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Lead Engineer - WRA

Requisition ID:  25606

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

 Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving-force in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas’ core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing, and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and join us at Vestas!

Power Solutions > VPS Region APAC > Siting Solutions APAC

Wind and Site evaluation is a critical step in the Wind Power Plant Sales and Development process for Vestas. The Lead Siting Solutions Engineer will act as the Siting point of contact for all Indian Sales projects. This will involve scoping and reviewing all Siting work performed for Sales projects in the country. At the same time, this position will act as the Siting point of contact for all Indian Development projects. The Lead Siting Solutions Engineer has an important part in identifying and quantifying technical risks of wind power projects, and in generating and capturing value through innovative customised technical solutions. 
This is your opportunity to work with a global specialist who will offer industry innovating training and technology within a flexible working environment.


  • Understand the business requirements and develop the Siting assessment accordingly

  • Optimize projects through innovative design of Wind Power Plants and best in class wind resource assessments

  • Provide wind and solar energy resource assessment and suitability support for Global Development activities 

  • Develop project specific Wind and Site related technical solutions with VPS specialists where required

  • Enable efficient interfaces between Global Development, Sales, Technical Sales, external stakeholders and central R&D functions

  • Provide expert level guidance related to turbine siting and optimization and customize technical guidance for each project

  • Supervise technical risk through undertaking and interpreting wind turbine loads analysis

  • Closely interact with internal and external stakeholders



  • Masters / Bachelor’s in Mechanical / Machine design / Mathematics / Physics/ Environmental Science/ Meteorology/ Similar specialization

  • 8+ years of experience & technical knowledge in wind, siting, ideally PV & GIS

  • 8+ years of experience with renewable energy project measurement campaign design, layout design & optimization, energy yield & uncertainty assessments for industrial-scale wind / hybrid power plants

  • Experience using wind engineering programs such as WindPRO & wind flow modelling in WAsP and CFD

  • Experience with GIS systems and similar software's

  • Defend Vestas Siting results and support efforts to finance Vestas turbines with third party consultants

  • Connect R&D to the markets through close interaction with developers and consultants 

  • Secure order intake by providing technical information and advice to internal and external customers regarding complex technical issues

  • Develop team competencies by mentoring and training of other wind and site engineers


  • Good understanding of Project Management practices / high experience of turbine siting optimization

  • Advanced knowledge of Vestas WTG operation, theory & loading high market & customer understanding

  • Good understanding of Wind Power Economics, high strategic thinking & value creation

  • Deep knowledge of industry standards regarding Siting & advanced knowledge of wind data analysis techniques

  • Good commercial & contractual insight

  • High proficiency in wind flow modelling & good understanding of general power performance testing & processes

  • Advanced knowledge of wind measurement equipment


What We Offer
As Lead Siting Solutions Engineer at Vestas, you will be in the heart of the action of the wind industry and the energy transition in Asia Pacific. Furthermore, Vestas is very flexible and agile, giving you the freedom to act creatively in an international environment within a highly diverse team. The suitable applicants will be provided with ongoing comprehensive training both locally and overseas, an attractive base salary and company bonus.


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Vestas India, Chennai.
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 20th Aug 2022.


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.