Engineering & Science – Wind Power

Senior Authorized Person

Imagine a future where you play a key role in the safe operation of our transmission assets in Taiwan 

Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for the operation and maintenance of wind farm electrical assets, including the HV/LV power system. The scope of the Senior Authorized Person is to be an asset specialist and perform and coordinate the electrical activities and execution of the day-to-day operations and maintenance of our Changhua 1 & 2a transmission assets. 

Welcome to Changhua 1 & 2a 

We have secured 1820MW of grid capacity for offshore wind in Taiwan, the first 900MW (Changhua 1 & 2a) being currently due for construction with a high level of activities and engagements with a large variety of stakeholders. You’ll work under the directions of the Senior Operation Specialist and will be seconded into the construction phase of the wind farm and undergo a series of on-the-job training programs to ensure that you develop the required competences. 

You’ll play an important role in:  

  • developing a strong, positive electrical QHSE culture with colleagues and ensuring that there’s always a focus on maintaining and improving safety standards 
  • being seconded into the construction phase of the wind farm to complete a series of on-the-job training programs and developing the required competences to operate and maintain the transmission asset’s electrical components 
  • being responsible for planning, managing, and preparing the electrical works related to the wind farm transmission asset including all HV/LV components in the onshore and offshore power system 
  • being responsible for performing switchgear operations and investigating faults on site and for informing the Control Engineer 
  • participating in developing the wind farm transmission asset strategy for Changhua 1 & 2a and any upcoming Taiwanese assets in accordance with our asset management policy 
  • participating in the development of all new inputs to Ørsted Electrical Safety Rules in Taiwan in collaboration with different stakeholders in the company. 

To succeed in the role, you: 

  • have a good knowledge of UHV/HV transmission networks and power systems (a degree in electrical engineering is preferable) 
  • have significant experience in UHV/HV operation and maintenance management 
  • have an analytical approach to your work and the ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously and calmly without losing perspective 
  • are able to create excellent results through teamwork and to develop good relationships with your colleagues and external business partners 
  • are able to live and work in shift patterns on an SOV (service operation vessel) and comply with GWO medical requirements for working offshore and onshore 
  • are able to speak and write English/Mandarin fluently (TOEIC 250+ is an advantage)  

Join a world leader in green energy 

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.  

Shape the future with us  

Send your application to us no later than August 31, 2020, as we’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.  

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist by email on if you’d like to know more about the position. 

Please note that you’re expected to do some travelling in relation to your work, both domestically and potentially occasionally to other parts of the Asia-Pacific region and to our offices in Europe. 

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.