Offshore Wind Senior Project Engineer

Scottish and Southern Energy
May 10, 2022
May 21, 2022
Wind Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
About the Role

Base Location: Flexible Ireland & UK | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: Up to 82,000/54,000 depending on experience experience + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

About the Role

Key to our growth ambition and net zero commitment, SSE Renewables have an exciting opportunity within our Offshore Design and Delivery team for a Senior Project Engineer to support our engineering activities across several market leading and innovative offshore wind development projects in Ireland.

Come and help us power change!

Key accountabilities will include:

- Leading the co-ordination and coherent delivery by a multi-disciplinary engineering team and facilitating communication channels between multi-disciplinary and project package teams, highlighting risks and issues and identifying actions to eliminate or reduce them.

- Supporting decision making process by managing the project team to produce a robust recommendation for senior project management.

- Implementing and maintaining key design governance documents and processes.

- Collating key updates from across the team and provide feedback to senior project management on progress including emerging risks and issues and solutions.

- Facilitating interfaces by bringing all stakeholders together, producing actions plans, and obtaining regular updates from the team.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would be looking for you to have:

- A degree qualification in a relevant subject or equivalent experience in a similar role with a passion for renewable energy and knowledge of relevant governances.

- A can-do proactive attitude with a proven history of interfacing and collaborating across multi-discipline teams to support decision making process and achieve outcomes.

- Demonstrable understanding of engineering processes and experience of bringing a multi-disciplinary team (Engineering Packages) together with a common purpose.

- Demonstrable experience of integrating complex systems with multiple stakeholders, 3rd party contractors and external bodies .

- The ability to manage identification of project risks and mitigation whilst challenging the status quo and strive for continuous improvement.

About our Business

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays), enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275847.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.