Lead Offshore Commissioning Engineer

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Job ID 8336
Offshore Wind

Lead Offshore, Commissioning Engineer is required to work for a leading offshore wind developer. The role is based in Belgium.


  • Directly reporting to the Project Commissioning Manager.
  • Leading a small team of commissioning engineers to ensure that the platforms are fully commissioned to agreed inspection and test plans
  • With the Project Commissioning Manager and OSP Package, devise a stage 2 commissioning strategy for the Offshore Substation, Export cables, Array cables and WTG HV equipment. Identifying deliverable and required supporting documentation.
  • Work closely with and provide support to the Offshore Substations Package manager to identify safety, installation, quality and reliability issues.
  • Providing commissioning progress reports and identifying and variance to agreed plans.


  • Identify mitigation strategies to ensure adherence to project timescales
  • Review and comment on; technical drawings, electrical schemes, quality plans and contractors commissioning programmes in readiness for contractors commissioning activities.
  • With the contractors commissioning team, review the submitted Inspection and Test Plans.
  • Agree suitable testing strategies and test outcomes to ensure an acceptable level of confidence prior to energising.
  • Ensure contractor compliance to agreed programmes and strategies.
  • Ensure the contractor quality plans and commissioning files are correctly populated.
  • Review and sign off on behalf of Moray East; commissioning test results, protocols and test sheets.
  • Contribute to the creation of commissioning switching programmes with the Lead Onshore Commissioning Engineer and Lead SAP
  • Contribute to operational decisions to manage commissioning priorities.
  • Attendance at FAT's within Europe
  • Work with the SAP team and O&M team to ensure plant familiarisation and training of Moray East engineers
  • Manage and contribute quality observations and snagging process
  • Attend Commissioning Panel Meetings
  • Assist the Project Commissioning Manager in the creation of a team culture within both the MVOW and STDL commissioning teams, during the commissioning phase of the offshore plant and apparatus.
  • Highly experienced Electrical Commissioning Engineer with substantial, relevant experience of commissioning offshore wind farms
  • TP141 status is highly desirable
  • 20 years' experience of commissioning large scale, electrical Transmission and Infrastructure Projects, including GIS, Large Transformers and High Voltage Reactive equipment and SCADA.
  • HND/Degree educated
  • GWO Offshore Certificates

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