Technical Design Manager - Marine Electrification

City of London, London

Technical Design Manager- Marine Electrification
Development Company - Renewables
London / Home Based/Hybrid/ UK

Petroplan are pleased to be supporting a rapidly growing Renewables Development Company in the UK who we have had the pleasure of extensively supporting throughout their growth in 2023.

We are recruiting for Technical Design Manager to assist an extremely talented Design Engineering team with their growth across Solar, BESS, Marine and Transportation.

My client is headquartered in London but the role can be based anywhere in the UK, with the expectation that those who aren't based in London will be open to visiting the office and the team in London once a month.

Expected salary: Negotiable- DOE Bonus Car allowance LTIP

About the role:
You will support the team on a portfolio of opportunities across the UK and internationally. Our projects are at early development stage, so you will be involved with the wider team on activities from initial site feasibility, right through to project construction.

We are looking for a multi-skilled candidate having broad experience in developing technical solutions, within the power, energy for the marine sector (onshore)
You will be expected to cover broad Technical Development of high-voltage distribution and transmission level infrastructure within or near Ports. So high voltage development background with an energy/power utility or technical consultancy organisation would be an advantage, with past experience in the marine industry related to energy and power projects as a differential.

We expect the successful candidate to have:

  • Practical understanding and experience of construction of high voltage electrical infrastructure at UK ports. This includes relevant compliance and safety in design and construction standards including the standards specific to the marine industry in UK.
  • Experience of working with one or several UK ports and safety personnel gained in a project delivery capacity.
  • Demonstrated practical understanding of development and appreciation of construction of high voltage infrastructure (e.g. cables, transformers, CBs, substations, BESS, AIS, GIS) from 33kV to 400kV.
  • Understanding of the marine industry within the UK and abroad (e.g. Europe, US, Asia).
  • Knowledge of the main players and regulators, with a broad understanding of their commercial and business strategies.
  • Broad understating of marine sector initiatives such as electrification and decarbonisation within the industry.
  • Ideally, experience within the marine sector such as project development or delivery experience within UK or international ports, b) project development and understanding of ships power systems and/or shore power connections (power plug), c) floating power, and d) marine energy generation as an additional skill.
  • Supporting project development on several project initiatives.
  • Ability to lead a team of consultants or internal members of staff delivering technical solutions and design for power systems.

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