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Wind Engineer/Technical Leader

BayWa r.e. Projects Australia

Closing date 11 February 2022

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Employment Type

Full Time

Seniority Level


Technology Type



BayWa r.e. is a global renewable energy powerhouse, leaders in wind, solar, storage, and hydrogen in 30 countries. BayWa r.e Projects Australia is a relatively new and fast-growing female-led team given full rein to express its considerable abilities.

We are recruiting a Wind Engineer / Technical Leader to support prospecting, resource and site assessment, development, construction and operation of our growing pipeline. The location for this role is flexible across our hubs with a preference for Brisbane.

In this role you will:

  • Provision engineering input into the assessment, development, construction, and operation of renewable generation and storage opportunities
  • Undertake wind and solar resource assessments, including design of measurement campaigns, data quality control, energy yield analysis and layout design
  • Oversee wind and solar resource measurement campaigns, ensuring that monitoring equipment is well maintained, and data integrity assured
  • Undertake site visits to prospective and existing development projects to assess suitability, select locations for monitoring equipment and assist with development
  • Support project design and asset management, through GIS analysis and mapping
  • Develop or provision tools and systems to ensure the effective collection, use and analysis of critical technical data and information
  • Ensure that essential data, drawings and information is up-to-date, accurate, and available when required
  • Preparation of high quality reports, charts, and maps for website, internal use and stakeholder interaction
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for enhancement of GIS, data and information management systems
  • Supporting commercial review, drafting and negotiation of technical aspects of procurement and Construction and Operation and Maintenance agreements
  • Adhering to company policies with a strong focus on the environment, and health and safety. Leading safety in design

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • An experienced wind engineer with skills in resource assessment, design and analysis to support renewable energy generation projects (wind, solar, BESS, hydrogen)
  • Experienced undertaking wind and solar resource modelling using industry standard tools such as WindPRO, WindFarmer, WAsP, OpenWind and PVsyst
  • Extensive experience in the use of ArcGIS or similar GIS program
  • Graduate degree in Engineering or other related discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in resource engineering
  • Willing to travel and capable to travel to sites which will involve walking, and/or, driving off road across site etc

Why you should join our team:

  • You want to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your world class engineering knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy. -
  • We are the ideal employer for all who want to make a difference and drive innovation for a sustainable future.
  • We provide a flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • You will be part of the BayWa group, a family of globally successful businesses
  • We are diverse and inclusive with a strong culture focusing on employee wellbeing.

We value a diverse workforce, so please come as you are.

We look forward to your application!

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