Senior Wind Turbine Engineer - ITS Technical Recruitment Ltd

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Job Details

Salary band: £50k - £60k
Salary Details: up to £55,000
Location: Swindon
Job type: Permanent
Company: ITS Technical Recruitment Ltd
Contact: Barnaby Redwood
Sector: Engineering
Job Categories: Wind Energy Jobs
Posted: 17/04/2012
Expires: 01/05/2012
Senior Wind Turbine Engineer (Electrical Systems). Up to £55,000 plus very attractive benefits package. Experience with Electrical Engineering (generators, power converters, power transformers, electrical switchgear, cables, etc.), experience in WTG technology would be advantageous.

One of the UK's leading renewable energy companies, dedicated to generating electricity using sustainable, environmentally-friendly resources. They have the resources and expertise to develop, build and operate high quality, commercial-scale renewable energy schemes throughout the UK. The company develops, builds and operates offshore wind farms along the coasts of several European countries. Our extensive project pipeline includes wind farms totalling over 4GW. Projects are constructed on a multi-contract basis with the company taking an active involvement in all engineering aspects

Within the Wind Energy Offshore department is an international business unit with centres of excellence in Hamburg, Germany and Swindon, UK. Project Engineers will work in the Offshore Engineering team which is involved in projects from the development stage through to design, construction and operation.

Main Purpose of Job:

Providing engineering expertise for electrical systems of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) throughout all phases of the project life-cycle to ensure a robust, reliable, compliant and cost effective WTG fleet for offshore wind farms.

We are looking for electrical engineers to undertake challenging and responsible roles on our projects based in Hamburg, Germany or Swindon, UK

Main responsibilities:

-Project expert for electrical systems of WTGs

-Coordination of all work package specific tasks, external and within

-Collaboration with other departments (quality, operations, etc.) and key stakeholder relationships (partners, regulatory authorities, etc.)

-Market research, performance of technical due diligence and technical evaluation of WTG suppliers on the market as well as assessment of different WTG design concepts, technical solutions and associated risks with focus on electrical systems

-Development of tender documentation related to the electrical systems of WTGs, evaluation of engineering competence of received tenders and negotiation of technical WTG specifications

-Assessment of WTG design documentation of electrical systems

-Monitoring the entire design phase and running design review meetings 

-Resolution of engineering issues related to the electrical systems of WTGs for all project phases

-Assessment of WTG instructions and test and inspection requirements regarding engineering issues for manufacture, installation, commissioning and operation 

-Performance of engineering quality audits as well as non-conformance and repair assessments related to electrical systems of WTGs during manufacture, installation, commissioning and operation

-Accompany and actively support all on-site activities with engineering expertise

-Analysing WTG operation data and proactively investigation for continuously improvements of operation and maintenance measures for WTGs

-Participation in root cause analysis of WTG related issues and derive adequate measures

-Ensuring highest level of quality and safety standards

-Development of in-house standards

Key Skills & Experience:

-Degree or equivalent in electrical engineering

-Significant experience in Electrical Engineering (generators, power converters, power transformers, electrical switchgear, cables, etc.), experience in WTG technology would be advantageous

-Willingness to develop and employ knowledge in all aspects of WTG design

-Experience of project management for energy-, wind- or gas and oil industry projects 

-Strong coordination and leadership skills, highly motivated, confident and resourceful

-Excellent analytical and conceptual skills, able to drive innovative and strategic thinking

-Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively within a multicultural project team