Grid Works Manager

Posted 12 November 2023
Salary Competitive Day Rate
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameCatalina Fonrodona

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company is looking for a Grid Works Manager for a leading specialist in solar energy development, production and integrated energy storage solutions with a 25GW portfolio with over 300 utility-scale projects across Europe.

Responsible for maintaining oversight and where necessary stepping into to manage grid workstreams during constructions.

  • Project Management, responsible to ensure that all Parties (SPV, High Voltage EPC, Owner’s Engineer, etc) deliver on contractual obligations, in relations to grid works.

  • Responsible for oversight of all shared Grid Infrastructure (HV Substations, Underground Cables and overhead line).

  • Coordination with owners' engineers, Shareholders, and the wider team to ensure meeting shareholder obligations. More specifically Attending meetings with other shared infrastructure stakeholders.

  • Coordinating Client’s response, ensuring that works stay on track and to budget.

  • Responding and acting on any required design or contract changes.

  • Managing and escalating topics as necessary to the Project Manager.

  • Oversee interface with PV plant scope of works and technical requirements.

  • Responsible for ensuring a suitable HV safety strategy for the Grid Works is in place and coordinating with relevant stakeholders to achieve this.

  • Ensure EPC contractor performs the Grid Works in accordance with the agreement, owner’s requirements and health and safety regulations.

  • Monitor financial aspects of the Works, in coordination with other departments, including analysis of variations and contingency usage.

  • Responsible for oversight of main equipment, i.e. ensuring QA has been performed etc.

  • Responsible for interface with the Owners Engineers and ensure that they are providing the support services contracted for.

  • Responsible for the oversight of the interface of the grid works with network operator and other parties.

  • Responsible for the oversight of the shared infrastructure grid works, including attending key meetings, reporting, and monitoring on works progress,

  • Responsible for oversight of the grid compliance process from a permitting perspective. Management of consultancies and liaison with Contractor to request the corresponding documentation.

  • Accountable for oversight of the plant grid related SCADA, control, and external communication solutions

  • Liaise with appropriate colleagues and provide oversight of market interface activities, i.e., metering systems.

  • Ensure appropriate design assurance activities are performed, to programme and quality.

  • Support PM in ensuring all necessary hand over documentation is prepared for hand over to operations.

  • Support continuous improvement by providing feedback back and lessons learned to other teams.

  • Construction site visits to ensure quality delivery of works.

What will you need to succeed in the role?

  • Knowledge and experience in construction of substations and electrical infrastructure in Spain.

  • Significant construction site experience in terms of managing contractors to ensure works are delivered to quality and on time.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Commercial skills in terms of managing contractors as well as managing shared infrastructure shareholders to defend Client’s interests.

  • Qualification in Electrical Engineering .

  • Strong Project Management skills, being able to demonstrate track record of effective stakeholder management.

  • Self-motivated professional with excellent communication and analytical skills

Our client offers a 24-month fixed contract with a highly competitive salary and bonus scheme.