Electrical Control / Depuy SAP

  • Location: Madrid
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #11831
Electrical Control / Deputy SAP required by our Client in the Renewables Sector to be assigned on a permanent basis, located in St Brieuc, France

Duration: Permanent

POSITION SCOPE

The Opérateur électrique will during the O&M phase supervise any daily work on board the Offshore Substation acting as Platform Master – ensuring supervision of contractors, managing equipment isolations in the different rooms, controlling the auxiliary systems – HVAC, fire fighting, diesel generators, … The responsibility will be as well to act as Chargé de Consignation for the HV electrical operation of the Offshore Substation and the Wind Farm grid.

During the pre-operational phase, the Opérateur électrique will be working alongside the commissioning team to get firsthand knowledge on the plant and procedures, as well as leading the preparation of the O&M phase from a transmission and site assets electrical O&M point of view.

The work will be performed in 14 days offshore rotations on board a service operation vessel which will deploy the personnel into the offshore substation.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

The individual will during the pre-operational phases:

  • Join the commissioning team to support the commissioning phase and gain electrical authorizations up to 225kV under the client's EMSRs.

During the operational phase:

  • Act as Chargé de Consignation for all works for the OSS (Offshore substation) and for other works on the wind farm array cables grid.
  • Organise and execute HV switching, isolation, earthing, identification of the point of work and issue of safety documentation duties on HV networks up to 225 kV.
  • Prepare switching schedules for maintenance tasks, installation work, fault location and repair where required.
  • Coordinate and supervise contractors performing maintenance on the offshore substation.
  • Manage all systems in the Offshore Substation – HVAC, firefighting, diesel generators, etc.
  • Perform, update, and maintain site work risk assessments.
  • Review third party contractor risk assessments and method statements.
  • Coordinate offshore the team of BoP electrical technicians to perform troubleshooting on the Offshore Substation.
  • Prepare periodic maintenance reports.
MAIN FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
  • Manage O&M activities for offshore substation, inter array cables.
  • Manage and coordinate service contractors.
  • Chargé de consignation on HV networks up to 225kV.
  • Coordinate with Control Room, Electrical Operations Manager and Deputies the daily works.
  • Prepare, plan and manage switching operations.
  • Interface with grid operator.

 

The position will be performed in 14 days offshore rotations and will require staying on board a service operation vessel.

The position will  require ‘on call’ duties to enable client with 24/7 coverage for obligations with grid operator including response times to grid operator.

 

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

Internal

  • Site Operations team across Europe.
  • O&M Back office and Asset Integrity teams.
  • Construction, commissioning teams
  • H&SE teams.
  • Project services teams
  • Client Control Centres

External

  • Service providers– WTG, BoP, OSS, vessels.
  • Traders, grid operator.
  • Local stakeholders
  • OEMs
  • Other operators

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • Responsible for the safety of personnel operating under client HV switching operation procedures prepared and issued.
  • Execute electrical operations at a site consisting of 62 turbines and an offshore substation.
  • Coordinate contractors – up to 10 people per day.
  • Coordinate and supervise Offshore Operations and Maintenance activities to ensure the highest production/availability.
  • Monitor third party contractors to ensure compliance with regulations.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  • BAC + 2 – Electrical /Electrotechnique
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Experience in operation & maintenance of power plants and/or networks.
  • Experience in planning and executing High Voltage operations.
  • Experience as Chargé de Consignation.
  • Experience in use of control & SCADA.
  • Experience in electrical protections & control.
  • Hold valid authorisations for HV operations.
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