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Luke Rudd

Luke Rudd

Luke Rudd

Associate Consultant - Engineering

Luke joined LSP Renewables in September 2023 after completing his A Levels in June. Luke brings a range of interpersonal and customer service skills where he will apply these when supporting our Engineering Team. 

Luke will cover a range of permanent and contract positions across all areas of Engineering within the renewable energy industry. Areas Luke will focus on include but are not limited to; Geoscience (technical/physical), Grid/OSS Engineering, Interface Engineering & Management, Mechanical Engineering, Cable Engineers, Civil Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Foundation Engineers and more. 

Luke Jobs

EV Charging Infrastructure

Senior Design Engineer

United Kingdom

 JOB ID: #7100 Senior Designer Engineer Location: UK Our client is looking for a Senior Designer Engineer who will have overall responsibility for creating designs for new electrical infrastructure projects within the business unit. They must ensure that all designs meet client requirements, eliminate as much risk as possible (both environmental and safety), and that any remaining risks are clearly communicated to the Project Manager responsible for the works. Key ResponsibilitiesImplement the strategy, policies, processes, procedures and risk management for company-wide deployment within the technical team.Lead Design Engineers and Graduate Engineers within the technical team and be accountable for scheme design, consultancy / feasibility studies, technical standards, regulatory affairs and associated legal processes.Develop and maintain best relationships with clients, asset owners, partners and designers.Actively seek improvements within the team in reducing timescales between contract award and scheme handover.Assist with Business Development to secure new and repeat business via new and existing client relationships.Ensure the company is compliant in all aspects of accreditation schemes held.Adhere to the Company’s Code of Conduct, as revised from time to time.Be proactive with ideas and suggestions.Ensure that works are designed to minimise risks during the construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning/demolition phases.Ensure that all designs meet regulatory, statutory, client and industry requirements.  Requirements Electrical Power Engineering Qualification is essential.Must have completed an industry-recognised qualification (HNC/HND) and / or have experience designing OHL, Underground Cables or Substation infrastructure in the past 5 years.Full UK Driving LicenceRelevant experience in the UK market within the last 5 years with a DNO, IDNO or ICP is essential.Experience of leading a team would be beneficial.

Project Manager

Remote work, Wales

JOB ID: #7055 Project Manager Location: Wales, Remote Our client is looking for a Project Manager to be a leader in their exciting development. The successful candidate will spearhead the development of our clients, overhead line grid connections, creating opportunities for growth and development of green energy projects positively impacting communities across Wales. This is an enormously rewarding opportunity to make a real difference. Key Responsibilities Manage all project budgets and risks using appropriate tools and contracts. Responsible for the management of various external consultants, including the tendering, and contracting of lead services associated with stakeholder consultation, project, scoping, EIA, and all planning application submissions. Responsible for the management of external and internal technical or engineering support in relation to the grid connection designs. Responsible for management of any required DNS process, which may involve management of a Public Inquiry. Responsible for obtaining any post-consent planning variations/value-add workstreams. Support obtaining other licences, and permits, as may be required by the project(s) Accountable for ensuring project documentation and consultation is aligned with planning policy and EIA regulations. Work with the wider team to maximise the commercial viability of the grid lines and associated generation projects. Management of relevant external stakeholder relationships, including those with local communities, planning authorities, local elected members/groups and other key influencers, all consultees statutory or otherwise, network operators, suppliers, regulators and media. Input to design of and direct implementation of an effective and wide-reaching communications plan, with support from the Development Director and Community liaison co-ordinators, focused on obtaining support and an understanding of proposed projects, whilst retaining and promoting our clients reputation. Key Accountabilities Lead on grid routing option assessments and ultimate selection. Management of environmental assessments, planning submissions, together with procurement of any other required consents, for preferred grid routes. Identify and work to mitigate project risks to maximise project deliverability. Liaison with the land team to deliver land rights assembly for preferred grid routes. Ensure high standards of governance and project management on the grid line projects. Management of 3rd party consultants advising on grid route implementation and technical due diligence. Ensuring grid lines are delivered to consent and then FID on time and on budget. Qualifications Between 6 – 10 years’ experience working in-house in a development company or consultancy. Degree in an environmental, engineering, technical, planning or science-based subject or equivalent. Track record of successfully managing projects within resource and budget constraints. Successfully dealing with planning authorities and other project stakeholders, including landowners, statutory consultees, members of the public, project contractors, external consultants, and development partners. Management and coordination of the production and delivery of planning applications, Environmental Statements, and other documentation required to support the consenting process. Experience in the Appeals process including Public Inquires would be an advantage. Deep understanding of the planning system and policy relating to grid connections, with a proven track record in project delivery; Knowledge of the DNS and Public Inquiry processes. Knowledge of Environmental Impact Assessment regulations. An entrepreneurial approach and problem-solving abilities. Strong personal resilience and hugely adaptable to situations. Excellent project management skills. Handling and coordinating inputs from external consultants and project team members. Excellent influencing and negotiation skills. Welsh language skills would be an advantage.

