Technical Analyst - Wind and Noise

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Working Differently Available
Location: Glasgow City
Categories: Engineering, Renewables, Data & Analytics

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £31,500 – £47,900 depending on skills and experience + benefits +  + annual bonus

The Role

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be responsible for delivering analysis reports and undertaking research and development in support of SSE’s onshore and offshore wind development portfolio. Your analysis will inform key decisions on the design and development of our wind farms projects.

The team’s core functions are analysing measured wind data; producing wind farm layout designs; conducting wind flow, energy and noise modelling; performing turbine suitability assessments and analysing data from operational wind farms. You will contribute to these activities as well as working on developing the team’s methodologies and analytical capabilities.

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for someone who is educated to degree level in a physical science or engineering discipline. You will need to be highly numerical and computer literate, and comfortable with data processing and analysis. Familiarity with industry standard wind analysis software, CFD (specifically, ANSYS CFX), Matlab and vb.net are all beneficial. 

Strong communication and interpersonal skills will be essential as you’ll be required to communicate to a variety of stakeholders and interact with multi-disciplined project teams. You must also be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and have strong report writing skills.

As a person, you’ll be enthusiastic about working at the cutting edge of best-practice, seeking out innovative solutions to complex problems during a crucial period for the wind industry.

From time to time you will be required to visit the sites you support, so it is desirable that you can travel and have, or are willing to obtain, a full UK driving licence.

Our Company

Generation Development is responsible for the development and construction of SSE's portfolio of thermal and renewable energy projects (large scale) in the UK and Ireland.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 26th March 2019                     

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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