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  • Job reference: RMS0218894

Technical Manager Onshore Wind

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/11/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (17/12/19)
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Given the ongoing expansion of the renewables sector and our project portfolio of over 1GW of onshore wind power, We are looking to recruit a Technical Manager with Full Project Lifecycle experience to expand their in-house Technical Team.

The Role:
With a primary focus on our 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on full lifecycle wind farm projects in the UK and a candidate who has previous experience of working with onshore wind farms is essential.

The successful candidate is required to have extensive knowledge and experience of the following:
Strong statistical, data processing and manipulation expertise within the wind sector;
Experience or knowledge of undertaking wind energy resource assessments;
Appreciation of wind conditions and issues in complex terrain;
Experience of industry standard software such as WindPro and WASP;
To manage and work alongside other professionals in inter-department multi-disciplinary teams 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;
A 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.

Essential Skills / 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 to 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 / Qualifications:
Experience in modelling and coding (python);
Experience of data gathering and analysis;
Experience in commercial and contractual aspects of engineering

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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