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Commissioning Manager – Richmond, VA / Norfolk, VA / Vessel

Job Description

Commissioning Manager – Richmond, VA / Norfolk, VA / Vessel

Project: Offshore Wind Substation Installation

Work Location: Variable (All Locations Noted Above) Must be flexible with travel

Pay Rate: Not Defined / need Candidate’s requested rate

Work Schedule: 5x8's to start, but OT may be required during construction phases

PD: Highest GSA Rates for each location

Mob / Demob: $500.00

Duration: Initially One Year w/ annual extensions expected

Position Details/Scope of Work:


  • Support Offshore Substation Platform (OSP) Commissioning with all activities related to Export Cable Testing and Commissioning. Manage and coordinate the Control and Protection System Interoperability Tests between the Company, and Contractor. Support the SCADA Integration Test Related to Wind Turbine Generator SCADA System related to Switchgear Control and Windfarm Management System.

  • Project teams are established to provide a customized mix of business consulting, project management, financial control and monitoring, administrative, and technical support services

  • The Commissioning Manager's primary role is to Lead and Manage the Commissioning Process for the Offshore project

  • Witnessing all Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), Onshore and Offshore Cold Commissioning, and supporting the project commissioning team during initial energization, hot commissioning, interim operation through O&M Turnover

  • Responsibilities Manage the Package Commissioning activities and supervise Contractor Commissioning Activities ensuring compliance with the Company Requirements during all the stages until turnover to Operations

  • Oversee all Contractor Commissioning activities in terms of quality, technical review, contractual and schedule compliance, including the interfaces with the relevant contractors from other packages

  • Support Offshore Substation Platform Commissioning team with all activities related to Export Cable Testing and Commissioning

Education Requirements:

  • Qualifications Minimum of 5 Years of experience with Transmission Systems and/or offshore sind

  • Minimum of 2 Years Commissioning Management on offshore substation or wind projects

  • IT literacy with the ability to utilize MS Office systems and other IT based Project Management software

  • Flexibility to travel regularly to attend meetings and work at different project sites

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing working environment and demonstrate a positive approach to change

  • High degree of self-motivation with a flexible approach to work




Richmond, VA / Norfolk, VA / Vessel




Long Term 3 yrs+



Erika Roden




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