Statkraft International Power, Chile

Wind Resource Assessment Specialist

Wind Resource Assessment Specialist

 Statkraft is Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. As a major player in the energy wholesale market, we are developing green power solutions for renewable energy producers and companies from trade and industry. We support our customers on the way to a 100% renewable electricity supply. Join the team and take part in creating tomorrow’s energy world!

Statkraft Chile is working on the development and upcoming construction of three wind farms in Litueche (Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Region), a project called Statkraft Eolico and these three wind farms together will have an installed capacity of more than 100 MW and which it expects to start operations in 2022. It is about wind iniciative called “Cardonal” (30 MW), “Manantiales” (24.15 MW) & “Los Cerrillos” (48.3 MW).

 

Your Role

The professional will be in charge of providing Business Development with preliminary wind resource assessments, wind farm layout designs and energy production estimates among other activities related to wind measurement campaigns. The Wind Resource Assessment Specialist will contribute to create and assure the best-in-class wind project pipeline for Statkraft Chile.

 

  • Manage layout design from early conceptual to final construction-ready stage.
  • Elaborate internal full investment-quality energy assessments including detailed loss and uncertainty analyses, long-term correction, and high-resolution wind flow models.
  • Manage technical communications with WTG suppliers to review and align documentation for site suitability, site-specific power curves, and Turbine Supply Agreements.
  • Manage met mast and remote sensor siting and installation, including instrumentation selection, for greenfield development or acquired projects.
  • Oversee on-site data collection ensuring quality assurance and quality control.
  • Support permitting activities associated with turbine locations, including but not limited to sound and shadow flicker impacts.
  • Maintain awareness of industry-leading methods, practices and standards (Local and International).
  • Perform post-construction assessments to assure methodologies are appropriate and power curve verification.

 

Your Profile

  • Degree in Engineering, Geophysics (meteorology specialization) or related.
  • At least 3y of wind farm analysis and yield assessment experience preferably withing the energy industry.
  • Proven knowledge of wind data analysis, design of wind farm layouts, calculation of uncertainty and losses. Experience in site suitability and wind turbine technology.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of meteorological flow, technologies and forecasting.
  • Experience with Windsim and WindPro other wind energy, global Mapper or similar GIS Software, Matlab or similar programing software and AutoCad.
  • Experience with CFD modeling and mesoscale models.
  • Familiarity with meteorological data collection equipment (Lidar/Sodar/Met Mast), including data loggers and instrumentation.
  • Ability to communicate technical or meteorological concepts effectively to a broad spectrum of technical and non-technical internal audiences, and to document them in concrete and understandable terms.
  • International reporting and communication with the corporate headquarter in Norway will be required, thus the candidate must have a good level of written and spoken English.
  • Desire and ability to propose improvements in every project and have a proactive attitude.

 

Statkraft Offers

  • Professional and personal development in an exciting company
  • A positive working environment characterised by competence, responsibility and innovation
  • A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes.

Please note that applications can also be submitted in Spanish

 

Background Check:

 

  • Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants prior to hiring.

 

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Region:

  • Metropolitana de Santiago

Fecha de inicio:

07/09/2021

Region:

Las Condes, Santiago

Contactos:

Felipe Riquelme

Teléfono: +56 225929200

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