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Ella Conway

Ella Conway

Ella Conway

Associate Consultant - Site

Ella Conway joined LSP Renewables straight from sixth form. Ella joins LSP as Delivery Consultant within our white-collar delivery team supporting both permanent and contract requirements. Ella will now focus on and be the dedicated point of contact within QHSE, this will cover but is not limited to; CDM, Coating Inspectors, HSE (Advisors and Engineers), Quality (Managers, Engineers and Inspectors - WTG), etc...

Ella Jobs

Offshore Wind

Transmission Engineer

Remote work, Scotland

JOB ID: #7088 Transmission Engineer Location: Scotland, RemoteOur client is looking for an HV Primary Plant Engineer to join our multi-disciplined Project Engineering team to help develop and deliver innovative solutions to high voltage electrical substation projects, helping to unlock the renewable generation potential in the North of Scotland and contributing towards the UK's Net-Zero targets. Key Responsibilities Creating outline scope, site location plans, primary plant layout and Single Line Diagrams for new build and asset replacement type projects, operating up to 400kV. Reviewing contractor/consultants' detailed designs and witnessing Factory Acceptance Testing. Implementing safety by design principles to ensure that engineering and safety risks are adequately controlled. Support site and operational teams to ensure the quality of installations, with minimal risk to Network security. Evaluate tenders and procure and manage specialist services from consultants. Requirements A good awareness of the technical functions in Transmission, along with an appreciation of legal and regulatory obligations and project governance and engineering processes. An understanding of the legislation and implications for the Transmission network management for both Assets and Projects, including Construction Design Management & Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations. You must be a problem solver with the strength of character to ensure critical matters are addressed by the project teams. Enthusiastic with excellent communication skills, with the ability to demonstrate diligence and prioritise tasks.

