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O&M Engineer - Offshore Wind

Job Title: O&M Engineer - Offshore Wind
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH28289
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email: bdempster@allen-york.com

O&M Engineer

Due to continued growth, a leading global renewable energy company has a requirement for a O&M Engineer. You will be responsible for leading and delivering O&M services to offshore renewable energy assets. The position will be covering the North-West and East coasts of England, but there is a possibility of home working. Assets include offshore meteorological masts, wind turbines, OFTO assets including onshore and offshore substations, foundations and export cables. We ensure that these services are delivered safely and in accordance with contractual standards and specifications.

You will be the focal point for project delivery and responsible for the planning and delivery of the day to day activities required to provide the agreed services. This is a client facing role and requires regular communication with clients and external contractors. You will work closely with the Offshore and UK&I O&M teams as well as other departments including HSE, Technical and Engineering.

Support the Offshore team in the delivery of operation and maintenance services, including but not limited to:

  • Handling the onshore and offshore scheduled work (planning and delivery phases)
  • Preparing budgets and contract variations, tracking budgets and invoicing
  • Producing and reviewing Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Procurement of 3rd party services, tools and equipment
  • Running and/or carrying out work including:
  • Inspection and planned maintenance of onshore and offshore assets
  • Reactive maintenance of electrical and mechanical elements
  • Creation of reports to issue to client

Competency and skills to:

  • Project manage planned and reactive offshore activities
  • Lead an onshore/offshore team in the execution of the work
  • Plan maintenance services involving difficult access
  • Ability to maintain and fault find within data logging and communication systems
  • On-Call: you are expected to participate in a call out rota to provide emergency response outside of normal working hours.

The role also includes the following department responsibilities:

  • Support the production and review of procedures, processes and technical literature
  • Draft and/or provide inputs into proposals and related cost books
  • Assist with the management & control of both client owned and Offshore department tools, equipment and PPE

Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of UK Health & Safety legislation
  • Experience with data logging and communication systems
  • LV & mechanical fault-finding and analysis
  • Knowledge of wind turbines and related equipment
  • Knowledge of balance of plant applicable to offshore wind farms
  • Knowledge of HV systems
  • Knowledge of HV safety rules
  • Awareness of working at height and within a confined space

Skills:

  • Excellent attitude to safety
  • Project Management
  • Technical capability for the evaluation of complex equipment
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Capable of working offshore and at height
  • Physically fit, the role will require climbing / transferring to offshore structures
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)

Qualifications:

  • An HND in mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent qualification, but background in technical discipline
  • GWO Training (desirable, however full training will be given)
  • IRATA or rigging qualification (desirable)
  • Hold a full driving licence

Experience:

  • Experience of working in multidiscipline teams
  • Experience of the wind industry
  • Experience of transmission systems
  • Experience offshore (desirable)
  • Experience working at height (desirable)

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at Allen & York on 01202 888986 or email bdempster@allen-york.com