Offshore Substation Package Lead
Royal Dutch Shell
Job Family Group:
July 25, 2023
Posting Start Date:
Downstream and Renewables
What’s the role?
The Shell Offshore Wind team is seeking an Offshore substation Package Lead either in Houston, Texas, New York, NY or Trenton, New Jersey or Boston, Massachusetts.
The Package Lead is responsible for delivery of the Offshore Substation (OSS) package for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Farm Project. The Package Lead will manage the time, budget, scope, quality, risk, interfaces, safety and resources within the package. The Package Lead will be responsible for the design, procurement, and delivery of fully commissioned and documented OSS package for the Atlantic Shores Project. He/she will oversee the OSS design, manufacturing, and implementation.
Direct and manage work coordination within the package team members on a day-to-day basis
Collect requirements, define scope, and define work-breakdown-structure for the package
Manage relevant stakeholders
Support the development of the scopes of work
Ensure interface coordination with other packages
Responsible for OSS design
Lead the design team and ensure that the design is developed in compliance with the company best practice, cross portfolio strategy, good industry practices, applicable codes, and standards
Responsible for the execution of the feed design of the OSS
Responsible for the design interfaces
Develop the design basis to ensure certification of the OSS
Manage overall package time schedule, including key milestones, detailed planning of activities and developing schedules
Continuously ensure that package is progressing in accordance with schedule
Document CAPEX and OPEX budget for package and continuously control of the package budget
Ensure HAZID/HAZOP and risk assessments are carried out to identify risk and mitigation actions are planned accordingly
Lead preparation & evaluate of RFIs/RFPs, tenders, contract negotiations/signing, etc., in cooperation with the Procurement Team
Work with HSE Manager, employees, and contractors to plan and define the work within safety management plan
Proactively contribute to updating the safety management plan as required
Work with other projects in the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind portfolio to learn and share with future projects for best practices and lessons learned; additionally learn and share with other projects in Shell
Collaborate with the Quality Manager to develop quality management plan for package
Ensure that both team members and contractors comply with the QM-plan and ensure that specifications are met both on products and processes
Review key-deliveries from package groups
Hand-over package to customer and close-down of all package activities
Ensure that the individual project members possess the competences and experience to perform their job effectively and supply relevant training if required. Ensure that the members of the package groups are given the necessary basic knowledge (area of responsibility, hourly budget, quality requirements, time schedule, etc.) and have the necessary tools, procedures, and project material from similar projects available that enables them to do their work. Responsible for good team cooperation and a high spirit
The candidate must have an ability to travel every month to an Atlantic Shores or parent office for 3-5 days at a time and to various manufacturing, construction, and operating electrical generation and transmission sites on a regular basis.
Must have legal authorization to work in the USA or Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
8+ years of relevant work experience within wind and/or other electrical generation sectors
Requires a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent experience with other engineering degree
Proven experience with Contracting Process and Contract Management
PMP Certification desired
Knowledge of cost control philosophy and methodologies, estimating, change management, and document controls procedures
Knowledge of the interconnection process and a desire to continue to learn as tariffs and RTOs change procedures
Extensive experience with budgets/scheduling, risk evaluation is a plus
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple primes and subcontractor RFPs and relationships simultaneously
The base salary range for this position is $146,000.00 - $218,000.00 per year. Individual pay will be based on various factors, such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.
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