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Senior Energy Analyst*

  • deutschlandweit
  • Kapstadt
  • Pretoria
  • Sandton
  • Präsenz / Mobil
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About us

ENERTRAG provides all services related to renewable energies. We efficiently bring together electricity, heat and mobility in all areas of life. With over two decades of experience in Europe, our more than 800 employees combine all the competencies required for successful operation and efficient maintenance, citizen-oriented planning, reliable construction of energy plants and grids, and even complete interconnected power plants. We are always one energy ahead - be it in sector coupling, participation models or demand-driven night-time labeling.
 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

1. Responsible for the evaluation and assessment of wind and solar resources at specified locations and expected energy/power output
  • The Energy Analyst will have a comprehensive understanding of wind flow principles to undertake energy production estimates for wind farms (in WindPro or similar)
  • The Energy Analyst will have a comprehensive understanding of PVSyst or similar to undertake energy production assessments for solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities
  • The assessments must include wind & solar data processing and quality checking, correlation analysis, wind flow and wake modelling, review of energy losses, statistical analysis and reporting.
  • Undertake site conditions assessments which include a review of typical as well as extreme meteorological conditions at a site.
  • Optimization of wind and solar layouts to achieve the highest energy yield for the project, selection of the best turbines and solar technologies
  • Producing detailed reports which review the feasibility of sites for development which will include feasibility studies, site meteorological measurements, shadowing effects
  • Writing reports for internal review and decision making and site visits (inspecting sites and measurement equipment) may be requested as needed.
  • Take active part in business development activities in relation to energy analysis inputs as required.
  • Develop templates and tools to assist in the compilation and review of Energy Yield Reports.
2. Project Management
  • Manage the gathering of data/information as input to the resource evaluation/assessment of site.
  • Work closely with the procurement team and ensure that measurement campaigns run smoothly and reports are updated and layouts amended accordingly.
  • Ensure that PV layouts are optimized and PV-Syst reports updated regularly
  • Manage projects to ensure they are completed within timescale and budget.
3. Assist with Bid submission
  • Contribute to the preparation of bid / tender packages to ensure timeous and quality submission.
  • Liaise extensively with the Bid Manager & Head of Project Development to ensure bid compliance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Atmospheric Science disciplines
  • Post-graduate qualification preferred
  • At least five years related experience
  • Good knowledge of energy analysis software tools
  • Business fluent in English, another South African official language and German would be an advantage.
  • Ability to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure environment.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work independently, whilst supporting the team to achieve business and project objectives.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivation and a proactive attitude to work

We offer you

In addition to an exciting job, you can expect the following benefits:
  • A secure job with future prospects in a constantly growing, international company
  • KiTa subsidies
  • 30 days paid vacation per calendar year
  • Access to the private pension plan at Allianz at "key account conditions" & subsidy from ENERTRAG SE in the amount of the saved social security contributions
  • The possibility to participate in "employee mills" with above-average returns and/or tax optimization
  • The possibility of mobile working (possible depending on the activity)
  • A collegial environment and flexible working hours within the weekly core working hours model
  • Individual further training opportunities
  • Company health management and accident insurance
  • and much more

* What counts with us are your skills and your motivation to advance renewable energies with us - not age, gender, skin color, origin, sexual orientation or religion.