Offshore Wind Operations Engineer x2

Offshore Wind Operations Engineer x 2

Summary

To provide operations and maintenance support to a portfolio of wind projects and to develop bp’s framework for operations readiness and operations & maintenance of offshore wind assets. Some of these roles will provide support to an offshore wind JV as a secondee. 

Key Accountabilities

• Support to screening a portfolio of wind opportunities to support licensing and bids.  
• Providing O&M input to a portfolio of front-end projects developing the operating model and high-level O&M philosophy. 
• Ensuring that operations requirements are defined and built into the project statement of requirements and execution plans contributing to engineering efficiency, reliability, maximising life cycle value and safety in design. 
• Providing operations reviews of project technical documentation. 
• Participating in technology assessments and readiness reviews for wind turbine technology. 
• Developing the operations and maintenance philosophy for projects including contracting strategy, logistics, condition-based maintenance strategy, maintenance management, spare parts, staffing etc. 
• Developing the operations readiness plan for projects detailing pre-operations activities for each stage linked to project milestones. 
• Delivering the operations and maintenance documents for the project, authoring where required. 
• Developing opex and availability estimates. 
• Facilitate development of project operational processes and procedures ensuring compliance with local regulations and legislation. 
• Adapting bp’s project operations processes and guidelines to support offshore wind projects. 

Key Challenges

• This role will support bp’s first move into offshore wind developments so the successful candidate will have to integrate corporate knowledge from onshore wind operations, offshore asset operation and project operations, as well as, looking externally at industry best practices. 
• Some of these roles are as secondees and the successful applicant will need to work both effectively within JV (influencing bp position where required) and in accessing information and sharing learning across bp. 

Essential Education  

• Engineering degree or equivalent industry experience. 
• Essential experience and job requirements  
• Extensive industry experience with experience in an operations or maintenance role. 
• One of these roles will require wind industry experience. 
• Ability to network effectively across the bp organisation to access relevant data and knowledge. 
• Highly motivated and able to work as part of a diverse team without supervision. 

Desirable criteria & qualifications

• Wind industry experience. 
• Experience in working in a projects or project operations role. 
• Experience in building strong working relations with partner companies or as part of a JV 
• Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams. 

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Closing Date:
25/06/2021

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