Grid Manager

Poland

JOB ID: #6696Grid ManagerLocation: Warsaw/Flexible WorkingRole Description• Develop power evacuation strategy for Offshore Wind Farms (OWF).• Lead and coordinate a team of local experts to deliver on grid and power evacuation strategy for OWF.• Plan and lead development of power transmission and system integration scope and follow up related issues in studies as well as maturation of deliveries related to TSO as required per project phase.• Serve as a leading interface for power transmission and system integration between global project team and local stakeholders (e.g. PSE).• Coordinate interfaces between the OWF Projects, TSO, contractors and other stakeholders.• Support securing of contractors, third parties, ITT preparation. Candidate Requirements• Relevant Bachelor/Master’s degree or equivalent.• At least 10 years of professional experience in Power transmission and system integration development in Poland (design, construction and commissioning).• Strong management and organizational skills.• Experience in preparing or managing preparation of designs for 400kV, 220kV, 110 kV lines and substations.• Extensive technical and practical knowledge of a power transmission systems and its components, local grid code and technical standards.• Unlimited construction licenses to design electrical and power networks, installations and devices is an additional advantage.• Offshore/onshore wind experience (additional advantage).• Fluent Polish and English

Offshore Wind

Project Manager

England, North East, Hartlepool

JOB ID: #6930 Project Manager Location: Hartlepool Our client is looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for the planning and execution of design, procurement, manufacturing and testing activities, delivery of project documentation for customer review and the delivery of the finished product within an agreed timeframe for our Offshore Wind and Oil and Gas projects that are being manufactured at our UK based facility. With previous Project Management experience, you will be organised, accurate and self-motivated to ensure project revenue projections are achieved and the project is delivered on time. An analytical thinker with a commercial and delivery focussed approach to ensure projects are delivered within the expected budgetary costs, and the respective margins are maintained or improved upon. You will be someone that likes to work on short lead time projects and have the ability to respond quickly to client requirements. This role is client facing so client interaction experience and the ability to communicate openly and well is preferred. Key Responsibilities Organising, planning and managing projects including the management of project costs and liaising fully with all appropriate departments to ensure the timely output of information, product and documentation Take full leadership of all project contractual and commercial matters, liaising with the Contracts department as required. Managing and delegating work to relevant project functions accordingly. To raise relevant reports and documentation including reporting on project costs, margins, revenue projections and VO status and opportunities. Formulating a contingency plan if problems arise and present for discussion and action. Facilitate the administration and production processes, where applicable, in order to ensure effective dovetailing between departments. Liaise with the Services Team to maintain continuity between the ‘supply’ contract and ‘service’ contracts for our customers.

