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Green Door Recruitment
www.gd-rec.com
renewables@gd-rec.com
0845 337 2773
 
Energy and Development Engineer - onshore wind farms, French, Swiss and North African market
Location: , Outside US (France)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9755

Job Details:
Energy and Development Engineer - onshore wind farms, French, Swiss and North African market (based in Paris, France), ref 1107-24

Travel Requirement: Some site work and therefore travel

Role Purpose
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.

The primary focus of this role is to undertake technical analysis of onshore wind farms at the pre-construction stage of development. This will involve producing detailed, high quality reports for clients to enable them to decide upon the feasibility of developing the site as a wind farm.

This role will be primarily focused on the French, Swiss and North African market.

Undertake energy production assessments which include - site visits, wind data processing and quality checking, correlation analysis, wind flow and wake modelling, review of energy losses, statistical analysis and produce a report.
Undertake site conditions assessments which include elements of the above but also a review of extreme wind speed, ambient and wake induced turbulence intensity, wind shear and temperature range.
Produce detailed reports which review the feasibility of sites for development which will include, feasibility studies, site meteorological measurements, shadow flicker assessment, noise modelling, visual impact assessment.
All of the above work will be undertaking following Energy Group best practice analytical techniques.
You will be involved in checking the work of others to ensure that it complies with Energy Group best practice techniques.
You will be required to visit sites and meet clients.
Managing multiple projects to ensure they are completed within timescale and budget.
Participate in R&D projects as and when required.
Any other duties as directed by line management.

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

Technical / Professional Expertise
On appointment:

A minimum of a 5-year degree in an engineering, physics, atmospheric science or mathematics field (Grandes Ecoles) or equivalent.
Aptitude for statistical analysis of data.
Ability to write and compose clear and accurate reports in English and French when necessary.
Two years experience in the onshore Wind Industry
Exposure and familiarity with wind energy industry software and measurement techniques.

Desirable:
Competency Requirements
Good organisational and effective time management skills as you will be required to handle multiple projects.
Ability to work in a pressurised consultancy environment - operating to tight timescales.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills in English and French (both oral and written).