Offshore Wind Farm Design-Technical Advisor

Quest Global
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

Quest Global is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then we’re eager to hear from you.

The achievers and courageous challenge-crushers we seek, have the following characteristics and skills:

Position: Offshore Wind Farm Design Technical Advisor
Type: Full-Time

We are seeking a skilled Offshore Wind Farm Design Technical Advisor to join our team and play a crucial role in the planning, design, and execution of offshore wind farm projects. The candidate to possess a strong background in renewable energy, engineering, and offshore construction, with a deep understanding of wind farm design principles and technical considerations.

1. Technical Expertise:

  • Provide expert technical guidance and advice to project teams, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulations, and best practices in offshore wind farm design.
  • Site surveys (specification, contracting, managing survey contracts, surveys supervision)
  • Geotechnical (analysis of geotechnical information, supporting foundations and cables design and installation, supporting layout design)
  • Geophysical (analysis of geophysical information, supporting the foundations and cables design and installation, supporting layout design)
  • Geohazards (build the ground modelling of the site, supporting layout design)
  • Metocean (analysis of the metocean data and information, supporting the foundations and cables design and installation, supporting layout design)
  • Wind resource (analysis of the wind resource data and information, develop the wind resource analysis model of the wind farm and the surrounding impacting wind farms)
  • Measurements (specification, contracting, managing contract, wind resource data analysis)
  • Energy Yield (estimate energy yield with the wind resource and project information. wake effects, availability, blockage effect, curtailments, etc.)
  • Layout (with all the project information determine the optimal project layout)
  • Cost estimation (cost estimation of the offshore wind farm / onshore wind farm)
  • Projects Optimization (identification, proposal and analysis of potential project optimizations)
  • Coordination of Technical Project inputs to the business model (DEVEX, CAPEX, OPEX, EYA)
  • O&M Planning and Readiness,
    • Develop O&M requirements for bid
    • Develop O&M requirements for project.

2. Technical Documentation and Reporting:
  • Prepare and review technical documents, reports, and presentations related to offshore wind farm design, ensuring accuracy and clarity.
  • Assist in the development of technical specifications for procurement processes, including turbines, substructures, cables, and other equipment.

3. Knowledge Sharing and Training:
  • Conduct training sessions and knowledge-sharing initiatives to enhance the understanding of offshore wind farm design principles among internal teams.
  • Mentor junior engineers and team members, fostering professional growth and development.

4. Proposal Creation:
  • Assist the sales team in creating compelling proposals that highlight the technical aspects and benefits of the proposed renewable energy solutions.
  • Participate in client presentations, addressing technical inquiries and showcasing the value of the solutions.

5. Market Awareness:
  • Stay updated on the latest trends, innovations, and developments in the renewable energy industry.
  • Provide insights to the sales team regarding market dynamics and competitive landscape.

6. Collaborative Efforts:
  • Collaborate with sales representatives to provide technical support throughout the sales cycle.
  • Participate in team meetings to align technical and sales strategies.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Mechanical, or related field). Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in offshore wind farm design, engineering, or related roles within the renewable energy sector.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards, guidelines, and regulations related to offshore wind projects.
  • Proficiency in relevant software tools for design, analysis, and documentation.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in cross-functional teams and engage with stakeholders at various levels.

Join us in making a significant contribution to the renewable energy landscape through innovative offshore wind farm design. If you have the technical expertise and passion for sustainable energy solutions, we'd love to hear from you.