• Asset Optimization and Management Engineer

    Location ES-Zaragoza | ES-Barcelona | ES-Madrid
    Requisition ID
    2019-11918
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Engineering
    Location Details
    Zaragoza (preferred) or Barcelona or Madrid
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
    17/2/2019
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    The Asset Integrity & Performance Section (of the Asset Operations and Management Department) provides consultancy services for operational renewables assets. Services include operational long-term energy production assessments, performance monitoring, reliability analysis, Horizon/ SunHelm and wind turbine inspections. The multi-disciplined team comprises engineers, auditors and analysts; all have a renewables technical background. Our customers are banks, investment firms, utilities and independent owners and operators.

     

    Position Description

     

    This role is to enhance capability and increase resource of the Asset Integrity & Performance (AIP) team. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and enthusiastic about renewables and will be able to contribute to the team from an early stage. Typically, team members work multiple projects over the course of the year. The focus of this role will be on analysing data from operational projects. This will include assessment of SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) and other operational renewable energy data and writing high quality reports for customers to enable them to understand and then optimize the performance of their assets. Members of the team will assist with training, skills and knowledge acquisition, which will be further developed while working on projects.

     

    Duties may include (depending on experience):

    • Analysis of operational wind farm data to assess performance, diagnose faults and derive long-term production forecasts;
    • Writing proposals and winning new business;
    • Project management of small or medium projects;
    • Monitoring the performance of operating renewable projects for owners and lenders;
    • Assistance with general group activities;
    • Occasional travel within in Latin Amercia and Europe and of a short-term nature e.g. visits to Clients and Exhibitions.

    Position Qualifications

    Essential:

    • Degree in engineering, physics or mathematics field;
    • 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 English and Spanish 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.

    Desirable:

    • Experience within the renewable energy industry or renewable energy taught course modules, including knowledge of how wind turbines work;
    • Previous experience of one or more disciplines in the AIP team, such as Wind farm long term operational or pre-construction energy production assessments;
    • Analysing and interpreting large data sets, such as SCADA data;
    • Big data, data mining and data analytics knowledge and experience;
    • An interest in, and aptitude for, programming and databases (e.g. MATLAB, T-SQL, VBA, R or Python);
    • Iberian and Latin America market knowledge.

     

    Please submit your CV in English

     

     

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

    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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