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Senior Project Engineer - SCADA/PCM Integration Manager

Company:  AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Location: 

Boston, MA, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

 

 

Responsibilities

• The System Integration Lead Engineer be appointed as the SI Package Manager, a key package within one of Iberdrola’s offshore projects worldwide, providing key engineering advice associated with SCADA, Telecommunications and Remote Operations.
• Provide professional advice on engineering strategies / risk levels and commercial agreements to the key package, to ensure that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.
• Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.
• Provide leadership to the SI Package members, potentially comprising employees working within a number of countries throughout the US and  Europe, to ensure competencies are maintained (or enhanced).
• Deliver consistent, high quality, cost effective engineering advice to the key packages and projects.
• Resource the appropriate organisation structure to ensure delivery of the key work packages to programme and budget.
• Manage the certification process of the control systems with independent verification bodies (where applicable) to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.
• Ensure that health and safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.
• Manage the inspection and commissioning of appropriate aspects of offshore plant to ensure that assets are supplied and installed to the required quality and engineering standards.
• Maintain full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identify suitable new (electrical/SCADA/wind turbine) technology that has the potential to reduce cost and risk or improve safety.
• Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for key work packages to ensure that packages are delivered according to specification, budget and programme without compromising safety.
• Ensure that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages. Collaborate with the Lead/Principal Engineer to ensure that the engineering team implements them to enhance business value.

Skills and Requirements

• Educated to B.S. degree level in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences or other relevant engineering discipline.
• Substantial experience designing and working in the wind industry.
• Experience of leading teams involved in multidisciplinary work packages in international environments.
• Pro-active and diligent approach.
• High degree of competency in future planning. 
• Proven experience in delivery of large packages, including contract management, programme management, cost and risk control.
• Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Senior Management.
• Proven communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key engineering decisions.
• Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the package.
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see / anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implements mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.
• Proven ability in giving accurate, concise and timely advice to development teams.
• Ability to identify resource constraints and provide recommendations to mitigate capacity or capability gaps.
 

Skills

• Manage and resolve a range of technical/engineering issues within key packages on a day to day basis.
• At short notice, act upon problems and ad-hoc projects without losing focus on major ongoing workload.
• Ability to manage complex packages which require interface and precise coordination with multiple disciplines (turbines, electrical cables, offshore substations).
• Advise Principal/Lead Engineer, Package Lead or Discipline Manager on the impact of technical/specialist risks and issues, and the viability of solutions recommended.
• Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, taking into account all relevant risks.
 


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Competencies
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile

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