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Disciplines: Other

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Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 30/09/2019

At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With more than $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction and program management for business, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.  

Our people improve lives and connect communities through transformative transport, water, built environment and power projects. We are innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. Visit www.jacobs.com to see how you can make a difference.

About the opportunity 
The Energy Networks & Power team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space. We are helping our clients meet the challenges in providing stable base load supply, replacing conventional thermal power plant with renewable energy and developing demand side management strategies. 
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated engineer to join our small but enthusiastic team, based in the Jacobs Melbourne Office.  
The successful candidate will enjoy variety in their role and have wind energy yield modelling experience gained from working for a developer, a consultant or a wind turbine original equipment manufacturer on utility scale wind farm developments. The role would involve working on a range of projects including energy assessments, technical due diligence and owner’s engineering for clients involved in the development of new build and operating wind and solar farms. The role includes opportunities to visit sites across Australia during the development, construction and operational phases as part of our service delivery. 

About you 

  • Strong analytical skills and experience in the wind sector. 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering
  • Experience carrying out wind data analysis, energy yield assessments, site suitability assessments, power curve verifications, and operational assessments would be highly regarded.  
  • Relate well to our clients and help build repeat business through high quality work and timely delivery.  
  • Experience and interest in the delivery of owner’s engineering support services during construction and operation will be highly valued. Such services include; data collection, terrain and constructability assessments, turbine inspections, performance improvements, and technology reviews. 
  • Experience in solar resource assessment favourable. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 

The key skills required in delivery of the Jacobs service offering in this role include: 

  • Technical report writing 
  • Data analysis 
  • Client liaison 
  • Project management 
  • Proposal writing 
  • Commercial acumen 

Why Jacobs 
We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages. 

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs. 

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. 
Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below. 

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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