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Job ID 15706
Offshore Wind
Contract
Europe

Control Engineer required for Leading Offshore Wind Farm developer in France

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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



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