Job details

Location
Other Locations
Salary
£47k - 66k per year
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
202654
Posted
27 days ago

A team of 30 engineers and analysts are looking for a new team member.

The team itself has a wide range of expertise, some of which include: wind modelling and site evaluation, SCADA analysis and performance diagnostics, energy production assessment for pre-construction and post-construction projects, ongoing monitoring and reporting, Computational Fluid Dynamics, short term production forecasting algorithms, online meteorological data management and software development.

This team works with tight timelines and has a commercial focus that looks to improve their quality and efficiency. Within this role you would conduct wind energy assessments and site meteorogical conditions at pre and post construction phases, undertake bid development, project management and technical delivery, which will be collated into high quality proposals and reports.

For progession within this role, you will develop in the technical or management career track and have the opportunity to be involved in many of the several areas of focus of the department.

Qualifications

  • A degree in a relevant field such as engineering, meteorology, physics or mathematics, with a 2:1 degree classification or above;
  • Previous commercial experience delivering energy production assessments for wind or solar projects, either pre- or post- construction;
  • Excellent numeracy, literacy, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good technical understanding of wind energy technology and, ideally, of other renewable technologies;
  • Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English.

Ideal Skills

  • Proficiency in the use of wind modelling software (e.g. WAsP, WindFarmer);
  • Good statistical analysis and/ or programming (particularly Python, SQL, Matlab) skills;
  • Strong customer contact experience;
  • Experience in bid development and proposal writing;
  • Experience in technical studies for wind or solar project development such as layout optimisation;
  • An industry profile;
  • Mentoring experience.

Valued Traits

  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure;
  • Ability to contribute to and to co-ordinate teamwork;
  • Aptitude for high-level thinking and understanding customer requirements;
  • Willingness to develop and enjoy taking on challenges and responsibilities;
  • Aptitude for developing and mentoring more junior members of the team.

The Offer

There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan.

The position is rewarded appropriately, including benefits such as:

  • A permanent contract.
  • Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible working options).
  • Access to industry experts from whom you can receive training and support.
  • Wellbeing benefits (inc. Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Medical check-ups, Gym allowance and free fruit) as well as plenty of initiatives related to physical and mental wellbeing such as Yoga lessons, charity events, etc.
  • Travel benefits (inc. Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme).
  • Life assurance and employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution - up to 9%).
  • Re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500)