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About the Role

OFTO Project Engineer
Full-Time, Permanent
Various locations, United Kingdom, Hybrid working

 
About Us 
James Fisher Renewables, part of the James Fisher Group (JF Group), provides comprehensive and trusted solutions to offshore wind and renewables market. This, among other services, include high voltage engineering solutions, from conceptual design, through to installation and operations and maintenance as well as blade services. The company has an extensive experience through working at over 60 wind farms - onshore and offshore - in the UK, Europe, Taiwan and United States.
 
The Opportunity
JFR is growing in all directions of its operational footprint and we're looking to recruit 4 OFTO Project Managers to act as site leads and manage the day-to-day tasks associated with the efficient delivery of contractual O&M programs, whilst working closely with the site Project Managers. Our sites are: 
 
Thanet - Ramsgate area
Gwynt Y More - North Wales
Tritton Knoll - Swaffham area
Greater Gabbard - Lowestoft area
 
You will operate in a 24/7 service environment. The role requires travel as and when needed to respond to fault calls & subsequent remedial works both onshore & offshore across various sites in the South East as well as across the North Hub. 
 
This is a great opportunity to join a prosperous company and industry and expand your HV experience and skills! We also offer a competitive salary and benefit package and opportunities for personal development and progression. 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Execute & manage HV maintenance activities.
  • Working with the Project Manager to coordinate activities to deliver the maintenance programs.
  • Planning of work scopes.
  • Complete maintenance reports, update site asset management systems and liaise with Asset Management Team for upcoming and completed work.
  • Support the additional works process by logging known issues/defects, liaising with the client on technical queries & delivering work packages, ensuring that correct costs are captured.
  • Coordination, Induction & Management of sub-contractors where these are required for delivery of planned & reactive maintenance activities & additional service works.
  • First draft completion of Monthly and Annual Client Report for submission to Project Manager.
  • Ensure good housekeeping of site to include updating of statutory requirements, RAMS, and all HSE related initiatives.
  • Outage requests to Transmission Network Operator in accordance with STC requirements.
  • Provision of Standby cover to support the Company’s Fault & Emergency Services.
The Candidate
  • Experience of developing and managing operational teams in, preferably, a transmission, Construction or O&M Renewables environment.
  • Strong experience in windfarm design, construction and O&M.
  • Extensive experience of High Voltage Systems.
  • A degree or HND qualified engineer in a suitable engineering discipline (preferably in Electrical Engineering) and with, or working towards, professional accredited status.
  • Technical knowledge of Offshore Wind System lifecycle and various stages of design, installation, monitoring and maintenance.
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Project Management, planning and design experience.
If you are looking for a new challenge, click "Apply" now.
 

Due to the volume of applications that we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

James Fisher and Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and strongly encourage applications for candidates from all backgrounds.  We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and recognise that our success depends on our talented and diverse workforce.

 

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