AWS Truepower is a rapidly growing renewable energy firm that is currently seeking a Modeling Analyst to assist wind energy project planning, provide spatial planning support, and run atmospheric and wind flow models in support of the Consulting Services group. The individual will be responsible for using spatial analysis to identify potential wind farm locations and design turbine layouts, running computer models to develop wind resource maps, producing energy production estimates, and creating high-quality static and interactive maps for presentation and publication. The position requires strong capabilities in Geographic Information Systems.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate database management skills, have basic statistical knowledge, apply and enforce company quality-control standards, and be able to assist other modeling and meteorology staff in meeting deadlines. Prior knowledge of the wind industry and familiarity with wind energy project development are not required but desirable. The candidate will need to work in a cross-department matrix environment, deal effectively with colleagues, meet deadlines, perform critical analyses of sensitive data, assess and validate results, work on several projects simultaneously and communicate effectively. In addition, the candidate must be detail-oriented and possess good organization and time management skills.
Education : Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in geography, environmental studies, atmospheric sciences, or related field required.
Experience: 1 to 3 years relevant experience in wind energy and/or Geographic Information Systems, or a related field is preferred.
Software: Experience with ArcGIS, applying spatial analysis tools, and working in a raster environment is required. Experience with simulation modeling and knowledge of Idrisi is strongly preferred. Background/exposure to meteorological data analysis, wind farm design software (such as openWind, WindFarmer or WAsP), FORTRAN and/or other computer programming languages, Linux, Microsoft Excel, and statistics/graphical software packages such as R is also preferred.
Location : This position will be located in Albany, New York. Minimal travel may be required.
Salary : Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position includes full company benefits.
Truepower is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, national
origin, disability, marital status, military status, genetic predisposition, or
any other basis protected by law.
AWS Truepower - 9 months ago