Wind Analyst, Cape Town

Ref No. CLGMD002
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

We are looking for a Wind Analyst for one of the professionals in Wind Power Development.

Important

Wind Analyst

The Job

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct linear and CFD wind flow simulations in WindSim
  • Conduct yield calculations, turbulence assessments and layout optimisations using WindFarmer and Openwind
  • Conduct analysis and quality assurance tasks for all of the wind data collected in the field with regular monitoring, accurate reporting, fault finding, understanding and solving sensor issues using Windographer and other in-house tools

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Do the design, specification and procurement for new wind measurement campaigns
  • Set up rules and procedures according to ISO standards within his or her own scope of responsibility

General:

  • Accurate reporting on progress, challenges etc. to the team and management
  • Networking with peers, industry bodies (e.g. SAWEA), attending conferences, training courses etc.

Requirements:

  • 1 year professional experience in the wind energy sector with a good understanding of how wind farms work
  • Has a degree in science or engineering related fields
  • Has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Has some programming experience in any current programming language
  • Is willing to learn new methods, skills and concepts
  • Works autonomously with attention to detail
  • Has good presentation skills
  • Is fluent in English, verbal and writing

Ideally, the candidate should:

  • be proficient in the following:
    • WAsP, WindFarmer, Windpro or Openwind
    • WindSim, Meteodyn or similar CFD modelling software
    • Windographer or similar wind data analysis software
  • Have an atmospheric science / meteorology background
  • Have worked for a project developer or consulting firm in the past
  • Have knowledge of GIS/mapping software
  • Possess good coding skills in python
  • Possess big data analysis skills, ideally with common artificial intelligence packages
  • Be healthy, fit and enjoy hiking or other outdoor activities
  • Have a positive attitude and a good sense of humor
  • Enjoy being part of and contribute to a young and dynamic team

Key skills:

  • Yield Calculations
  • Analytical thinking
  • CFD Modelling

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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