Vaisala Inc. Wind Energy Consultant – Asset Management Services in Bangalore, India

Wind Energy Consultant – Asset Management Services

Overview :

Vaisala has been predicting the unpredictable for over 80 years. We are a global leader in weather and industrial measurements, and our innovative, life-saving technologies can be found in demanding environments from hospitals, national parks and data centers to airports and wind farms all over the world – and beyond! Even the Mars Rover Curiosity is equipped with our sensors. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to contribute to observations for a better world. With our 1,600 professionals worldwide we intend to stay on top of our game and this is where you come in.

In Vaisala’s Weather business unit our forward-thinking team focuses on weather dependent industries such as meteorology, airports, roads and rail, maritime, defense and energy. We help our customers to make safe and effective operational decisions under challenging weather conditions.

The Energy unit of Vaisala is working to speed the adoption of wind and solar power around the world through better and more cost effective measurement technologies, information and consulting services . We currently have a great opportunity for a Wind Energy Consultant -- Asset Management Services.

This position is responsible for supportingVaisala's Wind Energy Assessment Services by reviewing the O&M practices of wind farms and analyzing the SCADA data from wind farms to assess wind energy assets performance issues. The role is global in scope, requires interaction with clients, sales teams and remote production staff in multiple locations around the world. This position is based in Bangalore, India.

Your key responsibilities include :

  • Work closely with the Vaisala Wind Energy Assessment services team in Seattle and Bangalore

  • Analyze the O&M practices of wind farms operated by Vaisala’s clients and identify potential causes for under /over performance of wind turbines and/or wind farms

  • Analyze the SCADA data from wind farms and identify potential causes for under /over performance of wind turbines and/ or wind farms

  • Perform power performance tests on operating wind turbines

  • Author client facing analytic reports

  • Support and defend work over the phone and in person with key clients

  • Help Vaisala clients apply new technologies like Remote Sensing to enhance the performance of their wind assets

  • Conduct site visits to assess the condition of wind turbines, met-masts, evacuation facility etc.

  • Be a contributor to the overall productuction process

To be successful in this role, we’re seeking for a candidate with the following qualifications :

  • Strong quantitative skills

  • Ability to prioritize and self-manage day-to-day work

  • Exhibits attention to detail

  • Ability to coordinate with other professionals for success

  • Self-initiated and willingness to learn new things

  • Ability to communicate clearly and pro-actively, good verbal and written communication skills

  • 8 to 10 years previous experience in O&M / Asset Management / Performance Enhancement of wind energy assets

  • Exposure to wind farm's site O&M function

  • Specialization in SCADA data analysis, including ability to perform forensic investigation

  • Ability to work semi-independently in a team-oriented atmosphere where close and effective coordination with other professionals is essential for success

  • Exposure to global work environment, preferably having worked with teams across US and EU

Computer and Software Skills

  • Experience with Oracle or other ERP solutions

  • Exposure to Salesforce or other CRM platforms like MSD

  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix

  • Knowledge of Bash and/or other shell programming

  • Knowledge of Windograhper

  • Advanced programmatic analysis software such as Matlab, R or Python

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical /Electrical)

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering (Energy Engineering, Renewable Energy, Power Systems, Data Analytics) preferred

Required Work Experience

Eight to ten years related working experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet. Grab this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!

Please submit your application with cover letter, resume/CV and salary request by filling the online application form by July 31, 2017.