Wind Technical Lead

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameCatalina Fonrodona

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company is looking for a Wind Technical Lead to join a global IPP with a presence in over 10 countries.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Head of Engineering the chosen professional will play a pivotal role in providing technical support to local project teams and corporate business assurance across all aspects related to wind asset engineering and technology.

  • Head the wind engineering and technology domain within the Engineering function, addressing business requirements for assets at various stages (development, construction, and operations), as well as M&A opportunities.

  • Develop, implement, and uphold management processes, guidelines, and standards related to wind engineering and turbine engineering, ensuring strict adherence to these processes.

  • Recruit, nurture, retain, and lead a high-performing team of wind experts.

  • Offer technical support to country and corporate teams throughout all project lifecycle phases.

  • Proactively share knowledge and experiences with other departments across the organization

  • Enhance business understanding and capabilities in turbine health monitoring, predictive maintenance, and diagnostics.

  • Serve as the central coordinator for wind engineering and turbine-related issues.

  • Assist in turbine selection for development projects, evaluating turbine technology and site suitability.

  • Act as the technical lead for turbine supply, service, and maintenance negotiation and procurement.

  • Define standards and scope for turbine inspection and commissioning reviews during project delivery.

  • Support Asset Management in reviewing turbine performance during the early phase of project operation.

  • Lead technical due diligence for wind operational projects and contribute to risk and opportunity assessments for potential acquisitions.

  • Develop DEVEX, CAPEX, and OPEX assumptions.

Key Requirements, Skills, and Competencies:

  • Possess a degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering or an equivalent discipline.

  • Demonstrate proven experience and expertise in wind turbines acquired through working on operational renewable power projects.

  • Encouraged experience in team management.

  • In-depth knowledge of wind turbines and subsystems.

  • Detailed familiarity with wind turbine suppliers and models.

  • Understanding of certification, suitability, and fatigue modelling.

  • Experience in negotiating turbine supply and service agreements.

  • Familiarity with SCADA monitoring software and third-party data analytics tools.

  • Experience with vibration-based condition monitoring.

  • Strong project management skills and ability to collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Excellent communication skills, including building relationships across diverse cultures.

  • Flexibility and openness to new ways of working.

  • Strong drive for results, setting challenging goals and exceeding them.

  • Fluent English speaker.

  • Willingness to engage in international travel.

In conclusion, be part of an organisation to drive the renewable energy revolution and contribute to a sustainable future.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Catalina Fonrodona (c.fonrodona@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)