The Green Recruitment Company is searching for a Senior Wind Energy Engineer to join our client's Project Engineering and Due Diligence team in France. The French team is part of a wider regional team covering the Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America region. This role is to enhance capabilities and increase resources of the PE&DD team, which oversees Technical Due Diligences (TDD) for project financing, merger and acquisition (M&A) processes and Owner’s Engineering (OE) and Construction Monitoring services for wind energy projects. There will also be opportunities to work across various technologies such as solar, storage, and electric vehicles.
Performance of Technical Due Diligence – technical risk assessment of a renewable project, including: Construction contracts (turbine supply and balance of plant), Operation and maintenance contracts, Grid Connection Agreements, Power Purchase Agreements, Assessment of Balance of Plant (civil and electrical infrastructure), Wind technology and site suitability assessment (climatic conditions, acoustic, ground conditions, etc.), Assessment of project construction schedule, Review of project authorizations, licenses or land securement contracts, Evaluation of technical inputs for Project’s Financial Model.
Project management of medium/large size projects and portfolios – Coordination of a team of specialists (locally and internationally) to provide top level technical advisory and deliver high quality reports
Owner’s and/or Lender’s Engineer during pre-construction and construction phase of the projects: Technical Due Diligence reports for support Project Financing or M&A decisions, Construction monitoring to assess construction progress and control the quality of the work, Monthly construction meeting organization with the contractor(s), Approval of contractual payment schedule condition precedents, Approval of take-over condition precedents and punch list issuance.
Commercial support (awareness of market and technology trends, participation in industry conferences, proposal management and winning new business)
Academic degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred, other degrees will be considered with demonstrated understanding of technical aspects and experience in financing of renewable projects.
Knowledge of general energy market and, in particular, about renewable energy market in France would be valuable.
Previous TDD experience within the renewable energy industry or renewable energy taught course modules would be valuable but is not mandatory, other relevant experience will be considered.
Experience in development, design, review and/or supervision of renewable projects would be valuable: including technology, civil and electrical infrastructure works and/or grid interconnection.
Fluent in French, Excellent English language skills are essential for working in an international environment
Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time, domestic and international.