Position: Turbines and Foundation Comissioning Lead
Salary: Up to GBP67200 per annum + + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 522426_1574085632
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: Up to £67,200 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 is the UK and Irelands leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role

As Wind Turbine and Foundation Commissioning Lead, you'll have overall accountability for the coordination, management and implementation of commissioning for the electrical and mechanical systems on approx 100 turbines and foundation/transition piece, in addition to the assembly and construction site. Early engagement with the project team and EPC contractor will be critical to ensure plans are agreed surrounding commissioning activities on the turbines which will enable the early identification of generation revenue.

Some of your other accountabilities will include;

-Coordinating HSE, QA/QC and O&M guidelines and requirements.

-Plan, organise, monitor and support site activities to ensure safety guidelines are adhered to, resources are optimised, and projects are delivered within budget and in accordance with company and client policies and procedures.

-Lead and manage multi competency teams across varying levels, driving high levels of motivation and efficiency

-Manage individual and team performance and wellbeing, ensuring all training and development needs are identified and fulfilled.

-Represent SSE /Equinor and the joint venture project at local level, ensuring all enquiries are dealt with professionally and appropriately

What do I need?

We are looking for someone who has operated within a similar role at senior level, who has extensive experience in offshore windfarm construction, commissioning and operations, with knowledge of coordinating commissioning activities and managing associated tasks.

You should be qualified to at least HNC level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline, and ideally, your previous career will include working as an Electrical Engineer or SAP at minimum 33KV.

You'll be typically managing a team of 10 people across varying competencies, so excellent people management and leadership skills will be essential, and you should also have experience of developing and/or managing budgets in line with tender specifications and programmes.

As a individual, you'll be highly driven with the ability to adapt appropriately to situations and your audience, whilst maintaining an outstanding level of professionalism and quality.

An element of travel will be required, there for a full valid driving license is necessary.

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 prior to submitting your application.

If you are successful, we'll conduct some background checks.

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