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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

Rotating Plant Engineer

Scotland

Key Responsibilities Involved in the full project life cycle and contributing throughout, from project definition, preparing and evaluating tenders against our client’s Works Information, conceptual and front-end design development, detail design reviews, HAZID/HAZCON/HAZOP sessions into supporting construction, installation, commissioning, and project completion. Promoting and managing safety within your assigned projects through the implementation of CDM procedures and practices, ensuring the project engineering is compliant with our client, HSE and industry regulations. Technical support in response to and drafting of Technical Queries (or Tender Queries during procurement phase), and support with defects and non-conformance. Reviewing Rotating Plant technology prequalification and type testing reports in preparation for client approval. Interface with Technical Authority: to collate Technical Authority Schedule and provide supporting information for Synchronous Compensator/FACTS technology, progress Deviation requests, support our client’s team in production of material to satisfy internal Design Governance and presentation to the Design Authority, including discharge of actions from Design Authority. Interface with other technical disciplines, internally and externally, including attending design reviews with Contractor and the client’s teams, and attending project meetings relating to all aspects of project delivery such as engineering design, contract, commissioning etc. Attend sites as required to support installation and commissioning activities, factory audits, key stages of manufacturing and Factory Acceptance Testing. On project completion, undertake review of final records including, as built drawings, manuals, commissioning records and health and safety file. Responsible for Rotating Plant engineering delivery on your assigned projects or across your region, for your specific discipline, of a typical capital value of £50m - £200m Working closely with Engineering Managers and Project Managers to ensure that Engineering and Quality risks are identified and mitigated. Providing technical support on high profile projects or technically complex issues. Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Demonstrable technical skills in Rotating Plant technology development, design, specification, and implementation, with a preference for Synchronous Condensers but any relevant experience will be considered. Self-Starter attitude, who enjoys problem solving and has an ability to communicate complex technical issues in a clear and concise manner to facilitate decision making by senior management. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to demonstrate diligence and to prioritise workload. An understanding of the legislation and implications of such for the management of the Transmission network for both Assets and Projects Preferably hold or, with past work experience, be working towards a degree or masters in an appropriate engineering discipline depending on the level of position applied for. An appreciation of multi-discipline projects, and design interface management would be desirable. Candidates with a project engineering background, specialising in Rotating Plant (i.e. Synchronous Compensators, Power Plants) and FACTS engineering, in either contractor, consultancy, or client organisations within the Energy Industry. Candidates background should include experience with Synchronous Condensers/Compensators, rotating plant, control systems, ancillary systems, interfacing with AC Primary Plant, with experience on Pathfinder projects favourable. Candidates with Power Generation experience who are able to demonstrate relevant transferable skills Desirable Other relevant FACTs Technology experience (e.g. STATCOM, SVC and HVDC Technology) will also be considered advantageous, but not essential.

