Engineering and construction

Lead Transmission Specialist

Imagine a future where you support our green energy transformation by supervising the operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of our offshore windfarms

Welcome to Electrical Safety
You’ll be part of the Electrical Safety team where you, together with your colleagues, will supervise colleagues operating, maintaining, and repairing HV and LV equipment throughout the region and you’ll head a team of highly skilled high voltage transmission specialists. While on site, you’ll report directly to the Lead Commissioning Windfarm Manager, and your Functional Line Manager for your further development. We cultivate a safety-focused, collaborative, dynamic work environment and encourage career-long learning and development so our people can realise their full potential.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • maintaining the safety of all persons working on or near high voltage electrical equipment throughout commissioning, energisation, and testing by ensuring compliance with our electrical safety rules
  • leading teams of transmission specialists (also called senior authorized persons) and providing them with regular work direction
  • supporting wind farm commissioning project management in witnessing and executing acceptance tests, energisation, and commissioning scope throughout the construction phase
  • fostering a culture of safety at new offshore windfarm facilities and mentoring and training team members on our electrical safety rules
  • overseeing high voltage electrical installations to wind turbines, offshore substations, HV sub-marine and onshore cables, onshore substations, and grid connections.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have at least seven years of electrical working and maintenance experience as a qualified person and lead transmission specialist (or equivalent) operating under safe system of work
  • have at least three years working experience within onshore substation systems
  • have experience managing high voltage switching activities up to 275 kV
  • are willing to work offshore during commissioning time periods and able to clear medical checks and safety training programs as required by Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards
  • become a qualified transmission specialist under our electrical safety rules and subsequently trained to become a lead transmission specialist.

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 no later than December 11, 2022. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, , on, if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Please note that you’re expected to do regular travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll be working in different construction sites both offshore and onshore, with onshore locations in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Port Jefferson, and New York.

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.