Power Independent Engineering Junior Consultant

Posting Date:  25-Jan-2023
City:  Brighton

Brighton, GB, BN1 1EB

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Green Energy Solutions

RINA is currently recruiting for a Power Independent Engineering Junior Consultant to join its office in Brighton within the Green Energy Solutions Division


The purpose of the role is to support the Renewables team in servicing their client base, providing solutions to IE, OE and yield projects across different technologies (solar, wind and storage).

The Graduate Renewables Consultant works within the Power / Renewables Unit and reports to the Head of Performance/Owner’s Engineering/Independent Engineering/Storage.

The role will be based at the Brighton Office and will involve some travel to client offices or project sites.


In this role you will develop the necessary skills to undertake:

- Due diligence projects, including tasks such as technology and design reviews, grid reviews, site assessments, contract reviews, structural assessments etc.
- Solar / wind resource and climatic conditions analyses for solar PV and wind projects across all global markets. 
- Energy yield and project performance studies for solar PV and wind projects.
- Energy storage modelling and simulation.
- Solar PV project/ wind turbine layout design and optimisation based on local conditions and constraints. 
- Detailed operational performance analytics and fault-finding including manipulation and processing of large datasets.
- Research and development projects. 
- Assist with the testing and development of internal toolsets and reporting processes. 


Qualifications and Skills Required


- BSc  BEng Physics/Engineering/Mathematics/Renewable Energy Systems or related subject degree

- Analytical experience and the use of data to solve problems

- A demonstrated ability to ‘think outside the box’ when approaching analytical problems

- A competent writer and orator able to accurately assemble written and numerical data into presentations and reports that can be easily understood by non-technical reader

- Self-motivated and organised, with excellent attention to detail


- Engineering, Renewable Energy Systems or related subject degree – Masters level

- Some experience in the use of PVSyst and/or WindPRO

- Familiarity with satellite data capture and processing methods

-Programming skills including Python, VBA

- Experience in the use of AutoCAD


With over 4,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind.