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Wind Development Engineer (Associate) - Wind - London

London, England
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Apr 12, 2023

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Wind Development Engineer (Associate) - Wind - London
1 Raleigh Sreet, London, London, United Kingdom

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Associate Wind Development Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in engineering and renewable energy experience. If you've set your foot in the wind energy sector and you've spent at least a year in wind energy development, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! This is your chance to join a global leader in the energy sector, with a wide variety of renewable energy projects, a remarkable brand reputation, and an impressive power portfolio of over 1GW of projects developed. Cement yourself in a company that offers the skills, opportunity, and resources to help you grow and master your trade!

The ideal candidate will be a young professional with at least 1 year of renewable energy experience. You need to have a bachelor's degree in engineering and must have worked as an Associate Development Engineer, developer, consultant, or site representative. If you can speak French, it would be highly beneficial for this role.

As our Associate Wind Development Engineer, you will have the chance to work on cutting-edge renewable energy, energy storage systems, and hybrid power generation projects across Africa, at different stages of the project lifecycle. You will be involved in all project development activities, from resource data management to construction monitoring, working alongside a team of experienced professionals. In this role, you will be responsible for managing third-party contractors and contracts, ensuring that all work is delivered to the highest quality standards, within set timelines and budgets. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional teams, including project management, procurement, legal, and finance, to ensure the smooth delivery of projects.

If you are passionate about renewable energy and want to make a positive impact on the world, this is the role for you! So why wait? Submit your application today and take the first step toward an exciting new career!

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Education RequirementsExperience Requirements
  • 1 - 3 years of experience in the energy sector, specifically wind and solar
  • Experience in design and yield analysis software is essential
  • Professional experience in the renewable industry as a Wind Development Engineer
  • Fluency in French is desirable
As an engineer involved in renewable energy projects, you would play a critical role in the planning and development of new facilities. This would involve using third-party software such as WindPro, WAsP, Homer, and PVSyst to model renewable resources and estimate production through plant design. You would also use GIS software to identify and mitigate spatial risks and manage meteorological stations and databases. You would review and perform indicative plant design using computer-aided design software such as AutoCAD/Sketchup and develop performance models to be used in the project proforma. Another important aspect of your role would be developing estimates of probable project EPC costs and Owner's Project Management costs for project modeling purposes and identifying and recommending mitigation strategies for all technical risks. You would participate in due diligence site visits to assess the suitability, feasibility, and risks associated with potential plant sites, and investigate environmental, permitting, and social issues to ensure that they are considered and mitigated during project development. Finally, you would provide and validate technical inputs into the project model and manage tendering processes for contractors and advisors.
  • Communication, especially relationship management & negotiation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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