Head of Commissioning Maintenance and Monitoring | Offshore Wind

Job Locations BE-VAN-Hoboken
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 years ago(23/11/2022 11:53)
Professional experience
Primary Location : Location
Primary Location : Address Line 1
Leo Bosschaertlaan 1
Primary Location : Postcode

Job Description

What if you could lead a team ensuring that the future of renewable energy runs smoothly? Join Equans to make a difference in the offshore wind sector, right here in Hoboken.

As the Head of Commissioning Maintenance and Monitoring, you will guide and inspire a team to test and ensure the safe and efficient final use of OSS-auxiliary systems after construction.

You will lead commissioning managers, engineers, and LOTO officers to deliver projects on time and within budget, ensuring formal acceptance by the client.

Equans is the place where your leadership and technical expertise can shine.

Ready to steer the future of offshore wind?


  • contract compliance & translation:
    • analyze employer requirements, technical specifications, overall project planning, and resourcing
    • get familiar with the substation by studying the 3D model and set up an action plan and detailed commissioning planning
  • constructions:
    • support the Construction department by providing technical information, inspection guidelines, and startup inspections for efficient commissioning
  • engineering:
    • support the Engineering department with technical information for efficient commissioning methods
    • review commissioning plans and relevant documentation
    • feed the Lessons Learned database with commissioning experiences
  • commissioning preparation:
    • define commissioning planning within project boundaries and ensure links between construction and project LD milestones
    • author and manage the division’s commissioning procedure and LOTO procedure
  • team management:
    • form a team, plan activities in line with tender hours, and ensure functional requirements are understood
    • establish relationships with key client staff and draft commissioning procedures during the tender phase


  • HSSE:
    • ensure safe execution of team activities according to HSE procedures and instructions
  • permits to work:
    • ensure all team activities comply with LOTO/permit to work rules

Project closure:

  • oversee clear handover of systems to the client and work to the M&M department
  • coordinate simultaneous operations for safe execution

Documentation and reporting:

  • responsible for progress and budget reporting to project managers and the Board
  • follow up on HSE information, using workplace observation system and Safety Observation Cards (SOC)
  • inform Project Manager about project risks and opportunities identified by the team
  • verify and act on progress reporting software outputs
  • ensure quality of work and documentation, carry out work inspections, and report actions

Change management:

  • monitor and raise changes to client specifications or subcontractor scope to project management and Procurement department
  • ensure commissioning managers provide a clear overview of all extra works by subcontractors weekly

Lead and innovate in this role thanks to your skills:

  • graduate or master with electrical specialization
  • 10 years of experience, including:
    • project, construction, and commissioning management
    • industrial projects and/or offshore marine environment
    • QC, mechanical completion, and commissioning for industrial projects
  • expertise in resource planning and broad technical knowledge in electricity and instrumentation
  • affinity with piping or mechanical systems
  • adequate knowledge of mechanical constructions and supporting systems
  • accurate and administratively strong
  • proven leadership capabilities, able to supervise a large team
  • decisive, persistent, and excellent at managing client and partner relationships
  • excellent communication skills in English; knowledge of Dutch is a plus

Join Equans in Hoboken and lead the charge in commissioning maintenance and monitoring for offshore wind projects.

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization-, disability insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance, 13th month, holiday pay
  • lease car (with fuel card), bicycle lease plan
  • smartphone with subscription, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst - annick.verelst@equans.com


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