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George Robinson

George Robinson

George Robinson

Consultant - Senior

George graduated from the University of Greenwich with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering. He joined LSP in February 2020 as a Delivery Consultant within our delivery team. Using his knowledge of Civil Engineering to provide first class delivery, George quickly took on the role of Senior Delivery Consultant and became a vital part of our delivery function. George has been with LSP for over 2 years and was promoted to an Account Managers across both our Permanent and Contract Division. George will focus on delivering and networking within Senior roles across the renewable energy industry.

George Jobs

Offshore Wind

WTG Installation Manager

Greater London, South East, England

Our client is looking for a WTG Installation Manager to support the WTG package. The project is in the Development Phase with the aim to achieve all the necessary consents and complete the necessary surveys and engineering to enable the project to become operational before 2030. The position is an important role within an integrated JV project team. Role The WTG Installation Manager shall report to the Project Construction Manager and work closely with the WTG Package Manager, to support the review and implementation of FEED outcomes in the near term and to manage the offshore installation at execution stage. The installation of the WTGs shall involve safety critical operations. Consequently, the role requires a strong understanding of risk management processes (HAZID, HAZOP), and a clear understanding of safe ways of working, particularly for WTG technician operation, personnel transfer, and lifting operations. A collaborative approach with other technical, interface and project controls, HSE and quality roles, and the candidate shall demonstrate experience of working in a multi-discipline project environment. The successful candidate shall work towards agreed Project milestones, ensuring preparation and archiving of required documentation release and handover to O&M. Main Responsibilities The successful candidate shall have a track record in WTG installation operations. Preference shall be given to candidates with experience of offshore construction. The candidate shall assist in the development and review of detailed schedules and methodology, with a priority for safe and efficient onshore and offshore operations. The Installation Manager shall review supplied procedures for the full installation life cycle, from pre-assembly to installation and commissioning, to ensure compatibility with the Project Employer’s Requirements, HSSE and quality requirements. The candidate shall have extensive knowledge of JUVs, and associated capabilities and operational limits. The successful candidate shall also develop a philosophy for onshore site selection for pre-assembly, and shall be familiar with onshore assembly operations, crane requirements, laydown areas and temporary ground works, and loading in/out lifts. The successful candidate shall be responsible for the effective contract management of the WTG installation scope, plus contract scopes for other vessels in support of the WTG installation campaign. Consequently, the candidate shall preferably have knowledge of standard contract forms such as FIDIC and BIMCO. The candidate shall work closely with the vessel operator to facilitate effective interfaces for the transportation, handling and installation of the WTG components. Requirements Bachelor's degree in a marine or engineering specialism, and at least five years of project experience in onshore or offshore WTG construction projects, preferably with offshore construction experience at either a developer or marine contractor. Candidates without degree will also be considered with extensive demonstrable experience in WTG installation activities. Experience in contract development and negotiation for offshore scopes, support tendering documentation preparation, and technically review responses. Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation and best practice. Preference given to candidates with experience of CDM projects. Candidates shall have knowledge of HSE legislation and audits, design and operational risk assessment processes, and method statement production and review. Knowledge of marine operations including for JUV, vessel constraints, durations and limits, and associated quayside operations, load out and transportation to field. Knowledge of applicable codes and standards. Proactive and co-operative way of working. Specific Competencies Experience and knowledge in WTG pre-assembly and offshore methods. Familiarity with calculation reports for rigging design for offshore lifts, seafastening and grillage. Experience with construction programmes, durations of WTG installation activities, and familiarity with interfacing package schedules. Working knowledge of the Wind Turbine Safety Rules, and familiarity with expectations for mechanical and electrical safety rules. Familiarity with offshore weather downtime modelling Proficient in basic Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, outlook). Excellent organization skills with the ability to manage own workload, meet timescales and coordinate a number of external and internal stakeholders, sometimes under tight timescales. Familiarity with construction document review, e.g. Lift Plans and RAMS review for all offshore installation vessel activities Develop installation sequence with WTG PM and other packages to satisfy project milestones. Oversee the sequence at installation phase. Ensure the Contractor conforms to their responsibilities under the CDM regulation and Project consents and licensing requirements. Surveillance for and alerting to the WTG Package any WTG Installation risks. Monitoring and evaluating the contactors compliance with documentation and with the Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA). Offshore Phase: Responsible for ensuring all the TSA critical recordings are taken during installation works offshore. Weekly reporting to the WTG Package Manager on the installation activities Coordination between offshore planned works and the marine coordination centre. Management, coordination and communication with the MWS. Record lessons learned, including a summary of issues that arise during the operations along with recommendations for the future.

