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Transmission Specialist


Join us in this role where you’ll support our North-East program of offshore wind farms. You’ll be responsible for commissioning, maintaining, operating, and trouble-shooting high and low- voltage equipment in a safe and controlled manner, as well as providing safety guidance for all working parties in accordance with Ørsted Electrical Safety Rules (ØESR). We cultivate a collaborative, dynamic, and diverse work environment and encourage career-long learning and development so our people can realise their full potential. The role will be based both onshore and offshore.

Welcome to Region Americas - Operations
You’ll be part of the High Voltage Transmission System team where you, together with your colleagues, will service, maintain, and repair the HV equipment in electrical substations throughout the region. In this role, you’ll report to the High Voltage (HV) Transmission System Manager. As a team, we foster a safety culture and are able to reliably maintain the bulk electric transmission system.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • providing safety by electrical or mechanical isolation, earthing, and switching of high-voltage and low-voltage equipment in substations for both planned and unplanned work
  • undertaking preventive and corrective maintenance of high-voltage substation assets in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
  • performing troubleshooting activities using alarm signals on SCADA or local control system
  • operating transmission system configurations and contingencies for a wind farm and being able to comprehend transmission system relay protection schemes
  • outage managing and network controlling in collaboration with relevant personnel and being able to operate the transmission assets using the SCADA or local control system
  • leading contractors and working parties working on transmission assets within a substation and participating in coordination of inter-system operation, testing, and associated safety procedures.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have at least five years of electrical working and maintenance experience working at substation as a qualified person operating under the company’s HV Safety Rules
  • are experienced in performing switching operations on high-voltage transmission assets
  • need to become a qualified person under the ØESR with support and training provided to gain this internal accreditation in the first year of employment
  • are able to work a shift-pattern, sometimes spending up to 7/14 days offshore at a time on a service operation vessel (SOV)
  • have the clear medical checks and safety training programs as required by Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards and have a valid US driver’s license.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate

If you need to request any reasonable adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, please contact [email protected].

Please note that you’re expected to do extensive travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll be required to travel for up to 50-75% of your first year of employment. Travel may cover both Europe and America.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

About the job
Application deadline:
July 31, 2024

Providence, US North Kingstown, US Port Jefferson, NY, US, 11733

Field of work:
Operations and technicians

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Imagine a future with Ørsted

About Ørsted
- We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America.

- Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

- We’ve been ranked as one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years.

- We’re headquartered in Denmark.

- We have over 8,600 employees, working in 15 countries and growing.

An inclusive team
Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas.

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Ørsteds vision er at skabe en verden, der udelukkende kører på grøn energi. Ørsted udvikler, opfører og driver landvindmølleparker, havvindmølleparker, bioenergianlæg og innovative løsninger, som omdanner affald til energi, og forsyner sine kunder med intelligente energiprodukter. Ørsted har 6200 medarbejdere og har hovedsæde i Danmark.

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