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Plant Performance Analyst

RES Australia

Closing date 10 December 2021

Apply via email

[email protected]

Employment Type

Full Time

Seniority Level


Technology Type


Sydney or Melbourne

Short Description

Support the asset management team with reporting and detailed analysis across a portfolio of over 600MW of operational renewable energy assets.

Bullet Points

  • Ideal opportunity for graduate or junior level Analyst.
  • Permanent opportunity with fantastic career growth prospects
  • Global renewable energy developer and asset owner/operator

About RES Group

RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company with over a 16GW portfolio and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe and is active in a range of energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution. In Australia, there is a focus on onshore wind, solar and energy storage projects.

RES embraces the values of an innovative and diverse workforce and recognize that inclusion sets everyone up for success. We are committed to maintaining an environment where everyone feels that they belong by demonstrating a culture of care and respect in what we say and what we do.

Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, any gender and age,and applicants from the LGBTIQ+ community.

About the role
We are seeking an engineer or scientist with strong analytical skills, computer knowledge and an ability to collate, analyse and interpret technical data to assist in the management of wind farm plant performance across the portfolio. The incumbent would support the Plant Performance and Asset Manager with detailed reporting of site performance to meet the owner’s asset management objectives/expectations.

This role will work within the RES Australia Asset Management team, using various plant performance data sources including Turbine/BoP SCADA, Condition Monitoring, Metering, Dispatch System, Market and more to lead the day-to-day operation of the wind portfolio. The opportunity to be involved in the continual improvement/development of RES data management systems/practices will also form a key part of the role.


  • Conduct ad hoc checks on site performance (Availability, Efficiency, Curtailment).
  • Develop and use reliability engineering and condition monitoring tools.
  • Conduct analysis of Actual plant performance Vs Budget.
  • Review contractual performance guarantee calculations.
  • Develop, maintain and improve digital twins for projects to analyse technical and financial performance.
  • Automate and improve data accessibility that is independent of SQL query.
  • Support system analysis to inform performance optimisation, such as, constraints and market trends.
  • Liaise with RES Global departments on Technical topics

Experience & Skills

  • Engineering, science or related qualifications.
  • Knowledge of renewable energy plants, specifically wind generating plants (electro/mechanical)
  • Programming is essential, preferably in Python or an eagerness to learn Python.
  • Strong Microsoft skills essential esp. Excel, SQL, PowerBI report creation and automation• Desirable:
  • Microsoft Power Automate or Power Apps
  • Working with server (or cloud based) data pipelines
  • Working with programming software and GitHub
  • Renewable Plant O&M experience

RES Employee Benefits

We recognise that our people are our most important asset. We are dedicated to the personal and professional development of our employees via training and development opportunities and sponsored education. We also encourage better work-life balance through flexible working. Some of our other benefits include a competitive bonus and parental leave entitlement, 25 days leave, financial contribution towards annual skin checks, flu vaccinations, eye care, professional trade subscriptions, professional body membership, paid volunteer days and a charity matching scheme.

How to apply

If you are interested and believe you have the required experience, please apply now with your updated CV to Priscilla Kumar - or call 02 8079 0900 for a confidential discussion. ACRWORLD have been engaged under an ongoing exclusive partnership agreement with RES Group Australia and any direct applications received will be forwarded to ACRWORLD to manage. Applicants will be selected by RES Group Australia for