Offshore Wind

Head of HSEQ Offshore

Lithuania

JOB ID: #7169 HEAD OF HSEQ OFFSHORE Location: Lithuania, Hybrid  Our client is looking for a Head of HSEQ to join their team, for an offshore wind project. Our client values openness, drawing strength from partnership, and thriving on responsibility, they believe these qualities make a great team. Our client’s objective is to develop projects empowering the further expansion of green and flexible production. Their team welcomes individuals eager to participate in the energy transition, contributing to the development of wind, hybrid, and solar energy projects.   Key ResponsibilitiesEstablish and communicate the HSEQ Management System Manual and necessary plans, procedures, and guidelines for project development and executionSet and communicate project HSEQ objectives and programsMonitor project resources, competence, and tools within the HSEQ frameworkOversee risk analysis methodologies, procedures execution, and closure of actionsDefine HSSEQ requirements for contracts and evaluate tendersEnsure contractors comply with contractual HSEQ requirements and performance standardsEnsure timely reporting and analysis of undesired eventsFoster a health and safety culture and HSE awareness among the workforce through management safety site tours, meetings, and incentives.   QualificationsHave 10+ years working experience within high hazard industry, i.e. construction, oil and gas, onshore and/or offshore wind renewable industry, of which a minimum of 5 years’ experience within offshore wind projectsHave experience working with HSEQ policies and strategies, working knowledge of HSE legislation and international standardsAre highly motivated individual with a proactive attitude, hands-on mentality and pragmatic and fact focused attitude and approachHave excellent communication skills, enabling you to communicate your messages efficiently to stakeholders at all organisational levels, internally and externallyAre willing to travel both during project development and execution phases between the Baltic region and other EU locationsHave relevant and recognised professional qualification - ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001; Audit qualification, ISO 45001/14001/9001 along with experience in incident investigation using a formal RCA processHave up-to-date knowledge of current trends and best practices in occupational health, safety and environment.   Additional Information  Will become a part of a team with years of experience in one of the largest energy group of companies in the Baltic regionWill have broad opportunities to develop and grow professionally, you will learn from the experts in your fieldWill not only be able to observe how innovations come to life, but also initiate changes yourself by contributing your knowledge and experience towards creating an Energy Smart worldWill receive benefits package (possibility of remote work, flexible work time, etc).

Bid Director

United Kingdom

JOB ID: #7125 Bid Director Our client is looking for a Bid Director with a special combination of skills and experience that include: drive, leadership, competitiveness, collaboration, and stakeholder management to manage bidding processes and win projects in a complex and competitive environment. Role OverviewOur client is looking for a successful entry into the CATO sector from its inception and this role would be at the forefront of winning the CATO projects. The role will report to the Managing Director but will require close interaction with other Directors in the business and their respective teams. The primary responsibilities include: RequirementsResponsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Act as the bid leader for CATO projects during the PQQ and ITT stages Develop bidding plans for delivery of timely, accurate, compliant and competitive bids Identify potential consortium partners, develop strong relationships and formalise contractual documents required for establishing project consortia Lead cross-functional teams of highly experienced individuals focused on producing high-quality deliverables for all CATO projects and other work as required Create scope, timeline, budget, risk assessments and business cases for all CATO bidding activities Identify the necessary internal and external resources required for successful bidding activities Coordinate the internal and external resources including legal, technical and insurance advisers Gather all bid inputs and lead on drafting of bid documents Act as a conduit between the procuring authority our client Research future CATO project pipelines to plan ahead all necessary bidding activities Create and deliver handover plans from Origination to Development during preferred bidder stage Create all necessary procedures and processes to support the CATO bidding activities Experience, Work Experience and Qualifications: Qualified to a Masters Degree level Recognised programme management qualification Minimum 5 years experience in managing complex programmes, preferably related to commercial bidding; managing scopes, programmes, budgets, risks, and business cases Experience in planning and executing complex and multi-elemental bids Proven track record of winning bids Proven track record of producing high-quality deliverables Experience leading a team of highly experienced individuals with diverse backgrounds and skillsets Experience in managing advisers and JV partners Understanding of establishing and governing consortia with investors, contractors, and others Knowledge of electricity transmission sector desirable Skills & Attributes: A driven and competitive leader Excellent programme management skills Good attention to detail Commercially astute Strong ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing Ability to work well with project partners within a JV or consortium set-up Excellent organisational skills Ability to multi-task and produce high-quality deliverables through multiple workstreams

