• Renewable Energy Engineer

    Location TH-Bangkok
    Requisition ID
    2019-11937
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Engineering
    Location Details
    Bangkok, Thailand
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
    31/5/2019
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    This is a permanent role, normally based in Bangkok, Thailand, but will require travel to other parts of Thailand and other locations in the Asia Pacific region.

     

    Main responsibilities:

     

    The Engineer will support energy advisory projects, in cooperation with our technical specialists across the Asia Pacific region to support the growth of cost-efficient, secure and clean electricity in the Kingdom. The role is expected mainly to concentrate on solar projects, but may also be involved in wind power, energy storage and microgrids.

    • Work together with local staff and global technical specialists to deliver medium to large consultancy projects, which may include:
      • Renewable energy project owner’s engineer services;
      • Preparation of functional specifications and conduct of RFP;
      • Support to project tendering processes;
      • Project design review;
      • Renewable site feasibility and energy assessment;
      • Energy measurement campaigns;
      • Power performance measurement services; and,
      • Due diligence and site inspection.
    • Take on increasing levels of personal responsibility, including the management of small to medium consultancy projects;
    • Where appropriate, on-site project management and client representation at energy infrastructure projects;
    • Sales and marketing activities, which may include:
      • Meet existing and potential customers and present and explain the value DNV GL can add;
      • Preparation of marketing material and thought leadership items to develop the DNV GL brand;
      • Draft customer proposals; and,
      • Help prepare industry presentations and conference activities.

    He/she will be expected to grow with their role, taking on increasing levels of responsibility for project delivery, business development and customer account management.

    Position Qualifications

    We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have real practical experience in the development of solar projects, but we will also consider experience in wind, energy storage and/or microgrid projects. However, the most important thing we would like to see in you will be an enthusiasm for renewable energy, which you will show in your knowledge of the market in Thailand and the ideas you bring to our business.

    • Minimum Bachelors Engineering degree at a reputable university: specialisations relevant to the wind and solar industry will be favoured, but the following disciplines will be considered:
      • Civil Engineering
      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Electrical or Electronic Engineering
    • At least 2 years’ power generation and/or transmission & distribution industry experience;
    • Demonstrable knowledge of Thai electricity technology, regulations and standards; and,
    • Direct experience of in the development, construction, grid connection or operation of wind and/or solar projects would be greatly preferred.

    Professional qualities

    • Enthusiasm and flexibility to learn and react to developments in the electricity industry in Thailand;
    • Good presentational skills and ability to develop relationships with clients;
    • Able to work with a geographically diverse team, within Asia-Pacific and internationally;
    • Prepared to travel for up to 30% of your time;
    • Maintain a flexible schedule and be able to keep in contact with international offices; and,
    • Able to travel and work on site as may be required.

    Language skills

    • High level of proficiency in Thai
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English

    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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