Senior Analyst (Modeling and Late Development)
E.ON - Austin, TX

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Job Description:
E.ON is one of the world's largest investor-owned power
and gas companies. At facilities across Europe, Russia,
and North America, our nearly 79,000 employees generated
just under EUR113 billion in sales in 2011. We have an
ambitious objective: to make energy cleaner and better
wherever we operate.
E.ON Climate & Renewables North America is one of the
world’s largest owners of renewable (wind and solar)
power projects. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, with
development offices in Austin, TX, Denver, CO, Portland,
OR and San Francisco, CA, the company develops, owns,
and operates some of the most efficient, highest
performing renewable energy projects in the United
States generating over 2,200 megawatts (MW). E.ON
Climate and Renewables is one of the fastest growing
renewable power companies in the industry.
Senior Analyst (Wind Yield Assessment)

Responsibility:
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Main Tasks: Apply experience and discernment in support
of regional projects specifically relating to wind
analysis, wind flow modeling, and wake modeling.

Tasks:
  • Perform analysis on large data sets including but not
limited to imputation 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 (both linear and CFD) to specific projects within
the ECR 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 and/or IRR. Such optimizations include
interdepartmental collaboration, desktop optimization,
and field observations & micrositing
  • Perform uncertainty analysis on energy production
estimates
  • Report analysis methods and results in a concise
customer friendly matter
  • Project manage and/or technically support department
improvement efforts or formal research & development
programs with a goal of maintaining industry leading
technical standards.
  • Accountable for maximizing ECR project value while
honoring procedures & guidelines to assure procedural
harmonization and standardization.
Qualifications
EDUCATION
  • University degree in engineering, meteorology, math,
or physics
EXPERIENCE
Technical: Minimum five years experience in the area of
wind analysis demonstrating technical proficiency and
discernment most specifically in the area of flow and
wake modeling (CFD experience desired)
Leadership: Minimum three years experience project
managing own analysis tasks directly with customers.

Know How / Capability:
  • Ability to make technical decisions, set analysts
strategy, and guide mentor junior analysts
  • Sound commercial knowledge
  • Self motivated with ability to maintain high
performance
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to
communicate technical issues
  • Collaborative by nature, resilient, team oriented,
interdisciplinary interests
  • Problem solver
  • English (business fluent). German, Swedish, Spanish or
other language spoken in an ECR region is advantageous
Req. Code : ECR-1112-0843
% of Travel Required : 10-20%
Offer Relocation : Maybe

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