• Wind Turbine Inspector and Asset Manager

    Location ES-Zaragoza
    Requisition ID
    2018-10888
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Inspection & Verification
    Location Details
    Zaragoza
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
    30/6/2018
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL’s Wind Turbine Inspection Department provides independent assessment services at all stages of the project lifecycle. Whenever a wind turbine and its components are inspected – at any stage from fabrication to periodic monitoring on site or investigation of damage – the key benefit for project developers, wind farm owners or investors is the objectivity of an independent evaluation and the information the inspection report reveals. DNV GL employs highly qualified inspectors with all the wind turbine expertise and experience to put customers in the picture.

     

    This Department has over 10 years of experience with inspection services. The inspection group in Iberia carry out an average of 250 WTG inspections per year. In this period more than 1700 wind turbines have been inspected.

     

    The Candidate We Seek

     

    The successful applicant will work as part of a team of inspectors, responsible for executing inspections, managing subcontractors and delivering high quality engineering reports.

    The job will be based in Zaragoza with extensive travelling within Spain and other countries in Europe or around the world will be required from time to time.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Perform the following inspections of onshore wind turbine:
      • Visual inspections of tower and nacelle;
      • Detailed inspection of machinery using videoscope;
      • Blade inspection (cherry picker, rope access or spotting scope);
      • Take oil and grease samples from various rotating equipment;
      • Vibration measurements;
      • Thermographs;
      • Functional tests of various equipment.
    • Prepare inspection reports;
    • Interface with customers to plan field work;
    • Contribute in improving procedures and aligning QSE system with other Inspection Groups across the DNV GL Group;
    • Liaise with other Inspections Centres across the DNV GL Group;

    These responsibilities are include but not limited.

    Position Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Technical Background (Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical or similar branches). Engineer qualification will be a plus but it is not mandatory;
    • High level of English and Spanish;
    • Good organisational skills and ability to work in a pressurised consultancy environment to deliver high quality work;
    • Demonstrable ability to complete small projects or portions of large projects on time and within budget;
    • Good communication skills, including the ability to write clear and accurate reports in in Spanish and English and interact with customers;
    • Enthusiasm and self-motivation, including a willingness to develop and enjoy taking on challenges and responsibilities;
    • Customer focus and business development experience;
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word and Excel);
    • Full driving licence.

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Experience of working as either as field technician or field supervisor in the wind industry;
    • Experience in technical inspections, videoscope, thermography and vibrations analysis will be a plus;
    • Experience of working as either as field technician or field supervisor in the wind industry;
    • Ability to work at height to inspect the wind turbine (after appropriate training);
    • Flexible and enthusiastic approach to work. Interest in Mechanical and Electrical aspects;
    • Good understanding of Health & Safety.

    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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