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Wind Energy Engineer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Colorado - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name NREL
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Wind Energy Engineer
Golden, CO
Temporary Employee - Full Time
Engineering-analyst position, responsible for managing projects and for work delivery and technical leadership in the areas of wind resource assessment, wind project technical and economic viability, market barrier resolution, and wind industry stakeholder engagement and education.
•Has responsibility for engineering-analysis activities and proposal reviews, with project lead responsibilities.
•Initiates innovative engineering-analysis and project assessment in areas supporting Department of Energy or work-for-others projects.
•Holds responsibility for technical work delivery and participates in:
- Planning and performing required engineering-analysis with advanced problem solving skills.
- Developing advanced models, programs, theories, and approaches to accelerating wind energy development projects.
- Interpreting market opportunities for policy, economic and/or technology assessments.
- Providing input and tracking for project budgets.
•Maintains and further develops collaborations with other organizations, facilities, federal agencies, state, county, municipal, and tribal entities, as appropriate.
•Participates in proposal reviews, and provides input for proposal preparation (works with management and senior staff to develop external funding).
•Publishes results in technical journals/ proceedings; presents work atconferences, symposia, and review meetings.

This is a 12 month temporary position that may be renewed based on funding or may end at or before the 12 month period.
Relevant PhD or equivalent relevant education/experience.

Or, relevant Master's Degree and 3 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.

Or, relevant Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.
Demonstrates broad understanding and wide application of engineering technical procedures, principles, theories and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.

Demonstrates leadership in one or more areas of team, task or project lead responsibilities. Demonstrated experience in management of projects. Very good writing, interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated experience in the areas of wind energy technology, resource assessment, wind energy project design, engineering, and development, and stakeholder engagement and education.
Working familiarity with other RE technologies (solar, biomass, geothermal, hydro, and efficient buildings) a plus. Experience with business development/strategic planning helpful.
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