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Offshore Maintenance Engineer

  • Sassenheim, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Operations, Monitoring and Maintenance

Job description

Oceans of Energy is looking for a Maintenance Manager to join our OMM department(Operations, Monitoring and Maintenance). If you are passionate about renewable energy, possess strong technical expertise, and thrive in a hands-on role, this is your chance!

As our Maintenance Manager you will play a pivotal role in establishing and implementing robust inspection and maintenance procedures, setting the standard for future operations. Our current offshore solar farm system, the first in the world in high waves, has been elemental for learning, including the T&I scopes. 

Your responsibilities and tasks

  • Develop and implement comprehensive maintenance programs for offshore floating solar farms, ensuring efficient operation and maximum energy production.
  • Establish standard operating procedures (SOPs) for routine inspections, maintenance tasks, and troubleshooting protocols.
  • Conduct regular inspections of solar panels, mooring systems, electrical components, and other infrastructure to identify and address potential issues proactively.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize maintenance schedules, prioritize tasks, and minimize downtime.
  • Utilize data analysis and predictive maintenance techniques to anticipate equipment failures and optimize performance.
  • Oversee the procurement of spare parts, tools, and equipment necessary for maintenance activities.
  • Train and mentor maintenance technicians to ensure compliance with safety protocols and best practices.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to offshore solar farm maintenance.

About Oceans of Energy

Oceans of Energy is a young, passionate and fast-growing company. We installed the world’s first offshore solar farm in 2019 and have since been operating it in severe offshore conditions. It is our aim to enable the world to generate clean energy from the abundance of space at sea instead of those scarce locations on land.

Our modular offshore solar farm has been operational at sea for several years now and as we are extending it, we are monitoring it extensively. Together with knowledge institutes, NGO’s and universities, we assess the impact on nature and marine life as well as to explore nature-enhancing opportunities around offshore solar

Why you want to work at Oceans of Energy:

  • You will work together with many very talented colleagues, all with a lot of passion for the same mission.
  • You will get a flexible time off policy, which means you will not have a strict maximum number of leave days a year. We believe that our employees can judge themselves when it is time to push and when it is time to take a break.
  • You will receive a laptop from Oceans of Energy to work on.
  • We believe that Learning is Key. This means that there are plenty of chances for you to learn and grow at our scale-up.
  • We also often arrange (voluntary) extra curriculum events, such as sailing events, campsites, BBQ’s, Xmas party and of course Friday afternoon drinks.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in maintenance engineering, preferably in the renewable energy sector with exposure to offshore installations.
  • Strong understanding of offshore long term maintenance programs.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and maintenance management software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with a hands-on approach to execution.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information clearly to diverse audiences.
  • Willingness to travel to offshore locations as required.