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WTG Installation Manager

WTG Installation Manager required for a major offshore wind developer based in England

Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate shall have a track record in WTG installation operations. Preference shall be given to candidates with experience of offshore construction.
  • The candidate shall assist in the development and review of detailed schedules and methodology, with a priority for safe and efficient onshore and offshore operations. The Installation Manager shall review supplied procedures for the full installation life cycle, from pre-assembly to installation and commissioning, to ensure compatibility with the Project Employer’s Requirements, HSSE and quality requirements.
  • The candidate shall have extensive knowledge of JUVs, and associated capabilities and operational limits. The successful candidate shall also develop a philosophy for onshore site selection for pre-assembly, and shall be familiar with onshore assembly operations, crane requirements, laydown areas and temporary ground works, and loading in/out lifts.
  • The successful candidate shall be responsible for the effective contract management of the WTG installation scope, plus contract scopes for other vessels in support of the WTG installation campaign. Consequently, the candidate shall preferably have knowledge of standard contract forms such as FIDIC and BIMCO. The candidate shall work closely with the vessel operator to facilitate effective interfaces for the transportation, handling and installation of the WTG components.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a marine or engineering specialism, and at least five years of project experience in onshore or offshore WTG construction projects, preferably with offshore construction experience at either a developer or marine contractor. Candidates without degree will also be considered with extensive demonstrable experience in WTG installation activities.
  • Experience in contract development and negotiation for offshore scopes, support tendering documentation preparation, and technically review responses.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation and best practice. Preference given to candidates with experience of CDM projects.
  • Candidates shall have knowledge of HSE legislation and audits, design and operational risk assessment processes, and method statement production and review.
  • Knowledge of marine operations including for JUV, vessel constraints, durations and limits, and associated quayside operations, load out and transportation to field.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards.
  • Experience and knowledge in WTG pre-assembly and offshore methods.
  • Familiarity with calculation reports for rigging design for offshore lifts, seafastening and grillage.