Position: Offshore Design Development Engineer
Salary: Up to GBP56500 per annum + + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 522146_1570636362
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 09/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow/Perth/Dublin

Salary: Up to £56,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables has a vision to make renewable energy the foundation of a zero-carbon world. Part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc, our strategy is to drive the transition to a low-carbon future through the world class development, construction and operation of our fleet of wind energy generation sites and flexible hydro. SSE currently have one of the largest development pipelines for Offshore Wind in both the UK and Ireland.


What is the Role

As Design Development and Delivery Engineer, you'll be accountable for specific projects within our new build offshore wind portfolio in our Large Capital Projects programme. You'll support the implementation of the design development strategies appropriate offshore wind projects and support the team to provide effective coordination of internal and external engineering resource for the delivery of design development requirements.

Some of your other key accountabilities will include;

-Delivering design development activities on individual offshore projects through concept design, precommercial development, front-end engineering design and into execution

-Providing updates on your specific project regarding progress, risks and issues.

-Ensuring all design deliverables are to suitable quality and are in accordance with Large Capital Projects Governance and Engineering Centre Design Development Framework requirements.

-Ensuring agreed engineering processes and standards are implemented.

-Ensuring delivery of design solutions which are in accordance with the relevant Design and Engineering Standards.

-Developing the engineering Work Breakdown Structure, schedule and resource plan, commensurate with the project strategy and overall project programme.

-Ensuring that suitably qualified and experienced staff are utilised.

-Co-ordinating a team of engineers across a discipline matrix structure, ensuring the delivery against the Design Management Plan.

-Identifying and implementing innovative ideas to drive down cost and develop economically advantageous projects and solutions

What do I need?

We are looking for a Chartered Engineer who is experienced in Design and delivery of high value utility or infrastructure projects. You'll have a background in design and delivery across onshore/offshore wind plants and projects (or similar), able to deliver against project requirements and timescales. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills will be essential, as is the ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with all levels of stakeholder.

You'll be experienced in co-ordinating design teams within an engineering matrix environment and be capable of managing conflict in high pressure situations. Alongside strong organisation and report writing skills we are also looking for you to have a solid understanding of the commercial context and implications of engineering activities and decisions.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please contact sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all 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 its 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.

Job Benefits:

+ car/cash allowance + annual bonus