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Installation Lead Engineer, offshore wind

Installation Lead Engineer, offshore wind

  • Location Netherlands - Europoort - Rotterdam - Refinery
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 142053BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Rapidly growing its renewables business is core to bp’s strategy – by 2030 bp aims to have developed around 50GW of net renewable generating capacity up from 3.3GW in 2020. Following the recent bid submission for two offshore wind leases in the Netherlands, and in line with our future strategic growth ambitions for offshore wind in the Netherlands, we are looking to hire great people to join our offshore wind team in the Netherlands.

bp's bids for the two wind permits underpin extensive and transformational plans for a series of further integrated clean energy investments in the Netherlands and will support the decarbonization goals of the Rotterdam region and the country more widely.

We are looking for a high calibre individual to join our expanding project team, the Installation Engineer leads a construction team to plan and deliver the construction of the offshore wind farm including elements of large sized work packages such as foundations, inter array cables and WTG to mechanical completion, ensuring that the facilities are constructed in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner, integrating all inputs and meeting the engineering and quality intent. The successful candidate will contribute to building and maintaining a culture that enables high quality interfaces across suppliers and bp disciplines and functions.

This role has been advertised in bp's Rotterdam office location adjacent to the Rotterdam refinery, but we welcome applications from all interested candidates as we look to establish our local Netherlands offshore wind team.

About bp
At bp, we're striving to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable energy. bps ambition is to be one of the leading providers of offshore wind energy. A career in offshore wind is an opportunity to help shape the future of bp. To power the scale and pace of growth that we are targeting, we need the best people in the industry. As part of the team, you’ll be playing a key role in support bp to move towards our net zero ambition, at the same time as being part of one of our exciting new energy businesses. You’ll help to plan for and develop our offshore wind projects, growing your talent in all kinds of new and exciting ways to define the future of energy.

Are you ready to take your career to new heights?

Following the recent bid submission for two offshore wind leases in the Netherlands, and in line with our future strategic growth ambitions for offshore wind in the Netherlands, we are looking to hire great people to join our offshore wind team in the UK and the Netherlands. These roles will form part of a multi-disciplinary project team which, if successful, will work together in the development, construction and operation of wind farms off the west coast of the Netherlands. This is just one part of the exciting integrated energy system that bp is looking to create in the Netherlands, with renewables at its centre.

Installation Lead Engineer, offshore wind

In this role You will:
  • Interface with Vendor and Contractor Leads to track progress, concerns, and lessons.
  • Lead technical interfaces with Vendor and Contractors, bp internal teams, equipment and material Suppliers.
  • Demonstrate mastery of and model safe work practices
  • Provide safety leadership by consistently demonstrating bp’s commitment to safety initiatives
  • Identify Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSSE) risks and communicate as appropriate
  • Influence contractor HSE performance both on and offshore and proactively assure that they meet bp HSE expectations
  • Work to develop knowledge of offshore wind related contracts between bp and its Vendors and Contractors
  • Develops stakeholder and interface management plans in situations of high complexity.
  • Proactively builds mutually beneficial working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Conducts stakeholder analysis and seeks information and feedback
  • Promote technical assurance, iterative development, and rapid learning cycles using agile practices
  • Understand data sources available and drive effective, consistent use of data in decision-making
  • Carry out work in conformance with bp’s core values and leadership expectations
  • Develop in-depth working knowledge of offshore wind related contracts between bp and its Vendors and Contractors
  • Have working knowledge of relevant industry and bp standards related to offshore wind construction, installation and commissioning support activities
  • Review Quality Assurance / Quality Control Plans where applicable and contribute to Quality management initiatives for areas of responsibility
  • Lead, prepare and facilitate bp assurance processes (i.e. Go/No-Go) with all required stakeholders.
What You will need to be successful:
  • A minimum of 10 years of offshore construction related experience, either on foundations or subsea cables. Offshore Wind experience is desirable.
  • Experience in addressing Health, Safety, Security and Environmental objectives
  • Experience in delivering safe and efficient offshore execution
  • Knowledge and experience with offshore operations and associated activities
  • Experience working with construction vessels and supply vessels
  • Project management skills to include cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, vendor oversight, and ability to execute independently.
  • Track record of interfacing across multiple functions and organizations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels


Why join us

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and ambitious environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

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