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Lead Siting Engineer - OR - USA

Lead Siting Engineer
Requisition ID: 31044
Location(s): Portland, OR, US
Work experience: Professional
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Engineering
Vestas Factory

This position is responsible for developing customer-specific technical and commercial solutions in support of Wind Power Systems business development within Vestas. This includes providing direct support on the determination, development, and presentation of solutions to Vestas customers up to, including, and following the conclusion of sales agreements.


• Collect project inputs and constraints, define project scope for Global Siting, and review and deliver results
• Develop project-specific siting technical solutions to maximize project value while supervising risks, and also develop tools and collaborate on projects utilizing siting data to create value
• Utilize knowledge of Vestas turbines and regional wind conditions to provide expertise and support to internal and external stakeholders
• Identify market requirements and trends to coordinate product, tool, and process development, and also develop and handle relationships with customers and their consultants
• Enable efficient interfaces between Sales, Technical Sales, Customers, Independent Engineers, and Central VPS Functions
• Ensure knowledge sharing and collaboration across regional and Global Siting teams through coaching, mentoring, open and effective communication, and feedback
• Other special projects or tasks, including general support of auctions, Co-development, Market Intelligence, etc


• Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering, e.g. within Mechanical or Renewables Engineering, or related certification in the mechanical/renewable/technical field and 2-5 years experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience
• Working experience within the wind energy industry is highly desired
• Demonstrated knowledge and skill in working with computers and common software applications. Knowledge and skill in working with industry-specific software applications, including WAsP, WindPRO, and WAsP Engineering highly desired
• Experience using aero-elastic modeling packages for wind energy applications highly desired
• Requires methodical skills
• Requires high-level oral and written communication skills and good customer service skills to work with customers, consultants, and cross-functional teams

• Ability to work in a constantly changing environment
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Ability to travel based on customer needs and overall company milestones
• Knowledge within the field of meteorology preferred
• Working knowledge of sales & marketing business processes preferred

What We Offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities, we offer healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); a generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and people with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law.

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