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General Electric Marshalling harbor Transport and Installation engineer in Nantes, France

Job Description Summary

To be part of the Installation and M&E engineering team of GE Wind Offshore. The team is responsible for the supply of all the transport and installation tools for GE Wind Offshore projects around the world. The team is leading and supervising the design, manufacturing, supply of the tools and the final assembly process of the Wind Turbines, including all documentation, certification and installation procedures related.

The engineer will work on the definition of methods and tools for the pre-assembly of the turbine tower sections at the marshalling harbor area in close relationship with the marshalling harbor managers and the offshore installation team.

He/she will also support the installation engineering department in the definition of onshore logistic for heavy component and heavy lift operations.

The candidate will participate to the operations of the french project PBG in execution in Saint Nazaire with strong follow-up of assembly operation at the pre-assembly site.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Define with Engineering team the interface for transport and lifting of tower sections

  • Responsible for the preparation of the internal tower pre-assembly documentation

  • Responsible to review and approve pre-assembly operation documentation from marshalling harbor subcontractor (transport and lifting documents)

  • Define and specify civil work requirements for the storage and the pre-assembly of the Haliade-X tower including ground bearing consideration, geotechnical requirement and acceptance criteria

  • Define, specify and engineer tower section storage tools for various configurations

  • Act as project manager in the engineering and manufacturing of the tower stands

  • Follow the manufacturing and ensures delivery plan and quality

  • Attend kick-off meetings, FAT, SAT and final reception as well as leading follow-up meetings and interface with certification bodies

  • Support and report to the tool lead engineer in the definition of new installation tools based on new methodologies discussed during workshops with other Wind Business stakeholders

  • Support the tender team for the quotation of marshalling harbor in relation to tower assembly


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in mechanical/Civil engineering

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in similar role

  • Experienced in onshore heavy lift preferably in the offshore wind field

  • Experienced in transport systems and logistic of heavy components (Reachstaker, SPMT, onshore crane)

  • Experienced in civil work for preparation of construction site

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Fluent in English both spoken and written

Desired Characteristics

  • Experienced in industrial tools for assembly of large components

  • Offshore standards for sea transport and marine operations

  • EU standards for tool specifications

  • Organised and transparent

  • Good communication skills, high flexibility

  • Able to work within a multicultural/multidiscipline team

  • Available to travel to fabrication site

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No