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Electrical Engineer, P.E. - Offshore Wind

Company: DNV
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Local Unit & Position DescriptionAre you excited about the Offshore Wind Opportunities in the United States?Would you like to join a team who is involved in more than 80% of the active US projects? -DNV Energy System's-Renewables Certification (RC) group is seeking an Electrical Engineer Professional Engineer (PE) to join our RC team in Boston. RC has the global responsibility for Type Certification (TC), Component Certification (CC) and Project Certification (PC) within DNV. -Currently, DNV RC consists of more than 200 experts with locations in Boston, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Dresden, London, Shanghai, Beijing, and Taipei. DNV is a market leader in Renewables Certification, working with the leading OEM's in the TC wind market and involved in more than 80% of PC for offshore wind parks in the world. -In the US, the Code of Federal Regulations, 30 CFR 585, require that the design, fabrication, transportation, and installation of the entire offshore wind facility is certified by a BOEM approved Certified Verification Agent (CVA). - DNV's existing position as a PC market leader led to DNV being the first CVA to successfully deliver a Certified Facility Design Report (FDR) and Fabrication and Installation Report (FIR) for the Cape Wind project, as well as the first successful Federal project to reach commercial operations, CVOW Pilot. - Today, DNV is the approved CVA for more than 80% of the active projects in the US.Offshore wind in the US will continue to grow with nearly a dozen more lease areas being auctioned off in 2022 by BOEM. - To meet this demand, RC is expanding its team in the US and therefore seeks highly skilled and motivated persons to represent RC services in the rapidly growing CVA offshore wind market. -Overall responsibility of the position is to perform technical review work of the electrical designs (low, medium, and high voltage designs covering the wind turbine generators, subsea cables, and offshore substation) in collaboration with RC colleagues across our global organization. - Successful candidates may also perform onsite witnessing of fabrication, transportation, and installation work and/or serve as asset package or project managers for US offshore wind projects.The position is located in our Medford (Boston) office.What You'll Do -

  • Delivering technical review of the electrical designs required to certify the Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) & Support Structure, Electrical Service Platform (ESP) and subsea power cables
  • Independent calculations / spot-checks of electrical design, e.g. ampacity, arc flash, etc.
  • Project/Package Manager for (one or more) US CVA projects
  • Coordination of work tasks and deliveries from other DNV units in US and abroad
  • Prepare CVA nomination package including coordinating responses to BOEM with RC Europe on behalf of customers
  • Participation in standards development, joint-industry-projects (JIPs) and conferences
  • Follow-up with onsite witness of fabrication and transport & installation activities in the US
  • Opportunity to work on offshore projects globallyPosition QualificationsWhat is Required -
    • Bachelor's or master's degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license -is required (any state is allowed, but it must be in active standing).
    • At least 4 years of engineering experience with preference towards wind energy experience, offshore engineering or similar. -
    • Knowledge of applicable standards and recommendations, e.g., IEC, IEEE, CIGRE, DNV, NFPA, NEMA, UL, etc., is required.
    • Highly professional and credible presence during interaction with customers and within DNV across all management levels
    • Excellent networking skills. Ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues and customers.
    • Strong commercial attitude and strategic mind-set. Highly self-motivated and result oriented
    • Well organized & proactive, able to successfully work in a fast paced and competitive environment with diverse people - clients and co-workers
    • Willingness and ability to travel
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment background and drug screeningWhat is Preferred -
      • Understanding of Certification and CVA services and processes preferred.
      • Experience in managing projects or small teams is preferred.**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**How We Do It -We -Care, We -Dare, We -Share -Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. -We value diversity, equity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day. Read more here: -Diversity at DNV - -Meet our Employees -About DNV -Careers in DNV -DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, -sexual orientation, gender identity, -national origin, disability or protected veteran status.\u202f For more information about your rights under the law, see: - - -Company & Business Area DescriptionDNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. -We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.Equal Opportunity StatementDNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

Keywords: DNV, Medford , Electrical Engineer, P.E. - Offshore Wind, Professions , Medford, Massachusetts

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