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Lead Wind Engineer

Lead Wind Engineer

Job Title: Lead Wind Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth
Industry: Engineering
Reference: 3440764
Contact Name: Chris McCutcheon
Contact Email: cmccutcheon@designandbuild.com.au
Job Published: May 13, 2022

Job Description

We are working with our client who are leading the renewable revolution across Australia. Their long-term goal will have a global effect on the world’s green energy. They are rapidly expanding and looking for the best talent from across the globe to join their team.

Currently developing a portfolio of renewable energy and green hydrogen projects it’s a great time to join the business. They are now looking for a highly experienced Lead Wind Engineer to join the business and play a major part in the renewables team.

The role of the Lead Wind Engineer is to manage a team of wind power engineers to be the global centre of excellence for our client’s Wind Power Projects under evaluation, development, construction, and operation.

Key Responsibilities:

Wind Power Project Engineering and Design
  • Site identification and scoping study support
  • Resource monitoring and data assessment
  • Wind power plant design and technology selection
  • Generation forecast assessment
  • Environmental impact assessments (e.g. noise emission, shadow flicker, visual impact)
  • Wind Turbine Generator Technology
  • Wind engineering procedures, standards, and processes.
  • Operational plant and equipment performance analysis
Technical services for wind energy projects:
  • Legislation and regulatory compliance,
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Due diligence of wind power projects investigated for acquisition
  • Equipment / services scope of works
  • Equipment / services procurement
  • Construction of Wind Power Plants
  • Operation and Maintenance of Wind Power Plants
General
  • Managing and developing a high-performing team of wind engineering professionals
  • Support ongoing improvement of the company’s internal wind power project standards and procedures in relation to all relevant aspects of the development, construction, and operation.
  • Provide value-adding engineering support to internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Develop relationships with and regularly liaise with consultants, service provider and equipment manufacturers.
Qualifications and skills required:
  • Tertiary Engineering Qualification (preferred Renewable Energy, Energy or Electrical)
  • 15+ years in wind power plant engineering and design
  • In depth knowledge of appropriate wind engineering software, wind turbine technology, project evaluation and design methodologies.
  • High level evaluation and analysis skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate well in an environment where there are tight timeframes
  • High interpersonal and people management skills
  • Problem solving skills
A relocation package is on offer for the right candidate!
Candidates must be able to bring a flexible mindset, challenge traditional thinking, and be prepared to work outside of their comfort zone.