Grid Services Project Manager

Greater London, South East, England

JOB ID: #7161 Grid Services Project Manager Location: London/Glasgow Our client is currently looking to recruit a Project Manager (with a mix of office & site based), to strengthen their Project Delivery Unit (PDU). The PDU team is responsible for the project execution of large-scale infrastructure renewable projects of onshore wind, solar and grid services across Ireland and the UK. You will report to the Programme Delivery Director for Grid services Ireland & UK. You would be working on Grid services projects. ResponsibilitiesEnsure PDU’s requirements are met for their renewable construction projects at various stages of development and construction to include organising, leading and ensuring effective management and administration of the Project.Coordination of project team including external consultants, contractors, and service providers.Reporting on projects status to the Project Steering Committee and to senior management.The implementation of anti-corruption prevention (e.g. assess and address risks, training, transparent reporting of incidents, monitoring of contractors) while ensuring that reporting of the project is according to the client’s way.Ensure internal communication, co-operation, and co-ordination between the different staff members of the Project and with other parties with interfaces to the Project (Region, Country and Corporate).Ensure efficient and regular project meetings and recording of minutes and agreed actions. This includes (but is not limited to) general internal project reporting, tracking of project spend & progress, tracking of project payments & variations and various project management documentation compilation and maintenance.Support the tendering processes for new projects.Manage the inputs from technical design team to finalize the design of the projects.Using the client’s internal tools for payments, project tracking, safety, contract management, risk management etc.General contribution to the construction of wind, solar, battery storage & other renewable energy projects competence, including development and maintenance of high environmental and HSSE standards.University degree in engineering or natural sciences with documented extensive experience preferable. QualificationsThird Level Engineering College degreeExperience in a similar field of managing renewable energy development projects with a proven track record of delivering renewable/large scale infrastructure projects through construction.Previous experience with BESS or sync comps projects preferable but not necessary and a strong Electrical and Civil background would be an advantage.Clear affinity with renewables and ideally relevant working experience in the renewable energy industry in particular the construction processes and environmental assessments renewable energy projects.Demonstrated experience of having full responsibility for management of project budgets and schedules from early-stage development to construction.Strong technical understanding of renewable energy technology with experience of contracts and technical appendices for main technology supply contracts.Strong communication, relationship building and good management skills including organisational ability and a target oriented; demonstrated ability to prioritize.Excellent application of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project (or equivalent), AutoCAD (preferably), Share-point and other applications.Ability to concisely frame issues by providing context, analysis, recommendations, and risk/benefit, both in written and verbal format to project teams.Independent self-starter with a clear ability to manage a large workload, often providing support to processes managed by colleagues, while prioritizing tasks and effectively juggling competing deadlines.Excellent communication skills in English.

Solar

Grid Services Project Manager

Ireland

JOB ID: #7162 Grid Services Project Manager Location: Ireland Our client is currently looking to recruit a Project Manager (with a mix of office & site based), to strengthen their Project Delivery Unit (PDU). The PDU team is responsible for the project execution of large-scale infrastructure renewable projects of onshore wind, solar and grid services across Ireland and the UK. You will report to the Programme Delivery Director for Grid services Ireland & UK. You would be working on Grid services projects. Responsibilities Ensure PDU’s requirements are met for their renewable construction projects at various stages of development and construction to include organising, leading and ensuring effective management and administration of the Project. Coordination of project team including external consultants, contractors, and service providers. Reporting on projects status to the Project Steering Committee and to senior management. The implementation of anti-corruption prevention (e.g. assess and address risks, training, transparent reporting of incidents, monitoring of contractors) while ensuring that reporting of the project is according to the client’s way. Ensure internal communication, co-operation, and co-ordination between the different staff members of the Project and with other parties with interfaces to the Project (Region, Country and Corporate). Ensure efficient and regular project meetings and recording of minutes and agreed actions. This includes (but is not limited to) general internal project reporting, tracking of project spend & progress, tracking of project payments & variations and various project management documentation compilation and maintenance. Support the tendering processes for new projects. Manage the inputs from technical design team to finalize the design of the projects. Using the client’s internal tools for payments, project tracking, safety, contract management, risk management etc. General contribution to the construction of wind, solar, battery storage & other renewable energy projects competence, including development and maintenance of high environmental and HSSE standards. University degree in engineering or natural sciences with documented extensive experience preferable. Qualifications Third Level Engineering College degree Experience in a similar field of managing renewable energy development projects with a proven track record of delivering renewable/large scale infrastructure projects through construction. Previous experience with BESS or sync comps projects preferable but not necessary and a strong Electrical and Civil background would be an advantage. Clear affinity with renewables and ideally relevant working experience in the renewable energy industry in particular the construction processes and environmental assessments renewable energy projects. Demonstrated experience of having full responsibility for management of project budgets and schedules from early-stage development to construction. Strong technical understanding of renewable energy technology with experience of contracts and technical appendices for main technology supply contracts. Strong communication, relationship building and good management skills including organisational ability and a target oriented; demonstrated ability to prioritize. Excellent application of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project (or equivalent), AutoCAD (preferably), Share-point and other applications. Ability to concisely frame issues by providing context, analysis, recommendations, and risk/benefit, both in written and verbal format to project teams. Independent self-starter with a clear ability to manage a large workload, often providing support to processes managed by colleagues, while prioritizing tasks and effectively juggling competing deadlines. Excellent communication skills in English.

Offshore Wind

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

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.

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