Client Representative - Array Cables

North East England, North East, England

JOB ID: #7077 Client Representative - Array Cables Location: Blyth, UK  Key ResponsibilitiesMaintain an accurate daily record of all Transport and Installation activitiesincluding but not limited to load-out, transport and installation activities, breakdowns, weather downtime and commissioning activities throughout the execution phase.Ensure that all relevant procedures and RAMS, accepted by the PC are followed by the Contractor. Monitoring and inspections of the works to ensure they are being conducted in accordance with the Contractors Safe Systems of Work (SSoW), written instructions and in compliance with relevant legislation and industry best practice.Following the Safety Policy (including the 8-life saving rules) and initiating the Stop Work process for immediate environment, health and safety or asset safety reasons.Witnessing any activities (as required by the ITP) performed during the installation of the Array Cable.Attend and where relevant chair daily and weekly meetings (both internally and with the Contractor) attended by the Array Cable Package Management Team.Raising alerts to any perceived trends relating to HSE risks or transgressions developing onshore as they arise.Promptly identify and notify on any construction issue that may arise or have the potential to arise during the works and shall aid in resolving any issues where applicable.Provide input to the Array Cable Package Manager’s weekly and monthly report e.g. progress, programme and risks.Support the Array Cable Package Contract Manager on reporting of progress for Payment Applications/Certificates for milestone completion proof / confirmation and with valuation of Variation Orders and Claims.Support the Quality and Cable Installation Manager to complete necessary inspection and documentation as required as part of the quality assurance process.Produce the daily report summarising progress, days inspection activities along with any quality and resource concerns (report will be compiled using an RWE bespoke reporting software);Support the Array Cable Installation Manager with the evaluation and management of risks associated with the Array Cable Installation package.Ensure the Contractor proactively manages safety and quality.Act, behave and lead by example according to PC values.Provide PC feedback to Offshore Site Manager in matters relating to Construction Phase Plan (CPP); Principal Contractor Emergency Response Plan (PC ERP) and Emergency Response and Cooperation Plan (ERCoP).   QualificationsGWO Training:Sea Survival,Working at heights,First Aid,Fire Awareness,Manual Handling.Helicopter Under Water Escape Training (HUET)XBR” Shoulder measurementCompressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) certification.Current valid medical certificate for offshore work. The accepted medicals as defined in the CPP is Oil and Gas UK (OGUK). Please note that OGUK must be accompanied by an additional fitness assessment such as the "Chester Step Test" or equivalent.IOSH Managing Safely or similar HSE training.Evidence of CDM competencyIT proficient (Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet), experience using inspection/auditing software in a construction environment desirable.Evidence of LOLER competency. (preferred) Experience Minimum of 5-years providing similar services in offshore renewables (preferably under an EPCI Contract environment);A strong working knowledge and understanding of the appointed rolls under CDM (2015) and UK Health and Safety requirements.An excellent understanding of cable installation practices including but not limited to monopile aperture & J-Tube pull-ins, quadrant use for 2nd ends, marine management, and inspection experience.Working knowledge of offshore construction contracts [EPCI preferable] with a good understanding of the contractual implications of breakdown, weather downtime, etc….Proven experience in cable installation on UK windfarms is essential.Experience in quality assurance activities and interface with Marine Warranty Surveyors.An ability to read and understand technical documents and observe operations to ensure that the Contractor is working to their accepted documentation.Previous experience in and the ability to understand consenting conditions such that the Employers requirement can be monitored whilst offshore.Conversant with international codes, procedures and specifications relevant to offshore construction activities.Work preparation and sequence planning.Simultaneous Operations assessmentHealth and safety oversightQuality managementEnvironmental managementExcellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively with others (shall be fluent in spoken and written English)Experience in the following desirable but not essential.Experience in Wind Turbine Generator installation and familiarity with associated installation systems and tools.Experience in Termination of High Voltage cables, specifically Pfisterer types.Experience of working with electrical safety rules, permitting and safe systems of work. Deliverables Prepare and distribute Daily Progress Reports (DPR) which will include but not be limited to progress of the works, mechanical breakdown, weather downtime etc….Ensure the DPRs are signed by all required parties (as appropriate)Review and understand PC’s Construction Phase Plan (CPP), Emergency Response Plan (PC ERP) and Emergency Response and Cooperation Plan (ERCoP) ahead of the project and understand how the Tier 1 contractors document bridge to these.Ensure Contractor compliance with requirements when on site.Ensure Contractor complies with their own HSE plan.Review health and safety documents as required before execution phase commences and keep updated on changes in the documents.Attend daily meetings, toolbox talks and other discussions to ensure that the works are being carried out in a safe manner and to the required quality.Attend package / PC meetings as requested (via Teams).Monitor Contractor Safety Observations Cards (SOCs) during daily meetings and ensure they are recorded within the DPR. Highlight any of particular note or concern toward OSMT / HSE team.During all defined key activities and otherwise as often as practicable be present as a witness during installation.Where PC HSE are unable to attend any asset, vessel or location carry out planned HS&E inspection(s) on their behalf.Participate in safety walks with health and safety representatives from the PC and Contractor organisations. Identify and report any safety-related observations on a day-to-day basis whilst performing primary duties.In the event of incident / accident take detailed notes, timeline, pictures and generally gather information to support investigation(s). NOTE – The Contractor will almost always lead on investigation, but it is helpful for PC to have its own information available.Where necessary, act on behalf of the Packages Quality Manager and participate in walkdowns, progress monitoring, identification of non-conformance and witnessing in accordance with project Quality Management Plan and Contractor ITPs.

