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Renewable Energy Talent Solutions
About LSP Renewables
LSP Renewables are passionate about renewable energy and as such are solely focused on providing best in class solutions to our clients. The renewable energy industry is a highly competitive one, and often requires innovative ideas to challenges that have never been faced before. We aim to connect market leading talent with innovative market leading projects from our offices across the globe, so that together those challenges and net zero emissions targets can be met.
Environmental Manager Auditor
Key ResponsibilitiesYou will be responsible for establishing and implementing the environmental Policies, Strategy, procedures and protocols to support the delivery of the Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind Project. This is likely to include:Draft environmental management requirements for procurement activities.Evaluate the environmental management capabilities and systems of Tier 1 tender submissions for the Project.Provide input to monitor environmental management and performance of ongoing development activities, such as surveys, design and FEED activities.Support the Examination process for the Development Consent Order where appropriate.Review compliance of any Environmental policies and procedures with existing third-party agreements, for example onshore cable easements, proximity agreements and the Crown Estate Agreement for Leases for array and transmission.In the longer term, undertake environmental audits of potential Tier 1 suppliers and support any technical due diligence.Review environmental aspects of emergency preparedness and response procedures.RequirementsIdeally have a professional qualification such as a Certified Environmental Auditor.A minimum of five years’ experience of environmental audits, management systems and compliance.Detailed experience of environmental management systems such as ISO 14001.Appreciation of Environmental laws and regulations, program management relating to pollution prevention, waste minimization, health and safety, and compliance.Stakeholder / relationship management skills in a project development and construction environment with stakeholders and contractors.Planning, environmental or geographical degree or equivalent experienceDemonstrable experience in the renewables or other relevant infrastructure sectors.Ability to challenge the status quo, identify solutions, influence stakeholders to enable a successful implementation.Project Management skillsets.Strong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasks.An organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time management.
LSP are partnered with one of the world’s leading EPC service providers in the development, construction and operation of solar power plants to recruit for a Project Manager to be responsible for utility scale PV and Battery Storage projects in UKOur client has developed into an international company with around 500 employees in five different countries. They have a total output of more than 4 GW worldwide and takes care of 1.7 GW of PV plants. Key Responsibilities:Be responsible for full lifecycle turn-key EPC Projects ensuring they are delivered on time, in budget and of high quality.Site visits to undertake construction feasibility assessments, monitor construction progress, reviewing works against quality and contractual requirements in order to identify any deviations from SoW.Supervision of all Site Acceptance and Commissioning Tests.Represent Employer with key stakeholders, including Clients, ICP’s, DNO’s, Subcontractors, Landowner’s, OEM’s, Technical Advisors etc.Management of key project resources including engineering team, on site quality managers, subcontractors and suppliers.Ensure the highest HSQE standards are always maintained and maintain compliance with CDM regulations.Support the preparation of project tender information. Additionally, prepare subcontractor or suppliers’ specifications and scope of works for contracting.Prepare progress reports and take ownership of project budget reporting.Ensure that all necessary project documentation is prepared and maintained.Identify and escalate any risks to budget, programme or quality to Head of Project Management.Skills Required:BSc or higher in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in relevant field.Clear technical understanding of Solar PV project design.3-5 years of demonstratable utility Solar PV experience. Battery Storage experience a plus.Track record of managing multiple projects at any one time and delivering on time and in budget.Ability to develop strong networks with key project stakeholders.Proficient IT skills. Familiarity with MS Office suite. Experience of MS Project and Jira a plus.Fluent in English.Flexible – the role will require travel including, staying overnight or longer.Desire to work in an international Company.
LSP are partnered with one of the world’s leading EPC service providers in the development, construction and operation of solar power plants to recruit for a Site Manager to initially manage the utility scale PV site in Dunfermline.Our client has developed into an international company with around 500 employees in five different countries. They have a total output of more than 4 GW worldwide and takes care of 1.7 GW of PV plants. Key Responsibilities:Represent Employer with key stakeholders, including Clients, ICP’s, DNO’s, Subcontractors, Landowner’s, OEM’s, Technical Advisors etc.Management of key project resources including engineering team, on site quality managers, subcontractors and suppliers.On site management of utility scale solar PV and Battery Storage projects.Reviewing works against quality and contractual requirements.Responsibility for ensuring the highest HSQE standards are always maintained on site and in compliance with UK HSE and CDM regulations.Timely preparation of site HSE, progress and quality reporting.Coordination of subcontractors and all on site activities.Ensure site documentation is prepared and delivered for project handover and O&M or safety file compilation.Identify and escalate any risks to budget, programme or quality to Project Management team.Manage materials, logistics and deliveries on site.Interface management between stakeholders including: ICP, subcontractors, landowners, DNO’s, Client etcSkills Required:Previous experience as Site Manager on utility scale solar PV projects (20MW+) is highly desirable.Experience of constructing ‘Tracker’ mounting structure a plus.SMSTS trained.Black CSCS card preferable.Strong preference for NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK).First Aid trained a plus.Fluent in English. German speaking a plus.Flexible – the role will require managing a number of sites, staying locally for the construction phase.Desire to work in an international Company.
