Wind engineer

Location AU-VIC-Melbourne | AU-NSW-North Sydney
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

As part of DNV’s Energy Systems in Australia and New Zealand the role will involve working along with other specialists in Wind and other renewable technologies to provide technical consulting services throughout the development, financing, procurement and construction phases of wind farm projects.


Main accountabilities of this role will be to work as part of DNV’s Wind Project Engineering and Due Diligence team to deliver wind related services supporting the provision of technical advice to clients including:


  • Technical due diligence of pre-construction and operational wind projects.
  • Specification assistance for all aspects of wind farm construction
  • Owners, Lenders and Independent Engineer scopes of work.
  • Inspection services for wind projects.
  • Design support for wind projects.
  • Assist clients with procurement including contract negotiation and tendering
  • General project advice
  • Other ad-hoc advice 


The work will involve:


  • Liaising with a wide range of clients from wind farm developers to financial institutions.
  • Completion of performance reviews and evaluation of wind farm installations.
  • Work on multiple projects, managing own time to meet deadlines.
  • Producing written reports and other documentation for delivery to the client.
  • Supporting the continuous improvement and development of group procedures.
  • Any other appropriate duties as directed by line management.
  • This role may also provide opportunities to work on other renewable technologies and will contribute to the promotion of DNV’s wind services in Australia and abroad.

Position Qualifications



Bachelor of Engineering or Science degree in wind or renewable energy or other relevant discipline (i.e. mechanical, civil, electrical engineering with relevant professional experience).


Knowledge, skills and experience required for the position are:


  • Experience in the wind industry and renewables (minimum three years)
  • Good organisation and time management skills.
  • Adaptability, and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks.
  • Ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English.
  • Experience using MS Office suite packages.
  • Previous experience in any/all of the following will be considered favourably:
  • Wind farm construction
  • Technical due diligence of wind farms for project financing
  • Wind plant design
  • Wind resource and energy assessments.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is an 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 realising the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.


In Australia, from our offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, we have worked in the energy industry for over 20 years, providing trusted advice to developers and financiers of renewable energy projects.

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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