Energy Analyst - WindEnergy Analyst - Wind, Seattle, Washington, United States

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Job Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of nearly 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

Local Unit & Position Description

The primary function of this position is to assess the wind resource and expected energy output of proposed utility-scale wind farms across North America.

Main Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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%)
Position Qualifications

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Comprehensive understanding of wind flow principles,
  • Aptitude in the statistical analysis of data,
  • Proficiency with GH WindFarmer and WAsP a plus,
  • Proficiency with MS Office Word/Excel/Access,
  • Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools,
  • Understanding of wind energy industry measurement techniques and standards,
  • Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats.FUNDAMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS: The characteristics listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time,
  • Ability to write technical reports and commercial correspondence,
  • Ability to present technical information clearly and concisely,
  • Proven QHSE mindset.EDUCATION:Minimum of a Bachelors degree in relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or mathematics field. Advanced degree a plus.

Hours

  • 40 hours per week, Monday Friday. Hours are flexible, with starting times between 8.00 a.m. 9.30 a.m. The working day is 8 hours, excluding lunch break.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen

Travel

Details if travel is required, include how often, and if the travel is local, national or international.

  • The employee is required to travel to assigned project site locations; typical travel time is approximately 3 days every 6 weeks.

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our 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. DNVGL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNVGL is an equal opportunity employer.EOE/M/F/H/V

Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

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Job Code
2016-6891
Employment Type
Full-Time
Job Location
Seattle, Washington, United States
Required Trades
Business Development
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Job Posted Date
2016-02-13
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