Foundations Package Lead for Wind Turbine Foundations

Posted 10 May 2022
SalaryInsurance and Bonus Structure
Contact NameTravis Weaver

Job description

Foundations Package Lead for Wind Turbine Foundations

Functional area: Engineering; Renewables

Your key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Managing the concept design of new and novel offshore wind turbine foundation structures for offshore wind turbines, during the origination and development phases of a project
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, as well as external design houses and fabricators to produce cost effective and value-added foundation designs for our development projects
  • Making sure that work is delivered on time and identifying and mitigating any potential delays
  • Maintenance of the high safety standards within the company through intelligent design and risk management
  • Delivery of the detailed design, a safe and high-quality fabrication, and delivery of foundation structures once a project enters the construction phase
  • Ensuring that contractors work safely and work to good industry practice and in accordance with legislation and THE COMPANY's requirements.
  • Management of budget, ensuring delivery to contract requirements and supporting with any variation orders and claims
  • Direction, evaluation, and management of all risks associated with the foundation package within a wider offshore windfarm project
  • Supporting internal stakeholders to implement innovation within the foundations package

You may be required to perform the following activities:

  • Ensure that all lessons learned from our operating fleet are incorporated into future projects and support to Procurement, Quality, and HSSE departments
  • Identification of fields of development and demonstration of savings potentials
  • Manage THE COMPANY's involvement in ground-breaking joint industry and research projects
  • Provide general and specialist engineering knowledge to review and assess the performance of our existing wind turbine foundation structures

Essential skill requirements:

  • A Professional Engineer
  • Experience in large engineering infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of the local and global HSSE laws and standards
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Good communicator and excellent team player
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in steel fabrication and offshore engineering
  • Member of a professional engineering body
  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively in an international business

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.