BHI Energy Principal Wind Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

Principal Wind EngineerAndover, ma

Posted: 7/20/2018

Category: Wind Energy

Job Type: -

Minimum Experience: 5+ years

Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)

Branch: Corporate

Job Description

Summary

BHI Energy is seeking an experienced Principal Wind Engineer, ideal candidate must have have wind/energy experience.

This position maintains the standards for wind resource activities and ensures the methods and processes applied are compliant with the Client Operational Instructions and Procedures for the Client Wind Center of Excellence. The Position will define, update, investigate and share know-how, procedures, models and tools about specific methodologies for the technological area of competence. The position is a reference support to other EGP Units in the field of its expertise and functions.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate/manage/perform work requests and approve deliverables for Wind Center of Excellence activities in ENA to ensure the compliance with EGP Operational Instructions; Create and maintain standardized reporting and calculation templates adherent to EGP Operational Instructions.

  • Coordinate/manage/perform wind resource evaluation for BD development activities and due diligence efforts on third party acquisitions (including initial site evaluation, measurement planning and budgeting preparation, measurement device installations, maintenance, and data collection, internal and third party wind resource assessments, turbine evaluation, layout designs, and wind and site analyses for turbine suitability) to support EGP Development growth.

  • Coordinate with BD, E&C, O&M, AFC, and Procurement, to maximize value of planned and operating wind farms.

  • Coordinate/manage/perform power curve test planning, permanent met tower siting, installation, and instrumentation for Turbine Supply Agreement power curve warranty, EGP Operations compliance and Operational Assessment needs.

  • Initiate and manage research & development and educational activities with universities and research institutes pertaining to wind resource assessment and turbine performance to further the continuous improvement of EGP knowledge and practice. Attend and present at conferences and seminars to learn and give an external presence to EGP.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to lead, manage and delegate responsibility

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and cooperate effectively with multidisciplinary and multinational teams

  • Strong resource and workload managing skills

  • Mathematical and statistical analysis skills

  • Wind flow modeling skills

  • Knowledge of wind industry resource assessment and measurement knowledge

  • Internal operational procedure and instructions knowledge

  • Field navigation skills

  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Preferred proficiency in languages in addition to English (preferably Italian or Spanish)

  • International business experience preferred

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Physics, or similar technical degree. Masters or higher education preferred.

  • At least five years’ experience of coordinating and comprehending various types of wind resource related requests and needs for various departments within an organization.

  • Technical knowledge (familiarity with renewable technologies, power markets, IEC related Standards, certification)

  • Regular driver’s license required

  • Up to 25% domestic travel with limited international travel required.

Job Requirements

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.