Senior Project Engineer

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland, Scotland
Salary: Up to £55000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25774
Contact Name: Jack Bill
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Purpose/Summary Details

  • Regular communication with external stakeholders such as the supply chain.
  • Regular communication with RES' clients, potentially including embedded roles within client project teams.
  • Collaboration with other departments including onshore project development, asset management, engineering and technical.

The role will include responsibility for managing day-to-day activities associated with wind turbine selection and contract negotiation processes, including:

  • Preparing tender documentation.
  • Coordinating technical due diligence activities.
  • Assessing manufacturers' tender proposals in terms of scope of services offered,
  • price and technical content.
  • Coordinating the review of terms and conditions for wind turbine supply, installation and service contracts, obtaining commercial and legal support as appropriate.
  • Managing wind turbine supply contracts during the contract execution phase (e.g. including design, manufacturing and construction activities), with particular focus on elements that impact on wider project delivery.
  • Liaising with other departments and functions to seek support as required.
  • Liaising with clients and providing the required support in managing the turbine package.
  • Engaging and managing specialist consultants as required to support and client projects.
  • Liaising with contractors to ensure appropriate standards of health, safety, environment and quality performance are in-built to the contract and achieved throughout the contract execution phase.
  • Liaising with turbine manufacturers to obtain information required by in-house and external designers.
  • Liaising with turbine manufacturers to monitor their progress in developing new
  • technologies for the offshore market.
  • Supporting the operation and maintenance team through analysis and negotiation of the service agreement, including turbine availability warranty and production statistics.
  • Supporting the wider Project Services team in providing the provision of general project.

The role will also be required to support the management of the Project Services team through activities such as:

  • Having responsibility for project budgets and work orders.
  • Supporting business development and bidding activities.
  • Potential managerial accountabilities such as functional or project based line management administration, employee management and resource management.

Knowledge Skills

  • Offshore wind industry and offshore construction.
  • Offshore wind turbine technologies and supply chain market conditions.
  • Wind turbine contract development and management.
  • Health and safety regulations within the offshore environment.
  • Project management methodologies.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to disseminate those into the team.
  • Strong communication skills including report writing, presentation and the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with contractors and consultants.
  • Good skills to technically evaluate potentially complex machinery or equipment.
  • The ability to manage own workload and meet demanding timescales on a number of potentially simultaneous projects.
  • The ability to work as a member of team and to react positively to the varying challenges of development, construction and operational projects.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Experience Qualifications

  • Experience of wind turbine technology and associated contract development and management.
  • Experience of the offshore wind industry and offshore construction.
  • Experience of negotiating with supply chain.
  • Project management experience.
  • A degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent.

We look forward to receiving your application.