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Overview

We are always keen to hear from people with strong wind analysis experience and the drive to join a small and rapidly-developing company.  If specific posts listed below are not relevant to your experience level, feel free to write to us. 

 

Prevailing is committed to the delivery of high quality and accurate outputs and therefore research and development is an important aspect of our work.  In addition to consultancy work, every member of staff is responsible for a research project that contributes to improving our understanding of wind farms and ensures we are working at the cutting edge of the industry.  Being a small and flexible company allows us to take into account individuals' areas of interest and where possible tailor research projects, encouraging innovation and project ownership.

 

All applications, whether agency or personal, must include a CV, and a cover letter written by the applicant explaining the role they will best be suited for, and why they would like to work at Prevailing.

 

Write to us at enquiries@prevailinganalysis.com.

 

Analysis Team Manager - Glasgow

Prevailing is seeking a talented and experienced analysis team manager for the growing Glasgow office.

 

The analysis team manager role offers an opportunity to manage a small team of wind farm analysts based in Prevailing’s Glasgow office.  In order to manage the team effectively, the role requires strong technical experience in wind resource and energy yield assessment, and excellent management and client communication skills. 

 

The team manager will be responsible for the technical quality and accuracy of the team’s deliverables.   Furthermore, the team manager must manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring that the team of analysts is used efficiently to fulfil clients’ requirements, whilst meeting project budgets and timescales.  We are a small, but rapidly growing company and the team manager will assist in the recruitment of new members to the team and support their training and development.

 

As a senior member of staff, the analysis team manager will play an important role in the Prevailing management team, and will be actively involved in decisions affecting the operation of the company and the development of existing and new services.  The team manager will be assigned a number of technical responsibilities, to ensure that our analysis methods reflect and improve on current industry best practice.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in wind resource and energy yield assessment;
  • Proven track record in management of engineering analysis teams;
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • The flexibility and enthusiasm to thrive in an expanding business;
  • Strong interest in renewable energy.

 

Desirable:

  • Academic background that includes fluid dynamics;
  • Advanced computing aptitude, including data handling and analysis.

 

Senior Noise Analyst

Prevailing is seeking a wind farm noise expert to work in either Bristol or Glasgow.

Making best use of noise limits, including cumulative impact, can have a substantial effect on wind farm yield.  Prevailing are experts on the technical interactions of noise and energy yield, advising on all stages of projects using  industry best practice in-house modelling and expertise. We would like to strengthen our capabilities with an experienced noise expert with planning experience.


They will have the following attributes:

  • IOA accreditation;
  • Strong track record in UK noise analysis and legislation;
  • Experienced in discussion and negotiation with clients, planners and at appeal;
  • Substantial experience in writing of ES noise chapters;
  • Keenness to thrive in a small company environment.

 

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