Technical Manager - Onshore Wind

Region:
Country
Vicinity:
England
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Wind Jobs, Alternative Energy Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Wind Farm Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Diploma, some college completed
Salary:
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
20% Bonus + Car
Posted:
10/07/2019
Start Date:
10/07/2019
Employer:
Cathcart Energy Associates
Job Ref:
4508

This is an exciting opportunity to work on full lifecycle wind farm projects in the UK.

Given the ongoing expansion of the renewables sector and the project portfolio of over 1GW of onshore wind power of the Developer that I am recruiting for. We are looking to recruit an "Onshore Wind In-House Technical Manager" with Full Project Lifecycle experience to expand their in-house Technical Team.

With a primary focus on their current projects, the role will include working on wind farm design and layout optimisation, wind resource assessment, meteorological mast data campaigns and associated wind data analysis, appointment and management of external consultants as required and providing advice to the Technical Team and other departments within the Company.

The successful candidate is required to have extensive knowledge and experience of the following:

* Strong statistical, data process within the wind sector;
* Experience or knowledge of wind energy resource assessments;
* Appreciation of wind conditions and issues in complex terrain;
* Experience of software such as WindPro and WASP;
* To manage and work alongside other professionals such as operations and asset management, project design & development and commercial aspects;
* To prepare technical and non-technical reports and report to the Technical Director;
* Knowledge of wider renewables technologies and use of CFD;
* Commercially and quality driven, and able to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

Key qualifications

* Engineering degree;
* Strong command of English, both verbally and written;
* Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills with attention to detail;
* A thorough understanding of technical due diligence for large wind projects including specific risks associated with development, construction and operation;
* Experience of working on wind energy technical due diligence projects including tenders and contracts;
* Proficient user of MS Office particularly MS Excel;
* Experience of using GIS, Wind Pro or equivalent;
* Able to work under pressure and towards deadlines;
* Full and valid driving licence is essential;
* Willing to travel regularly to attend meetings and wind farm sites in the UK.

Desirable Skills

* Experience in modelling and coding (python);
* Experience of data gathering and analysis;
* Experience in commercial and contractual aspects of engineering.

They are looking to offer a competitive salary for the right individual and have good benefits package to add to that which includes a good holiday allowance, a matched pension contribution, health insurance and various other additions.

They are an organisation who are keen on creating a fulfilling work-life balance for its employees as well as a relaxed working environment, and a casual dress code to match.

If this role sounds relevant to you, please do apply or reach out to James McNair at Cathcart Energy on 0131 510 9100.

Closing Date:
21/08/2019

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