Offshore Wind

Senior Foundations Engineer

Scotland

JOB ID: #7104Senior Foundations EngineerLocation: AberdeenThe Senior Foundations Engineer will play a key role in defining the optimal solution for the WTG and OSS foundations associated with our clients Offshore Wind projects.Role Manage the review process of the foundation design documents, in alignment with the project review process. Ensure that other internal stakeholders/reviewers have been involved and collate and consolidate the various comments. Support the WTG Foundations, OSS Package Managers and Interface Manager in ensuring that interfaces with other packages, contractors and stakeholders are identified and appropriately managed. Coordinate integration of other input into optimizing WTG and OSS Foundations solutions, such as that obtained from EPCI contractors, consultants and the wider industry. Review in detail the WTG and OSS Foundations design studies such as conceptual, FEED and detailed designs performed by external parties. Ability to check the designer’s design reports and calculations is necessary, the Foundation Engineer shall be able to perform independent calculations, covering both structural and geotechnical designs. Review and comment on design standards adopted by the project contractors. Review and comment on design procedures proposed by the project contractors. Review and comment on compliance with the relevant specification. Manage the integrated Load Iteration (ILA) process between the WTG foundation designer and the WTG designer, including the involvement from the design certifier for independent review/calculations. Liaising with the Certification Manager to ensure that the certification process is run efficiently. Creation of a strong and cooperative relationship between the designers, OWPL and the certifier is of paramount importance. Promote good HSSE practices and ensure HSE / CDM requirements are fully implemented. Ensure the foundation design is compliant with the relevant HSE legislation, recommendation and industry practice Ensure ‘Safe by design’ is fully implemented and risks reduced to ALARP Make sure that temporary phases are well integrated into the design, including requirements from other stakeholders such as manufacturers, T&I contractors, Cable contractors, WTG contractors, OSP contractors, etc. Organise, lead and minute key technical meetings in relation to the above activities. Preparation of technical documents/ papers for internal review Prepare internal reporting as required. Preparation of employer’s requirements and technical specifications Lead technical evaluation of proposals and evaluation of suppliers as part of tender processes in coordination with the WTG Foundations and OSS Package Managers, and the commercial team. Review the foundation suppliers manufacturing methods, quality plans etc such that the design requirements are fulfilled. Contribute to the identification and management of technical risks, issues and impacts to the project associated with the WTG and OSS foundations scope. Liaise with experts within the JV shareholders to ensure the use of best practices and apply lessons learnt from previous projects.Required Be degree educated in engineering or a related field with considerable experience in the field of offshore structures design/assessment and preferably in offshore wind Experience and knowledge of offshore wind WTG and OSS foundations is essential, in particular within foundations design. Proven technical know-how in the field of offshore wind foundations and technical project management skills, specifically: Familiarity with codes and standards such as DNV-ST-0126, DNV-ST-145, DNV-ST-0437, ISO 19900, 19901, 19902, Eurocodes Experience of offshore structural analysis using software such as SESAM, SACS etc Understanding of the CDM 2015 regulations in relation to the design, procurement and installation of offshore wind assets Excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage own workload, meet timescales and coordinate external and internal stakeholders. Good communication skills to enable effective discussions and transfer of information amongst contractors, team members and other stakeholders. Highly motivated, forward-thinking and ready to implement innovative solutions. Ability to work as a member of a large and multidisciplinary team. Excellent knowledge of English, written and spoken.

Solar

Director of WHSEQ

Spain

Director of WHSEQ Location: Spain As WHSEQ Director, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with our client’s WHSEQ Management system and will coordinate and ensure WHSEQ activities & follow up actions are undertaken and ensuring adequate sustainability and Social due diligence and searches on undertaken suppliers and contractors throughout their lifecycle of their Solar Projects. Main Responsibilities Promote a best-in-class Health, Safety, Environmental, Social and Quality culture within the organization. Leading the organization Quality systems Ensuring WHSES and Quality compliance with best practice and legal requirements including that WHSES legal registry is maintained. Preparing WHSE and Quality inputs for reports and presentation at various levels: Company, Operational Risk Committee, Portfolio and Project levels. Leading qualification of suppliers and contractors, undertaking WHSE and Quality DD audits, risk assessments, review of HSE and Quality Plans. Establishing and managing WHSES and Quality framework service agreements Ensure WHSES and Quality legal clauses and technical exhibits in various agreements (EPC, O&M, Equipment Supply) are best-in-class and up to date, in particular Quality Assurance Agreements (QAA) and Customer Quality Requirements (CQR) for PV modules. Coordinating and ensuring the fulfilment of those agreements. Performing Site Inspections of projects under construction Perform quality control programs during the whole cycle: pre-manufacturing, manufacturing, pre-shipment, sampling and laboratory tests, inspections and quality controls and audits. Ensuring (when required assisting) that HSE incident and accident investigations are completed adequately. Preparation of Non-conformance Reports (NCR) with corrective action request (8D method) and where possible including solution proposals, following-up on corrective actions. Claim data evaluation and reporting WHSES workshops and Quality Business review with suppliers, contractors and development partners, reviewing monthly Development partners and Project WHSES reports. Preparing WHSES training matrix and ensuring employee's training is kept up to date Reviewing annual KPIs with board/risk committee WHSE and Quality budget preparation at Department and Project level and , monitoring. Experience/Qualifications To succeed in this role, you should have at significant experience in a senior WHSES and Quality role. Ideally from the renewable energy sector. You must have the ability to work as part of a team. Having WHSES experience across Europe in a developer or construction role is advantageous. A strong understanding of the development, construction and operational phases processes is also desirable. A qualification to at least degree level in WHSES is required. Ideally, a member of CMIOSH or MIEMA is advised but not essential. Being Multilinguistic would be advantageous however excellent written and spoken English is required.