Engineering & Science –Building & Construction

Electrical Project Development Manager

Imagine a future where you energize our future portfolio of offshore wind farms 

Join us in this role where you’ll act as a deputy to our regional project lead who is responsible for the early stage development of the electrical transmission scope across our pipeline of development projects located in US waters. You’ll be based at our local office in Providence or Boston where you’ll be working together with colleagues in the development projects and local stakeholders. 

Welcome to Electrical Project Management 

You’ll be part of Electrical Project Management where you, together with your colleagues, will develop and deliver the electrical transmission system of our future US-based offshore wind farms. You’ll be working together with your colleagues across the Atlantic waters at our European competence center and play a key role in establishing a footprint in the US market of offshore wind. 

You’ll play an important role in:  

  • managing, planning, and coordinating development initiatives to address challenges of connecting large-scale offshore wind power plants to the US transmission network 
  • developing conceptual electrical system designs and outlining construction schedules for the development project pipeline, including offshore and onshore cable route selection 
  • developing main drivers for electrical system inputs to the business case and ensuring optimization of the conceptual onshore design and construction schedule 
  • identifying opportunities for synergies across the electrical system scope of the organization’s development project pipeline 
  • collaborating with Project Development to manage costs, schedule, requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks 
  • liaising with the organization’s competence centres to capture lessons learned, implement best practises, and harvest portfolio synergies. 

To succeed in the role, you:  

  • have substantial experience developing and/or constructing high voltage electrical substations and underground transmission assets for generation projects in the Northeast US 
  • are acquainted with electrical grid code requirements for large generator assets in PJM, ISO-NE, and NYISO regions 
  • consistently demonstrate a result-oriented and analytical approach to your work and enjoy working both independently and with colleagues and business partners 
  • thrive in an international environment and have the ability to convey complex issues to internal and external stakeholders 
  • have more than 5 years of experience working with high voltage transmission systems, utility scale generation, and/or construction projects 
  • hold a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or similar PMP certification or similar training and certification. 

Join a world leader in green energy 

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.  


Shape the future with us 

Send your application no later than October 30, 2020. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist by email on if you’d like to know more about the position. 

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages. 

Please note that you’re expected to do 10-25% traveling in relation to your work, as you’ll need to visit the European offices to establish your network as well as travel within the US to engage with relevant stakeholders.