Incredible Careers: Paul McCann, Project Manager at Omexom UK Renewables
Ever wondered what it's like to work at a VINCI Energies business? We spoke to some of our colleagues to find out about their experiences.
Hi Paul, Can you finish the following sentence: ‘My business is an incredible company to work for because…’
The company allows me to enjoy a good work-life balance, which helps me to retain the energy and passion I need to perform to a high standard at work.
Give us an example of a time where you have been supported to achieve your best in your career with us.
The company has allow myself to get involved in lots of interesting projects over my time here, many of them energy industry firsts which are great learning curves for the future energy markets.
VEUK is an organisation made up of Incredible Teams both large and small. Tell us about your Incredible Team and what it’s like to work with them.
It’s great to be part of the newly set up renewables team which is made up of graduates & experienced engineers, it is full of everyday challenges but everyday is a school day in the energy sector.
At VEUK and our associated Businesses, we are ‘Transforming our World Through the Digital and Energy Revolutions’. Please tell us how you (or your team) is helping us to achieve that goal.
Most of the projects Omexom Renewables undertake in the current wind farm markets involve IEC 61850 communications which is integrated with the control & protection of the Main switchgear to the SCADA system , This protocol will play a vital role in the push to digitalise the energy systems of the future.
Finally, can you tell us in a few words why you are proud to do what you do?
I am proud to be a part of the renewable energy sector which has marked its biggest victory yet in the fight against global warming, with more & more companies getting involved in the race to the net zero target . Solar and wind are proliferating, new technologies are on the horizon, and the UK’s energy industry may now have the momentum to help it achieve some ambitious low-carbon targets.