Wind Energy Analyst

Location US-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you want to be a part of an innovative and high-performing team?

By joining DNV’s Wind Energy Assessment Team as a Wind Energy Analyst, you will be a part of a data-driven organization, providing wind resource and energy assessment services for utility-scale onshore and offshore wind projects across North America.

Why should you work with us?

Because within DNV, organizational culture and how we collectively influence the world for future generations matter deeply to us. Our team works every day to increase the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society; endeavors to achieve our purpose through the success of our customers; and strives to be high-performing and innovative. Our approach reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.

This position may be based in any of our Renewables Advisory DNV North American offices; however, candidates located in or willing to relocate to the following markets will be given preference: Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, Medford (Boston), MA, Seattle, WA, Austin, TX, and Oak Brook (Chicago), IL.

What You’ll Do


**Keep in mind that this list is not all-inclusive**

  • Conduct long-term wind resource and energy production assessments analyzing wind and other climatic data, inspecting sites and measurement equipment, performing wind flow modeling, predicting wind farm energy production, conducting statistical uncertainty analyses, and conducting site conditions analysis for turbine suitability
  • Ensure deliverable quality according to DNV’s standards: As one of the Wind Energy Analysts on the Wind Energy Assessment team, you will be engaged in writing technical reports, consulting with team members about appropriate assumptions during technical analysis, as well as conducting technical checking tasks as you develop competence
  • Be a part of a trusted and independent data-driven culture: Work with DNV’s team of analysts to ensure that the latest technology and methods are implemented; develop as a trusted expert in this role with technical rigor and quality in execution

Position Qualifications

What is Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or mathematics field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience performing a similar role
  • Fundamental understanding of wind flow principles, wind energy industry measurement techniques and standards; and wind turbine generators
  • Aptitude in the statistical analysis of data, with proficiency in MS Excel, R, or other statistical analysis software
  • Familiarity with Python programming, Python data science packages (e.g., NumPy and pandas), and version control systems (e.g., Git) are pluses
  • Proficiency with MS Office Word/Excel/Access
  • Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools
  • Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats (e.g., Global Mapper, ArcGIS, etc.)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proven QHSE mindset
  • The employee is required to travel to assigned project site locations; typical domestic travel time is ~10%
  • Able to sit for long periods when working in the office
  • Repetitive tasks, typing, sitting, and interacting with computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) most of the day
  • Most frequently working in an indoor, environmentally controlled environment
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is Preferred

  • Advanced degree a plus
  • Fundamental understanding of remote sensing devices and their use in wind energy assessments
  • Proficiency with WindFarmer and WAsP a plus
  • The ability to present technical information clearly and concisely in both written and verbal formats, as well as the ability to understand their audience and tune their communication styles to suit varying degrees of technical and commercial understanding

**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example, visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**


How We Do It

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DNV is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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About DNV

Careers in DNV

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

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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 supporting all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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