• Offshore
  • Taiwan
  • Renewable
  • Full time
Location area:
6 weeks, 1 rotation
Start date:

The position

Currently we are looking for a HV Supervisor. 
Reports to: Service Operations Manager (functional) and to Shift Supervisor (operational)
Location: On board an Installation Support Vessel or from CTV base port

The High Voltage Supervisor will provide supervision over the activities of the Tower teams and will focus on the quality of the overall tower related works, compliance to procedures and applicable HSE regulations, whilst ensuring the provision of complete & correct As-built documentation per tower (TP).

When working from an ISV the HV Supervisor is responsible for the control and management of all HV related termination works, cable core routing and tower work teams especially regarding the required termination work’s quality reporting and documentation. The HV supervisor acts as a supportive function to the Shift Supervisor (holding full responsibility for the overall ISV related utilisation, performance, and operations of Pull In and T&T works) and is responsible and accountable for all HV related termination and testing works. The HV supervisor reports all required T&T team performance, quality & activity reports to the Shift Supervisor and manages & controls adequate and complete deliverables from the work teams as well as the overall quality of the T&T works.

In the event of independently conducted CTV Test & Termination works the HV Supervisor also has the responsibilities of all works coordination and overall safety for CTV works similar to the ISV Shift Supervisor as per the project work schedule and HSE requirements.

The HV Supervisor has knowledge our client vision and values, as well as all company policies, and shall act accordingly. All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture.  This will include, but not be limited to:

  • Actively reporting non-conformances using the Non-Conformance Report (NCR) system,
  • Actively reporting any unsafe acts and conditions (including related to environment) using the HSEQ Observation system, or to vessel management team
  • Stopping and correcting the actions of personnel acting in an unsafe manner, and reporting using the HSEQ Intervention system.

Overall supervision of Testing and Termination teams,
• First point of contact for Testing and Termination teams,
• Responsible for HV work activity performed on the TP & OSS and the safe and efficient performance of the works,
• Provide advice for non-electrical TP Supervisors and/or Shift Supervisor on electrical works being performed during absence,
• In case requested, undertake switching operations according to client’s safe to work system in the role of AP (Authorised Person)
• Assist with raising Permits to Work, ensure correct permits are in place prior to any shift commences for Tower teams,
• Liaise with Storekeeper or work teams and control availability of materials, consumables and equipment required for the termination works including storage arrangement and condition of test equipment
• Ensure adherence from the Tower teams related to the tablet-based reporting system, and control completed work documentation against completeness and any quality findings.
• Ensure that all quality findings are either corrected directly during works conduction or included in the snagging list items for correction works.
• Ensure provision of read outs from test equipment for As-built use,
• Responsible for tower handovers,
• On ISV: Responsible for the day to day (per shift) coordination of T&T tower teams in close co-operation with the ISV Shift Supervisor,
• Observe the toolbox talks are correctly given by the team leaders of the tower teams prior to commencement of work. If not, pro-actively check if all involved in the installation are briefed on the requirements in their respective assignment/task,
• Check if the actual installation is conducted in compliance with the project procedures / plans, and record its findings in the inspection reports,
• Pro-actively report deviations with the project procedures / plans to the Shift Supervisor who should initiate a Management of Change proposal,
• Check that all performed activities are properly risk assessed and control measures communicated and implemented (not limited to PPE compliance),
• Quality control of all activities witnessed, and all data collected,
• Issue lessons learned to the Shift Supervisor (ISV) or directly to Project management/ Project engineers,
• Check compliance with the Project waste management plan inside the offshore structures.

• Have access to all information required for a proper execution of the work
• Authorized to instruct Testing and Termination teams on working procedures
• Authorized to accept Permits to Work and issue them when replacing the Shift Supervisor
• Authorized to deputize for Shift Supervisor for relevant items in his/her absence, when agreed between parties.
• For any separated CTV Testing and Termination works operated from Base Port or from the ISV the HV Supervisor acts as Shift Supervisor for the complete Test & Termination works, the ISV Shift supervisor remains responsible for all Pull in Works conducted by the ISV.
• Support standards and procedures for role
• Issue, control and implement documentation as per Master Document Register for Supervisors.

• Captain/OM
• Offshore Manager
• Project Engineers
• Project Management
• ISV Shift Supervisor on daily work
• Service Operations Manager (i.e. Appraisals, Sickness, Leave requests etc.)
• All support departments onshore associated with Role of Shift Supervisor

• Subcontractors
• Client Representative

• Detailed technical knowledge and experience of the high-voltage and/or medium-voltage electrical equipment and cable installation systems
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a similar position in the offshore wind industry
• Preferable experience working as Authorised Person under an established Safe to Work System
• Extensive Jointing experience with 66kV installations of termination products from different manufacturers (Pfisterer/TE/Nexans/NKT)
• Ability to maintain focus on the high-level overview and priorities
• Conflict resolving
• Team leader
• Motivator
• Efficient communicator
• Flexible and hands-on mentality
• Trainings in compliance with of our client 

Good command of the English language, both written and spoken


  • Trainings in compliance with our client’s Training Matrix
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Current GWO BST (Basic Safety Training) o Sea Survival incl. Boat Transfer
  • Working at Heights
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Awareness
  • First Aid
  • Offshore Medical and Chester Step certificate



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Tom van der Kaay