Substations Quality Lead

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Job ID 16253
Offshore Wind

Substations Quality Lead required for a leading Offshore Wind Farm developer, based in Scotland


  • Drive the Quality Culture through the project.
  • Ensure the highest Health and Safety standards are maintained at all times.
  • Lead the Substation Quality team and wider project to deliver the Substation package to completion.
  • Continue tender of Substation scope from return of RFP, through BAFO and selection of suppliers. Evaluate returned tenders for Quality and technical aspects together with wider team and make recommendation for supplier(s) to award work to.
  • Support with technical queries from suppliers and ensure responses are provided within the deadlines and in line with project and package strategy.
  • Attend facilities for pre-production audits, FATs, PFAIs etc.
  • Interface with other packages including monopile, IAC, EAC, WTG and Substation.
  • Manage proposed external Quality resources in the package.
  • Work closely with Quality Co Ordinator to produce reports on Non-conformances and other Quality related statistics.
  • Ensure any Non-Conformances raised are actioned and closed out in agreed timeframe.
  • Work with the Construction management and HSE teams to ensure sites involved in the supply of Substations are correctly managed and represented by company.
  • Work with Substation package team to prepare and agree the inspection and test plan with suppliers. Ensure the ITP is correctly followed.
  • Share knowledge and experience within the Substation package to actively familiarise colleagues with ongoing activities and lessons learned.
  • Ensure risks from own scope are captured and actively managed within the risk management process.
  • Develop Quality Employer Requirements and other contractual documentation prior to contract signature to accurately define the supply scope of work to minimise change required during the contract.
  • Work within project processes and systems for document control, procurement, reporting etc.
  • Support with Quality Audits at supplier's premises and project.
  • Ensure internal Package Quality Plan is updated, reviewed, and communicated to wider project team.
  • Attend monthly Project Quality meetings.
  • Support with proposed Quality initiatives throughout project.
  • Populate and maintain criticality register for the package.


  • Project Management Qualification, Prince, AMP or similar
  • GWO qualified
  • Experience working for a Substation supplier.
  • Knowledge of EPCI projects.
  • Knowledge of HSE regulations.
  • Experience of Quality processes including Non-conformances, audits and lessons learned.
  • Experience of managing a supplier to deliver a Substation scope of work.
  • Knowledge of offshore wind projects.
  • Knowledge of contracts and procurement processes.
  • Experience of working within Substation construction projects as a QMIP, Quality inspector or Client Representative.

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