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Green Door Recruitment
www.gd-rec.com
Heenah Chatrath
renewables@gd-rec.com
0845 337 2773
 
Wind Turbine Analyst (Wind Turbine Load Assumptions)
Location: Bangalore, Outside US (India)
Compensation Range: $75,000 - $150,000
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9680

Job Details:
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy. They are the recognised global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serve the wave, tidal and solar sectors.



Reports to Head of Group - Certification India



Key Purpose of the role:

• Working as part of a team, perform load analysis of wind turbines for specific projects and for Type Certification. Support the Renewables Certification Head Office in load measurement assessment. The work will be performed in close cooperation with the Head Office in Hamburg, Germany.



Main Accountabilities:
•Calculating and analysing load assumptions for wind turbines.
•Wind turbine simulation.
•Performing site specific load analysis.
•Assessment of wind turbine load measurements.
•Performing loads simulation using state of the art software tools of newly developed wind turbines.
•Communicating and reviewing the submitted design documentation and prototype measurement reports with Lead Engineer/Project Leader responsible for the project in Head Office.
•Checking design load cases and calculating component loads based on load cases defined in Guidelines.
•Running programs to generate all loads graphs, power curves and compare to measurements.
•Investigating issues with the data and significant differences from simulation. Correcting calibrations, simulations and re-process as necessary.


Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

•BE or ME with above average degree and skills in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Ocean or Naval Architecture).
•Successfully completed training of Wind turbine software
•Successfully complete on the job training at the Head Office in Hamburg (Germany).
•Minimum 5 years work experience with BE or 3 years with ME in calculation of loads and load measurement for wind turbines.
•Knowledge of wind engineering, aerodynamics structural dynamics and fatigue analysis.
•Experience of wind turbine load analysis software.
•Sound knowledge of MS Office.
•Good command of English, both written and oral communication.
•Experience in working with international companies and clients.
•Confident manner with customers.


•Ability to work under pressure and take responsibility for work
•Able to work as part of a team and has a flexibility approach to work.


Desirable Skills:

•Understanding of the IEC guidelines and compliance requirements.
•Understanding Type Certification needs.


Key internal and external contacts (and frequency/method of contact):

•Head of Group - Daily, face to face, issue escalation and for reporting purposes.
•Expert in charge/ Project Leader in Head Office - Regular, email and telephone, project discussions, reporting of performed analysis, results and conclusions in written.


Additional Information:

Hours

40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Hours are flexible with starting times between 8.00am - 9.30 am. Working day is 8.5 hours less 1/2 hour for lunch.

Travel

Travel to the Renewables Certification Head office, Germany.

Travel to customer sites in India or International locations.

Frequency of Travel: 1 or 2 times in a year depending on projects or training requirements