Control Engineer

Apply now

Yes please

We are uploading your application, it may it take few moments to read your cv. Please wait!
Job ID 15706
Offshore Wind

Control Engineer required for Leading Offshore Wind Farm developer in France


  • Monitor and coordinate commissioning and operational activities
  • Commissioning activities to comply with contract and project requirements in terms of HSE, quality, planning and costs
  • Proactive, good coordination and communication between all parties and ensure that the process works effectively
  • Report commissioning progress and participate in commissioning meetings
  • Ensure quality of commissioning works and review documentation
  • Communication with grid operators (RTE) across packages and various contractors
  • Wind farm production optimisation at all times to max power production
  • Operational and well managed control room
  • Monitor HV/ MV electrical operational activities to ensure safety
  • Implementation of technical departments' best practices for commissioning scope
  • Collaboration with O&M team to ensure conformance with Asset Operation requirements
  • Capture and transfer of experience during commission into asset operations
  • Interface to the national grip operator RTE
  • Prepare, review and comment on PTW and RAMS
  • Act as the Electrical Safety Control Engineer (ESCE), responsible SAP for the final decision on switching activities
  • Monitoring and authorising all remote HV & MV switching operations on behalf of the project
  • Preparing cross-package switching protocols
  • Participation and preparation of Electrical Safety Documents, processes ad procedures
  • Communication of all outages and activities affecting the stakeholders
  • Coordination with operators of other systems and interconnection points before carrying out switching
  • Coordinate and oversee all MV/HV switching operations
  • Monitor and operate Electrical equipment via SCADA Systems
  • Operations and control of the Wind Farm's HV systems (225kV), MV systems (33kV)
  • Preparing method statements, switching protocols, and switching schedules
  • Monitoring and authorising all remote switching operations on behalf of projects
  • SCADA monitoring, the handling of alarms and the identification of necessary measures
  • Operate the Substation via SCADA
  • Active control during SIT
  • Coordinating the MC before and after switching operations
  • Handover the takeover of the operational responsibility from Control Centre at the start and end of the shift


  • Strong experience as Control Engineer and/ or Senior Authorised Person up to 225kV
  • Strong experience in switching operations and electrical systems
  • Excellent understanding of electrical networks and C&P
  • Experience in offshore wind farm commissioning or operations essential
  • At least 3 years working in similar position
  • Should be able to perform advance tasks on MS office
  • All GWOs
  • Medical test for offshore work
  • Electrical accreditation training for France B1(v) B2(v) BC BR H1(v) H2(v) as per NF C-18510

Yes please

We are uploading your application, it may it take few moments to read your cv. Please wait!

Consultant details

Headshot of Alasdair McGinnigle

How can we help?

Email us

Give us a call

Phone Directory

Out of hours Contractor’s support
Glasgow – Head office
Operations, sales, finance & marketing

All About Renewables

Every Tuesday we email the latest opportunities, industry insights, news, and events.

Unsubscribe anytime