Offshore Wind

Client Representative - T&T

Blyth, Northumberland, North East, England

JOB ID: #7078 Array Cable Test & Termination Offshore Representative Location: Blyth, UK Key Responsibilities Maintain an accurate daily record of all termination & testing related activities including but not limited to personnel & equipment transfers, pre & post termination testing results, breakdowns, weather downtime and SAT activities throughout the execution phase. Ensure that all relevant procedures and RAMS, accepted by the PC are followed by the Contractor. Monitoring and inspections of the works to ensure they are being conducted in accordance with the Contractors Safe Systems of Work (SSoW), written instructions and in compliance with relevant legislation and industry best practice. Following the Safety Policy (including the 8-life saving rules) and initiating the Stop Work process for immediate environment, health and safety or asset safety reasons. Witnessing any activities (as required by the ITP) performed during the termination & testing of the Array Cables. Attend and where relevant chair daily and weekly meetings (both internally and with the Contractor) attended by the Array Cable Package Management Team. Raising alerts to any perceived trends relating to HSE risks or transgressions developing onshore as they arise. Promptly identify and notify on any construction issue that may arise or have the potential to arise during the works and shall aid in resolving any issues where applicable. Provide input to the Array Cable Package Manager’s weekly and monthly report e.g. progress, programme and risks. Support the Array Cable Package Contract Manager on reporting of progress for Payment Applications/Certificates for milestone completion proof / confirmation and with valuation of Variation Orders and Claims. Support the Quality Engineer and Cable Installation Manager to complete necessary inspection and documentation as required as part of the quality assurance process. Produce the daily report summarising progress, days inspection activities along with any quality and resource concerns (report will be compiled using an RWE bespoke reporting software). Support the Array Cable Installation Manager with the evaluation and management of risks associated with the Array Cable termination & testing package. Ensure the Contractor proactively manages safety and quality. Act, behave and lead by example according to PC values. Provide PC feedback to Offshore Site Manager in matters relating to Construction Phase Plan (CPP); Principal Contractor Emergency Response Plan (PC ERP) and Emergency Response and Cooperation Plan (ERCoP) Qualifications GWO Training. Sea Survival. Working at heights. First Aid. Fire Awareness. Manual Handling. Helicopter Under Water Escape Training (HUET). XBR” Shoulder measurement. Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) certification. Current valid medical certificate for offshore work. The accepted medicals as defined in the CPP is Oil and Gas UK (OGUK). Please note that OGUK must be accompanied by an additional fitness assessment such as the "Chester Step Test" or equivalent. IOSH Managing Safely or similar HSE training. Evidence of CDM competency. IT proficient (Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet), experience using inspection/auditing software in a construction environment desirable. Evidence of LOLER competency (preferred). HV and / or Fibre Optic Cable Jointer Qualifications / competency (preferred). Experience Experience (minimum of 5-years) providing similar services in offshore renewables (preferably under an EPCI Contract environment). A strong working knowledge and understanding of the appointed rolls under CDM (2015) and UK Health and Safety requirements. An excellent understanding of cable striping, routing, termination & testing operations, marine management, and inspection experience. Working knowledge of offshore construction contracts [EPCI preferable] with a good understanding of the contractual implications of breakdown, weather downtime, etc…. Proven experience in cable installation / termination & testing works on UK windfarms is essential. Experience in quality assurance activities and interface with Marine Warranty Surveyors. An ability to read and understand technical documents and observe operations to ensure that the Contractor is working to their accepted documentation. Previous experience in and the ability to understand consenting conditions such that the Employers requirement can be monitored whilst offshore. Conversant with international codes, procedures, and specifications relevant to offshore construction activities. Work preparation and sequence planning. Simultaneous Operations assessment Health and safety oversight Quality management Environmental management Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively with others (shall be fluent in spoken and written English) Experience in the following desirable but not essential: Experience in other areas of Windfarm installation and familiarity with associated installation systems and tools. Experience in Cable Lay operations. Experience of working with electrical safety rules, permitting and safe systems of work. Deliverables Prepare and distribute Daily Progress Reports (DPR) which will include but not be limited to progress of the works, mechanical breakdown, weather downtime etc…. Ensure the DPRs are signed by all required parties (as appropriate) Review and understand PC’s Construction Phase Plan (CPP), Emergency Response Plan (PC ERP) and Emergency Response and Cooperation Plan (ERCoP) ahead of the project and understand how the Tier 1 contractors document bridge to these. Ensure Contractor compliance with requirements when on site. Ensure Contractor complies with their own HSE plan. Review health and safety documents as required before execution phase commences and keep updated on changes in the documents. Attend daily meetings, toolbox talks and other discussions to ensure that the works are being carried out in a safe manner and to the required quality. Attend package / PC meetings as requested (via Teams). Monitor Contractor Safety Observations Cards (SOCs) during daily meetings and ensure they are recorded within the DPR. Highlight any of particular note or concern toward OSMT / HSE team. During all defined key activities and otherwise as often as practicable be present as a witness during termination & testing. Where PC HSE are unable to attend any asset, vessel or location carry out planned HS&E inspection(s) on their behalf. Participate in safety walks with health and safety representatives from the PC and Contractor organisations. Identify and report any safety-related observations on a day-to-day basis whilst performing primary duties. In the event of incident / accident take detailed notes, timeline, pictures and generally gather information to support investigation(s). NOTE – The Contractor will almost always lead on investigation, but it is helpful for PC to have its own information available. Where necessary, act on behalf of the Packages Quality Engineer / Manager and participate in walkdowns, progress monitoring, identification of non-conformance and witnessing in accordance with project Quality Management Plan and Contractor ITPs.

