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    Full-time Position
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    Software & Information Technology
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 13,2022
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    Offshore Technician / Supervisor (OTS)

    This will be your workplace

    Start date: in consideration with candidate, but preferably as soon as possible. Weekly working hours: 40 hours. Work location is Arnhem.
    Grid Field Operations Offshore
    Grid Field Operations is executing Field Operations, Maintenance and (Baseload) Projects. We ensure the integrity and safety of our assets entrusted to us, while also ensuring their maximum availability. We make sure that the onshore grids of TenneT is reliable in Germany and the Netherlands.

    This will be our challenge

    TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate Offshore Technician / Supervisor (OTS) who will contribute to this and that might be you?

    Your contribution to TenneT

    The Offshore Technician/Supervisor (OTS) assists the Offshore Installation Manager during operations, executing maintenance activities on behalf of TenneT, and supervising maintenance activities and other operations executed by third parties.
    Depending on the scope of work at hand the OTS is the technical expert on site able to execute the work within his own technical expertise and able of technical assistance to colleagues and/or is coordination and supervising third parties. The OTS is part of preventive and corrective maintenance activities of TenneT or supervising electrical safety to third parties on the platform.
    The OTS ensures that all works are performed according to applicable rules and regulations, SLA's and Work Permits. The OTS replaces the OIM as Emergency Response Leader in case of incapacitation of the OIM, taking measures to ensure the safety of personnel and the installation.

    • Preparing and supervising safe maintenance and operations on the cable systems and platforms by TenneT personnel, subcontractors, Wind Park Operators and Third Parties
    • Executing coordination between offshore and onshore assets
    • Ensuring compliance to legislations and SHE-rules for internal and external personnel;
    • Supervision on the Permit To Access and Permit To Work system, providing a safe place to work including electrical and mechanical lock outs and tag outs
    • Able to carry out work according to the nomination of Skilled Person (Vakbekwaam Persoon) or NPcWA (Werkverantwoordelijke)
    • First line response (storingswachtdienst)
    • Acting as on-site Emergency Response Leader in case of incapacitation of the OIM, ensuring safety of the personnel and assets, establishing and maintaining clear communication lines with the Crisis Manager
    • Executing preventive, corrective and other work scopes on the offshore assets
    • Assist Projects and Operations Readiness Teams in designing, building and commissioning of new Grid Connection Systems
    • Based on suitability, being a member of the grid connection system (GCS) management steering team; being member of a self-steering team of 3, being responsible for the custodianship of the GCS for budget & quality.

    Contact information

    Els Boot,


    +31 (6) 34 35 17 09

    Your Profile and background

    • Established an accepted operational safety leader, able to lead multi-cultural (subcontractor) teams in the offshore domain during normal operations and in emergency situations
    • Relevant knowledge and experience in occupational safety and environmental protection
    • Experienced in planning, organizing, coordinating, controlling and reporting maintenance and corrective repair work across a range of disciplines
    • Solid technical affinity, background and operational experience with electrical (LV or HV or GIS) and/or mechanical systems (e.g. HVA/C, Foam and Gas Fire Fighting and other auxiliary systems) on offshore installations
    • Relevant experience with switching operations in high voltage installations in line with the Offshore Electrical Safety standard (based on NEN ISO 3140 and NEN ISO 3840)
    • Skilled and experienced in offshore operations, including ship access and helicopter access
    • Basic operational knowledge of offshore regulatory conditions and legislation
    • Preferrable experienced in working in project environments
    • Language skills in both Dutch and English, verbal and in writing, at Level B2 (confident) or higher
    • Natural ability to share knowledge and experience to improve processes and assets
    To further extend our team we are currently preferably interested in experts in FAS/FES systems , NAVAIDs, CCTV , PAGA systems, Oil-Water Systems, Freshwater Systems. This covers experience in testing, configuration, system philosophy and fault finding.
    Proven safety leadership capabilities are essential. An offshore medical examination and a number of required trainings (technical, GWO, MOME) must be performed with a positive outcome on a regular basis. This role will require extensive travel, both on land and offshore, and will in require onshore office work as well as offshore deployment ranging from single day deployments up to bi-weekly rotations during extended periods of time.

    Our offer

    TenneT is a solid stable employer that shows high growth, performing a crucial role in society. A company with one of the biggest investment programs in the country and relations with a wide range of institutions. Within TenneT, Offshore Wind is one of the most revolutionary developments with an attractive long term outlook. TenneT is globally a top offshore grid developer, being the biggest investor in the German energy transition. We offer a responsible function in salary schale 6 ( between euro 2.888 and 5.286 based on ft), 40 days leave, 8% holiday allowance, 6% end of year bonus, €60 gross per month medical allowance, good pension scheme) within one of the most dynamic settings in the energy sector in a fascinating and dynamic international working environment.

    Recruitment Process

    In our online-application-form you can apply within only some minutes. Afterwards we screen your application and get back to you as soon as possible. Our selection process consists of two interviews. Closing date of this vacancy is July 25, 2022.
    An assessment can be part of the application procedure.
    At entry, TenneT performs a Pre-Employment Screening

    For further questions regarding the recruiting process please contact:
    Els Boot
    People | Talent Acquisition
    T + 31 (0) 889368325

    For questions relating to the position:
    Markus Kipp
    GFO Offshore |


    TenneT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.
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