Construction Manager (Offshore Wind)

Job title: Construction Manager (Offshore Wind)

Company: Engie

Job description: ENGIE Solutions in Hoboken in looking for a Construction Manager Offshore Substations.

The Offshore Division:

Electromechanical solutions to generate wind power have become part of our key strategic competencies. As European market leader in providing offshore high-voltage substations, we have positioned ourselves as one of the leading European wind power project partners.

Our multidisciplinary know-how, combined with expertise in offshore maintenance and services for oil & gas, enables us to deliver a wide range of solutions. In particular, we have profound expertise in high-voltage substations and off- and onshore cabling.

Your role:

The main role is drive safe working in the execution team and the management and control of all construction activities related to the outfitting of the substation, so that the required tasks can be executed in accordance with the specifications, the regulations and the budget.

This role will be performed through the coordination of the required technical/operational expertise from the construction teams aiming at executing technical solutions responding to customer needs while preserving industrial interests in terms of costs, delivery, constraints and risks incurred.

You report to the Senior Construction Manager, with a dotted line to the Project Manager.

What will this professional challenge consist of?

during preparation phase:

contract compliance & translation: analyse the employer requirements, technical specifications, overall project planning and resourcing. Get familiar with the substation by studying the 3D model and set up a plan of action and a detailed construction planning which will be implemented in the overall project planning

engineering: support the engineering department by providing technical information with regards to efficient construction methods such as material use and the installation of large equipment onto the substation

work preparation: output of the Work Preparation department are drawings, typical construction methods, work packs, master cable list, master equipment list, etc. which are the input for the Construction department. During preparation phase you support the Work Preparation department with defining and setting up these documents.
For the preparation of the work packs for the move-in of large equipment (e.g. trafo’s, gen. sets, tanks, electrical panels, etc.) you are responsible for the collection of all necessary documents such as, lifting plans, method statements, risk assessments, fixation details, etc. Work preparation will then compile these in a work package

construction preparation: starting up a good relationship with the ENGIE Internal Yard teams, Project team, the ENGIE Construction teams of simultaneous projects and the construction management teams of the joint venture partners. During outfitting of the substation there will be many overlaps, dependencies and interfaces with these parties. A well built up team ensures a pleasant cooperation in later stages of the project

during construction phase:

HSSE: you are responsible for the safe execution of the project according HSE procedures and instructions. Together with the Project HSE Coordinator you evaluate the method statements and risk assessments which are provided by the subcontractors. During your daily tour on the substation you compliment workers which are performing their job in a safe way and point out unsafe work methods to workers and inform them about potential risks. Drive a proactive safety culture in the execution team

PTW: all activities on the substation are covered within permits to work. You are in close contact with the Permit to Work office on a daily base to indicate the simultaneous operations and instruct which activities should be prioritized. Spot check on a daily base if the works are carried out according to the PTW

coordination of construction activities: you are responsible for organizing the works carried out as safe and efficient as possible for all parties on the substation. Daily coordination of all activities on the substations, having a clear view of all future construction activities and leading and motivating the complete construction team is your main goal.
The daily coordination meeting with the main supervisors of ENGIE, subcontractors and partners, PTW Officer and HSE Officer is an important tool for obtaining a good team spirit and safe and efficient working environment. You lead this daily coordination meeting and set up the minutes of meeting

documentation and reporting:

follow up and act on the information which is given via Safety Observation Cards (SOC)

proactive informing the Project Manager about projects risks and opportunities

you support the Work Preparation department with setting up the technical work packs and you are responsible for the correct flow and follow up of these work packs from Work Preparation to subcontractors and from subcontractors back to QC and Work Preparation

you make sure that the master cable list is sent to the cable pulling and termination subcontractor on at least a weekly base

you follow up the reporting of the weekly progress of the subcontractors of all disciplines (within the ENGIE scope) and converts this information to readable progress figures which you send to the Project Manager and Project Planner

verify output from IPCS that this reflects reality. Take action where needed

project closure:

you are responsible for a clear and neat handover of systems to the Commissioning department. During the period commissioning is taking over systems and construction activities are not yet finalised, you are in close contact with the Commissioning Manager and the PTW Officer in order to detect simultaneous operations on forehand and take the appropriate actions

you are responsible for the follow up of punch items related to construction – closure in field and Fieldwire

you are responsible for the follow up of the delivery of red lined work (as built) packages at the completion of a specific system. All red lining done before MC. LOAD OUT = DOCS OUT

change management:

monitor and raise any change to client specification and/or subcontractor scope to project management and Procurement department

provide a clear overview of all extra works of the subcontractors to project management and cost control on a weekly base

Do you possess the following qualifications & skills?

a solid experience in project and/or construction management

broad general technical knowledge and more specific specialized in electricity and instrumentation

adequate knowledge of mechanical constructions, supporting systems,…

able to manage good relationships with the client and our partners while monitoring ENGIE Solutions‘ interests

proven leadership capabilities: supervising a large team of superintendents, supervisors, foremen and electricians

decisive and persistent

excellent communication skills: English & Dutch. Knowledge of French and/or German is definitely an added value

Ready to be part of the energy transition?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of ENGIE Solutions. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies that will lead us further to a zero-carbon future.

Joining ENGIE Solutions is more than that! You also get:

a competitive salary in line with your education and experience

fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, concessionary travel, hospitalization- & group insurance

interesting training and career opportunities

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst – 0478 88 63 34

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Aug 11, 2021

Expected salary:

Location: Hoboken, Antwerpen

Job date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 07:48:08 GMT

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