• Project Manager - Wind Turbine Testing

    Location US-WA-Seattle
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    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description



    Are you passionate about contributing to the energy transition and seeking a diverse and challenging workload?
    Are you excited to manage high level project execution and perform technical measurement design and analyses?
    Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and clients, and thrive in a dynamic environment?
    If so, read on!

    DNV GL – Energy’s Renewable energy consulting team is seeking a technical Project Manager to join our Turbine Testing group. This section specializes in conducting power performance measurements of utility-scale wind turbines per the International Electrotechnical Commission 61400-12-1 standard to assure wind turbine owners, investors, and manufacturers that their assets will meet expectations during operation. This position is based out of our Seattle, WA office.


    Tasks May Include

    Primary Responsibilities at Office (~80%):


    • Communicating technical and commercial topics with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors verbally and in writing.
    • Project management of power performance tests.
    • Test planning (including contract review, technical analysis, and documentation).
    • Measurement equipment design, procurement, and 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 (~20%):

    • Inspection, verification and commissioning of as-built measurement systems to designed plans.
    • Installation and calibration of measurement systems.
    • Troubleshooting data acquisition systems and sensors.

    Additional Tasks


    • Business development through building relationships with clients, lead generation and proposal writing.
    • Developing tools and processes to continuously improve quality and value of delivery.

    Position Qualifications



    Note: Please submit a cover letter with your resume that details your consulting, renewable energy, or project management experience as well as your strengths relative to the other requirements.

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering; math; atmospheric science, environmental science, physics, or a related field.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
    • Minimum 1 year of consulting, renewable energy, or project management experience (internship will be considered)
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification from the Project Management Institute preferred
    • Knowledge of Campbell Scientific data loggers and wind turbine SCADA systems desirable
    • Ability to write, manipulate, and edit code in Python or SQL is a plus
    • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 20% of the time
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to rent and drive a car and travel on public conveyances when required
    • Normal office environment, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing, and reaching. Occasional air and surface travel to wind farms, other offices, and conferences (up to 20% annually, sometimes long distance).
    • Occasional work outdoors in harsh conditions including, but not limited to, climbing stairs and ladders to ascend wind turbines or meteorological masts, traveling by car up to six hours, and walking on uneven terrain.
    • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
    • Ability to work extended hours as needed to meet deadlines and business needs.
    • Valid driver’s license required and acceptable driving record meeting company requirements; ability to rent a vehicle.
    • Ability to work in the U.S and Canada.
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and 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.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


    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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