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Wind Energy Analyst

Company: DNV
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Local Unit & Position DescriptionDo you want to be a part of an innovative and high-performing team?By joining DNV's Wind Energy Assessment Team as a Wind Energy Analyst, you will be a part of a data-driven organization, providing wind resource and energy assessment services for utility-scale onshore and offshore wind projects across North America.Why should you work with us?Because within DNV, organizational culture and how we collectively influence the world for future generations matters deeply to us. Our team works every day to increase the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society; endeavors to achieve our purpose through the success of our customers; and strives to be high-performing and innovative. Our approach reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.This position may be based in any of our Renewables Advisory DNV North American offices; however, candidates located in or willing to relocate to the following markets will be given preference: Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, Medford (Boston), MA, Seattle, WA, Austin, TX, and Oak Brook (Chicago), IL.What You'll Do***Keep in mind that this list is not all inclusive***

  • Conduct long-term wind resource and energy production assessments analyzing wind and other climatic data, inspecting sites and measurement equipment, performing wind flow modeling, predicting wind farm energy production and conducting statistical uncertainty analyses, and conduct site conditions analysis for turbine suitability
  • Ensure deliverable quality according to DNV's standards: As one of the Wind Energy Analysts on the Wind Energy Assessment team you will be engaged in writing technical reports, consulting with team members about appropriate assumptions during technical analysis, as well as conducting technical checking tasks as you develop competence
  • Be a part of a trusted and independent data-driven culture: Work with DNV's team of analysts to ensure that the latest technology and methods are implemented; develop as a trusted expert in this role with technical rigor and quality in executionPosition QualificationsWhat is Required
    • Bachelor's Degree in relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or mathematics field
    • Minimum 3 years of experience performing a similar role
    • Fundamental 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
    • Familiarity with Python programming, Python data science packages (e.g., NumPy and pandas) and version control systems (e.g., Git) are pluses
    • Proficiency with MS Office Word/Excel/Access
    • Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools
    • Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats (e.g., Global Mapper, ArcGIS etc.)
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Proven QHSE mindset
    • The employee is required to travel to assigned project site locations; typical domestic travel time is -10%.
    • Able to sit for long periods of time when working in the office
    • Repetitive tasks, typing, sitting, and interacting with computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) most of the day
    • Most frequently working in an indoor, environmentally controlled environment
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screeningWhat is Preferred
      • Advanced degree a plus
      • Fundamental understanding of remote sensing devices and their use in wind energy assessments
      • Proficiency with WindFarmer and WAsP a plus
      • 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**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**How We Do ItWe Care, We Dare, We ShareOur mission is to safeguard life, property, and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day. Read more here:Diversity - DNVMeet our employees - DNVCareer development - DNVAbout DNV - DNVDNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfPlease visit our website at www.dnv.comCompany & Business Area DescriptionDNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Keywords: DNV, San Diego , Wind Energy Analyst, Professions , San Diego, California

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