December 2019
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[Met-jobs] Renewable Energy Forecasting Analyst

From "Agiol, Ioannis" <>
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Date Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:11:52 +0000

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL - Energy's Renewable Analytics team is seeking a Forecast Analyst to join their West Coast operations. The principle purpose of the role is setting up and maintaining forecasting services, assessing their accuracy, refining forecast performance, and investigating new modelling methods.


This position can be located in any DNV GL Energy office on the West Coast, although the preferred location is San Diego, CA. Remote work (home office) will be considered.


Tasks May Include

  • Delivering highly accurate and reliable forecasting services for energy traders, grid regulators and plant operators
  • Producing forecast performance reports
  • Interfacing with clients to ensure services meet their requirements
  • Researching new modelling methods
  • Assist with workshops and meetings to discuss wind/solar energy forecasting, and promote DNV GL's forecasting services
  • Assisting with the commercial and marketing aspects of the business
  • Willingness to be part on on-call rota to support operational issues

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Meteorology, Physics, Computer Science, or Engineering required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in renewable energy forecasting required
    • Experience with wind energy preferred
    • Understanding of global weather patterns preferred
    • Experience running numerical weather prediction models preferred
  • Experience using Python required
    • Experience using C#, MATLAB, and/or SQL preferred
  • Willingness to be part on on-call rota to support operational issues during weekend and public holidays, up to two weekends per month, required
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 20% of the time
  • Experience with statistical modelling methods
  • Effective time management skills as you will be required to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a pressurised consultancy environment operating to deadline
  • Strong written and verbal English language communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment background and drug screening

**Immigration-related benefits, such as visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**


Opportunities Beyond Business


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 GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:

Local employment conditions apply.

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Company & Business Area Description

Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future.


The Renewable Energy Analytics team provides a range of data analysis services and products that span the entire wind or solar project lifecycle. These services are based on over 30 years’ experience and more than 300 GW of projects. Our recognised excellence and independence makes us the preferred consultancy of many industry players. The multidisciplinary team is composed of about 45 engineers and analysts, responsible for providing consultancy services for pre-construction and operational renewables assets. Services include pre and post construction energy assessments, site meteorological conditions assessments, online meteorological data management, measurement campaign specifications, performance monitoring, reliability analysis, day ahead forecasting and turbine inspections.


Our customers are developers, banks, investment firms, utilities, energy traders and independent owners and operators. 


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