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Wind Resource Analyst

Austin TX

Apply experience in support of regional projects specifically relating to wind analysis, measurement campaigns, data quality control, wind flow modeling, and wake modeling. This position is joining a global team, and will primarily support projects in the Americas. The ideal candidate will have experience with an international business model and have global mobility.

 

Responsibilities

Common Functions:

Design effective and efficient measurement campaigns to support project development and energy analysis.

Manage, quality control and clean measurement data (met masts and remote sensing devices), while applying discernment and automation.

Perform analysis on large data sets including but not limited to imputation of data gaps, selective averaging, long-term adjustment, shear, turbulence, and air density.

Apply with expert skill a suite of wind flow and wake models to specific projects within the E.ON development pipeline. Evaluate competing results and apply most representative technical outcome.

Prepare site conditions as input into turbine supplier site suitability analysis

Navigate project constraints to optimize proposed wind farm production or cost of energy production. Such optimizations include interdepartmental collaboration, desktop optimization, field observations, and micrositing.

Perform uncertainty analysis on energy production estimates.

Report analysis methods and results in a concise customer friendly matter.

Validate pre-construction energy estimates with operational data and implement improvements to pre-construction analysis technique.

Project manage and/or technically support department

Lead department improvement or research & development programs with a goal of maintaining industry leading technical standards.

 

Qualifications

Work Experience Requirements

Minimum two years’ experience performing a full range of wind yield assessment activities, demonstrating technical proficiency with a wide variety of industry standard software, and discernment.

*Fluent Spanish/English preferred*

 

Education Requirments

Bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science, meteorology, engineering, physics, math, or similar required(STEM)

Master’s degree in atmospheric science, meteorology, engineering, physics, math, or similar preferred (STEM)

 

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Posted June 7, 2019



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