Renewable Energy Consultant - Wind Analysis

15 Mar 2019
13 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood Clean Energy are looking to recruit a Renewable Energy Consultant to join their expanding Wind Analysis team based in Glasgow.
T his is a client facing role that would suit a highly numerate individual with a diverse set of skills and the initiative to rise to a challenge.
The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking analysis of wind and operational data, including SCADA, to predict the energy output of pre-construction and operational wind farm projects across the globe for a variety of clients (developers, lenders, investors and other project stakeholders).
A variety of additional commercial and non-commercial wind analysis based tasks will also be expected to advance and develop Wood's position as a market leading consultancy in providing wind farm development consultancy services.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Analysis and interpretation of measured wind data.
  • Modelling of wind flow using linear and non-linear wind flow models. Familiarity with Meteodyn WT and Ansys WindModeller software considered as an advantage.
  • Calculation of energy yield assessment and technical losses.
  • Written and verbal communication of technical detail to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Management of project delivery, including budgets.
  • Client interfacing and relationship management.
  • Awareness of the Clean Energy market and on-going innovation in technology and research.
  • Mentoring of junior team members.

Skills / Qualifications
Previous Experience
  • Previous experience of working in an engineering consultancy/developer environment.
  • Experience in an analysis related discipline.
  • Software/programming skills (Python in particualr) are beneficial.
Personal Characteristics
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and proactive approach.
  • Willingness to travel (site visits, conferences, meetings).
Specialist Areas
  • Wind flow modelling (WAsP, Meteodyn WT and Ansys WindModeller an advantage).
  • Onshore & offshore wind.
  • Operational energy yield assessment (SCADA).
  • Degree in a highly numerate discipline (e.g. engineering, physics, mathematics, meteorology) - essential.
  • Post-graduate qualification in a highly numerate discipline - desired.

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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