execution of Engineering Procurement Construction Processes.Support the development and management of internal process and tolls utilized by the engineering team.
At this company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Owner's Engineer supports the development, construction, and financing of large-scale renewable energy projects by representing this company with financing parties, investors, lenders, and Independent Engineers.The Owner's Engineer becomes a member of a cross-functional engineering team and ensures that projects in development meet standards agreed to with financing parties and updates those standards to meet industry best practices. Strong communication and project management skills are required to manage the internal and external engineering resources needed to collect documentation, provide answers to due diligence questions, and ensure that projects meet quality and reliability expectations.The Owner's Engineer will be responsible for the technical documentation, required site visits, and Independent Engineering due diligence reports for photovoltaic, energy storage, wind, and hydroelectric generation facilities from 1 to 1000 MW in capacity.The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering, and analysis of photovoltaic and battery storage systems with transmission-level interconnections, as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems. Experience in all phases of energy project development is expected, from development to operations.The position is Remote with preference in San Francisco, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, or Louisville, CO, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices.Key ResponsibilitiesOwner Representation - Represent this company's Owner's Engineer on wind, solar, energy storage, and hydroelectric projects while supporting project finance efforts for multiple projects. Promote Safety - Promote safety for all projects throughout the team. Development Support - Provide support to Origination, Development, and M&A teams for new and upcoming projects. Production Estimation and Report Evaluation - Review production estimates from (EPC) partners and Independent Engineering firms for validity. Project Engineering and Management Support - Work with this company's project teams to ensure quality projects are installed and maintained throughout the portfolio. Plan Review - Review plans and related technical documentation for approval and comment. Construction QA/QC - Work with construction teams to ensure that all technical and bank/Independent Engineering requirements are met for project finance, and projects meet this company's standards. Independent Engineer Review - Collect, organize, review, distribute Engineering and Construction related deliverables to Independent Engineering firms for their review, comment, and approval. Operating Facilities Support - Support this company's operating facilities for better efficiencies and operational performance. RCA - Participate in Root-Cause-Analysis efforts for failed equipment encountered during construction and operation. Structured Finance Support - Work integrally with this company's Internal Structured Finance team and Independent Engineering firms on technical due diligence for project financing (Tax Equity, Construction Finance, and Back-Leverage). IE Selection - Assist in the selection of Independent Engineers to confirm capabilities and suitability for project technology and project economics. Report Review - Review the closing Independent Engineer report drafts, construction site visit reports, construction supplement reports in conjunction with structured finance to ensure there are no errors or misrepresentation of the facts. Coordinate Site Visits - Coordinate directly with the Independent Engineer and onsite personnel to conduct construction site visits and Mechanical Completion visits. Attend Site Visits - Travel to sites throughout the project build-cycle to participate in meetings and inspections/field walks with EPCs, Independent Engineering representatives, and investors/financiers. Manage Timelines - This company expects to have about  Independent Engineer reports per year for utility-scale projects and  for distributed-scale projects. The engineering lead will maintain a schedule of issuances and make sure the Independent Engineer is on track to deliver reports in a timely manner. Diligence - The engineer will work to provide responses for diligence questions of the Independent Engineer for engineering-related items (e.g., designs, commissioning tests, reports, module equipment inspections). The engineer will maintain a database for engineering deliverables. Risk Statement Resolution - Identify statements of risk in reports and work with Project Engineers/PF team to resolve or bound. Coordination with Project Engineers - Coordinate bring-downs of production estimates based on Independent Engineer feedback. Identify differences between equity view and Independent Engineer assumptions, if any. Maintain a database of current estimates. Model Assumptions/Finance Initiatives - Lead engineering modeling initiatives that relate to the financial model (e.g., inverter reserve assumptions, degradation, tracker reserves, BESS post PPA operating expenses). Certificates - Coordinate with legal and Independent Engineer on form MC certificates, draw certificates, SC certificates, and reliance letters. Coordinate with the Independent Engineer in obtaining the executed copies of such certificates. Diligence - Work to provide responses for diligence questions for all items not related to engineering (permitting, IC, equipment contracts, etc.).Skills and QualificationsPrimary QualificationsUndergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field. 5+ years of professional experience in solar PV system design, development, and construction. Experience with construction site quality control activities and investor site visits. Experience with debt or tax equity financing practices, terminology, and requirements. Strong technical writing skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical topics to a non-engineering audience. Project and case management skills, including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines. Comfort with NEC and NESC code, as well as related codes such as IBC, NFPA 855. Strong proficiency with AutoCAD, PVsyst, and Microsoft Excel."Plus" QualificationsGraduate degree in Engineering. 2+ years of experience in energy storage, wind, or hydroelectric design and modeling. Professional Engineer qualification. Spanish language skills. OSHA
SUMMARY The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or anothersenior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport during construction phase;- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning andconstruction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility scale PV plants- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;and- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
