RSS Feed http://www.cleantechrecruits.com en-us Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:45:14 GMT Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:45:14 GMT http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Engineer Electrical Networks - Wind Farms, Utility Distribution & Transmission Systems (based in Glasgow)]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/9767/Engineer_Electrical_Networks_-_Wind_Farms,_Utility_Distribution_&_Transmission_Systems_(based_in_Glasgow).html Engineer Electrical Networks - Wind Farms, Utility Distribution & Transmission Systems (based in Glasgow), ref 1107-35

Travel Requirement: Occasional travel, both nationally and internationally.

Role Purpose:
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy. Recognised as the global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

The successful applicant will expand the resource and capabilities with regard to the design and specification of electrical networks, both within wind farms, and as part of the wider utility distribution and transmission systems.

The role will involve working with clients to undertake design work, produce specifications and perform due diligence.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Expanding the capabilities in wind farm design, and wider grid integration.
Liaising with a wide range of clients from wind farm developers to financial institutions.
Working on multiple projects, managing own time to meet deadlines.
Producing tender proposals (including technical and financial aspects).
Managing the project work to ensure delivery of the scope on time and budget.
Closing out the work, ensuring the client is satisfied with the work and has been appropriately invoiced.
Analysis of wind farm systems, including power flow, stability, harmonics, flicker, short circuit, voltage drop etc.
Analysing the impact of single or multiple farms on distribution and transmission level networks.
Design and specification of substation equipment including transformers, switchgear (AIS and GIS), filters, reactive compensation etc.
Design and specification of cabling and earthing systems.
Producing written reports and other documentation for delivery to the client.
Producing and delivering presentations to clients, and as part of commercial training courses.
Providing technical advice both directly to clients and to other parts of the group.
Liaising with industry suppliers, managing bidding processes and providing critical bid assessment.
Undertaking site inspections of electrical works, and witnessing Factory Acceptance Tests.
Performing due diligence for clients.
Supporting the continuous improvement of the electrical quality documentation.
Supervising and mentoring of staff.
Participate in R&D projects from time to time
Any other appropriate duties as directed by line management.

Person Specification:
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise:
Working in a small, hard working and technical team, you will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to express yourself technically within the team and in front of clients



On appointment:
An appropriate degree/higher degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, or be able to demonstrate equivalent education, training and personal development.
Significant commercial experience undertaking the kind of work identified in section 2.
Experienced in the use of a electrical network analysis package, such as DIgSILENT.
Familiar with working to international standards, national rules and certification body requirements.
Good IT skills, and experience using MS Office suite packages.

Desirable:
Experience working within or directly liaising with the distribution or transmission network industry.
Commercial experience working within the renewables industry.
Previous experience of supervising/mentoring staff.
Previous experience of business development in a technical environment.
Membership of the IET or other body and chartered engineer status.
Health and Safety training.
Experience of working on site, particularly as an authorised person.
Ability to work in additional.

Competency Requirements
Capable of working independently and as part of an integrated team.
Good organisation and time management skills.
Adaptability, and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks.
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<![CDATA[Head of Engineering & Consulting – Offshore Wind Projects (based in Bristol, UK)]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/9768/Head_of_Engineering_&_Consulting_–_Offshore_Wind_Projects_(based_in_Bristol,_UK).html Head of Engineering & Consulting – Offshore Wind Projects (based in Bristol, UK), ref 1107-36

Travel Requirement: Regularly, mostly within the UK and EU for meetings, site visits and events

Role Purpose
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy and recognised as the global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

The offshore wind team is world-leading and provides project management support and consultancy services to stakeholders at all phases of an offshore wind project. The Head of Engineering & Consulting will be responsible for leading and growing a team of project engineers based in the Bristol office.

The role involves management of specialist staff within the company to deliver multi-disciplinary offshore wind consultancy and projects.

Reporting to the Head of Offshore Wind, the successful applicant will:

Provide management and leadership to the offshore engineering consultancy team in Bristol.
Approve consultancy deliverables and ensure that QA procedures are implemented.
Prepare and present high quality proposals for offshore wind consultancy work in response to invitations from industry.
Have commercial and administrative responsibility for consultancy contracts.
Draw upon and coordinate resources from a pool of experts and engineers from the Offshore Competency Centre within the company as well as the wider group.
Develop long-term client relationships.
Recruit and train experienced and junior staff in order to meet the increasing demand for services.
Develop the business through identification, development and deployment of new services.
Maintain and raise the profile of the company within the sector through participation in industry working groups and delivery of presentations at high profile events.

Person Specification:
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise:

Essential:
Strong degree in a mechanical, civil, structural or other relevant engineering subject (or equivalent in experience).
Chartered engineer status (CEng or equivalent).
Excellent engineering and analytical capabilities.
Experience of preparing or coordinating the preparation of successful proposals for major consultancy engagements.
Well developed IT skills, including advanced use of MS Office applications.

Desirable:
A track record of developing new services and successfully bringing these to market.
Experience of contributing to industry working groups and related networking activity.
Experience of presenting at major industry events.
A good appreciation of the drivers of project economics including an understanding of how engineering optimisation may be applied in order to increase returns.
An appreciation of the history, status and future prospects for the offshore wind sector and in particular project development processes and supply chain issues.

