EDP Renewables is seeking an Energy Assessment Associate.
The Solar Energy Assessment Associate is responsible for managing solar modeling activities in all stages of projects in order to determine the technical conditions that will allow the optimization of costs and power production.
Perform energy assessments including statistical analysis of data, solar modeling, loss evaluation, and uncertainty analyses
Participate in the data validation and management process
Participate in site design and layout optimization support
Support Development team in the prospecting process
Provide analytic support for operating project assessments
Provide analytic support for financial pro forma models
Additional duties as required
Direct reports: None
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Meteorology, or a related field
Preferable 1 – 3 years performing energy assessments
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software; basic knowledge of statistical methods
Familiarity with industry tools such PVsyst, Meteonorm, Helios 3D, SAM
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and work concurrently on multiple projects
High attention to detail & ability to be self-motivated
Proven ability to learn new software programs
Physical demands & working conditions:
Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary
Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.
1-3 years: Preferable 1 – 3 years performing energy assessments
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