Wind Energy Engineer (Offshore)

  • Dublin
    Flexible
  • Full time

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG) is a leading offshore wind consultant, with a focus on supporting developers and contractors resolve technical challenges and optimize offshore wind developments around the world. At GDG, we pride ourselves on the technical capabilities and expertise of our staff and have a commitment to delivering the highest quality technical and management output. We have worked closely with all phases of offshore wind development and therefore are well placed to support projects from project inception with site selection studies, through the early development and consenting phases, into FEED, Detailed Engineering and Construction.

Our growing Metocean Team at GDG supports clients with a range of specialist services including detailed metocean analysis, weather window analysis, seabed mobility studies, and scour assessment and protection for offshore wind farms. We are a team of engineers, mostly Mater’s or PhD qualified, that support clients on a broad range of specialist topics for offshore wind with innovative solutions. To grow our in-house expertise, we are looking for a hands-on experienced wind energy engineer who specialises in wind resource assessments and wind farm yield assessments in the offshore sector. The ideal candidate will have the ability to collaborate effectively with fellow team members and support our project delivery works by providing high quality technical input.

Role Description:

As a Senior Offshore Wind Energy Engineer, you will be working closely with a passionate and ambitious team of design and metocean engineers to deliver innovative and optimized solutions. You will be responsible for carrying out various scopes of work including energy yield assessments, layout optimisation, intra and inter array wake modelling and AEP calculations. We are looking for engineers with at least 10 years’ experience in the offshore wind sector. It is expected that you will work as a valued member of the Metocean Team and that you will support and mentor the career development of junior engineers.

Key Responsabilities:

  • Optimum site selection of offshore wind farms and site feasibility studies
  • Yield assessments
  • Cost analysis
  • Wake modelling/Layout optimisation
  • AEP calculations
  • Client liaison and project management
  • Mentoring junior staff

Expertise Required:

  • Optimum site selection of offshore wind farms and site feasibility studies
  • Yield assessments
  • Cost analysis
  • Wake modelling/Layout optimisation
  • AEP calculations
  • Client liaison and project management
  • Mentoring junior staff

Education/Qualifications:

  • Hold a Masters of PhD University Degree in Renewable Energy Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 + years relevant post-graduate experience

Additional Requirements: 

Candidates should also be highly organised and motivated individuals with effective communication skills, a good work ethic, and a commitment to technical excellence, personal efficiency, and career progression through Continued Professional Development.

At GDG:

At GDG, we are committed to inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We take inclusion and diversity seriously. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation’s values. We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We are an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is for GDG to be a place where people of all ethnicities feel welcomed to work.

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to David O’Grady (Talent & Resource Manager) at careers@gdgeo.com

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