Offshore Wind

Client Representative - Array Cable Prep and Pull In

North East, England

JOB ID: #7079 Array Cable Preparation & Pull-in Offshore Representative Location: Blyth, UK Key Responsibilities Maintain an accurate daily record of all Preparation & Pull-in related activities including but not limited to personnel & equipment transfers, pull-in performance and loads/tensions, breakdowns, and weather downtime throughout the execution phase. Ensure that all relevant procedures and RAMS, accepted by the PC are followed by the Contractor. Monitoring and inspections of the works to ensure they are being conducted in accordance with the Contractors Safe Systems of Work (SSoW), written instructions and in compliance with relevant legislation and industry best practice. Following the Safety Policy (including the 8-life saving rules) and initiating the Stop Work process for immediate environment, health and safety or asset safety reasons. Witnessing any activities (as required by the ITP) performed during the preparation & pull-in of the Array Cables. Attend and where relevant chair daily and weekly meetings (both internally and with the Contractor) attended by the Array Cable Package Management Team. Raising alerts to any perceived trends relating to HSE risks or transgressions developing onshore as they arise. Promptly identify and notify on any construction issue that may arise or have the potential to arise during the works and shall aid in resolving any issues where applicable. Qualifications GWO Training. Sea Survival. Working at heights. First Aid. Fire Awareness. Manual Handling. Helicopter Under Water Escape Training (HUET). XBR” Shoulder measurement. Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) certification. Current valid medical certificate for offshore work. The accepted medicals as defined in the CPP is Oil and Gas UK (OGUK). Please note that OGUK must be accompanied by an additional fitness assessment such as the "Chester Step Test" or equivalent. IOSH Managing Safely or similar HSE training. Evidence of CDM competency IT proficient (Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet), experience using inspection/auditing software in a construction environment desirable. Evidence of LOLER competency (preferred). Experience Experience (minimum of 5-years) providing similar services in offshore renewables (preferably under an EPCI Contract environment); A strong working knowledge and understanding of the appointed rolls under CDM (2015) and UK Health and Safety requirements. An excellent understanding of cable laying operations, particularly with pull-ins, marine management, and inspection experience. Working knowledge of offshore construction contracts [EPCI preferable] with a good understanding of the contractual implications of breakdown, weather downtime, etc…. Proven experience in cable installation on UK windfarms (foundations and Offshore Convertor Platforms) is essential. Experience in quality assurance activities and interface with Marine Warranty Surveyors. An ability to read and understand technical documents and observe operations to ensure that the Contractor is working to their accepted documentation. Previous experience in and the ability to understand consenting conditions such that the Employers requirement can be monitored whilst offshore. Conversant with international codes, procedures and specifications relevant to offshore construction activities. Work preparation and sequence planning. Provide input to the Array Cable Package Manager’s weekly and monthly report e.g. progress, programme, and risks. Support the Array Cable Package Contract Manager on reporting of progress for Payment Applications/Certificates for milestone completion proof / confirmation and with valuation of Variation Orders and Claims. Support the Quality Engineer and Cable Installation Manager to complete necessary inspection and documentation as required as part of the quality assurance process. Produce the daily report summarising progress, days inspection activities along with any quality and resource concerns. Support the Array Cable Installation Manager with the evaluation and management of risks associated with the Array Cable preparation & pull-in package. Ensure the Contractor proactively manages safety and quality. Act, behave and lead by example according to PC values. Provide PC feedback to Offshore Site Manager in matters relating to Construction Phase Plan (CPP); Principal Contractor Emergency Response Plan (PC ERP) and Emergency Response and Cooperation Plan (ERCoP). Deliverables Prepare and distribute Daily Progress Reports (DPR) which will include but not be limited to progress of the works, mechanical breakdown, weather downtime etc…. Ensure the DPRs are signed by all required parties (as appropriate) Review and understand PC’s Construction Phase Plan (CPP), Emergency Response Plan (PC ERP) and Emergency Response and Cooperation Plan (ERCoP) ahead of the project and understand how the Tier 1 contractors document bridge to these. Ensure Contractor compliance with requirements when on site. Ensure Contractor complies with their own HSE plan. Review health and safety documents as required before execution phase commences and keep updated on changes in the documents. Attend daily meetings, toolbox talks and other discussions to ensure that the works are being carried out in a safe manner and to the required quality. Attend package / PC meetings as requested (via Teams). Monitor Contractor Safety Observations Cards (SOCs) during daily meetings and ensure they are recorded within the DPR. Highlight any of particular note or concern toward OSMT / HSE team. During all defined key activities and otherwise as often as practicable be present as a witness during termination & testing. Where PC HSE are unable to attend any asset, vessel or location carry out planned HS&E inspection(s) on their behalf. Participate in safety walks with health and safety representatives from the PC and Contractor organisations. Identify and report any safety-related observations on a day-to-day basis whilst performing primary duties. In the event of incident / accident take detailed notes, timeline, pictures and generally gather information to support investigation(s). NOTE – The Contractor will almost always lead on investigation, but it is helpful for PC to have its own information available. Where necessary, act on behalf of the Packages Quality Engineer / Manager and participate in walkdowns, progress monitoring, identification of non-conformance and witnessing in accordance with project Quality Management Plan and Contractor ITPs.

