Asset Integrity Engineer- Electrical

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Job ID 12773
Offshore Wind
Permanent
Scotland

Reporting to the Asset Integrity Lead, the Asset Integrity Engineer will lead the provision of electrical engineering support for operational projects with a leading energy developer.

This is a full-time staff role based in Edinburgh with offshore travel to site when required.

Role:

  • Support the Asset Integrity Lead in defining and implementing an Asset Integrity Management Strategy.
  • Ensure proactive monitoring of asset performance across wind farm electrical balance of plant and transmission assets.
  • Liaise with and provide technical support to the site-based O&M team, including supporting warranty management.
  • Utilise data analysis tools to monitor and assess asset behaviour, performing detailed analysis of data from systems including cable temperature monitoring and HV electrical SCADA systems.
  • Develop and implement monitoring measures to ensure continued compliance of the asset with regulatory requirements such as those associated with the Grid Code.
  • Undertake root cause analysis of defects and propose remedial actions.
  • Review and approve any changes to scheduled maintenance plans.
  • Action and/or prepare processes and procedures to support O&M.
  • Provide technical support to commercial asset management activities where required, such as in respect to provision of ancillary services.
  • Working with procurement, engage specialist technical consultancy support where required, including preparing technical specifications and undertaking or coordinating technical assessment of proposals.
  • Act as a technical interface with the appointed OFTO where required.
  • Provide high quality reporting to internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Ensure recommendations for improvement are fed into company knowledge management and lessons learned processes.

Requirements:

  • A degree in engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrable experience within the energy sector, experience within the offshore wind sector is desirable.
  • Experience in an asset integrity or operational engineering support role preferred but not essential.
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status (or similar professional accreditation) is desirable.
  • Knowledge of high voltage electrical asset operation and maintenance.
  • High level of knowledge with regards to standards associated with electrical system design of grid connected power projects, including knowledge of key aspects of the UK regulatory regime such as the Grid Code and SQSS.
  • Confident in the use of diagnostic tools and data manipulation programs (e.g. MATLAB, SCADA, MySQL, C++, Tableau, etc.).
  • Experience in wind farm and transmission asset design and construction processes, including associated standards and best practice.
  • General knowledge and experience working with wind farm performance management and optimisation, technical risk analysis, service contracts and associated warranty provisions.
  • Knowledge of the CDM (Construction Design and Management) Regulations, including a demonstrable understanding of health, safety and environmental best practice.


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