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Lead Engineer - Wind Resource Assessment

GE Energy
Bengaluru, KA 560002
**Job Description Summary**

The Micro-siting Wind Resource Assessment (WRA) lead engineer will lead evaluations for wind farms and contribute to process development and vision for world class Micro-siting. The candidate will fulfill complete WRAs for Inquiry-to-Order (ITO) life cycle on Wind Turbine proposals

**Job Description**

**Essential Responsibilities**

+ As an integral part of GEs Digital Wind Farm, this critical engineering role in the front end of the business helps us understand the operating environment for our turbines, assessing their production capability as well as mechanical loading, and proposing ways to add customer value. In this role, you will:

+ Support new units and services proposals by performing Wind Resource, Annual Energy Production, Turbine Layout Optimization and noise propagation Assessments.

+ Translate measured wind conditions to wind resource characterizations and generate input conditions to enable Mechanical Loads Assessments. Develop solutions to increase customer value

+ Contribute to enhancing WRA methods for speed, productivity and accuracy. Explore methods that utilize mesoscale models to enable improved assessments of past and future site production and extended turbine life.

+ Lead application engineering efforts to develop and evaluate methods to incorporate turbine operating data to complement pre & post construction met mast data and mesoscale models for wind resource and turbine siting. Network with other WRA engineers for best practice sharing

+ Lead Process changes allowing the team to achieve "Fulfillment Excellence" thru on-time delivery with first time quality for all proposals. Mentor team members regarding WRA process and technology improvements.

+ Provide support to customers for wind resource assessment technical inquiries and communications, as well as review of customer specifications and site data. This includes interface with product teams to facilitate implementation of new WTG offerings & features

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelors / Masters Degree in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical) or in Atmospheric Physics or equivalent from an accredited college or university

+ Minimum of 6 years of professional work experience in wind modeling, wind resource assessment, site screening feasibility and micro-siting in the wind energy development process

+ Demonstrated experience with WAsP, WAsP Engineering, (or equivalent wind flow modeling tools), mesoscale wind methods, Noise-based Energy curtailments, Wind Turbine micro-siting including Shadow flicker and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics based analysis for complex terrains and wind farm design

+ Strong analytical skills, problem-solving mindset and creativity

+ Affluent communication skills in English both Verbal & Written

+ Excellent Interpersonal skills to work in a global team framework.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Ability and willingness to accept challenges outside of technical expertise / comfort zone

+ Global experience with proven ability to work with international teams

+ Self-Motivated, Team player, with Demonstrated Creativity and Fulfillment

+ Experience in wind turbine loads analysis simulation software

+ Experience in designing and implementing digitization solutions to improve internal fulfillment processes and workflows

+ Experience in providing technical support to sales, commercial and marketing functions. Customer negotiations for technical and commercial topics during ITO

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes


Posted: 2021-02-17 Expires: 2021-03-19

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Lead Engineer - Wind Resource Assessment

GE Energy
Bengaluru, KA 560002

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