• Performance Measurement Engineer

    Location ES-Madrid
    Requisition ID
    2018-11328
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Engineering
    Location Details
    Madrid
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL's Wind Turbine Power Performance Team delivers high quality analysis to assure wind farm owners, wind turbine manufacturers and clean energy investors of wind turbine functionality and performance when placed in operation. We are engineers, scientists and businesspeople dedicated to the success of the wind energy industry. In short, we verify through measurements, that wind turbines will produce enough high quality energy over their service life, within impact constraints.


    The Candidate We Seek.

    You are ambitious and you want to manage projects with top wind turbine manufacturers and a diverse array of wind project developers and owners. You want to call Madrid "home", but travel (~25%) to wind farms across the world (mainly Iberia Peninsula and Latin America) and enjoy the view from atop wind turbine nacelles. You want to apply technical hardware, software and engineering skills by running complex analyses and are excited to work for a company whose technical expertise spans the energy industry.

     

    You are a trained engineer or scientist with a keen eye for detail and a sense of urgency to effectively communicate what you see and what options you propose to move forward. You never compromise on safety, quality or integrity. You thrive in a dynamic environment being flexible and adaptable to deliver timely results to our clients, building their trust and confidence to ensure continued relationships.

     

    Primary Responsibilities at Office (~75%):

    • Project management of measurements in solar and wind sites (scope, schedule, costs)
    • Project planning including contract review, technical analysis and documentation
    • Measurement equipment specification, procurement, preparation
    • Data monitoring and analysis to international standards and internal best practices
    • Technical report writing, critical reviewing and professional presentation to clients

    Primary Responsibilities at Wind Farms (~25%):

    • Inspection, verification and commissioning of as-built measurement systems to designed plans
    • Climbing wind turbines applying safety policies and training
    • Installation and calibration of measurement systems
    • Troubleshooting data acquisition systems and sensors

    Additional Tasks May Include:

    • Subcontractor management for meteorological mast installations
    • Business development through lead generation and proposal writing
    • Develop tools and processes to continuously improve quality and value of delivery

    Position Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Electronics Engineering (or other relevant discipline)
    • Good communication skills in Spanish and English, both written and oral

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Relevant Master degree 
    • Familiarity with multiple meteorological and electrical measurement systems and sensors including telemetry systems. Familiarity with data acquisition systems or remote sensing
    • MATLAB, imc FAMOS programming experience
    • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Physical abilities necessary to perform regular functions of the job:

    • Occasional air travel to wind farms, other offices, and conferences
    • Valid driver license required and acceptable driving record meeting company requirements; ability to rent a vehicle
    • Occasional work outdoors in harsh conditions including but not limited to climbing stairs and ladders to ascend wind turbines or met masts, traveling by car up to six hours and walking on uneven terrain
    • Occasional lifting of up to 25 kgs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching

    Opportunities Beyond Business
    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an equal opportunity employer.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers 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.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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