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Wind Turbine Erection Specialist

Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80237

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 2328 

Job Title : Wind Turbine Erection Specialist  

Business Unit Sector : POWER-RENEWABLES 

Work Location : RGDENV 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

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ENG: Engineering

Job Summary

The professional in this position may function in a support or lead role (engineer of record) on domestic and international utility-scale wind energy projects to develop safe and efficient wind turbine erection plans as part of large EPC proposals and projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparing a variety of deliverables associated with wind turbine installation, including lift analysis & rigging designs, erection sequences & crane travel routes.
  • The position will entail occasional travel to support field assignments, including providing field oversight of the wind turbine component offloading and erection process through mechanical completion.
  • Works with others on local and geographically dispersed multi-disciplinary teams. Proactively coordinates with all other internal/external team members, and provides leadership to meet deadlines. Develops and manages budgets, schedules, and quality requirements and reviews lower level engineering work or assignments.
  • Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks.
  • Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. May be responsible for ensuring compliance with B&V quality program. Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts for B&V engineering standards & processes. May also start or expand knowledge in other disciplines, functional areas and renewable energy technologies.
  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities.
  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

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Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of onshore wind project construction means & methods, with emphasis of wind turbine design/function and installation, or similar construction services experience.
  • Must be self-motivated and highly accountable with an ability to balance multiple projects while working under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively, be resourceful and develop innovative solutions for analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly through formal reports, presentations, memoranda and email.


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