- Location: Edinburgh
- Salary: Market related
Responsible for spatial data management, map production and the provision of GIS support services for both onshore and offshore environments.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
- Project spatial data management within a spatial database including the validation of incoming geophysical / geotechnical survey data and CAD engineering drawings; maintaining spatial data quality standards and metadata; building automated spatial data workflows for loading and processing; and providing spatial data deliverables according to required standards.
- Professional quality map and chart production to meet the needs of the different project departments, ensuring timely delivery in accordance with project cartographic standards and compatibility with the Document Management System.
- Key GIS interface with contractors and stakeholders on the project: EIA, land management, offshore survey, geological, etc.
- Provision of ad-hoc GIS support to the different project departments including spatial analysis and visualisation tasks for assisting project decision making; informal training to colleagues wanting to use GIS; and providing occasional support to other GIS colleagues within the company.
- A degree in GIS or Geography, Master's degree in GIS preferable.
- 5+ years experience providing professional GIS services.
- 2+ years experience in offshore wind industry or similar.
- Experience with Desktop GIS software, principally QGIS but also proprietary ESRI GIS software ArcMap / ArcGIS Pro and associated common extensions
- Experience with spatial databases and SQL, principally PostGIS but also ESRI ArcSDE / Enterprise Geodatabases
- Experience building spatial data workflows with tools such as QGIS Graphical Modeller, PyQGIS, ArcGIS ModelBuilder, ArcPy and/or FME.
- Experience of map series production with QGIS Atlas and/or ArcGIS Data Driven Pages
- Basic competency in AutoCAD or equivalent CAD software
- Experience with other relevant systems and software will be considered as a plus, especially web GIS platforms.
- General knowledge and interest in renewable energy and environmental assessment regulatory frameworks and renewable energy project development, design, and construction.
If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationHammersmith and Fulham
We have an exciting opportunity for a GIS Analyst to join our team. The successful candidate will work along-side experienced and knowledgeable GIS staff and some of the industry's leading Project and Geotechnical Engineers to produce project deliverables for renewable energy projects.Typical tasks will involve data processing, analysis, and management as well as the production of report figures, drawings, charts and electronic applications and datasets. The ideal candidate will have five years of experience working in the GIS field, renewables experience is not required for this position.This role is based in Fulham, a hybrid working structure is also available.The salary is market leading and features a MW bonus, within a pipeline of 10GW.Main Responsibilities:1. Production of high quality figures, drawings, charts, electronic datasets and online applications as required for each project's deliverables.2. Management of Corporate and Project databases and applications3. Manage operation of GIS equipment, software, data and products4. Cooperation with existing GIS staff and Engineers5. Cooperation with project stakeholders6. Cooperation with external suppliers and contractors7. Related duties assigned by direct reports and project leads and stakeholders Key Result Areas1. High quality products and outputs and work practices.2. Willingness to learn and develop new technical knowledge and business acumen.3. Acceptable level of technical experience and ability demonstrated in the skills matrix record.4. Effective management of his/her own work, in terms of quality, timescales, working time and utilisation.5. Good communication skills, initiative and team work.6. Respect for their colleagues and managers, good work attitude and strong work ethic.7. Has relevant offshore experience (when applicable) KPIs1. Quality of work and delivery.2. Positive feedback from PMs, colleagues and seniors.3. Work attitude, communication and knowledge share.4. Contribution to technical developments and R&D initiatives5. Basic knowledge of project management, good knowledge of the fundamentals of the QA system. Minimum job requirements 5 GCSE Grade A*- C including Maths and EnglishDegree in GIS related subjectHigh degree of competency with ARC GIS SoftwareMinimum of 5 years experience in an GIS related field If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
- SalaryMarket related
Spencer Ogden is excited to be partnered with one of the UK’s leading independent renewable energy developers. They are looking to appoint an experienced energy yield analyst to support their team with growing the team across the wider UK market.As energy yield analyst, you will have overall responsibility for site assessments energy yield forecast and monitoring & analysing operational performance, this involves: Energy Yield Assessments for both development and operating projects, to a bankable standard;Power Curve & Noise warranty checks for new projects;Design of site measurement campaigns using both meteorological masts or RSD (Remote Sensing Devices (e.g. Lidar and Sodar) and analysis/reporting of meteorological data;Availability Warranty checks on a monthly and annual basis;Regular project performance monitoring, including analysis of yield, downtime, causes of lost energy, defects, curtailment and constraints;Liaising with turbine and solar suppliers to inform technology selection;Evaluation of upgrades and improvements to both hardware and software/settings;Checking and approving OEM performance reports;Contributing expertise to Due Diligence reporting;Evaluation of life extensions and repowering;Evaluation of external reports, including storage projects, co-located with generation projects The successful candidate will have the following experience: Excellent communication skillsDegree qualified in a technical or scientific disciplineStrong working knowledge of Microsoft OfficeExperience in Python, or any other programming languageUse of wind-specific computer packages (e.g. WAsP, WindPro, OpenWind) and with Hydro (LowFlows) and Solar (PVSol/PVSyst) software is advantageous.
