Support operations preparation for Offshore Wind farms. Responsible for project management, including budgeting and planning for process of development and construction / installation to operations. Provide technical support of development activities. Manage project(s) from office location and/or remote project site and the construction of wind sites, concentrating on safety, schedule, budget, labor relations, customer satisfaction, costs and quality compliance. Responsible for holding and understanding specifications of job in regards to specific project. Identify and qualify available Operations and Maintenance service suppliers. Negotiate service agreements and scope of work. Manage supplier relationships, including change orders, and work on the wind farm projects. Plan needed equipment and personnel and manage purchase orders. Manage and update reports, order logs, and communication logs. Manage costs of the project and projected changes based on weather change orders, etc. Complete due diligence of all construction practices, procedures, and construction documents. Work with leadership to develop strategy for Offshore Wind development.
Knowledge of basic engineering concepts. Familiarity with wind power generation systems and equipment, marine transmission lines, reactive power compensation equipment, SCADA systems, cost analysis, constructability knowledge, safety, leadership, familiarity with equipment and creating / managing contracts.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering is required, preferably mechanical or electrical engineering or construction
Minimum of 10-15 years' experience in the construction industry – with direct experience in wind farm design or construction. Offshore Wind industry or electrical marine lines, inter-island, interconnection, and port development preferred.
PMP certification preferred. GWO (Global Wind Organisation) certified. WINDA (Wind Industry Training Records Database) registered.
Position Reports To
Construction Manager, Site Manager, Director of Offshore Wind, Project Director
Career path moves from this role
Construction Manager, Site Manager, Project Director