Senior Engineer - Wind Project Development

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Wind Project Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
REF: HQ00019031
Contact Name: Marina Moya Gutierrez
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Our client is a leading multinational independent expert advisory group that provides services to the international Renewable Energy sector.

They are currently seeking a Senior Engineer for their Project Development team at their offices in Glasgow.


  • Undertake energy production assessments which include the following:

- site visits and meeting clients
- wind data processing and quality checking
- correlation analysis
- wind flow and wake modelling
- review of energy losses
- statistical analysis and produce a report

  • Undertake site conditions assessments which include elements of the above but also a review of:

- extreme wind speed
- ambient and wake induced turbulence intensity
- wind shear
- temperature range

  • Produce detailed reports which review the feasibility of sites for development which will include:

- feasibility studies
- site meteorological measurements
- shadow flicker assessments
- noise modelling
- visual impact assessments

  • All of the above work will be undertaking following the company's best practice analytical techniques.
  • Managing multiple projects to ensure they are completed within timescale and budget.
  • Any other duties as directed by line management.
  • Manage and conduct standard assessments mostly autonomously.
  • You will be regularly involved in checking the work of others to ensure that it complies with the company's best practice techniques.
  • Regular client contact and possibly acting as the primary contact person for a regular client.
  • Write proposals for new work as directed by line manager.
  • Participate in R&D projects as and when required.
  • Take on a team level responsibility such as tool development, liaison with local meteorological office or similar.
  • Assist in the training and development of less experienced members of the team.

Internal/ External relationships:

  • Manager: reporting, decision-making and issue escalation.
  • Clients and stakeholders for projects varied and geographically spread within the wind industry market (UK, Ireland & Scandinavia). Regular contact through email and telephone exchanges will be required with occasional meetings and site visits.
  • External organisations/professionals review of methodologies and discussion of best practice approaches where appropriate.


  • A minimum of a 2.1 degree in mechanical or environmental engineering, physics, atmospheric science or mathematics field or equivalent
  • Proven experience in wind resource assessments
  • Proven experience either in consultancy or developer environment
  • Aptitude for statistical analysis of data
  • Ability to write and compose clear and accurate reports in English and local language when necessary
  • Good organisational and effective time management skills as you will be required to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a pressurised consultancy environment operating to tight timescales.
  • Exposure and familiarity with wind energy industry software and measurement techniques, e.g. Windfarmer
  • Fluency in other languages desirable
  • Background in CFD desirable


For further information please contact Marina Moya on +44 (0) 1202 888986

We look forward to receiving your application.