Competency Requirements:

Essential:
Experience of managing a team of engineers through a large-scale project in the consultancy or offshore sectors.
Experience of building long-term client relationships and the communication skills required for this.
Excellent communication and leadership skills.
Strong quality assurance skills with excellent attention to detail.
Excellent leadership skills and your expert engineering skills in a industry-leading organisation and team.
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<![CDATA[Structural Design Engineer - Main Structures Wind Turbines & Marine Devices (based in Bristol, UK)]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/9769/Structural_Design_Engineer_-_Main_Structures_Wind_Turbines_&_Marine_Devices_(based_in_Bristol,_UK).html Structural Design Engineer - Main Structures Wind Turbines & Marine Devices (based in Bristol, UK), ref 1107-37

Travel Requirement: Travel to the Netherlands office and Clients in Asia and America (over night stays)

Role Purpose
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy and the recognised global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

This new role involves both the design and structural analysis of the main structures of wind turbines and marine devices using Finite Element Analysis software, ANSYS.

Key aspects of the work include:
Use of Finite Element Analysis at complex levels.
Regular use of hand calculations.
Design of hub, main frame and shaft to achieve required function and strength.
Report writing.
Working independently and as part of an integrated team.
Working closely with the Netherlands office (max 2-3 day visits every other month).
Attending review meetings with Clients in Europe, America and Asia

Person Specification:
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise:

Essential:
Experience of using one or more fatigue analysis software at complex or advanced levels.
At least an upper second class degree (or equivalent) in mechanical or aeronautical engineering with structures content.
Proven record of structural analysis of wind turbines.
Use of tools across a wide range of mechanical applications with the ability to apply knowledge to new, innovative wind turbine methods.

Desirable:
Experience with ANSYS Workbench.
Proficiency in a recent ANSYS version (version 10 or higher).
Knowledge of ANSYS programming language.
Experience of designing of structural components.

Competency Requirements:
Flexible approach to work, to ensure deadlines are met.
Capable of working independently and as part of an integrated team.
Good organisational and effective time management skills.
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with suppliers.
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<![CDATA[Senior Engineer Electrical Projects – Wind Farm & Solar PV (based in Oldenburg or Hamburg, Germany)]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/9771/Senior_Engineer_Electrical_Projects_–_Wind_Farm_&_Solar_PV_(based_in_Oldenburg_or_Hamburg,_Germany).html Senior Engineer Electrical Projects – Wind Farm & Solar PV (based in Oldenburg or Hamburg, Germany), ref 1107-38

Travel Requirement: Frequent travel

Role Purpose:
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy and recognised as the global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

To enhance the team, we are searching for a Senior Engineer to work in the Oldenburg or Hamburg office.

Responsibilities include:

Providing local electrical expertise.
Liaising with a wide range of clients, from wind farm developers to financial institutions.
PV Due Diligence analysis.
Working on multiple projects and managing own time to meet deadlines.
Managing the complete project lifecycle.
Producing tender proposals (including technical and financial aspects).
Managing the project work to ensure delivery of the scope, on time and on budget.
Closing out the work, ensuring the client is satisfied with the work and has been appropriately invoiced.
Undertaking preliminary design work, and liaising with the main electrical team for more detailed analysis.
Undertaking grid connection analysis and formal requests.
Technically reviewing electrical financial / commercial information.
Reviewing electrical documentation relating to wind farm design.
Construction of electrical works.
Operation and Maintenance, including H&S documents.
Solar project design.
Producing written reports and other documentation for delivery to the client.
Producing and delivering presentations, to clients and as part of commercial training courses.
Providing technical advice, directly to clients and to other parts of the group.
Leading electrical front-end engineering studies of offshore wind farms, requiring liaison with colleagues working in other project disciplines (cable burial, wind turbines, structural design).
Working within client teams on offshore wind farm projects, in the role of electrical package manager.
Liaising with industry suppliers, managing bidding processes, and providing critical bid assessment.
Undertaking site inspections of electrical works, and witnessing Factory Acceptance Tests.
Performing due diligence for clients.
Supporting the continuous improvement of the electrical quality documentation.
Team-building, supervising and mentoring of staff.
Participate in R&D projects from time-to-time.
Any other appropriate duties, as directed by line management.

Person Specification:
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise
Hold an appropriate degree/higher degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, or be able to demonstrate equivalent education, training and personal development.
Significant practical commercial experience in undertaking electrical project engineering.
Familiarity with local regulations and procedures / processes.
Ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in German and English.
Familiar with working to international standards, national rules, and certification body requirements.
Good IT skills, and experience using MS Office suite packages.
Experience working within the distribution or transmission network industry.
Commercial experience working within the renewables industry.
Previous experience of supervising / mentoring staff.
Membership of professional body and chartered engineer status.
Health and Safety training.
Experience of working on-site, particularly as an authorised person.
Ability to work in additional languages.

Competency Requirements
Capable of working both independently and as part of an integrated team.
Good organisation and time management skills.
Adaptable and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks.
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