Senior Design Engineer (Power Cables)

England, North East, Hartlepool

JOB ID: #6931 Senior Design Engineer - Power Cables Location: Hartlepool Reporting into the Project Engineering Manager you will provide detailed engineering design and technical support associated with power cable design solutions to meet the customer requirements, primarily within the Renewable Energy market, commensurate with relevant national and international standards. Key Responsibilities Provide day-to-day support and management to the design sub team. Provide power cable design expertise to the project design team, making crucial technical decisions in line with your experience. Create detailed power cable designs for projects, producing economic engineered solutions considering all aspects from materials to manufacturability, whilst satisfying all customer and internal requirements. Generation and checking of technical documentation (reports, technical notes, purchase specifications, calculations, drawings and client datasheets). Reviewing and responding to client and supplier clarifications and comments. Job Requirements Collaborative mind-set with excellent communication skills to address design issues efficiently. Analytical and problem-solving mentality. Strong accuracy and attention to detail through all aspects of the design process. Commitment to meeting internal and external deadlines. Continuous adherence to sound engineering practices. Enjoys working in a diverse and supportive team environment. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Desired Skills & Interests Team Management Power Cable Design Renewable Energy Projects Varied day-to-day activities Further career growth opportunities Further learning opportunities

Lead Engineer

England, North East, Hartlepool

JOB ID: #6932 Lead Engineer Location: Hartlepool Our client are currently recruiting for an exciting role as a Lead Engineer within their Design Team. The Design department is comprised of a number of teams serving different parts of the business and taking responsibility for different product lines. The team provides detailed Engineering Design and Technical support associated with Umbilical/Cable design and termination hardware solutions to meet the customer requirements in the Renewable Energy and Oil and Gas markets commensurate with relevant national and international standards.Working day-to-day for the Engineering Manager and collaboratively with the Project Coordinator, Project Engineer and Project Quality Engineer the Lead Engineer shall ensure the timely and accurate delivery of the project design deliverables in accordance with Systems design standards and procedures, International standards and client requirements. The Engineering Manager will define the day-to-day priorities for the Lead Engineer, with line management support given by the Engineering Manager. The role will require work on more than one project concurrently.As a Lead Engineer you will work with the engineering and project teams to ensure timely and accurate delivery of the project design deliverables in accordance with internal design standards and procedures, international standards and client requirements. Key Requirements Responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of the design deliverables for the project scope in line with the project schedule through effective guidance of the project design team members and approval of output documentation. The design deliverables are to produce designs within lead time and cost targets and meet or exceed the project On-Time Delivery (OTD) and Cost of Non-Quality (CONQ) Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Line management of the Senior Design Engineer (s) and Project Engineer (S) within team, setting work/deadlines and performance development. Ensure that client technical requirements are interpreted appropriately and communicated effectively to the project team. The Lead Engineer must have knowledge of the whole contract to allow sound technical decisions to be made. Verify customer design input and fully review the client technical specifications. The Lead Engineer is specifically responsible for ensuring that the scope of supply and technical requirements, or exceptions, are understood and documented during the bid clarification and into the early project stages. Technical requirements are to be captured by the Lead Engineer in Design Reviews (DRS1-10)Coordinate and lead project based engineering analysis, calculations, termination design, umbilical/cable design, test and qualification, internal and external special testing, packing design. Risk Management - the Lead Engineer needs to ensure that technical risks are addressed and mitigated throughout the project timescale. The Lead Engineer is to hold design reviews at timely and critical intervals throughout the project. The Lead Engineer is to ensure timely issue of minutes of design review meetings (DRS1-10), and follow up on actions, dates and completion. Represent Technical function professionally at client meetings and other meetings that require a technical input in service of the project. Generate strong rapport with client project managers, engineers, inspectors and third party representatives. Ensure that scope change is managed through the Management of Change (MOC) procedure; both increasing scope through Variation Order and also internal scope change agreements with the Project Manager; the Lead Engineer is to evaluate scope changes and provide design time, cost and schedule impact to the Project Manager. (This requires the Lead Engineer to complete and issue Engineering Change Requests, Forms, Technical Notes etc. in a format dependent on current company engineering change system). Review internal Non Conformance and Concession/ Deviation Reports. Assist Project Managers and design team members in the resolution of technical issues. Take delegated responsibility for the project from time to time from the Project Manager. Support the core Project Team in achieving delivery; Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Planner and Project Quality Engine