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Engineering Manager

Job reference: FX1116155RN_486
Sector: Powerstation
Location: - South
Closing date: 20/04/2017
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: Competitive
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Innogy develops, builds and operates offshore wind farms along the coasts of several European countries. Our extensive project pipeline includes wind farms totaling over 4GW.

Galloper is a 340 megawatt (MW) Offshore Wind Farm. The offshore site is located within the outer Thames Estuary 27 kilometres (km) off the Suffolk coast. It is proposed to have up 56 wind turbine generators at the site that will be connected to an offshore substation platform which will export the power via 132kV export cables to the cable landing point at Sizewell. The project is in Construction phase with the first power planned in 2017.

Innogy Offshore Wind has a dedicated Offshore Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Implementation function. The team is increasing to meet the requirements of the Galloper project and is looking for outstanding and experienced individuals.

Role description

As a core team member you will be responsible for delivery of technical and commercial site support for the Galloper project ensuring you deliver a successful operating asset from the projects and commissioning phase through the life of the wind farm.

HSE needs to be top of the agenda and driven through all activities carried out on site alongside managing selected engineering and balance of plant issues providing direction to all personnel. Responsible for the full lifecycle of asset integrity of the WTG and equipment including contractual, performance monitoring and reporting against KPI’s

Principal Accountabilities

• Driving and maintaining high HSE standards

• Planning and executing WTG and BOP inspections and act as lead inspector

• Providing general technical support for all engineering issues for the entire wind farm

• Managing all emerging modification and engineering issues in the operating portfolio

• Providing technical expertise in the assessment of warranty performance issues

• Supporting audits and technical due diligence of service providers and wind turbine suppliers

• Being the technical lead expert and ensuring resources are available

Skills and Experience

• Academic degree (Bachelor or Master) in engineering based subjects

• Experience related to multi megawatt wind turbine operation and inspections

• Extensive experience in the use of wind turbine SCADA and Condition Monitoring systems

• Previous experience in offshore wind in a high pressure environment

• Understanding of wind turbine components, structures and electrical generation

• Line management experience

• Effective communication and reporting skills

• Ability to translate technical details into commercial impact

• Working at height ticket

Why work for us

As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions.

Salary competitive

Please apply online by selecting the 'Apply' button and uploading your CV directly. Applications will only be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

innogy SE is an established European energy company. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, it addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world. The focus of innogy’s activities is on offering existing and potential customers innovative and sustainable products and services which enable them to use energy more efficiently and improve their quality of life. The key markets are Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Belgium as well as several countries in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe, especially the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. In renewable power generation, the company is also active in other regions, e.g. Spain and Italy. The subsidiary of RWE AG started operations on 1 April 2016. The innogy brand name is a symbiosis of the terms innovation, energy and technology.

Based on the combined financial statements for 2015, the company achieved a revenue of around €46 billion and an EBITDA of €4.5 billion. The company is expected to employ around 40,000 out of a total of around 60,000 employees of the RWE Group once the restructuring process has been completed

Agencies: RWE operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to pslreviewrecruitment@npower.com.

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