Cable Design Engineer

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Job ID 9331
Offshore Wind

Our client requires a Cable Design Engineer to work on several of their windfarm projects. This freelance position will be based in the UK, Germany or Denmark.


  • Contribute to ensuring projects maintain high levels of health and safety performance
  • Contribute to cable package and support Package Manager with technical know-how on cable system design and manufacturing (including cable accessories)
  • Ensure compliance of the contractor's proposed technical solution with the technical requirements set out by the Employer's Requirements
  • Finalise detailed design of the cable system (including accessories and cable protection system) in cooperation with the contractors
  • Perform technical review of reports, design and system studies supplied by contractors and third parties (e.g. Cable and Accessories Design and Analysis Reports, cable optimisation, fault studies etc.)
  • Support in compliance with the project budget; address changes to Package Manager. Monitoring of time schedule and progress of suppliers.
  • Contribute to the identification and management of risks, opportunities and mitigation plans
  • Coordination of cable product quality assurance and quality control throughout the HV cable supply chain
  • Help select competent site representatives


  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Electrical engineering
  • Experience with high voltage on- and offshore cable design and manufacturing
  • Excellent understanding of technical specifications and International Standards (CIGRE, IEC, etc) for subsea cables, cable accessories, cable protection systems and the related components for a cable laying campaign
  • Being able to perform WP, HP and FAT at cable workshop
  • Preferably experience with cable installation
  • Experience with project management (preferably IPMA Level D/C )
  • Experience with wind farms on- and offshore
  • Both practical and theoretical experience
  • Good English language skills and preferable also good German and/or Danish language skills
  • Willingness to travel and offshore work

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