This position may be based in any of our Renewables Advisory DNV GL North American offices; however candidates located in or willing to relocate to the following places will be given preference: Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, Medford (Boston), MA, Seattle, WA, Austin, TX, and Oak Brook (Chicago), IL.
Tasks May Include
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Conduct long-term wind resource and energy production assessments
- Analyzing wind and other climatic data (40%),
- Inspecting sites and measurement equipment (5%),
- Performing wind flow modeling (10%),
- Assessing site conditions for turbine suitability (5%),
- Predicting wind farm energy production (20%),
- Conducting statistical uncertainty analyses (5%),
- Writing technical reports and communicating results to clients (15%).
- Interfacing with Customers
At DNV GL, our Customers’ success is paramount to everything we do. In this role you will be expected to maintain a large base of industry contacts at renewable energy developers, operators, technology solution providers, manufacturers and lenders. A routine part of your week will include the following:
- Communicating with Customers to convey technical information;
- Professionally discuss with Customer and other stakeholders the methods, assumptions, and results of analyses;
- Understand Customer needs and provide options for ways in which DNV GL could support their projects, including solutions beyond routine energy assessments such as time-series modeling, curtailment analysis, and other innovative resolutions.
- Bachelor’s Degree in relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or mathematics field,
- Minimum 5 years of experience performing a similar role (graduate coursework or internship is considered)
- Comprehensive understanding of wind flow principles; wind energy industry measurement techniques and standards; and wind turbine generators;
- Aptitude in the statistical analysis of data, with proficiency in MS Excel, R, or other statistical analysis software;
- Strong English writing skills, including the ability to present technical information clearly and concisely in both written and verbal formats, as well as ability to understand their audience and tune their communication styles to suit varying degrees of technical and commercial understanding; and
- Proficiency with MS Office Word/Excel/Access.
- Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically
- Strong verbal English communication skills
- We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening