Power Performance Measurements Engineer

Location ES-Madrid
Requisition ID
2020-14490
Business Area
Energy
Category/Discipline
Engineering
Location Details
Madrid, Spain
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
28/10/2020

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 business people dedicated to the success of the wind energy industry. In short, we verify through measurements, those wind turbines will produce enough high-quality energy over their service life, within impact constraints.

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 of 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 the quality and value of a delivery

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

 

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

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 

  • Master degree
  • Previous renewable energy, consulting, project management, electronics experience or credentials
  • 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 for up to six hours, and walking on uneven terrain
  • Occasional lifting of up to 25 kgs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing, and reaching

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. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

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!

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