Position Overview:We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Freelance Technical Cable Project Engineer to support our offshore wind projects in Germany. As a Freelance Technical Cable Project Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of cable installation and maintenance for offshore wind farms. This is a hybrid working role with a 9-month contract duration.The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of cable engineering principles, excellent project management skills, and the ability to work independently. Responsibilities: Technical Project Management: Lead and manage technical aspects of cable installation projects for offshore wind farms, ensuring compliance with industry standards, project requirements, and safety regulations.Cable Engineering: Provide technical expertise in cable engineering, including cable selection, routing, installation methods, and cable protection systems. Collaborate with design teams to optimize cable layouts and minimize risks.Contractor Oversight: Coordinate with contractors, suppliers, and sub-contractors to ensure the successful execution of cable installation and maintenance activities. Monitor their performance and adherence to project schedules and quality standards.Quality Assurance: Develop and implement quality assurance procedures for cable installation projects. Conduct regular inspections and tests to verify compliance with project specifications and industry standards.Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies for cable-related activities. Monitor and address any technical issues that may arise during the project lifecycle.Documentation and Reporting: Prepare technical documentation, including engineering calculations, design reports, and project progress reports. Maintain accurate records of project activities, including cable inventory, installation records, and test results.Collaboration and Communication: Liaise with internal stakeholders, including project managers, procurement teams, and HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) specialists, to ensure effective communication and coordination across departments.Compliance and Safety: Ensure adherence to all relevant regulatory requirements, safety guidelines, and environmental standards throughout the project lifecycle. Promote a strong safety culture among project team members and contractors. Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is preferred.Proven experience in cable engineering and project management, preferably in the offshore wind industry.Strong knowledge of offshore cable installation techniques, industry standards, and best practices.Familiarity with German offshore wind regulations and requirements is highly desirable.Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound engineering decisions under challenging offshore conditions.Strong organizational and time management abilities to handle multiple projects simultaneously.Effective communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with internal teams, contractors, and stakeholders.Fluency in English and German languages, both written and verbal.Valid offshore certification (e.g., GWO) and other relevant certifications are advantageous. Note: This is a freelance position with a 9-month contract duration, offering hybrid working arrangements with a combination of remote work and on-site visits to offshore wind farm locations in Germany.
The Civil Engineer will work in a team environment, on a variety of engineering projects related to solar and/or solar plus storage plants and EV projects. The Civil Engineer position will touch on all aspects of the project’s site selection, site design & permitting, construction, and operation maintenance of those facilities. The Civil Engineer will work with Development, Engineering, Construction and Asset Management team with due diligence, site and jurisdictional constraints, constructability reviews, standards, specifications, scopes, and site visits pre, during and post constructionDay to Day Tasks & Responsibilities· Support project development workstreams in site review (including site visits, desktop research, and review of 3rd party reports/investigations) and preliminary site layout designs accounting for environmental constraints-wetlands/waterways/sensitive environmental features, flood zones, topography, underground hazards, other existing physical and jurisdictional constraints· Support creating internal standards pertaining to detail site layout and grading; drainage and stormwater management design; utility design; and erosion and sediment control design· Review of design packages- 30/60/90/IFP/IFC/ as-built design process, serving as a plan/report reviewer, providing internal guidance to the team on the impacts of design decisions, and external guidance to the contractor & EOR on our internal standards / institutional knowledge / experience as may influence our expectations in design· Support Project Managers through the construction process including civil related technical reviews, plan reviews, field inspections, RFI/RFS, closeout inspections/documentation/document review, and change orders as needed· Upon hand off to O&M, this role will continue to provide support to projects as any civil issues occur, including but not limited to a review of erosion/road/fence issues as they come up, investigations as to root cause, and recommendations for remediation or as applicable direct scope for further investigation or remediation by 3rd parties· Work closely with Civil EOR and Development team to successfully complete permitting process, jurisdictions requirements and implement design with adherence to all codes and regulations applicable.· Work with Development Engineering team to provide comments on internal designs, CAD reviews and listing comments from local AHJ and other permitting agencies into design.Skills/Attributes:· At least 3 years of experience in Renewable Civil Engineering with excellent understanding of solar project technical characteristics for civil works.· Experience in conducting site visits and evaluating technical issues in the field preferred.· Experience with StormCAD, Hydroflow, ICPR and other industry accepted software and development of hydrology studies· High level of proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D· Minimum 3 years of experience in detailed land development engineering· Demonstrated ability to problem solve and determination to complete difficult projects.· Demonstrated ability to improve processes and create efficiencies.· Highly developed sense of professional ethics.· Ability to work both on a team as well as independently.· Ability to communicate effectively with tact and diplomacy.· Ability to interface effectively with cross functional employee group of all levels and competencies.· Commitment to quality.