Base Location: Flexible
Salary: £45,200 – £67,800 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available
What is the Role?
We are currently seeking a Foundation Package Engineering Lead with knowledge and experience in the development and execution phases of largescale Offshore Wind Projects to join our Renewables Engineering and Innovation business area . This role will support the SSE Renewables businesses through acting as a focal point for the Design Authority process to achieve appropriate standards, legislation and project objectives, whilst also ensuring value engineering and innovation are incorporated in the design of offshore foundations.
You will be responsible for establishing an appropriate package engineering team within a multi £billion offshore wind project, providing technical leadership and managing 3rd parties to ensure effective engineering design delivery. You’ll also be required to interpret project objectives and requirements, identify technology and design risks and implement appropriate mitigation measures in line with the project risk appetite.
A key element of this role will involve coordinating with the Technical Authorities and senior management teams on technical, commercial and contractual matters.
This role will be a senior role within an existing team of structural engineers, so leadership experience and the mentoring of junior engineers will be required.
What do I need?
To be successful in this role, you should be a chartered engineer with demonstrable technical knowledge and experience within offshore structural engineering. You will have a detailed understanding of offshore structural design processes, fabrication technology, transportation and construction techniques.
You will have experience in working with large scale projects and will be comfortable making engineering-based decisions with significant impact on engineering risk. Strong commercial acumen and a firm grasp of the context and implications of engineering activities and decisions will also be necessary.
In addition, we are looking for individuals who have skills in the following;
– Experience in leading the design and decision-making process for Large scale projects involving international multi-disciplinary teams.
– Experience of managing the interfaces and technical risk between the key design disciplines of offshore wind foundations i.e. geotechnical, piling, grouted connection, primary/secondary steel, transition piece, electrical, turbine and fabrication, transportation and installation.
– Understanding of the main types of offshore wind substructure i.e. jackets, monopiles floating and what influences each choice.
– Experience in managing the verification process through independent certification agencies
You will display excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will possess an innovative mind set, have a flexible approach and have the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment. Although office based you will be required to travel as and when is required by the work being undertaken.
About our Business
SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.
Life at SSE
If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.
At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.
SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.
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