Do you want to shape the future?
We are now looking for a Wind Resource Analyst

Within BA Wind’s BU Onshore, Wind Resource is part of the Technology team and amongst others responsible for delivering wind data for various objectives, having a thorough understanding of the wind flow and designing the layout of the wind farm. We are currently looking for a Wind Resource analyst to join our team, with a focus on the German market.

Your job as a Wind Resource Analyst
As Wind Resource Analyst you will analyze the wind conditions and site restriction in current and future windfarms, which includes wind data gathering, data analyses, site appraisal and loss calculations, which eventually leads to an optimal site layout and annual energy production estimation.

Summarized, your job will be:
  • Perform Wind Resource Assessments to assess the wind and site conditions, according to the Vattenfall way of working
  • Analyze constraints for every specific site, in order to define the optimal lay-out of WTGs and WTG selection
  • Perform Production Assessments including curtailments
  • Perform full uncertainty analysis in order to assess risks
  • Provide support in Power Curve Verification
  • Combine technical requirements, practical limitations and financial opportunities into an optimized site layout
  • Occasional discussions and negotiations with OEMs
  • Analyze and challenge(if necessary) external reports
  • Analyze performance of operating wind farms and apply learnings to future analyses
  • Guide the junior team members in their work

Your profile as a Wind Resource Analyst
  • You have a University degree in Engineering/Physics/Meteorology or equivalent
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • You have an interest in renewable energy in general, and wind energy in particular
  • You have an understanding of the cycle of wind projects and the wind industry
  • You have knowledge of wind flow modelling and are advanced in using relevant software such as WindPro, WAsP or other comparable software. Experience with CFD codes (e.g. WindSim) is a plus
  • You are able to work at the level of the industry’s best practice, and have an eagerness to learn and expand the team’s knowledge and capabilities
  • Proved experience in leading technical discussions, preferably regarding site design
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with large datasets
  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Specific knowledge on cold climate calculations are beneficial
  • Experience of the German market is highly beneficial
  • Fluent in English, fluency in German is beneficial
Our offer
A challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field and further develop your technical knowledge in different turbine platforms. You will be working in an international team and you can always count on support from committed colleagues, but will also cooperate extensively with our colleagues in Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.

We offer flexibility, respect for work life balance and the opportunity for working in a small, dedicated team with a true international outlook. At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
You will participate in shaping the smart energy society of tomorrow, working in a professionally varied environment with a big range of contact points. You will be joining a committed and motivated team, tackling interesting challenges of digitalization in a growing market.


Our organization 

Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.

Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.

More Information
Location for this position is the Vattenfall office in Hamburg, Germany.
Some travelling is required in this position. 
For more information about the position or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact the recruitment coordinator for this position Lana Unger via phone +49 162 630 72 60. Please send your application before the 7th of November 2021.
Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.


We look forward to receiving your application!