Wind Loading Engineer
South West England – £40K - £65K per annum
This world class organisation offers an independent service across key critical energy industries. Through organic growth they are looking to grow their team by recruiting a Wind Loading Engineer.
The role will be a key part of the growing Renewable Energy Team, involving:
-The development of practices for use of aeroelastic codes for wind and tidal turbines.
-The development of procedures for the calculation of complete load envelopes for onshore and offshore wind turbines, including wind and wave loading, using IEC 61400-1:2005 type load extrapolation techniques.
-Performance of parallel calculations and document reviews.
-Creation of complete load data sets for clients.
-And in the moving forwards, the development and leadership of a load engineering team.
Detailed experience within the Wind Industry and the ability to specifically demonstrate the following competencies and understanding:
-Wind resource: Turbulence (TI / Spectra / three-dimensional nature of wind turbulence) and long term wind speed variation (Annual mean wind speed distribution / probability distribution used for extreme wind speed)
-International standards for wind.
-The load cases for an offshore wind turbine
-The function of the main mechanical, structural, control and electrical components of a HAWT
-Normal elements of a pile, jacket and tripod structure for modelling
-The main features of a typical power curve for a HAWT.
-How the aeroelastic forces are derived within a BEM program (including correction factors)
-The use of a BEM program, including pre & post processors.
Degree qualification in mechanical engineering/science subject or equivalent
- Industry Sector:
- Energy & Renewables
- Sub Sector:
- Off-shore wind
- £40000 - £65000 per annum
- Job Type:
Posted: 27 April 2012
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