Wind Energy Analyst

MX-Queretaro
Requisition ID
2017-9648
Business Area
Energy
Category/Discipline
Consulting
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL - Energy Advisory group is seeking an Energy Analyst to address the growth of the Mexican and Latin American wind energy market. 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 Mexico and Latin America. This position is based out of our Queretaro, MX office.

 

Tasks May Include

 

  • Analyzing wind and other climatic data (35%)
  • Inspecting sites and measurement equipment (5%)
  • Elaborating maps and performing wind flow modeling (15%)
  • Predicting wind farm energy production (20%)
  • Writing technical reports and communicating results to clients (15%)
  • Collaborate on the preparation of service proposals and follow up with clients as required (10%)

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical discipline, such as engineering, mathematics, statistics, atmospheric science or physics is strongly preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in wind industry 
  • Strong written and verbal English and Spanish communication skills 
  • Ability to write technical reports and commercial correspondence 
  • Experience performing statistical and data analysis 
  • Proficiency with MS Office Word/Excel/Access. Ability to use Excel spreadsheets efficiently for analyses and reporting
  • Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools
  • Proven QHSE mindset and demonstrated behavior-based safety mentality
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues, line management and clients in a clear and concise way, both written and oral
  • Ability to translate complex/technical information to a non-technical audience 
  • Detail-oriented and passionate for efficiency
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to a tight budget and schedule
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 5% of the time (domestic travel will be required to remote project site locations)
  • Most frequently working in an indoor, environmentally controlled environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions
  • We conduct pre-employment background screening


Preferred Skills (Not Required)

  • Experience in performing pre-construction energy production assessments 
  • Comprehensive understanding of wind flow principles
  • Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats
  • Understanding of wind energy industry measurement techniques and standards
  • Proficiency with WindFarmer and WAsP software packages is a plus
  • Proficiency with programming language such as C+, Visual Basic, Matlab
  • Experience with CFD packages is a plus


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 veteran status.


Local employment conditions apply.

 

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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