Offshore Substation Package Lead



Marketing & Communications, Product
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
Massachusetts, United States of America

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Posting Start Date:

July 25, 2023

Business unit:

Downstream and Renewables

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

What’s the role?

The Shell Offshore Wind team is seeking an Offshore substation Package Lead either in Houston, Texas, New York, NY or Trenton, New Jersey or Boston, Massachusetts.

The Package Lead is responsible for delivery of the Offshore Substation (OSS) package for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Farm Project. The Package Lead will manage the time, budget, scope, quality, risk, interfaces, safety and resources within the package. The Package Lead will be responsible for the design, procurement, and delivery of fully commissioned and documented OSS package for the Atlantic Shores Project. He/she will oversee the OSS design, manufacturing, and implementation.


  • Direct and manage work coordination within the package team members on a day-to-day basis

  • Collect requirements, define scope, and define work-breakdown-structure for the package

  • Manage relevant stakeholders

  • Support the development of the scopes of work

  • Ensure interface coordination with other packages

  • Responsible for OSS design

  • Lead the design team and ensure that the design is developed in compliance with the company best practice, cross portfolio strategy, good industry practices, applicable codes, and standards

  • Responsible for the execution of the feed design of the OSS

  • Responsible for the design interfaces

  • Develop the design basis to ensure certification of the OSS

  • Manage overall package time schedule, including key milestones, detailed planning of activities and developing schedules

  • Continuously ensure that package is progressing in accordance with schedule

  • Document CAPEX and OPEX budget for package and continuously control of the package budget

  • Ensure HAZID/HAZOP and risk assessments are carried out to identify risk and mitigation actions are planned accordingly

  • Lead preparation & evaluate of RFIs/RFPs, tenders, contract negotiations/signing, etc., in cooperation with the Procurement Team

  • Work with HSE Manager, employees, and contractors to plan and define the work within safety management plan

  • Proactively contribute to updating the safety management plan as required

  • Work with other projects in the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind portfolio to learn and share with future projects for best practices and lessons learned; additionally learn and share with other projects in Shell

  • Collaborate with the Quality Manager to develop quality management plan for package

  • Ensure that both team members and contractors comply with the QM-plan and ensure that specifications are met both on products and processes

  • Review key-deliveries from package groups

  • Hand-over package to customer and close-down of all package activities

  • Ensure that the individual project members possess the competences and experience to perform their job effectively and supply relevant training if required. Ensure that the members of the package groups are given the necessary basic knowledge (area of responsibility, hourly budget, quality requirements, time schedule, etc.) and have the necessary tools, procedures, and project material from similar projects available that enables them to do their work. Responsible for good team cooperation and a high spirit

Please Note:

The candidate must have an ability to travel every month to an Atlantic Shores or parent office for 3-5 days at a time and to various manufacturing, construction, and operating electrical generation and transmission sites on a regular basis.


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the USA or Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience within wind and/or other electrical generation sectors

  • Requires a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent experience with other engineering degree

  • Proven experience with Contracting Process and Contract Management

  • PMP Certification desired

  • Knowledge of cost control philosophy and methodologies, estimating, change management, and document controls procedures

  • Knowledge of the interconnection process and a desire to continue to learn as tariffs and RTOs change procedures

  • Extensive experience with budgets/scheduling, risk evaluation is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple primes and subcontractor RFPs and relationships simultaneously

The base salary range for this position is $146,000.00 - $218,000.00 per year. Individual pay will be based on various factors, such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents. Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives. For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays. Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at



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