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Rampion Operations Engineer


Newhaven, ESX, GB, BN9 0BN

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Newhaven


Functional area: Engineering 

Remuneration: GEN



An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated Operations Engineer to join our Operations and Maintenance team at our Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project based in Newhaven, East Sussex, UK, working as part of a team that operate and maintain the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm  which consists of 116 Vestas v112-Mk2C wind turbines, associated High Voltage infrastructure and balance of plant assets.


Principal Accountabilities, including but not limited to:


  • Developing and implementing engineering and maintenance strategies, policies and procedures to achieve measured site performance as defined in the business plan with a focus on balance of plant and safety engineering.
  • Managing plant area budgets and management of key site contracts and contracted staff as nominated
  • Implementing initiatives to improve the management of site safety, contributing to the achievement of the company safety objectives
  • Delegated management of project work, ensuring work completed to programme, budget and quality.
  • Management of plant modifications, simulations and control of process risks.
  • Manage the maintenance strategy, asset integrity and maintenance activities of their plant areas.
  • Assisting in the management of staff performance, training and development, morale, productivity and competence.
  • Work closely with the Production Team to plan schedule and deliver maintenance works to optimise cost and plant performance


Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:


  • A suitable engineering degree, HNC, or extensive operational experience.
  • Experience of operations and maintenance in the offshore wind industry (or an equivalent industry) with an appropriate engineering discipline.
  • Expertise in asset operations, maintenance and fault finding/rectification within industry
  • Working knowledge of current policies, procedures, regulations, etc… which affect the engineering management and asset integrity of a wind asset
  • Contract management experience/training to support the management of a number of contracts which involve on-site working. To include the health, safety and environmental aspects as well as the commercial, managerial and technical issues.
  • An extensive understanding of health and safety and environmental legislation and standards, qualified to NEBOSH/IOSH standard as appropriate, or equivalent.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop effective working relationships across the business and the wider renewables industry.
  • Ability to carry out thorough Root Cause Analysis of safety, operational and process related incidents utilising suitable tools and plant interrogation techniques, and an ability to implement robust solutions.

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 67680, application deadline 12/07/2022

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We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.


RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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