EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.
The Sr. Risk Engineer will play a central role in supporting project design, optimization, value-decision making, project implementation within schedule and budget, as well as reporting activities.
Working under the Project Services Manager, the Sr. Risk Engineer will develop and maintain the risk register, develop risk management processes and support risk workshops with technical, development and commercial leads, and support decision making through qualitative and quantitative risk analysis.
90% - Risk assessment and risk management
• Understand the key drivers and values of the JV and Project and tailor the Risk Management processes to be optimized and fit-for-purpose
• Propose and implement risk management processes within the portfolio and the project and prepare the Risk Management Plan and other pertinent documentation
• Act as the expert for any question regarding these processes, templates, related methodologies and tools used for the portfolio and the project
• Develop and continuously update the portfolio and project risk registers by facilitating risks workshops with Leads and other stakeholders, including identification, categorization, analysis, qualification and quantification of all inherent risks that can affect the portfolio or the project
• Perform a prioritization of risks based on qualitative and/or quantitative assessment
• Challenge and track the mitigation plans
• Secure risk ownership amongst risk owners (training, risk awareness, etc.)
• Manage reviews and assurance of risks and opportunities
• Perform qualitative and quantitative assessment (Monte Carlo simulations) risks and opportunities to support decisions and contingency definition, including close collaboration with Planner and Cost Estimation Lead for schedule and cost risk assessment. Interpret and explain the Cost Schedule & Risk Analysis output including recommendations to manage risks. Develop presentation material to explain the results and key cost and schedule risk areas to Project Leadership and Review teams.
• Develop and maintain reporting tools on a monthly and quarterly basis, plus perform ad-hoc analyses on target risks to support management decisions
5% - Coordination and optimization
• Ensures commercial record keeping and documentation management are implemented in an effective and efficient manner pursuant to JV policy and other requirements
• Perform other tasks as assigned by the Project Services Manager
• Implement solutions that educate and encourage internal and external stakeholders to become more collaborative and contribute to the project value
• Support and coordinate peer reviews as applicable
5% - Other duties as assigned
Supervision of Others:
This role will not include any direct line management responsibilities.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Science required
• Master’s degree in Business Administration preferred
• Licensed Professional Engineer strongly preferred
• PMP Certification strongly preferred
• 5+ years of relevant work experience within wind and/or offshore industry supporting high-profile projects, managing risk assessment and risk management work ($250+ million value)
• 3+ years of experience with risk identification, risk mitigation and of risk evaluation theories
• Experience with quantitative risk modelling and inclusion of these results into economic analyses
• Additional project services experience a significant competitive advantage (Cost Engineering, Planning, Cost Control, etc.)
• Good analytical skills
• Advanced knowledge of MS Project application, Visio, MS Access, Word, Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint
• Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural context with multiple experts of various fields, in a high-paced JV environment
• High energy, self-motivated, collaborative individual
• Ability to design fit-for-purpose methodologies adapted to each stage of project development / each decision gate, and to alter methods and processes to facilitate collaboration with risk owners
• Attention to detail, ability and interest for deep-dive analysis and constant challenging of results
• Excellent communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
• Has good organizational and communication skills
Ability to travel at least 1x per month to a separate Atlantic Shores or parent office for 3-5 days at a time. Additional travels to coordinate with technical teams or meet with suppliers as needed.
85% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various Microsoft software/programs), phones, and general office equipment. Approximately 15% of the time is spent in offsite workshops or visiting other Atlantic Shores or parent offices, or training.