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[Met-jobs] Meteorologist/Forecaster - Position with Kongsberg Group Norway

From "Catherine Meissner" <>
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Date Fri, 3 May 2013 08:53:40 +0200

Kongsberg Maritime, Merchant Marine

Kongsberg Maritime is an international company with job opportunities worldwide. The company is a market leader in systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation. Important markets include countries with significant offshore and shipyard industries. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine electronics that ensure optimal operation at sea.

Senior Engineer - Wind Forecasting (KML-13/002)

Kongsberg Maritime AS delivers automation and Instrumentation to ships and offshore vessels through our world-wide organization. We are now bringing our maritime and offshore knowledge base into the renewable energy segment by establishing a new department within “Wind Farm Management” in Trondheim. The main target for this development is to reduce the cost of the energy produced from the wind farm.

We are building a group of enthusiastic and resourceful individuals who want to contribute building the future technical solutions within the sustainable energy segment. Areas of interest are wind farm automation and control systems including sensors and instrumentation, condition monitoring, condition based maintenance, wind field CFD modeling and near casting of meteorological parameters. We are now seeking to expand our group with a person with special interest and responsibility for wind forecasting.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead the work of development of a new wind/power production forecast tools
  • Develop a service for wind power forecasting
  • Contribute on design, test and verification of KONGSBERG’s Wind Farm Management system


Expertise required:

  • Minimum five years of relevant professional experience
  • Fluid/Wind dynamics modeling competence
  • Competence within estimation/data assimilation, statistical methods and/or neural networks


Expertise preferred:

  • Meteorology/wind modeling competence
  • Cybernetics competence
  • Software development


Education and skills:

  • Engineering degree, PhD, MSc or equivalent in meteorology, cybernetics, physics or mathematics
  • Fluent English
  • Team oriented
  • Quality conscious, service minded and creative


We can offer:

  • Diversified and challenging tasks in a strong knowledge based international environment
  • Competitive terms of employment

Working location will be Trondheim and a certain amount of travelling must be expected.


Region: Sør-Trøndelag

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Working days: Day

Application deadline: 15.05.2013

Location: Trondheim

Home page:

Contacts: Berit Floor Lund
Mobile: +47 93059302

Kristian Holm
Mobile: +47 91833121





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