Site Representative - HVDC OCP

United Kingdom

JOB ID: #6982Site Representative - HVDC OCPLocation: UKScope of Works • Monitor and track work progress on a daily basis (Installation/commissioning progress, cable installation, termination, testing progress). Ensure that HUC works scope is signed-off as completed.• Arrange works on a daily basis such that the works are delivered to the programme.• Compile & distribute a 24hr programme.• Compile & distribute a 3 day look ahead programme, based on documents submitted by Contractors• Continually monitor the 3 day look ahead ensuring that the master programme is being delivered.• Prioritise works and resolve conflicts through dialogue with the OSP Construction Coordinator (Principal Contractor), Electrical Package and Cable Package Teams• Promptly identify and seek resolution to any issues through dialogue with the Offshore OCP Package Manager, HVDC Package team or Commissioning team.Deliverables • Co-ordinate equipment & material – departures, arrivals and storage on board• Ensure Welfare facilities are maintained, and replenishments/ change-outs are organised with SOV.• Key point of contact for works on the OCP to shore, both OSM team, and Package.• Provides, or arranges toolbox talks to personnel and Contractors.• Identify any new requirements, temporary or otherwise, during Hook Up & Commissioning progress• Work with GE team to facilitate drills or emergency exercises.• Escalate Contractor significant issues or contract non-performance with the Package Manager for resolution.Required • Relevant technical education, e.g. Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Degree/HNC or equivalent.• IOSH/NEBOSH Certification.• All certificates required to work Offshore - GWO Working at Height, First Aid, Sea Survival, Fire Awareness, Manual Handling and Slinger. Advanced rescue / First Aid Desirable• HUET with CA-EBS• Fluent in spoken and written English• Proficiency in Microsoft Office• Strong leadership skills• Very strong awareness of quality and HSE requirements• Flexibility, teamwork skills, good social skills and ability to work under pressure• Structure, independent, analytical and goal-orientated work methods• Capable of intercultural collaboration with internal and external partners• Strong communication skills

