Consulting Engineer - Renewable Energy (Wind)

ONYX Insight
Nottingham, England
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
ONYX Insight is a growing technology and engineering organisation in the renewable energy sector. Our Advanced Sensing/IoT, software and machine learning products are deployed on wind turbines around the world. The US is one of our largest markets and we also have offices in the UK, Australia, India, Korea, Spain and China. Due to continuing commercial success and growth, we are now seeking a consultant engineer in our European team with deep knowledge of wind turbine technology and/or wind farm operations.

A recognised technical expert, you will engage with customers and colleagues to deliver wide range of consultancy projects such as engineering data analysis, RCA, Operations and Maintenance optimisation, life extension and technical due diligence. Prior experience at a wind turbine OEM or leading power producer/consulting firm in the renewables sector is an essential requirement for this role.

Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver expert technical consultancy in the areas of wind farm operations and maintenance
  • Complete investigations and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Undertake data analysis to support improvements to wind farm operations
  • Deliver site work as part of technical due diligence or engineering projects.
  • Scope and specify consultancy projects, working closely with the commercial team and engineering managers.
  • Deliver consultancy projects, both desk-based and in the field.
  • Provide technical support to key customers to support regional growth
  • Contribute to marketing activities such as conference presentations and webinars; prepare and deliver high-quality presentations
  • Support the commercial and sales team by contributing expertise to the work-winning process

Person Specification
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in technical roles relating to wind turbine technology or wind farm operations.
  • Prior experience at a wind turbine OEM or leading power producer/consulting firm in the renewables sector
  • Specialist knowledge in one or more of - RCA and failure investigation, performance analysis, wind farm operations and maintenance, life extension, electrical components
  • Data analysis skills
  • Knowledge of latest predictive maintenance techniques relating to wind turbines
  • Strong communication and presentation skills - ability to prepare and deliver high quality reports and presentations
  • Confident project manager, able to work effectively under pressure, and experienced in client/customer management.
  • Evidence of recent personal interest and development in engineering and analysis techniques
  • Ability to work on-site in wind turbines
  • Works effectively to deadlines with minimum supervision; strong problem-solving skills; collaborates well with colleagues regionally and globally
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken. A second European language is also desirable (Spanish, German, French).
  • Right to work in the chosen location

ONYX Insight is independently incorporated in 7 locations globally, and wholly owned by the BP organisation in the UK. Renewable energy and wind power are in our DNA. We are excited about being part of BP's low carbon and digital transformation, and the opportunities it presents for career development for our colleagues. We actively encourage applications from under-represented groups in the STEM Sector. If you do not have the right to work in the chosen location, we cannot accept or respond to your application.