Wind and Site Lead Engineer

Requisition ID:  41845

Pérols, 34, FR

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

 Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Engineering 

Siting Solutions Department is a Technical - Sales unit support function accountable for providing fully optimized wind power plant layouts and turbine configurations that satisfy both internal requirements (lifetime, warranty, loading, safety, contribution margin maximization, .etc.) as well as external requirements (LCoE, finance-ability, customer preferences, etc.)



  • Full accountability for the siting solution of power plants across the full value chain for both onshore & offshore.
  • Responsibility over the project lifetime for any contractual changes on Technical Siting aspects.
  • Focus on Development, Sales, Construction, Service, Customers, Partners and IEs.
  • Lead the Project Scoping and Prioritization towards Global Siting and facilitate Value Engineering activities.
  • Direct Siting related technical risk management and technical commitments in alignment with Vestas policies and governance



  • Bachelors / Master degree in Physics, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Wind Power engineering (other degrees considered with experience)
  • Fluency in English
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience completing energy and suitability analysis for industrial-scale wind power plants. Including experience in a sales support role.



  • Experience with operational performance assessments of wind and solar power plants, using WAsP, WindPro, OpenWind, CFD or Mesoscale modelling for wind power applications and PVSyst or SolarGIS for solar power plants.
  • Experience with IEC standards for wind turbine design and completion of power performance testing.
  • Demonstrated ability to analytically and methodically solve problems.
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive situation and organize priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Should be highly motivated, and be able to work with little supervision
  • Knowledge of the various customer/market segments within France, the main business case drivers for each segment, and typical strategies used by the major partners in the market.
  • Established within the network of customers and consultants.
  • Experience supporting commercial negotiations
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced organizational skills, ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience completing financial analysis of proposed wind power and ancillary systems


What We Offer

Technical competences development to become a functional expertise in the area of turbine siting and optimization, to interact with internal and external stakeholders to compile project data/constraints, and then defines the extent of the analysis to be carried out by the Global Siting Center team. Siting Solutions engineer reviews analysis results and directs iterations as needed to achieve an overall optimized solution in support of Vestas strategic approach to each sales opportunity.

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. 
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