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Electrical Engineer (Offshore Wind)

Requisition ID: 43274

Domain: Engineering/Electricity

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

For the Offshore division in Hoboken Equans is looking for an Electrical Engineer.

You will work in multi-disciplinary project teams and are responsible for the engineering activities related to the different systems of your specialty (expertise).

Your mission?

  • processes, systems and tools:
    • work in compliance with guidelines, work processes and methods as determined within the discipline
    • as a critical thinker with respect for existing guidelines, work processes and methods you deliver suggestions for possible improvements
  • systems engineering:
    • analyze and evaluate the applicable requirements, codes and standards
    • translate and develop them into a substantiated system design, in compliance with current knowledge and latest technology
    • outline technical specifications for systems and equipment, functional specifications together with partners where appropriate. For the systems that are procured, guide and follow-up the respective suppliers to guarantee high quality of engineering
    • lead the engineering activities for the allocated systems and monitor quality, assess input from the Engineering team, partners, system suppliers or component vendors
    • issue technical queries to the client if needed and handle incoming technical queries. Ensure timely responses and resolution
    • create test protocols based on predefined methods and standards
    • prepare the operations & maintenance manuals to be delivered to customers. Incorporate appropriate maintenance engineering in the design and provide support to the in-house Monitoring & Maintenance department
    • provide support towards Construction & Commissioning: definition of procedures, tools & systems to organize the works for the construction of the products to be delivered 
  • communication:
    • provide information and communicate about the status and progress of the work to enable the Lead Electrical Engineer and the Project Engineering Manager to take decisions accordingly
    • guarantee transparent communication channels and clear appointments with regard to cooperation within the team and with the stakeholders
    • internal stakeholders: e.g. Lead Electrical Engineer, Project Engineering Manager, other disciplines, project team
    • external stakeholders: e.g. suppliers (of systems, tools, services) and clients if requested by the Project Engineering Manager
  • internal contacts: other disciplines, project teams, Equans Offshore departments and other divisions within Equans
  • external contacts: suppliers, clients, joint-venture partners

What do you need?

  • university level degree, master of science in engineering (electrical/electromechanical)
  • minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience within offshore, renewables or substations
  • experience with any of the following specific systems: 
    • LV distribution
    • UPS and battery systems
    • generators
    • lighting systems
    • power outlets
    • earthing, bonding and lightning
    • cables (power and data), connectors and glands
    • fiber optics
    • telecom and radio systems
  • experience with certification (e.g. DNV, BSH,…) is an advantage
  • experience with AutoCad and Eplan software is an advantage
  • experience with Caneco software is an advantage
  • expertise in one or more systems related to the electrical engineering discipline or willing to acquire the expertise
  • knowledge of DNVGL-ST-145 and DNVGL-OS-D201 is an advantage
  • knowledge of IEC 60364, IEC 61439 and IEC 61892 is an advantage
  • advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint
  • good analytical skills
  • you are able to structure and prioritize your own work and can work under set time frame 
  • you have strong communication skills and leadership capabilities in managing vendors and partners
  • you are able to manage good relationships with the project management team, the client and our partners while monitoring Equans’ interests. You are a team player and have a pragmatic and pro-active approach
  • it is possible that short missions abroad could apply for meetings with vendors or clients
  • professional working knowledge of English, Dutch is an advantage. Knowledge of French and/or German is an added value

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization-, disability insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers
  • concessionary travel, lease car (with fuel card), parking, bicycle lease plan
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

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

Equans Offshore

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Equans is a multi-technical expert within the Bouygues group that offers a complete service from design to installation, maintenance and financing.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition. In Belgium, we can count on the expertise of our 9,600 employees, spread over more than 56 locations. Every day they use their know-how to make cities more attractive, industries more efficient and greener and buildings more sustainable and comfortable.