Wind Energy Yield Analyst

Aberdeen City, Belfast, County Dublin, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Portsmouth, Reading, Renfrewshire
Full time, Part time
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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key UK or Ireland sites, which includes but is not limited to: - Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Reading, Havant, Belfast or Dublin.

Travel will be required on occasion to either our Glasgow, Dublin or Belfast offices.

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 / €56,500 - €84,700 (depending on base country, skills and experience) + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time / Part Time | Flexible First options available.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Wind Resource & Energy Yield Analyst to join the Energy Analytics team, supporting SSE Renewables' pipeline of onshore wind farm projects in their development, construction and operational phases. Your role will be to deliver wind data analysis and energy yield modelling to inform projects' design and financial investment decisions.

As well as experienced wind analyst professionals, we are also interested in hearing from recent graduates with Renewables-focussed degrees or internships completed in wind analysis teams.

Some of your main accountabilities will include:

- Performing analysis of measured wind data from meteorological masts and LiDAR devices.

- Producing wind farm layout designs.

- Conducting wind flow modelling and energy yield assessments.

- Performing turbine suitability assessments.

- Performing in-house R&D and tool development.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, we would love you to have:

- A degree level qualification in a science, engineering or related discipline with a high level of numerical and computer literacy.

- Experience in data processing and analysis.

- Knowledge of industry-standard wind analysis software such as Windographer and WindFarmer.

- Ability to convey key information to multi­‑disciplined teams and a variety of stakeholders.

- Advantageous of CFD wind flow modelling, programming skills in Matlab and/or Python along with Wind farm operational data analysis skills

Most of all, you will be excited about working at the cutting edge of wind farm development, working within an agile team to seek out innovative solutions to complex problems and add value to our projects.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Douglas on / 01738 275199.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.