- Salary£35k - 50k per year
What You'll Do Full deal process, from origination through to execution,Coordinating internal and external advisors and reporting on technical and commercial due diligence,Evaluation of investment opportunities via application of valuation tools incorporating project finance, corporate finance, and capital markets,Building and maintaining detailed project finance financial models on a timely and accurate basis with zero error rate,Preparation of documents for decision making, teasers and other documents on a timely basis and operate in accordance with the investment process,Transaction support via sourcing, buying, and building of renewable energy assets, technology, and service companies, andPerform highly detailed research supporting market entry decisions and strategies. Requirements Strong academic record in a relevant subject (ideally MSc, MBA or equivalent in a relevant subject),Completed or actively pursuing a professional accreditation (e.g., ACA, CFA or similar),Outstanding Excel skills with FAST financial modelling knowledge,Financial modelling experience, ideally from infrastructure modelling firms / project finance model builders,Experience of infrastructure / renewables project finance is essential,Knowledge of M&A and different valuation methodologies,Project management and organisational skills,Commercial mindset, pro-active and solution oriented,Experience in offshore wind transactions is desirable but not essential,Additional European language skills are a plus, andExperience in deal processes in Emerging Markets is desirable but not essential. Benefits Market Competitive SalaryFlexible & Hybrid WorkingPrivate Medical InsuranceCash Plan benefitsPensionLife InsuranceIncome Protection PlanEmployee Assistance Programme
- SalaryMarket related
Spencer Ogden are exclusively partnered with this established Offshore Wind Engineering Consultancy.Job Overview:The Senior Engineering Geoscientist will work as part of a team on engineering and consultancy assignments for a range of offshore and onshore engineering projects primarily in the renewable and oil and gas sectors, specialising in site characterisation and the development of ground models.The Senior Engineering Geoscientist will be responsible for technical contribution and some project management aspects of projects and is also expected to support the development and generation of new business prospects.Technical project work contributions will cover all aspects of the core business and will include: Terrain analysis and mapping, subsurface interpretation and geotechnical unitisation, all within a spatial GIS framework as part of a ground model development process.Geohazard appraisal and interpretation, assessment of consequence of geohazard impacts on infrastructure, and development of a quantitative risk assessment framework.Basic geotechnical analysis for foundation design and slope stability assessment.Site visits and contractor technical and HSE supervision (onshore and offshore), including travel globally. Project management will be undertaken according to the project life cycle processes and will involve receiving and appraising invitations to tender, proposal preparation, contractual review and negotiation, subcontractor liaison and management, overall technical and commercial project oversight, client communication, invoicing and project closeout. Project management aspects of the role will be supported by the company’s administrator.The Senior Engineering Geoscientist will also contribute to the growth of the business through the generation of new business contacts and new technical prospects. This will be achieved via a range of different approaches including: the development and use of a strong contacts network, attendance at industry events and active engagement with other attendees, targeted identification and connection with new client contacts, and exploiting existing project relationships to secure repeat business and an expansion of offered services.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Support ground model development for offshore and onshore developments in collaboration with the ground model team lead: - Desk study data research, appraisal and collation.- Terrain evaluation and mapping.- Subsurface geophysical data interpretation.- Integrated geotechnical unitisation and basic geotechnical analysis for foundation design and slope stability assessment.