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  • Posted: May 6, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • RINA is the excellence behind excellence, a global corporation that leads industries to success. We work closely with customers, assisting them in the most effective, safe and sustainable way across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors.

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    Senior Consultant - Wind Yield

    Would you like to join a growing Renewables and Sustainability technical advisory team in Cape Town? RINA Consulting, part of the RINA Group, is one of the world’s most experienced renewables consulting engineering companies, having worked on over 30GW of wind, solar and other renewables. Due to increasing demand for our services in Africa we’re currently looking for a Wind Yield Senior Consultant to join our team. We offer a dynamic working environment with a bright future.

    The role
    We are now looking for strong candidates to support our continued growth and expansion in this exciting market. Responsibilities include:

    • Delivering wind resource assessment and yield assessments
    • Technical due diligence on wind projects for Investors, Lenders, IPPs, and Developers
    • Providing technical engineering support on PV and wind projects at all stages of the project development cycle
    • meteorological data (masts, SoDAR, LiDAR)
    • Wind resource and energy yield analysis
    • Detailed wind turbine SCADA and operational performance analysis
    • Computational modelling
    • Research and development of new tools and solutions
    • Site inspections
    • Proposal and report writing
    • Quality assurance for wind yield and associated deliverables
    • Project risk management, including construction, operational, and financial risk
    • Reviewing and preparing technical and non-technical reports
    • People and project management, ensuring effective communication within the internal team and stakeholders
    • Contributing to business development activities i.e. development of new solutions, proposal writing, and client presentations.

    Desirable qualifications & experience

    • Experience (>=5 years) working in the large scale solar PV or wind sector across at least some of the role Analysis of
    • Project and/or people management experience
    • Experience with one or more of: WindPRO, Windographer, WindFarmer, WAsP, Openwind, Global Mapper
    • A Degree in Engineering / Physics / Maths / Meteorology / Oceanography or related subject would be desirable
    • Excellent Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
    • Experience in wind turbine performance analysis and detailed operational assessment
    • Familiarity with SoDAR and LiDAR and a track record of analysis would be an advantage
    • Programming skills in Python, VBA, Matlab, Fortran, C would be favoured

    The person
    We are looking for talented and experienced people able to exceed the expectations of our world-class clients. You’ll be a leader able to bring together expert teams and promote an inspiring environment influencing those around you to deliver technical excellence. Your energy and drive will promote collaboration and innovative solutions. As a strong communicator you’ll have highly-developed report writing and presentation skills, practised negotiation skills, and the ability to engage clients with your articulate and credible manner. You’ll thrive on customer engagement and be skilled in understanding their needs and marketing our services to capture business and develop relationships. Your customer focus, technical expertise, and results-orientated thinking will enable you to achieve your objectives. You’ll ensure project management methodologies and practices are consistently applied across the team. You work well in changing circumstances and as a ‘self-manager’ take satisfaction from delivering against your promises. Must be eligible to live and work in South Africa (e.g. South Africa citizen or holder of / eligible for a South African working visa).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to RINA on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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