• Renewable Energy Analyst

    Location US-NY-Albany
    Job ID
    2018-9763
    # of Openings
    3
    Job Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    AWS Truepower, a UL company is a global renewable energy consulting firm focused on providing quality, innovative energy engineering and advisory services to project developers, utilities, project operators, manufacturers and investors. We offer an exciting work environment in a rapidly growing industry, competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 


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    Responsibilities

    We are seeking an entry-level Engineer to join our global powerhouse Renewable Energy division. Our Engineers contribute to the development of innovative, analytical, high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff.  This position will work under the direction of an Energy Team Leader having responsibility for the completion of high-quality renewable energy analysis work. The analysis of renewable energy projects involves working across the full spectrum of analysis from initial data acquisition, checking and archiving through site layout and optimization to the completed energy reports.  This is a full-time position located in the Albany, NY office.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Timely and efficient completion of high-quality renewable energy analysis work
    • Carry out both pre-construction and operational energy analyses under supervision, including:
      • Review, validation, and analysis of meteorological data for solar and wind resource assessment
      • Design and optimization of wind and solar plants to meet project requirements
      • Estimation of plant losses and calculation of assessment uncertainties
      • Management and analysis of project data,
      • Evaluation of project constraints, risks, and other non-quantitative aspects of plant development  (mid-level)
      • Turbine site suitability assessments
      • Contribute to reports  of analysis for clients
    • Understand and ensure company quality control standards are met
    • Support business development activities, including meeting with customers and presenting at conferences (mid-level)
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • University Degree in Engineering or Physical Science from an ABET accredited program 
    • Prefer 1 – 3 years’ experience in the wind or solar energy sector
    • Experience with meteorological data analysis preferred
    • Database management skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Openwind, Windographer, and/or other renewable energy related software tools preferred
    • Numerical computer programming language skills preferred
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and statistics/graphical software packages such as R, Matlab, GEMPAK, and ArcGIS
    • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
    • Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment

      Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without sponsorship both now and in the future. 

       
      Internal Title is Engineer 

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