• Wind - Energy Analyst

    Location CA-QC-Montreal
    Requisition ID
    2018-11527
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy's Energy Assessment Team is seeking a Wind – Energy Analyst. The primary function of this position is to assess the wind resource and expected energy output of proposed or operational utility-scale wind farms across North America.

     

    By joining our team at DNV GL, you will be part of championing the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society and the planet. Through a commitment to independence and unsurpassed rigor, we achieve our purpose through long-term success of our customers. We strive to be a high-performing, innovative team which reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.

     

    This position may be based in any of our Renewables Advisory DNV GL North American offices. Preferred location Montreal, QC

     

     

    Tasks May Include

    • Conduct long-term wind resource and energy production assessments:
      • Analyzing wind and other climatic data and operational wind farm production and performance data (40%),
      • Inspecting sites and measurement equipment (5%),
      • Performing wind flow modeling (10%),
      • Assessing site conditions for turbine suitability (5%),
      • Predicting wind farm energy production (20%),
      • Conducting statistical uncertainty analyses (5%),
      • Writing technical reports and communicating results to clients (15%).

    Position Qualifications

    Requirements

     

    Note: Please submit a cover letter along with your resume when applying. In your cover letter, please tell us about your experience with statistical data analysis in the wind industry.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or mathematics field. Master’s degree is a plus.
    • Experience in the statistical data analysis
    • Proficient working with MS Office Word/Excel
    • Comprehensive understanding of wind flow principles preferred
    • Proficiency with WindFarmer and WAsP is a plus
    • Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools required
    • Understanding of wind energy industry measurement techniques and standards preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats preferred
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
    • Ability to write technical reports and commercial correspondence
    • Ability to present technical information clearly and concisely
    • Proven Health, Safety and Environmental mindset
    • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 10% of the time
    • Meet physical requirements such as sitting for long periods of time when working in the office and ability and willingness to occasionally be exposed to outside weather conditions when travelling to assigned project site locations (typical travel time is approximately 3 days every 2-4 months)
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct background screening

     

    **Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**

     

    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.

     

     

    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    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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