Engineering and construction

Autonomous Vessel Specialist

Imagine a future where you’re at the forefront of enabling autonomous vessel operations across offshore wind farm development campaigns

Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for the full scope of autonomous vessels operation, incl. planning, offshore deployment, fleet monitoring, and maintenance. You’ll be collaborating with key technical and commercial stakeholders across the organisation, as well as externals, to ensure a safe and efficient operation with focus on high system reliability. You’ll be involved in the development of uncrewed vessel operations, providing cost effective and innovative solutions to improve our offshore operational needs.

Welcome to Autonomous Vessel Solutions
You’ll be part of our newly created Autonomous Vessel Solutions team where you, together with your colleagues, will you’ll be working at the forefront of a new offshore technology that enables uncrewed operations at scale in the offshore wind industry. You’ll be part of a growing team with broad competences spanning across measurement engineers, data scientists, and autonomous vessel specialists. You’ll be leading commercial operations of our uncrewed vessel providing essential data measurements for our offshore measurement campaigns. As a team, we embrace a culture of open and honest communication. We aspire to consistently develop and improve through feedback and collaborative knowledge sharing, with an innovative and a commercial mindset.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • planning and executing uncrewed vessel operations across global offshore wind farm campaigns, incl. permitting, contracting, monitoring, and control of uncrewed vessels
  • defining operational procedures and processes in collaboration with our autonomous systems supplier to meet regulatory requirements
  • managing internal and external stakeholders in relation to the design of autonomous vessel solutions and continuous development activities
  • analysing operational data across our autonomous vessel fleet, planning maintenance campaigns, and conducting occasional offshore operations when required
  • managing supplier and client contracts throughout your projects and ensuring that campaign objectives are successfully achieved.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree within engineering, a commercial area, or equivalent maritime degree, e.g., RYA or IYT Yachtmaster Offshore, Master 200, or hydrographic surveyor
  • have a strong track record of working with offshore operations, preferably with experience from planning and operating uncrewed vessels
  • are perseverant and motivated by finding original solutions to challenges that aren’t always well defined, and implementing these solutions in a structured manner
  • have strong oral and written communication skills, with a keen focus on documentation and can engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • are self-driven and able to deliver results while working on several parallel workstreams across a complex matrix organisation
  • don’t necessarily check all the points above but if you’re a proactive and quick learner, we would like to hear from you.

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 31 January 2023.. 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 Frederik Soendergaard Hansen, Head of Autonomous Vessel Solutions, on (United Kingdom +44) 7826941554 on Mondays and Thursdays from 13:00-14:00 GMT; GMT Standard Time, 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 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.