Engineering & Science – Wind Power

Onshore Export Cable Installation Engineer for offshore wind farms across our portfolio in North America

Would you like to take up the technical challenges related to the onshore installation of export cables for our future offshore wind farms?
 
Join us and become Onshore Export Cable Installation Engineer in our competent Export Cable Managers department where you’ll be part of a team responsible for the design, development and procurement of onshore export cable installation and landfall works, including Horizontal Directional Drillings (HDD). You’ll be involved in all engineering phases related to the onshore cable installation and ensure a viable installation solution towards the cable systems. 
 
We offer a unique opportunity to learn directly from a team of very experienced engineers, and you’ll cooperate closely with colleagues across the world. Moreover, working in our development organisation will give you the unmatched opportunity to both develop and implement innovative solutions across our portfolio in order to realise major cost savings.
 
Your key tasks will be to

  • be the technical point of contact and manage procurement of civil works around the cable installation and the landfall HDD scopes within specific projects
  • provide technical support to the onshore cable route selection for our offshore wind farms in the early development phases as well as undertake the front-end engineering design (FEED) of cable routes
  • prepare the civil works tenders’ material for the onshore cable installation and review and ensure that the suppliers’ offer is of the correct quality and within scope and budget
  • prepare the technical solutions, ensure alignment with other parts of the projects, define technical requirements for the specific project and prepare tender materials
  • ensure that the quality assurance of the delivered products is within the specified parameters
  • continuously identify, analyse and manage project risks within the scope of work and report progress, including maintaining time schedules of activities within the scope. 

 
Furthermore, you’ll assist in the assessment and engineering of the landfall HDD locations and of installation methods to be used by preparing and implementing standard documentation tools. 
 
Your competences include that you

  • have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil or electrical engineering, physics or similar
  • have experience within onshore cable installation – preferably combined with experience with HDD works and/or with high-voltage cables and accessories
  • have a problem-solving attitude, a team-working spirit and an outgoing personality as well as an international mindset
  • are a good communicator and speak and write English fluently
  • understand the use of GIS (Geographical Information System) systems used in route planning and are familiar with international cable standards: AWEA, CIGRE, IEC and ICEA
  • are an independent worker and a strong initiator with the ability to solve challenging issues within a complex matrix organisation.

 
Join a global leader in green energy
Imagine a future where you power your career while creating a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted has been ranked the world’s most sustainable company and is a global leader in offshore wind energy. With a market share of 30%, we’re not only transforming the way the world is powered – we’re leading the global green energy transition.  
 
To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. You’ll experience a collaborative, diverse and dynamic work environment where you learn from the best and get to work on challenging projects that will ignite your potential and unleash your talent.
 
Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than 6 July 2020, as we’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.  

For Denmark, please don’t hesitate to contact Morten Ahrenkiel Vilhelmsen, Manager of Export Cable Managers department, by telephone on +45 30 92 30 30 if you’d like to know more about the position. 

For the United Kingdom, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist by email on ukrecruitment@orsted.co.uk. 

All UK-based positions will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, further details will be given at offer stage. 

For the UK, please contact ukrecruitment@orsted.co.uk if you’d like to request any flexibility or reasonable adjustments to perform in this role or for the application and assessment process.
 
Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.  
 
You should expect some travelling in relation to your work.

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