DNV GL Energy Analyst Wind in Seattle, Washington

LOCAL UNIT & POSITION DESCRIPTION The primary function of this position is to assess the wind resource and expected energy output of proposed utility-scale wind farms across North America. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Conduct long-term wind resource and energy production assessments: * Analyzing wind and other climatic data and operational wind farm production and performance data (40%), * Inspecting sites and measurement equipment (5%), * Performing wind flow modeling (10%), * Assessing site conditions for turbine suitability (5%), * Predicting wind farm energy production (20%), * Conducting statistical uncertainty analyses (5%), * Writing technical reports and communicating results to clients (15%). POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: The list below is representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. * Comprehensive understanding of wind flow principles (preferred), * Aptitude in the statistical analysis of data (required), * Proficiency with WindFarmer and WAsP a plus (preferred), * Proficiency with MS Office Word/Excel (required), * Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools (required), * Understanding of wind energy industry measurement techniques and standards (preferred), * Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats (preferred). FUNDAMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS: The characteristics listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. * Fluent in English (written and verbal) * Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, * Ability to manage multiple projects at a time, * Ability to write technical reports and commercial correspondence, * Ability to present technical information clearly and concisely. * Proven Health, Safety and Environmental mindset EDUCATION: Degree in relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or mathematics field. Advanced degree a plus. Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Able to sit for long periods of time when working in the office. * Repetitive tasks, typing, sitting and interacting with computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) most of the day. * Most frequently working in an indoor, environmentally controlled environment DNV GL Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a