Senior Project Engineer – Civil and Structural

Closing date: 
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 22:59
Employer: 
Scottish Power
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

About us

ScottishPower Renewables is at the forefront of the development of the renewables industry through pioneering ideas, forward thinking and outstanding innovation. Our ambitious growth plans include offshore windfarms in East Anglia with our team leading the Group €™s international offshore development. With over 40 operational windfarms, we manage all of our sites through our world leading Control Centre at Whitelee Windfarm., near Glasgow.

At ScottishPower Renewables, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.

Job Description
The role implies responsibility for projects, investigations and studies, not only related to the UK operational fleet but also to the Iberia & International, USA and Offshore operational fleet, reporting to the Head of the Operating Experience, Civil and Structural.

The candidate will work taking part of a global team, leading technical support related to civil and structural engineering issues, both in onshore and offshore projects.

The position will also imply responsibility to ensure clear communication of the technical operational experience gained and lessons learned, to all Operations teams, particularly in the UK, where the individual will work for developing and maintaining an effective relationship between the UK Operations Business and the Onshore team. Tasks for this role will include:

  • Lead the technical assessment of civil and structural engineering issues
  • Contribute to the standardisation of global civil & structural engineering technical specifications.
  • Contribute to the identification & management of technical risks, issues & impacts of projects.
  • Lead the technical support to our operational portfolio of UK onshore renewable generating assets, including failure root-cause analysis studies, and development of repair solutions.
  • Be aware of new technical developments in renewable generating technology and understand how they may/could that may impact upon the generating assets.
  • Lead detailed analyses on structural engineering issues compromising the long-term integrity of the offshore wind assets, both above water and subsea. Lead the support to the O&M team by providing technical information on structural related failures.
  • Take proactive responsibility for the health and safety management of all work and modifications undertaken by contractors and contracting staff on-site.
  • Lead analytical and field works necessary to validate onshore assets under the UK life-extension program.
  • Identify and assess technologies and specialist contractors to support operational objectives.
  • Lead and coordinate with external suppliers and contractors to ensure delivery specifications are met, providing inputs on appropriate tender assessments.
  • Prioritise technical risks and solutions within the constraints of safety, legal, environmental and commercial pressures.
  • Take proactive responsibility for the health and safety management of all work and modifications undertaken by contractors and contracting staff on-site.
  • Update monthly report to the Direct Superior.

  

Requirements

  • Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering, leading to Chartership.
  • Masters Degree related to structural engineering.
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Detailed understanding if H&S Legislation and UK Industry Standards.
  • Experience in Civil and Structural engineering issues relating to renewable project development, construction and operational activities.
  • NEBOSH Certificate


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