Senior Loads Measurements Engineer

Location DE-Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog | DE-Hamburg
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

The Section Loads, Power Performance and Wind Resource is part of the Department “Measurements Northern Europe” and is located in Hamburg and Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog, Germany. The Section measures and analyses the loads on the whole structure of a wind turbine, evaluates the characteristic power curve of a specific turbine, measures the wind speed on site and provides diverse services involving LiDAR technology including equipment verification, classification as well as wind resource and power performance assessment.


The Section currently consists of 17 employees.



  • Technical Project Delivery of wind turbine loads measurements projects
  • Responsible lead and project manager for larger and challenging projects
    • Preparation, execution and administration
    • Lead and supervision of project team
    • Planning and supervision / execution of installation and commissioning of loads measurement equipment
    • Data acquisition, plausibility check, post-processing, analysis and evaluation
    • Programming and quality control of tools required for project execution
    • Reporting and checking reports
  • Development of state-of-the-art content to present at conferences and/or online posting
  • Act as an active member in committee work and represent DNV

Position Qualifications

Essential skills and experience for this role are as follows:

  • A technical higher education degree (minimum Bachelor) in a relevant field
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with wind turbine loads measurements (4-6 years as a minimum)
  • Deep understanding of all relevant standards and recommended practices involving wind turbine loads measurements
  • Programming of algorithm and data analysis (we work with MATLAB, Python and FAMOS)
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral
  • Working knowledge of German, both written and oral
  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international)
  • Driver's license

Suitably qualified and/or willing to take part in health and safety trainings to undertake working at heights, work on construction sites, and work involving electrical hazards (and any other required trainings e.g. confined spaces training as applicable)


Join us and you will:

  • Work with dedicated, competent, highly educated and specialized colleagues in a global set up
  • Be part of an international team with diverse backgrounds and an open, cooperative working atmosphere
  • Be exposed to demanding customer inquiries in an interesting and challenging, international environment with diverse international projects
  • Experience exciting challenges and a new way of thinking in an ever-changing energy world
  • Have an exciting and attractive working environment with a high degree of individual responsibility which you can actively shape
  • Benefit from attractive, individual training and development opportunities as well as an attractive salary package
  • Flexible place of work (in an attractive office, from home and in our clients' facilities) and flexible working hours
  • The opportunity to actively shape the energy transition

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 


We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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