Wind Energy Analyst/Consultant

Leidos

4.1

(20)

VA (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

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    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Performing independent engineering reviews and reports including financeable wind energy assessments.

    • Providing analysis, insights, and opinions, in both written and verbal format, which are beneficial to our clients.

    • Performing pre-construction wind resource and energy production assessments.

    • Performing operational wind energy assessments.

    • Developing wind resource and energy production assessment best practices and continuously improving processes and procedures.

    • Analyzing and interpreting large datasets from meteorological measurement masts, remote sensing devices, and long-term reference sources.

    • Conducting data correlation studies using long-term reference datasets.

    • Confirming site suitability studies with respect to site conditions for wind turbine technologies. Assessing the impacts of site suitability studies on wind turbine design life and energy production.

    • Reviewing performance test provisions and results.

    • Reviewing and analyzing SCADA data to assess the performance of operating wind turbine power generating facilities.

    • Performing site visits (proposed wind energy generation site locations, facilities under construction, and/or operating facilities).

    • Interfacing with and aiding other teams across a variety of energy generation technologies, including solar, battery storage, thermal and more.

    • Working with project managers in developing scopes and budgets for new consulting opportunities.

    • Contributing to internal research and development.

    • Utilizing wind flow models to simulate wind flow characteristics.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    What Sets You Apart: (Basic Qualifications)

    • Bachelor's degree in atmospheric science, meteorology, physics, or related field with two plus (2+) years of experience in wind resource and energy yield assessments using industry best practices, wind flow modeling tools, and software. May consider more years of relevant experience in lieu of degree

    • Understanding of atmospheric dynamics at the mesoscale, wind farm-scale, and wind turbine-scale

    • Demonstrated ability to summarize complex analyses and topics both in written reports and verbally

    • Understanding of industry trends in wind turbine technology, analysis methods, and project optimization

    • Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure both verbally and in writing with a diverse set of clients to include private equity, infrastructure, hedge funds, investment, commercial banks, private developers, legal and financial advisors, original equipment providers, and energy service companies

    • Demonstrated ability to perform independently and as a team, and to collaborate on complex, multi-disciplinary tasks

    • Effectively and independently prioritize multiple tasks and schedules

    • Demonstrated ability to "think outside the box" to develop analysis methods and opinions which meet the unique needs of the client (internal and external)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Four plus (4+) years of increasingly independent experience relevant to wind energy

    • Experience performing independent engineering/consulting services in the wind industry

    • Experience performing operational energy assessments, particularly using SCADA data

    • Understanding wind turbine suitability, including design/certification and site-specific considerations

    • Programming experience, particularly using Python and Jupyter Notebook

    • Application of the IEC 61400-x and MEASNET standards in the wind industry

    • Experience performing pre-construction, under construction, and operational wind project site visits

    • Experience climbing wind turbines and holding relevant certification(s)

    • Experience performing peer reviews of wind resource and energy production assessments and associated written reports

    • Experience developing scopes of work and budgets with internal and external stakeholders

    • Experience managing projects and clients

    Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career; share your resume with us today!

    We take care of our employees. Leidos seeks the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world's toughest problems, and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits . We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-03-14
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.