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Wind Due Diligence Engineer

Wind Due Diligence Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Flexible Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Andrew Green

  • Contact email:

    andrew@Greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    WDDE54

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Andrew Green

The Client

The Green Recruitment Company are pleased to be working with one of the leading innovators within the Wind Consultancy space. With a heritage of 100+ years trading & deliverables across sectors from digital security, maritime, utilities & most significantly energy & sustainability – this business has successfully carved its way to the forefront of technical advisory, strategy design and assurance across over 30 different countries.

Job Purpose

  • Represent the company, both during execution of your projects as well as market and business development events;
  • Work on due diligence projects, including reviewing of documentation relating to wind conditions, turbine suitability, ground conditions, planning and construction;
  • Contract review work including review of clauses, technical specification and the allocation of risk to relevant parties;
  • Be involved with contract negotiation alongside the customer's legal team;
  • Review the financial model for projects including revenue assumptions, capital costs and operations costs;
  • After an initial period of learning, progress to managing due diligence projects;
  • Undertake periodic site visits and inspections;
  • Support the continuous improvement of the business through the development of tools and processes as well as business development;
  • Any other appropriate duties as directed by line management.

Accountability/Key Responsibilities

Essential

  • Experience in the renewables industry in a technical consulting capacity;
  • An appropriate degree/ higher degree in an engineering subject;
  • A team player with energy and enthusiasm;
  • Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English;
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver complex tasks to tight timelines;
  • Good organisation and time management skills;
  • Adaptability, and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong commercial acumen;
  • Good IT skills, and experience using MS Office suite packages.

Desirable

  • Previous experience in performing due diligence activities;
  • Good understanding of wind energy and previous experience in wind lender and owner’s engineer activities;
  • Understanding of standard contract forms in construction, in particular for renewable energy projects;
  • Understanding of Irish planning as applied to onshore wind;
  • Good understanding of project finance structures and the financial models for wind farm projects.