Specialist recruiter Atlas Professionals has successfully secured a frame agreement for the provision of capable and experienced personnel to complement the existing Wikinger project team.
Iberdrola is developing the offshore wind farm Wikinger in the Baltic Sea area within the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) about 32 km northeast of the island of Rugen and near the maritime borders with Poland, Denmark and Sweden.
The whole project covers a size of about 50 km2 and consists of 70 WTG secured to the seabed by jacket foundations. The project began offshore construction at the beginning of 2016 and will be fully commissioned by 2017.
In recent years Atlas’ offshore wind team have seen the market diversify, supplying personnel for the entire life cycle of an offshore wind farm. The team will be providing a range of personnel for Iberdrola including Engineering, Project Management, QHSE, Commercial and Development personnel for this particular project as well as the provision of offshore client representatives.
Atlas’ Business Manager Offshore Wind, Laura Smith: “This contract award is a great start to our relationship with Iberdrola as one of their key suppliers of personnel. The team and I plan to utilise our experiences gained in similar offshore renewable energy projects to ensure we supply the most competent and experienced professionals to this German project.”
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