Naval Architect- Offshore Wind

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Job ID 11773
Floating Wind Farm
Permanent
Scotland

Leading global offshore wind developer recruiting for a Naval Architect.

This is a full-time, permanent staff position based in Edinburgh.

Role

The Naval Architect will support the offshore team's drive to secure and deliver significant projects, both in the UK and Worldwide. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing engineering support to offshore wind site selection and participation in technical meetings.
  • Focus on floating offshore wind projects and commercialisation for floating offshore wind projects.
  • Conceptual design of offshore wind parks and transmission assets.
  • Procurement of front-end civil engineering (e.g. geotechnical investigations, met ocean studies, foundation designs, cable routing).
  • Translating engineering issues in CAPEX and OPEX assumptions.
  • Technical engagement with external consultants, contractors, independent engineers, lenders engineers, utility and grid companies as required.
  • Liaison with the various multi-disciplinary teams working on projects.
  • Input into technical elements of Employer's Requirements for EPC and Consultant contracts.
  • Producing technical reports for senior management.
  • Detailed due diligence review of projects.
  • Inspect new project sites and to attend seminars and meetings as required.
  • Ensuring engineering activities are carried out to the highest quality standards, and in accordance with the relevant health and safety regulations.
  • Evaluation of new products, concepts and technologies from vendors.

Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of working in offshore wind projects.
  • Primary degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or other relevant discipline for offshore engineering.
  • Experience in design or installation of floating foundations highly desirable.
  • Experience in offshore wind site selection and offshore installation.
  • Knowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation procedures.
  • Ability to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptions.
  • Knowledge of the offshore windfarm development and foundation design process.
  • Understanding of wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connections.
  • Experience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documents
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshore.
  • Knowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore wind is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in tender/bid evaluation.


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