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Windfarm Control System Commissioning Engineer

Remote, United Kingdom | General Electric

  • Industry:
    Energy / Renewable Energy / Oil & Gas
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Responsible for activities related to the commissioning on customer site, from site mobilization and commissioning of control systems, as well as management activities related to this scope. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • During project development, he/she works in cooperation with project and engineering teams to define execution strategy, project milestones and build/review Customer and contract requirements in scope of the WF Control System commissioning.

  • Based on Customer and Project requirements and on GE product specifications, he/she is responsible for providing the appropriate Method Statements, Work Instructions and test procedures to be used during project execution.

  • He/she shall build the project execution roadmap in scope of Control System commissioning, as well as resources requirements (internal or sub-contracting) to meet project milestones.

  • During project execution, he/she coordinates with engineering the required deliveries and lab tests to comply with the Customer and Project requirements.

  • He/she verifies and validates Control System commissioning documentation against Customer and Project requirements.

  • He/she leads on site commissioning during project execution (onshore and offshore) and wind-farm final acceptance with technical field team to deliver scope of work.

  • He/she interfaces with Customer or any 3rd Parties to plan, prepare and lead all site activities during the different project phases whether onshore or offshore.

  • He/she provides trainings and guidance to field technicians in his/her field of expertise.

  • He/she provides support either on site or remotely to field technicians and/or Customer.

  • He/she ensures documentation is properly managed as per the project management and quality plan.

  • He/she provides regular reports on progress status and minimize variations of the validation and verification plan.

  • Comply with EHS policy and implement and enforce EHS policy within its area


  • Master’s degree in industrial computer or electronic or embedded system from an accredited College or University

  • System design and architecture

  • System interface design

  • Writing verification & validation test plan

  • Network: routed environment, VLANs, industrial protocols (e.g. IEC-61850, IEC-60870-5-104, Modbus TCP, Profinet)

  • SCADA and real time systems

  • Power plant power regulation: closed loop regulation and Grid Code Compliance testing

  • Experience in industrial project with multinational team and subcontractor workforce management

  • PC knowledge of Microsoft applications as well as industrial and management software

  • Able to work autonomously on his/her tasks

  • Able to report on regular basis and to align his/her priorities

  • Able to work offshore

  • Willing to travel between 25% and 50% (according to Project needs and phases)

  • Mandatory: English, Wished : German or Spanish

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in wind industry, preferably offshore

  • Being able to adapt to new environments and colleagues

  • Field experience is a plus

  • Proven ability to lead and work in a team and contractors’ environment

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