Principal Design Engineer - Offshore Platform

We’re looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join Siemens Energy as a Principal Design engineer- Offshore Platform.

Interested to work on the award winning*BQF 2015 OTM®; Siemens Energy offshore substation AC platforms?

Would you like to be part of the team developing future innovative AC (and DC) offshore substation solutions?

You would have experience on offshore platform projects, its unique requirements and standards in that environment in the UK.

You would have designed and worked on projects as a Lead Primary design engineer or Lead Platform Engineer for offshore platforms for Oil and Gas or offshore substations for Renewables.

You are brimming with ideas on how Substation engineering on offshore platforms can be improved, engineered more efficiently, modernized to be more sustainable.

Siemens Energy have an exciting new opportunity for a Principal Design Engineer for the engineering and development of AC (and DC) offshore substation solutions for Offshore Wind Farm projects.

Your principal role will be formulating the design concepts and requirements at tender stage and then leading the offshore platform project from substation design point of view including other systems detailed in the next section.

Let’s talk about you

Your profile

Experience in designing / leading onshore substation or projects within the Electricity Transmission and distribution industry would be requirement.

Knowledge of applicable standards such as DNV, IEC, ISO etc

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong work ethic, able to work of own initiative and ability to be proactive

Good standard of IT literacy – especially Word, Visio and Excel.

Your responsibilities

Lead platform technical solution for offshore substations.

Providing substation technical competence to the Engineering Department for offshore substations.

Point of technical contact for Siemens Energy Engineering.

Provide technical knowledge at meetings with the client.

Attend technical and project meetings with Platform Designers and Platform Fabricators.

Responsible for offshore substation design engineering documentation to support Siemens Energy tenders.

Lead, coach and mentor multidisciplined substation engineering team.

Identify engineering opportunities for cost reduction and quality improvement during the tender and design phases.

Responsible for conceptual design on transmission offshore substation design from tender through to delivery.

Define and maintain Siemens Engineering design processes and procedures and carry out governance checks. .

Design co-ordination with the client, project management and other interfaces.

Define project specific engineering programmes. 

Review Client supplied enquiry ITT documents, specifications and programmes.

Approval of offshore substation Guidance Notes and Specifications for issue to the Platform Designer (PD) and/or Platform Fabricator (PF).

Review PD deliverables and ensure design verification and compliance with Client, Siemens Energy and offshore industry standards.

Approval of Engineering Technical Specifications and deliverables.

Commitment to Siemens Energy business improvement initiatives.

Able to lead multiple tender / projects.

Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies, for example Business Conduct Guidelines & Confidential Information.

Reports to the Technical Platform Manager – Platforms.

Let’s talk about us

"Let’s make tomorrow different today" is our genuine commitment at Siemens Energy to all customers and employees on the way to a sustainable future.

Here at Siemens Energy we drive innovation, develop new technologies, apply cutting-edge technologies that will set new standards in terms of efficiency, reliability and sustainability.

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Our benefits package includes a generous base salary, annual bonus, and we celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.


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