País
Sudáfrica
Ubicación
Afrique du Sud
Empresa empleadora
TotalEnergies Renewables
Dominio
Industrial Projects
Tipo de contrato
Contrato a tiempo indeterminado
Experiencia
Al menos 10 años

Perfil del candidato

Ideally, as a Project Engineer: Wind Energy, you would 

BEng/BSc/BS (Mechanical, Mechatronic, Electrical)
10+ years’ experience in the wind energy environment.
Strong understanding of turbine supply and installation EPC and O&M agreements, experience with split wind farm contracts is preferred.
Experienced in contract negotiation
Awareness and understanding of the relevant technical codes, regulations and standards relating to the development of renewable energy projects in South Africa.
Ability to balance and prioritize multiple, complex tasks.
Ability to analyze, manage and present data
Attention to detail required
Expertise in performance testing of wind energy projects
Requires an organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time management.
Commercial mindset and experience with optimizing overall business from a technical design and execution perspective
Take ownership of meeting deadlines and drive tasks to completion.
Strong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasks.
Able to work independently and in groups
Excellent interpersonal skills that establish and promote effective relationships
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Interest in renewable energy projects
Proficient in English
Willingness to travel and spend time on site
At ease with working at heights
A valid Driver’s license 

Actividades

As a Project Engineer: Wind Energy, you would be responsible for the following: 

  • Responsible for the general day-to-day technical project management of the relevant Projects.
  • Drafting Employers Requirements/Specifications (and other contractual schedules) which are well integrated with the turbine supply, installation and service contracts
  • Negotiation and finalization of supply, installation & service contracts (commercial, technical and legal aspects, latter in conjunction with legal teams)
  • Leading the technical interface between the various work packages (finance, legal, technical, permitting, grid connection, etc.) necessary to fully develop the Projects.
  • Lead the consideration of technical options of the projects, identifies optimal solutions from a technical, commercial and execution perspective at early stage including civil, mechanical, and electrical aspects of wind plants, interconnection and high-voltage design and yield assessments.
  • Realization of technical and commercial analysis of proposals, recommendation for the selection of the supplier and model
  • Ensuring technical compliance with Project documents.
  • Coordinating the procurement process of contractors to perform services under the relevant EPC and O&M agreements.
  • Coordinating and managing the procurement of technical advisors (owner’s engineer, etc.).
  • Interfacing with owner’s engineer (OE), sponsors legal advisors and lenders legal and technical advisors (LLA & LTA), contractors, Lenders, etc. during financial close process and construction.
  • Optimisation of design and pricing parameters..
  • Manage the Contractor design review process during concept and detailed design (in consultation with the OE)
  • Provide technical input for financial close of successfully awarded projects.
  • Maintaining the project time schedule.
  • Meeting tight deadlines and keeping within budget.
  • Technical, contractual, and operational management of wind turbine supply, installation and service contracts
  • Prepare management presentations and generate periodic reports with the progress status of the company's projects.
  • Technological & commercial horizon scanning of wind OEMs/products
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives via market intelligence and LCOE reduction initiatives
  • Monitor the installation of the wind farms in collaboration with the construction teams, verification of the proper application of the supply and installation contracts in the field and follow-up of inspection and test procedures
  • Monitor on-site commissioning of wind turbines and SCADA
  • Technical coordination with asset management teams
  • Participation in the improvement of procedures
  • Such other duties that may be required from time to time within the general scope of the position.
  • The role description should develop along with the changing demands of the projects’ objectives and priorities. 

Contexto y entorno

As a Project Engineer: Wind Energy, you would be responsible for the following:
  • Responsible for the general day-to-day technical project management of the relevant Projects.
  • Drafting Employers Requirements/Specifications (and other contractual schedules) which are well integrated with the turbine supply, installation and service contracts
  • Negotiation and finalization of supply, installation & service contracts (commercial, technical and legal aspects, latter in conjunction with legal teams)
  • Leading the technical interface between the various work packages (finance, legal, technical, permitting, grid connection, etc.) necessary to fully develop the Projects.
  • Lead the consideration of technical options of the projects, identifies optimal solutions from a technical, commercial and execution perspective at early stage including civil, mechanical, and electrical aspects of wind plants, interconnection and high-voltage design and yield assessments.
  • Realization of technical and commercial analysis of proposals, recommendation for the selection of the supplier and model
  • Ensuring technical compliance with Project documents.
  • Coordinating the procurement process of contractors to perform services under the relevant EPC and O&M agreements.
  • Coordinating and managing the procurement of technical advisors (owner’s engineer, etc.).
  • Interfacing with owner’s engineer (OE), sponsors legal advisors and lenders legal and technical advisors (LLA & LTA), contractors, Lenders, etc. during financial close process and construction.
  • Optimisation of design and pricing parameters..
  • Manage the Contractor design review process during concept and detailed design (in consultation with the OE)
  • Provide technical input for financial close of successfully awarded projects.
  • Maintaining the project time schedule.
  • Meeting tight deadlines and keeping within budget.
  • Technical, contractual, and operational management of wind turbine supply, installation and service contracts
  • Prepare management presentations and generate periodic reports with the progress status of the company's projects.
  • Technological & commercial horizon scanning of wind OEMs/products
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives via market intelligence and LCOE reduction initiatives
  • Monitor the installation of the wind farms in collaboration with the construction teams, verification of the proper application of the supply and installation contracts in the field and follow-up of inspection and test procedures
  • Monitor on-site commissioning of wind turbines and SCADA
  • Technical coordination with asset management teams
  • Participation in the improvement of procedures
  • Such other duties that may be required from time to time within the general scope of the position.
  • The role description should develop along with the changing demands of the projects’ objectives and priorities. 
TotalEnergies is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants that meet the specified criteria will receive consideration for employment without discriminating unfairly on any arbitrary ground, including but not limited to race, gender, sex, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religious conscience belief, political opinion, culture, language, marital status, or family responsibility.