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Posted on:May 17, 2023
Location: Berlin, DE
Company: IBERDROLA, S.A.
Belonging to the Operations Engineering Structural and Mechanical Team and reporting to the Structural and Mechanical Lead Engineer, the Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for defining O&M Strategies and plans, tendering (technical), negotiating (technical) and being technical lead for small-scale offshore O&M campaigns/installations including management of contractors and associated interfaces, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied.
The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across Europe and the rest of the world, although with a main focus on the offshore windfarm sites in Continental Europe
RESPONSABILITIES AND FUNCTIONS
Regarding the mechanical equipment usually installed in an offshore windfarm electrical substation (OSS) and wind turbine platforms (wind turbine equipment itself is not part of the scope) and with a special focus on cranes, lifting devices and safety components, the main responsibilities and functions of this position are the following:
Define the necessities, improvements and maintenance strategy to guarantee the highest assets availability, the compliance with the regulatory requirements and the best service quality following the best industry practices and standards.
Identify the business technical risks and propose the necessary actions/plans to mitigate those risks as much as reasonably possible.
Implement the required corrective and preventive maintenance activities to maintain/recover the assets availability/reliability either on his/her own or through contractors.
Assess any technical issue carrying out the Root Cause Analysis and proposing/implementing the necessary action to avoid any re-occurrence.
Deploy the necessary actions to comply with any regulatory requirements that may apply
Coordinate the related maintenance activities with the offshore site technical teams to guarantee the right execution timescales and works quality as long as the compliance of the applicable H&S rules.
Extend any lesson learnt and the identified best practices to the others Offshore Hubs.
Define, alongside the Offshore new projects teams and the Structural and Mechanical Lead, the best technical solutions for the new offshore projects under development and construction to guarantee the best performance and maintainability condition after the Commercial Operation Date starts.
Coordinate the maintenance strategies with the other Offshore O&M Hubs (UK and USA) so that uniformed, global and standardized solutions are implemented.
Prepare Scope of Works and Suppliers Technical Evaluations, playing and active role during the procurement processes to make sure that the most technically qualified providers are selected.
Manage efficiently the maintenance contracts which he/she is responsible for, striving to reduce the maintenance costs and contributing to maximize the business EBITDA.
Interact with the Global Technical Services, Offshore site teams, Original Equipment Manufacturers, certification and regulatory bodies as long as it is required.
Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or Equivalent
Relevant knowledge in design, inspection and maintenance activities of cranes, lifting devices and safety devices
Experience of wind or oil and gas offshore sectors
Knowledge of the equipment commonly found in Offshore wind projects including the wind turbines.
Experience of contracting, engineering support and maintenance and defining scope of works
Direct experience of applying the H&S and environmental legislation associated with offshore operations projects
IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.
Good planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implements mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.
Capacity to work within an international and multicultural team
German: medium level
English: high level
Other useful languages: French, Spanish
Flexible to travel around Europe and overseas