Operations & Maintenance Engineer

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We are searching for an experienced O&M Engineer at our Grimsby office or Home based.


What we offer you……
As a company, leading the way to ensure everyone has access to affordable zero carbon energy, RES is proud of its diverse workforce and supports a healthy work-life balance. We offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell 5 days per annum, enhanced family leave and 4 volunteering days.

 

Reporting to an Operations Manager, the primary responsibility of the role is to lead and deliver O&M services to offshore renewable energy assets. Principal services include work on assets in the North-West and East coasts of England, but services may also be delivered in other locations. Assets include offshore meteorological masts, wind turbines, OFTO assets including onshore and offshore substations, foundations and export cables. We ensure that these services are delivered safely and in accordance with contractual standards and specifications.

You will be the focal point for project delivery and responsible for the planning and delivery of the day to day activities required to provide the agreed services. This is a client facing role and requires regular communication with RES’ clients and external contractors. You will work closely with the Offshore and UK&I O&M teams as well as other RES departments including HSE, Technical and Engineering.

Support the Offshore team in the delivery of operation and maintenance services, including but not limited to:

Handling the onshore and offshore scheduled work (planning and delivery phases)
Preparing budgets and contract variations, tracking budgets and invoicing
Producing and reviewing Risk Assessments and Method Statements
Procurement of 3rd party services, tools and equipment
Running and/or carrying out work including:
Inspection and planned maintenance of onshore and offshore assets
Reactive maintenance of electrical and mechanical elements
Creation of reports to issue to client
Competency and skills to:
Project manage planned and reactive offshore activities
Lead an onshore/offshore team in the execution of the work
Plan maintenance services involving difficult access
Ability to maintain and fault find within data logging and communication systems
On-Call: you are expected to participate in a call out rota to provide emergency response outside of normal working hours.
The role also includes the following department responsibilities:
Support the production and review of procedures, processes and technical literature
Draft and/or provide inputs into proposals and related cost books
Assist with the management & control of both client owned and Offshore department tools, equipment and PPE

Knowledge:

Good knowledge of UK Health & Safety legislation
Experience with data logging and communication systems
LV & mechanical fault-finding and analysis
Knowledge of wind turbines and related equipment
Knowledge of balance of plant applicable to offshore wind farms
Knowledge of HV systems
Knowledge of HV safety rules
Awareness of working at height and within a confined space

 

Skills:

Excellent attitude to safety
Project Management
Technical capability for the evaluation of complex equipment
Ability to work alone and as part of a team
Capable of working offshore and at height
Physically fit, the role will require climbing / transferring to offshore structures
Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)
Qualifications
An HND in mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent qualification, but background in technical discipline
GWO Training (desirable, however full training will be given)
IRATA or rigging qualification (desirable)
Hold a full driving licence

 

Experience:

Experience of working in multidiscipline teams
Experience of the wind industry
Experience of transmission systems
Experience offshore (desirable)
Experience working at height (desirable)

 

Qualifications:

An HND in mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent qualification, but background in technical discipline
GWO Training (desirable, however full training will be given)
IRATA or rigging qualification (desirable)
Hold a full driving licence

 


Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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