LSP Renewables have partnered with the largest renewable energy generator in Europe to recruit a Solar PV Quality Manager, to manage the construction of utility scale PV, Onshore Wind, and Battery Storage assets in the UK. Our client operate in more than 20 countries, covering Solar PV, Hydro, Onshore Wind, and Offshore Wind. They have over 100MW at RTB status in the UK and Ireland with a strong development pipeline to follow this. The successful candidate will join our clients Project Delivery Unit (PDU) and will be responsible for the design and construction of our solar, wind, hydro and storage plants across all geographies. Within PDU, our clients quality management teams are responsible for ensuring quality requirements are clearly managed and achieved during Procurement, Construction and Commissioning. As a Solar Quality Manager, you will play a key role in the successful delivery of our ground mounted solar PV projects. Your main focus will be the PV Plant and Grid Connection aspects in our projects in Ireland and you will collaborate closely with engineers, construction management and third party contractors. The role will also involve management of solar quality contractors as require on a project by project basis. Beyond Ireland, you will also be part of an international competence network of quality managers, sharing knowledge and supporting the continuous development of our quality management processes and toolkit. Key ResponsibilitiesUndertake technical site inspections during project developmentLead the production of Employer’s Quality Management Plan (QMP) for Construction and follow-up implementation and compliance with internal and external partiesReview of construction tender technical requirements and tender engineeringSupport construction tender evaluationsReview suppliers and contractor’s QMPs, Inspection & Test Protocols and PlansReview of detailed engineering documents for constructionPlan and manage Factory Acceptance TestingReview third party test results and reportsUndertake and manage other Quality engineers/contractors to undertake regular quality inspections onsite and reportingWitness and manage quality during commissioning and testing activitiesManage quality non-conformance and defect investigation and resolutionReview as-built documentationSupport warranty managementRequirementsDegree educated in engineering or construction or equivalent industry experience;Several years experience in construction and/or quality management, ideally within the utility scale Solar industry.An ‘eye for detail’ and appreciate the importance of standardisation and quality control.A ‘self-starting approach, taking responsibility for planning and managing your day to day work.Experience of solar plant or grid/HV engineering, procurement construction management or O&M would also be an advantage.
Client Rep (Employers Survey)
General Duties:Act as the Employers representative, ensuring safe efficient execution of the commissioning works.Set the expectations for safety and lead by example.Monitor Health safety and welfare performance of the contractors.Monitor progress and report against the works programme.Ensure that all work is executed in accordance with accepted documentation and ensure that identified control measures are in place and adequate. Review operations and identify any gaps.Review, validate and sign off all investigation data. Highlighting any gaps or errors.When identified assist the contractors in preparing and implementing management of change (MOC).Provide regular updates to the SG1A team.Help coordinate the interfaces between all parties to ensure efficient execution of the works.Attend daily coordination/progress meeting with Contractor.Attend weekly Site Safety walks.Attend daily Contractor Toolbox Talks.Experience:Must have previous experience of Subsea Survey and Site investigation, specifically CPT.Preferably candidates will be able to demonstrate more than 5 years in a similar role.
Both LSP & RECOA are passionate about working together to help bridge the skills gap and provide the industry with smoother career transitions from related industries, contributing to the success and sustainability of the sector. As part of our mission to build the skills gap bridge, we have launched a global wide salary benchmarking survey! Not only will you be able to compare your salary to your peers across the industry, but also gain advice and support on how to develop the next stages of your career! To take part and receive your FREE copy of the report, follow the link below!
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What Our Clients Say
"LSP are an excellent recruitment partner, with an approach which is not too pushy, but well-researched and thoughtful. They have very good knowledge of the renewables sector, across a number of different fields and businesses, which means their placements are an excellent fit, both in the skill and culture match required."
"I had the pleasure to work with Kyri while he worked with LSP in London and wile I worked as SI Package Manager for Formosa 2 OWF in Taiwan. Kyri ensured that I had suitable candidates to consider as Client Representatives on the Formosa 2 project for our activities. He also kept regular contact. Kyri is a through and through nice and friendly person and handles difficult situations professionally. He looks after the interests of his candidates as well as his clients."
“LSP have been supplying recruitment services to us since their inception in 2017. I have personally worked with Adam Grainger (Managing Director of LSP) since 2010 and he has become a trusted and highly valued recruitment partner. Adam sets himself apart from other recruiters due to his in depth knowledge of the energy industry (and has an particularly extensive network in offshore wind), honest no nonsense feedback and quick response with relevant profiles. Furthermore, Adam has really taken the time to understand the our brand and introduce candidates that are a strong fit with our values / vison. Adam and the team at LSP have a strong track record of delivery and have placed over 100 staff and contract consultants with us within the past 3 years. I have no hesitation in recommending hiring managers from our partners with LSP to fulfil their recruitment needs.”