Subsea
Offshore Wind

Automation & Telecom Commissioning Lead

United States, New York, Brooklyn

JOB ID: #6919 Automation & Telecom Commissioning Lead Location: Brooklyn Our client is looking for an Automation & Telecom Commissioning Lead, who will have the overall responsibility for all Automation and Telecom commissioning activities within the project, covering Point of Interconnection (POI), Onshore Substation (ONS), Offshore substation (OSS) and Wind turbine Generators (WTG`s) and integration. Key Requirements Ensure all work performed in commissioning is made in full compliance with Local and Equinor safety regulations. Follow up and supervise all contractors within their commissioning preparatory and execution work. Follow up status and ensure that ProCoSys and Fusion is updated with necessary boundaries, commissioning packages, MCCR`s, CPCL`s and DCP. Ensure that interface between the contracts is identified and solved as early as possible. Participate in MC verification to obtain Ready for Commissioning status to secure a smooth transfer of commissioning packages from Construction to Commissioning Ensure that commissioning contractor delivers the commissioning in due time. Review contractors commissioning plans and procedures. Review contractors' competence to ensure a safe commissioning phases. Develop commissioning procedures and test plans for Company scope. Participate in developing plans, procedure and switching program for first time energization and ramp up of production. Participate in relevant FAT`s. Contribute to budgeting. Contribute to establish commissioning safety milestones. Lead commissioning activities within Company Automation and Telecom scope. Follow up contractor’s Automation and Telecom commissioning is delivered with the quality and timeframe agreed upon. Experience with the following system is an advantage Technical network Fiber Optic work Wind Turbine Generator SCADA ESI SCADA Automation Systems Monitoring Systems Telecom System

Offshore Wind

Senior Authorised Person (66kV)

United Kingdom,

Job Description Carry out HV switching operations to provide safety from the system under the electrical safety rules Carry out 66kv Turbine maintenance activities Provide SAP coverage at substations for work activities Support HV Control Room To be part of a HV & Transmissions Systems and or/Site Teams of Authorised Persons and Senior Authorised Persons who will cover all high & low voltage maintenance work both scheduled and unscheduled as required within the Wind Farm To operate the High & Low Voltage (HV/LV) Network in a safe and controlled manner, including providing safety from the HV/LV Network for working parties under his/her control in accordance with electrical safety rules Supporting the Operations Site Management, including the Offshore Transmission asset Owners (OFTO), regarding reporting and being available for duty standby cover Maintain an understanding of the energy asset management policy and strategy and relevant responsibilities of the job Key Tasks Participating in coordination of inter-system operational and safety procedures Operating as a Safety Coordinator/Authorised Person for all cross border/boundary operational activities Electrical/Mechanical isolation, earthing, switching the high voltage & low voltage network under instructions from HV Senior Control Engineer/SAP and re-install the system for subsequently energization Can issue/cancel safety documents under predefined circumstances Undertaking maintenance of the equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions Act as the site supervisor for contractors and working parties under their control Be proactive in maintaining competence level required for the job Deliverables Ensure constant security for HV/LV & mechanical systems and engage in developing the HV system to ensure a efficient and safe development of the Wind Farms Essential HV Authorised Person to 66kv Electrician Apprenticeship 3-8 years of electrical working and maintenance experience as Senior Authorised Person operating under company HV Safety Rules Physically fit, role will require climbing skills Full driving license Must be flexible with regard to working patterns (an on-call rota must be expected for some SAP categories Communication, Planning & Reporting skills Desirable Technical knowledge of Wind Farm, Power Plant, Oil & Gas, or similar industries HV fault finding and analysis experience