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Loads Engineer

2-B Energy - Hengelo - 29-11-2017

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Position description

You will be responsible for the load calculations of the wind turbine with focus on the rotor-nacelle assembly. The load engineer is part of the engineering team and reports to the Team Leader Loads and Control.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Numerical modelling of wind turbines with using aero-elastic codes (e.g. Bladed) with focus on Rotor-Nacelle Assembly;
  • Responsible for interaction with the turbine system owners regarding the modeling of components.
  • Evaluate floating support structures;
  • Produce, optimise and maintain loads documents, procedures and tools setting up and analyzing of loads calculations based upon guidelines (GL/IEC)
  • Optimize strategies for load reduction and/or performance enhancement;
  • Support activities regarding wind turbine components;
  • Support certification activities related load evaluation;
  • Support activities on during measuring campaign for certification;


  • Advanced degree (M.Sc) in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, aerospace,..) or other closely related fields.

Working experience

  • Numerical modelling of wind turbines with using aero-elastic codes;
  • Experience in the wind industry;
  • Working with certification bodies (e.g. Germanischer Lloyd);

Software skills

  • Knowledge and programming experience in e.g. C, C++, Matlab, Python;
  • Knowledge and programming experience Excel; VBA; ;
  • Experience with GH Bladed or other load calculation software;

Language skills

  • The candidate must have a good command of business English, written and spoken;

Personal skills

  • The candidate must have good organizational and communication skills and must be able to work within an international, multi-disciplinary team;

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