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  • Job reference: RMS0223511

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/03/2020
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/04/20)
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The Role:
What is the role?

* You will collaborate with the wider ORE Catapult providing engineering design activities, tender preparation and evaluation, budgetary preparation and review. You'll be comfortable maintaining supplier and customer interface relating to all aspects of delivery
* To make a success of the position you'll work to maintain an understanding of the latest renewable energy developments, including relevant technologies, standards and improved engineering practices to support the quality and development of your work
* You will develop and disseminate engineering knowledge of wind, wave and tidal sectors supporting key stakeholders within the ORE Catapult
* Assist in the development of projects, contributing engineering expertise at the development phase and assisting with the development of financial models and reduction of LCOE (levelized cost of energy)
* Provide engineering leadership to deliver projects, including calculation and analysis, drafting reports, interaction and interfacing with project partners, technology assessment and the development of testing and demonstration plans
* This role supports a multi-disciplinary team, you should be comfortable reviewing and contributing to the quality development of peer's work (reporting, design, specification, drawing etc.)
* Participate in dissemination activities as required, including presentations and publications
* Maintain current knowledge of renewable energy technologies and the offshore wind industry
* Promote and deliver Quality as a core principle in everything we do
* The successful candidate will be accustomed to working in a culture of continuous improvement and development, preferably within a business accredited with OHSAS 18001, ISO14001, ISO9001, and ISO17025
* Proactively populate project records and participate in project progress monitoring and reporting.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
What do I need to qualify for this role?

* Educated to at least degree level in a relevant discipline
* Sound knowledge of electrical/mechanical generating plant and systems
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Motivated and team oriented, capable of working individually, within and across multi-functional project teams.
* Knowledge of and the application of good practice engineering methodologies
* Good understanding of H&S legislation pertaining to offshore operations is preferable but not essential
* Experience of working in ISO45001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 17025 environments.
* Experience of offshore wind preferred but not essential

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