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DNV GL Wind Energy Consultant/Engineer in Queretaro, Mexico

DNV Energy division is seeking a Wind Energy Consultant - Engineer to join our Project Engineering and Due Diligence (PE&DD) team in Mexico. This role is to enhance capabilities and increase resources of the PE&DD team, which oversees Technical Due Diligences (TDD) for project financing and merge and acquisition (M&A) processes and Owner’s Engineering and Construction Monitoring services for wind energy projects.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and enthusiastic about renewables and will be able to contribute to the team from an early stage. Typically, team members work in multiple projects over the course of the year and in several countries.

This position is based out of our DNV location in Queretaro, Mexico. Applicants wishing to work mainly from our Mexico City location will also be considered.

What You’ll Do

  • Performance of Technical Due Diligence – This requires understanding what is needed for a proper technical risk assessment of a renewable project, including:

  • Assessment of Balance of Plant (civil and electrical infrastructure)

  • Wind technology and site suitability assessment (climatic conditions, acoustic, ground conditions, etc.)

  • Technical analysis of project contracts. Amongst others:

  • Construction contracts (turbine supply and balance of plant)

  • Operation and maintenance contracts

  • Grid Connection Agreements

  • Power Purchase Agreements

  • Assessment of project construction schedule

  • Review of project authorizations, licenses, or land securement contracts

  • Evaluation of technical inputs for Project’s Financial Model

NOTE: Detailed experience in one or several of the aspects listed above would be valued (e.g., civil, or electrical design, contract negotiations, regulatory aspects related to interconnection or PPAs, etc.)

  • Project management of small/medium/large projects (from 5MW to 1000MW) –Coordination of a team of specialist (locally and internationally) to provide top level technical advisory and deliver high quality reports, according to the tasks detailed above for a Technical Due Diligence

  • Owner’s and/or Lender’s Engineer (also known as Independent Engineer) during pre-construction and construction phase of the projects:

  • Technical Due Diligence reports for support Project Financing or M&A decisions

  • Construction monitoring to assess construction progress and control the quality of the work

  • Monthly construction meeting organization with the contractor(s)

  • Approval of contractual payment schedule condition precedents

  • Approval of take-over condition precedents and punch list issuance

  • Commercial support (awareness of market trends, participation in industry conferences, proposal management and winning new business)

  • Technology scouting and market watch

  • Assistance with general group activities

What is Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Bachelor's in Engineering preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics will also be considered with demonstrated understanding of technical aspects and experience in financing of renewable projects

  • Minimum of 1 year of previous experience within the renewable energy industry or renewable energy taught course modules required

  • Understanding of enforceable norms and regulations within the renewable industry

  • Knowledge of general energy market and, in particular about renewables energy market in Mexico & the Caribbean. Knowledge of other Latin America energy markets will be appreciated

  • Experience in development, design, review and/or supervision of renewable projects: including technology, civil and electrical infrastructure works and/or grid interconnection. Experience in other kind of energy projects would be also valuable

  • Excellent English and Spanish language skills (both in writing and speaking) required. Knowledge of Portuguese will be appreciated

  • Proficient in the most popular computer programs.

  • Ability to work independently, be a self–starter, energetic

  • Structured and service –minded approach, always focusing on delivering high quality results

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time, domestic and international

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage several on–going projects

  • Ability to complete small projects or portions of large projects on time and within budget

  • Ability to thrive in an international and often hectic environment –lives the DNV values

  • Business and customer oriented

  • We conduct pre-employment background screening

Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

Our mission is to safeguard life, property, and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day. Read more here:

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About DNV

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Please visit our website at www.dnv.com

DNV is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software, and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, energy and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital, and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter, and greener.

DNV delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

Our mission is to safeguard life, property, and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

Requisition ID: 2021-16843

Posting Position Type: Permanent Employee

External Company URL: http://www.dnvgl.com/

Street: Av. 5 de febrero No. 1716-A Interior 104-105 Colonia Be Office 502-B

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