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Equinor søker Principal Engineer Wind Turbine Technology Offshore Wind

To support Equinor's ambitions within offshore wind developments it is desirable to strengthen our Wind Energy Technology (WET) team with additional capacities in Wind Resource Assessment.

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Kontaktinformasjon: [email protected]

Søknadsfrist: 29. april

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Arbeidssted: London, Oslo, Stavanger

Arbeidsgiver: Equinor

Stillingstittel: Principal Engineer Wind Turbine Technology Offshore Wind

Arbeidsforhold: Fast

Stillingsbrøk: 100 %

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We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

The New Energy Solutions (NES) business area reflects Equinor's long term goal to complement the oil and gas portfolio with profitable renewable energy and other low-carbon energy solutions. NES aims to do this with the support of Equinor's oil and gas competence, project delivery capabilities and ability to integrate technological solutions. NES's core activities include a growing offshore wind portfolio, a Solar taskforce, operational responsibility for the Technology Centre Mongstad Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility, and a portfolio of venture capital investments. NES is organised into 5 business clusters; Ventures (VEN); Strategy and Innovation (SI); Business Development (BD); Wind and Low Carbon Development (WALC); and New Energy Operations (NEO).

To support Equinor's ambitions within offshore wind developments it is desirable to strengthen our Wind Energy Technology (WET) team with additional capacities in Wind Resource Assessment.

Wind Energy Technology (WET) is part of New Energy Solutions Business Area and is one of three technology departments within "Wind & Low Carbon Development". The department has resources and competence responsibility for Wind Resource Assessment across Equinor and also resources within the offshore wind related design basis disciplines i.e. Metocean, Geotechnics and Mapping.

We want you to have the courage to push technology boundaries, innovation and imagination to create competitive solutions for Equinor’s offshore wind development projects and optimized production from our operating assets.

The successful candidate will undertake the role as Wind Assessment responsible on one or more offshore wind early phase projects and contribute to technology development and continuous improvements within the Wind Assessment discipline.

Job Description

  • Responsible for wind park resource assessment, park layout design and production estimates
  • Establish basis for economical evaluation for wind projects
  • Collection and analysis of data from wind measurement and/or wind modelling
  • Advise on analysis methodology and assumptions
  • Lead programs to develop and evaluate methods to improve siting and optimization tools
  • Explore and develop digital solutions for wind farm optimization
  • Apply optimal application of technology and implement lessons learned on a continuous basis
  • Proactively implement trends and new ideas into our internal processes in collaboration with the WRA team
  • Ensure quality through utilization of own professional network and compliance with relevant governing documents
  • Coordination with Equinor’s R&D environment for technology development
  • Participation and Equinor representation in industry projects and external arenas
  • Building strong relationships and aliasing with internal and external key stakeholders on an ongoing basis


  • Technical background in meteorology, wind energy, or power production technology
  • Background in statistical modelling or mathematical modelling with strong statistical skills is preferable
  • Experience from or capability in understanding meteorology and meteorological models
  • Experience with or ability to understand the power production market
  • Experience with or ability to understand economic analysis
  • Experience with or ability to understand GIS-tools
  • Project development experience is an advantage
  • Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills - team work oriented across disciplines and organizational boundaries
  • Ability to be hands-on and perform high quality work within tight deadlines
  • Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness, and strong drive for multi-discipline optimization
  • Be curious, work together and share experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (with excellent command of English)
  • Strong motivation for Renewable Energy
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.