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Senior Wind Analyst


Austin, TX, US, n/a

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Austin, United States (US)  

To start on 03/08/2021 or To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Senior Wind Resource Analyst


Your Future Plans:


  • Design effective and efficient measurement campaigns to support project development and energy analysis.
  • Manage, quality control and clean measurement data (met masts and remote sensing devices), while applying discernment and automation.
  • Perform analysis on large data sets including but not limited to re-creation of data gaps, selective averaging, long-term adjustment, shear, turbulence, and air density.
  • Apply with expert skill a suite of wind flow and wake models to specific projects within the RWE Renewables development pipeline.  Evaluate competing results and apply most representative technical outcome.
  • Prepare site conditions as input into turbine supplier site suitability analysis.
  • Navigate project constraints to optimize proposed wind farm production or levelized cost of energy. This includes interdepartmental collaboration, desktop optimization, field observations, and layout micrositing.
  • Perform uncertainty analysis on energy production estimates.
  • Validate pre-construction energy estimates with operational data and implement improvements to pre-construction analysis techniques.
  • Lead technical improvements or research & development programs with a goal of maintaining industry leading technical standards.
  • Report analysis methods and results in a concise customer friendly manner.


Your powerful Skills:


  • At least 6 years of relevant experience performing a full range of wind yield assessment activities, demonstrating technical proficiency with a wide variety of industry standard software, and discernment.
  • Successfully completed university degree in atmospheric science, meteorology, engineering, physics, math, or similar preferred (STEM).
  • Excellent math and computer skills; strong communication skills on technical issues.
  • Ability to complete complex tasks with a minimum of rework given some supervision.
  • Languages: English (business fluent); German, Spanish are beneficial
  • Proficient in all aspects of wind resource assessment.
  • Sound commercial knowledge.
  • Experienced in international business culture.

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Any questions?  ben.michalson@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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