OHL Engineer

The Zophia Wind Farm is a combination of green energy, community well-being, and environmental protection. It is located in the southern part of Ukraine in the Yakimivka District of the Zaporizhia region and will start construction of Zophia I and II in July 2021 representing 337.5 MW. Once built and operated, it will produce about 1.25 GWh of electricity, enough to power over 627,000 Ukrainian households. In the future, it can be a 788 MW high impact project with a load factor of +42%.

Emergy – Sustainable Stories, is a Norway-based company that develops, operates and owns large-scale wind farms in South-East Europe. Emergy has ambitious goals when it comes to renewable power, and aims to have 2 GW of wind projects in operations by 2025. Currently, the company has two projects in operation or construction in Ukraine and several projects in development in several South-East European countries.


We offer:

  • Challenging and interesting tasks with good development opportunities in a dynamic business environment within the renewables industry
  • Working environment with entrepreneurial and experienced colleagues
  • A small and dynamic business environment where you will be able to influence the development of the company
  • Room to create and try out new ideas and ways of working
  • Competitive terms


OHL Engineer Profile

As OHL Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the Zophia Project with managing, coordinating and evaluating all tasks related to the design, development and construction of the OHL line required within the project.

This position is based in the Zaporizhia region of southern Ukraine.


OHL Engineer Job Duties:

  • Support the projects from the detail design phase into the construction phase with significant onsite presence required in the construction phase with specific focus on Engineering aspects and Quality Control Implementation
  • Support Management with the contractor communication for OHL line scope related aspects
  • Check that all OHL line contract deliveries are provided on time and as described in the scope of work
  • Ensure that the entire scope of work of all contractors for the OHL line is delivered
  • Support and monitor the interface between the different contractors
  • Verify contractors’ formal acceptance of deliveries from subcontractors
  • Run a daily log of events that may be relevant for contractual discussions and disputes later
  • Ensure that the Basis for Design is adhered to in full
  • Support the approval of the suppliers’ quality plans
  • Verify all contractor deliveries meets the quality specifications (approved for factory release, undamaged, necessary documentation etc.)
  • Support the approval of milestone deliveries
  • Support the implementation and follow-up of appropriate risk management for the OHL line
  • Review the risks identified by the subcontractors and implement them in the projected register if relevant


OHL Engineer Skills and Qualifications:

  • Formal qualification in an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of relevant experience of working in the overhead line construction industry, from other power production plants, ideally wind power plants
  • Experience in the supervision of Overhead Line construction activities including subcontract works associated with Overhead line construction
  • Knowledge of both international and Ukrainian relevant standards
  • Motivated, highly organized individual with strong communication and excellent active listening skills for working in a team setting
  • Self-starter who is confident to take a lead and operate in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Ability to ensure compliance with safety rules and documentation, and be committed to working safely at all times
  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment
  • Working language is English while being proficient in the Ukrainian language is an advantage


For further information about the job please contact Galina Zhugan via an email at galina.zhugan@zophiawind.com

Please submit your application in English by way of CV (and also preferably some references) to: info@zophiawindfarm.com