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Renewables Measurements Engineer


This is a Contract position in Mobile, AL posted May 12, 2022.

Local Unit & Position Description: DNV’s Measurements Team delivers high quality resource measurements to help wind farm developers to assess the energy production of the potential wind farm.

On the wind turbines the team also do measurements to assure the wind turbine functionality and performance when placed in operation.

We are engineers, scientists and businesspeople dedicated to the success of the wind energy industry.

In short, we verify through measurements, that wind farms and wind turbines will produce enough high quality energy over their service life.

The SEMELA DNV Measurements team consists of approximately 40 staff located in Spain, Italy, Brazil, Chile, México and South Africa.

It is part of a global team of Measurements experts with other competence centres in China, India, Germany, Australia and US with further expertise in other DNV offices.

The Candidate We SeekYou 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 travel (30%) to wind farms across the world (mainly in South Africa) 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 (70%):Project management of measurements in solar and wind sites (scope, schedule, costs)Project planning including contract review, technical analysis and documentationMeasurement equipment specification, procurement, preparationData monitoring and analysis to international standards and internal best practicesDevelop reports to customers on outcomes of measurement projects and communicate the resultsSubcontractor management for meteorological mast installationsSupport business development through lead generation and proposal writingPrimary Responsibilities at Site (30%):Mange installation and commissioning of wind measurement equipment (mast or remote sensing devices such as LIDAR, SODAR) and solar measurements (solar monitoring stations) and associated measurement equipment on behalf of customers.Climbing wind turbines applying safety policies and trainingInstallation and calibration of measurement systemsTroubleshooting data acquisition systems and sensorsAdditional Tasks May Include:Support business development of the measurement services through collaboration with international offices and engaging in R and innovation frameworkDevelop tools and processes to continuously improve quality and value of delivery Position Qualifications: Required Qualifications:Bachelor degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Electronics Engineering (or other relevant discipline).Good communication skills in 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.Familiarity with analysis packages used in the wind industry such as IMC Famos, Python, WAsP, Matlab, Windfarmer, Windapp etc.Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

business development and sales experience, preferably with a Renewables Measurements background.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 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 is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries.

Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services.

As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Equal Opportunity Statement: DNV 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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