Construction Pre-Installation Manager- Offshore Wind

Requisition ID:  34335

New York City, NY, US

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

Vestas Factory


The Pre-Assembly Field Project Manager, Offshore Wind is responsible for the handling and pre-assembly of offshore wind turbine components from the time of delivery to the pre-assembly location until load-out to the feeder barge in preparation for offshore installation, for designated Vestas offshore wind projects in North America. 

               It is the overall responsibility of the Pre-Assembly Field Project Manager to ensure that the pre-assembly project scope is delivered on time, on budget and to the required safety and quality standards, in collaboration with the project team. The Pre-Assembly Field Project Manager is responsible for close communication and alignment with the Project Manager and relevant sub-contracted companies, and to utilize resources in an efficient manner and maintain a co-operative, motivated and productive team.


  • Plan and supervise all pre-assembly activities of the main offshore WTG components including activities such as barge loadouts, heavy lifting, assembly of tower sections and nacelles, component handling and preservation, operation method reviews, mechanical and electrical completion works, installation and termination of cables inside the towers, and preparation of offshore wind components for load-out to the feeder barge 
  • Organize and coordinate the pre-assembly team, including management of subcontractors
  • Monitor operations performed by subcontractors on WTG components during Storage, Preservation, Pre-assembly and Loadout.
  • Engage the pre-assembly team in continuous improvement
  • Ensure close communication and alignment with the Project Manager
  • Ensure pre-assembly activities completed in time to meet internal targets and key loadout dates
  • Ensure effective HSE and Quality management within the pre-assembly site
  • Monitor project progress, budget and performance
  • Ensure compliance to the contract within the Pre-assembly scope
  • Finalize and comply with the Pre-assembly Method Statement
  • Effectively resolve internal issues to ensure the project is not affected
  • Notify of incidents and accidents according to HSE procedures


  • Minimum 10 years construction management experience, e.g. in a related energy, industrial or manufacturing setting.
  • Preferred: Direct wind industry or offshore energy experience
  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering, construction or project management or equivalent
  • Experience supervising a team of employees to safely carry out work on complex construction projects
  • Experience working with labor union workforce
  • Technical background, electrical, mechanical, or rotating heavy equipment; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics preferred. Ability to understand and utilize technical language.
  • Valid driver's license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business outcomes
  • Skilled familiarity with power generation language and key terminology
  • Proven performance in building and developing motivated teams while achieving results through others by coaching, mentoring and target setting
  • Knowledge & understanding of heavy lifting activities and associated EHS requirements
  • Skilled experience managing Mechanical & Electrical activities
  • Familiar with OSHA and standard site safety regulations
  • Proven experience with subcontractor management
  • Demonstrated ability to set and handle large budgets and resources
  • Professional commercial and contractual understanding and understanding of financial impacts of decisions with respect to project budgets
  • Ability to build and maintain professional customer relationships and effectively negotiate with customers to resolve disputes and promote win-win solutions
  • Effective change and conflict management. 
  • Proven decision-making skills with balanced risk taking
  • Function effectively in a time-sensitive setting in environments
  • Experience in working effectively with work groups across a global organization
  • Professional English communications skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation)
  • Good PC computer skills (MS Office) mandatory, MS Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Primavera Project Management preferred. SAP and Salesforce knowledge highly preferred


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), internet research and SAP
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to possess a driver's license
  • Ability to travel to various construction sites
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work in temperature extremes
  • Regular and committed attendance


Salary- 150k-175k

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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