Electrical Package Engineer

Business Sectors: Offshore Wind
Sectors: Employment Type: permanent Country: Belgium

Offshore wind farm developer currently seeking an Electrical Package Engineer to reinforce their electrical package team. The Electrical Package Engineer will assist the team during the construction phases and follow up on fabrication works in the factories.

Role

  • Provide technical High Voltage support to the electrical package team
  • Lead and/or assist in the design process, supplier selection process, production and installation phase of the OHVS (Offshore High Voltage Station), HV and MV cables
  • Identify and check the technical and contractual interfaces between OHVS contract, cable supply contracts and installation contracts
  • Ensure that relevant HSE requirements are satisfied for the different contracts
  • Assist in the technical part of the employer requirements process
  • Predesign of basic electrical HV infrastructure and SLD for operating an offshore windfarm
  • Define and calculate the major components of which the electrical infrastructure of a windfarm is composed of: HV and MV cable sections, HV transformers
  • Participate in the design review with contractors of the proposed overall electrical infrastructure for an offshore wind farm
  • Manage and follow up the different tenders issued for the electrical infrastructure
  • Review the contractor’s assumptions and documents to assure a feasible design as well as a design that meets the client’s requirements on availability and maintainability
  • Check the proposed electrical design in respect to the requirements of the TSO
  • Assist in discussions with TSO / contractor regarding the design of the reactive power compensation and implementation
  • During production phase check quality assurance and product specification of cables produced
  • Monitoring of production schedules
  • Witnessing of the factory acceptance tests (FAT)
  • Overall inspection of the quality plan of the manufacturer and the production records (internal checks, deviations and routine tests)
  • Build up knowledge on the applicable IEC standards and the critical items during FAT of cables
  • During the onshore and offshore installation phase of the wind farm manage and follow up, and check the necessary quality assurance and control related to the OHVS commissioning and cable installations
  • Interface coordination and management between the different scopes and parties such as the supply and installation contractor of the export cable and inter array cables and OHVS contractor
  • Evaluation of transport plans and provisions
  • Quality and HSE control on onshore cable installation and jointing procedures and workmanship
  • Interface coordination TSO – contractor on HV connection, protection settings, information exchange and reactive power compensation
  • Evaluation of commissioning and test plans

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Extensive experience in project management in high voltage related environments, experience in offshore wind is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and problem-solving attitude
  • You are a team player and have the necessary communication skills
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet demanding timescales
  • English and Dutch speaking is key
  • Software knowledge in CAD/CAM, autocad

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Kyri Kastrinakis

Kyri Kastrinakis

+44 7701 326 480

kyri@taylorhopkinson.com