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Senior Technical Manager - Onshore Wind

Senior Technical Manager - Onshore Wind

  • Location

    Ireland

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Harry Moncur

  • Contact email:

    harry.moncur@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Harry Moncur

Great opportunity for a technically gifted individual to join a major renewable IPP and assist on a large portfolio of projects in Ireland and elsewhere internationally.

 

The Opportunity

  • Participate in interactions with turbine suppliers to ensure best market knowledge.
  • Provide technical support to projects under development, construction and operations.
  • Technical lead in due diligences of potential acquisitions.
  • Prepare and quality assure technical specifications in wind turbine tenders.
  • Technical lead during procurement processes.
  • Follow up on wind turbine deliveries during construction.
  • Support other units in business as required with Technical competence and understanding.
  • Manage technical disciplines in a project such as WTG, civil, electro, SCADA etc.
  • Attend site visits, FAT and other factory tests as required.
  • Flexibility in terms of travel and mobility.
 

The Individual:

  • Masters, university degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or similar with documented extensive experience in the field.
  • Minimum 8-10 years relevant work experience in wind projects development and construction.
  • Strong understanding of the development process for wind projects, including constraints analysis, grid connection processes and permitting process.
  • Clear affinity with renewables and an excellent knowledge of wind turbine suppliers and wind turbine models is an advantage.
  • Commercial acumen and understanding of renewable energy business models and cost of energy drivers.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with demonstrated ability to negotiate a strong commercial position for the company with relevant stakeholders.
  • Independent self-starter with a clear ability to manage a large workload, often providing support to processes managed by colleagues, while prioritizing tasks and effectively juggling competing deadlines.