Senior Consultant - Solar PV Performance

Senior Consultant - Solar PV Performance

RINA

Barcelona, Spain

Mission

The Senior Consultant – Solar PV Performance will be delivering all aspects of solar resource and solar energy assessment services across our global consultancy business. This will include working on pre-construction and operational solar assets for major clients such as International Finance Institutions and major developers and investors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Undertaking pre-construction solar PV resource and energy yield analyses including detailed review of irradiation data, PV system and loss/uncertainty analysis​;
  • Assisting in the development, implementation and management of data collection systems​;
  • Understanding of RINA’s technical analysis approaches​;
  • Detailed analysis of operational SCADA data, interpretation of data streams, assessment of performance trends over time and recommendation of performance optimisation techniques​;
  • Responsible for improving methodologies where possible;
  • Ensuring the continued improvement of internal processes and research to maintain our industry leading position in the field​;
  • Develop, test and deliver new solutions to our clients, and be ahead of industry best practice with a solution focussed attitude;​
  • Assisting in the management of individual projects and portfolios ranging from kW to multi GW in size across the UK and our worldwide offices​;
  • Ensuring the delivery of solar resource and energy yield related services is on time and budget, to a very high standard and ensuring client satisfaction​;
  • Responsible for delivering pipeline of work using the most appropriate resources available​;
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis​;
  • Track and report performance of projects;
  • Assist scope discussions, proposal drafting and negotiations with key clients including International Finance Institutions, developers, Lenders​;
  • Work as part of a team to identify and secure new clients and opportunities to grow our global experience​;
  • Build and maintain existing client relationships through delivery of high quality analyses, reports and discussions​;
  • Attend client meetings and present RINA’s approaches or results competently.

What we are looking for

  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree in Engineering/Physics/Maths/Meteorology (or relevant technical degree)​;
  • Strong interest in renewable energy;
  • Proven experience demonstrating a strong understanding of leading solar PV technology​;
  • Track record in solar PV energy resource analysis​;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills​;
  • Working experience delivering analyses with PVsyst​;
  • Experience with one or more of: NREL Radiance, SAM, Plant Predict, PVLib​;
  • Experience in operational performance analysis or optimisation of solar assets;​
  • Appreciation of the economics of solar energy development​;
  • 3+ years of experience in the solar PV industry​;
  • Practical knowledge of how solar assets are developed, constructed and operated​;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with project teams based across different offices​;
  • Fluency in English with excellent report writing skills and attention to detail​;
  • Knowledge of statistical methods to evaluate data and uncertainty​;
  • Programming skills (VBA, Python, R, etc.) would be beneficial​;
  • Cross disciplinary analysis skills would be advantageous (i.e. wind, storage, etc.).;
  • Project management skills would be advantageous.

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