- Geohazard appraisal and interpretation. GIS data management with a rigorous approach to data management, cataloguing received information, and consistent and clear formatting for data visualization.Development of report deliverables, including drafting of reports and preparation of illustrative diagrams, charts and graphs to communicate methodology and results.Contribution to other geoconsulting activities within the team, including quantitative risk assessments, geospatial analysis, and geotechnical characterisation.Provision of guidance and advice to other ground model team members and reviewing the work of others.Proposal preparation in response to new enquiries.Supporting and acting as deputy to the ground model team lead, and being responsible for both technical and project management activities.Contractor oversight on behalf of clients (e.g. site representative) and subcontractor management for East Point Geo consultancy projects.Attend regular internal meetings and external / third party meetings as required.Targeted business development which will include the identification of and attendance at appropriate industry meetings and events, development of existing contacts in the framework of this role and establishment of new contacts.Research and development of processes and workflows, which may include the repurposing of methods established in other industries which may be applicable to East Point Geo’s projects, and / or cutting edge new technologies which could add value to existing deliverables. Requirements: BSc in Geology, Earth Sciences, Geography or other related subject.5 years or more in a relevant earth-science related role.Knowledge of offshore engineering industries.Experience of geophysical survey and/or geotechnical data acquisition.Experience of interpreting geo-data and developing ground models.Excellent technical earth science knowledge.Proficiency with standard Office software, specifically MS Excel, MS Word and MS Powerpoint.Working knowledge of geospatial software (GIS), ability to understand spatial datasets, work within a map framework and think and understand in three-dimensions.Working knowledge of soil mechanics.Attention to detail, high level of numerical accuracy and good self-checking.Excellent report writing skills and communication skills.The primary place of work for the role is our Oxford office, with flexibility to working hours.Some offshore or onsite working may be a requirement of the job, and may include overseas travel. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
- Salary£60k - 70k per year
Site assessment and layout Manager The Site Assessment and Layout Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise during all stages of offshore wind project development in the specific subjects of wind data management, wind resource modelling, wind turbine layout design, energy assessment, wake modelling and yield optimization with respect to LCOE. Among others, this includes the preparation of data processing, wind energy potential analysis and modelling by means of relevant technical software solutions and risk assessments of technical-contractual issues and results.Additionally, he will have the responsibility for metocean monitoring campaigns and associated data management issues and will also be expected to conduct and communicate the results of desktop studies, such as layout design sensitivity analyses, wind farm performance assessments or other well-defined analytical tasks. Essential Responsibilities First point of contact within offshore wind on all related questions and support for technical expertise in the area of wind data management, wind field modelling, wind turbine layout design, energy yield modelling and yield optimization with respect to LCOE;Develop and manages a consistent approach throughout the offshore wind portfolio on calculations and methodologies. Ensure the right industry standard are applied;Responsible to implement lessons learnt and strive for continuous improvement and implementation of innovations in energy yield and wake modelling assessments, including Further development and implementation of methods, models, processes and software solutions;Understand commercial impact and contribute to LCOE tool developments in area of expertise;Signing off (accountable) where required for the energy yield estimates that will go into the financial model;Management, processing and provision of wind and metocean data (via data and acquisition management), as well as mathematical, statistical analysis and modelling (long-term wind climate, wind energy potential analysis, wind energy forecasting) for the purpose of yield modelling for projects using either commercial or in-house tools;Evaluation of design concepts, technical solutions, inherent risks (in terms of wind yield, energy yield, modelling, uncertainty analysis) and review of third party reports;Development and optimization of wind farm layout designs with focus on LCOE and maximization of yield, taking into account energy production, bottom-surface connections, anchoring, electrical network, etc.Critical analyses of site data (wind; metocean; damping; etc..) to highlight uncertainties for AEP and loads calculations.Continually enhance personal skill set in the field of wind resource assessment;Develop technical skills in appropriate areas, for example: wind analysis; use of GIS for site design;Develop communication and networking skills needed for business development in the global wind industry;Review, application and further development of relevant regulations, standards and best practice, considering lessons learned and insights from R&D Projects and skyborn's portfolio.