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Senior Cable Engineer - Offshore

  • Edinburgh
  • Negotiable
  • Contract

URGENT REQUIREMENT - Senior Cable Engineer - Offshore Wind (12 month contract)

Eden Scott is delighted to be supporting their energy sector client on the recruitment of an experienced Senior Cable Engineer.

This is an initial 12 months, F/T contract, based in either Edinburgh / London (hybrid working available).

"Outside IR 35" status - payment on "Limited Company" basis (option to stay inside IR 35 and get paid via umbrella company, if preferred)

Role responsibilities include:

  • Support the Project's Work Package Manager in the definition and delivery of cable transmission assets for the Project

  • Provide discipline engineering support for submarine cable deliveries and interfaces with suppliers.

  • Provide discipline engineering support to the electrical team for design for the submarine cables. Support will include developing wind farm, cable layouts and sizing.

  • Review, comment, and approve design documentation, quality plans and other procedures as appropriate in support of the HV cables.

  • Working with procurement, to support supplier evaluation, selection and award process for submarine cables. Ensuring safety, engineering due diligence, best value to the Joint Venture is achieved and contract is placed to meet project schedule requirements.

  • Support the interface with the wider engineering team, the consenting team and stakeholder engagement team to meet the requirements of the external examination process.

  • Manage the interfaces between key external stakeholders, including engineering contractors, installation contractors and suppliers.

  • Management of technical interfaces between the cable and other areas of the project.

  • Identify and manage key engineering and technical delivery risks and provide input to project risk management and mitigation action plans.

  • Identify Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) risks and communicate as appropriate

  • Support tender clarification/evaluation and contractor/vendor selection.

  • Assist in the coordination of all HV cable assurance activities, including the management of Design Verification Plans.

This is an urgent requirement, so please contact me asap on


Anita Galbraith
Point of contact
Anita Galbraith
Principal Consultant
07968 201 951 0141 410 1020

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