Asset Management and Operation Engineer

IT-Imola
Requisition ID
2018-10157
Business Area
Energy
Category/Discipline
Engineering
Location Details
Imola, Italy
Position Type
Permanent employment
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
31/1/2018

Local Unit & Position Description

Garrad Hassan Italia srl operates in Italy from its office based in Imola, where staff of 16 people is engaged with different role at various levels. The Asset Management and Operation Engineer would be part of the Project Development & Operation team.

 

The primary focus of this role is to undertake technical analysis of operating wind farms. This will involve conducting a detailed energy production assessment, performance diagnostics, root cause analysis and finding solutions for performance enhancement.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Undertake energy production assessments which include – site visits, operational data processing and quality checking, correlation analysis, 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
  • The assessment of power curve and other parameters such as nacelle wind speed, blade pitch, rotor speed, generator speed etc.
  • All of the above work will be undertaken following Energy Group best practice analytical techniques
  • You will be involved in checking the work of others to ensure that it complies with best practice techniques
  • You should have good interpersonal skills to work with the wider AO&M team in Europe and Overseas
  • Liaise with a wide range of customers from project developers, asset owners to financial institutions
  • Liaise with industry suppliers, manage bidding processes and provide critical bid assessment
  • Work on multiple projects, managing own time to meet deadlines
  • Manage the complete project lifecycle:

1. Produce proposals (including technical and financial aspects)

2. Manage the project work to ensure delivery of the scope on time and budget

3. Close out the work, ensuring the client is satisfied with the work and has been appropriately invoiced

  • Provide technical advice directly to customers
  • Support the continuous improvement of the AO&M methodology and documentation
  • Participate in R&D projects as and when required
  • Any other duties as directed by line management

Position Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physics or atmospheric science or mathematics field or equivalent demonstrating high academic performance, from accredited institutions
  • More than 3 years of significant practical relevant experience; for very bright candidate, the quantum of experience could be relaxed
  • Aptitude for statistical analysis of data
  • Ability to write and compose clear and accurate reports in English
  • Good organizational and effective time management skills as you will be required to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a pressurized consultancy environment – operating to tight timescales
  • Willingness to work on site
  • Excellent observation skills and attention to details
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as within a team
  • Adaptability, and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks
  • Good IT skills, and experience using MS Office suite package
  • Fluent in Italian and English language 

 

Desirable:

 

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with pre-construction wind resource analysis and energy assessment
  • Exposure and familiarity with wind energy / PV industry software and measurement techniques
  • Other languages including French, Spanish and/or German

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

 

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower 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.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

 

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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