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Graduate Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Consultant

Closing date
4 Jan 2024

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Energy & Utilities
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
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Wood's Clean Energy business is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of renewable power generation, storage and clean hydrogen production projects into multiple client end markets. Within this business, the Renewables Solutions group focusses primarily on the early stage development of project concepts through to Pre-FEED stage across solar, wind, BESS and hydrogen technologies, in addition to providing Owner's Engineering services as projects progress into detailed design and construction.

As a Graduate Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Consultant, you will become part of our Renewables Solutions group, working primarily on the delivery of clean hydrogen and 'Power to X' consulting projects.

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

The Role -

This role will focus on growing our team of hydrogen consultants; however we do seek opportunities for our team members to gain experience across the breadth of our business.

In the role you will work as part of a team to deliver a variety of studies; ranging from early project development support, hybrid modelling, technology assessments and market evaluations in the clean hydrogen and 'Power to X' market.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support experienced consultants in the delivery of front end green hydrogen and 'Power to X' projects by performing a variety of routine technical activities which are planned to provide experience and familiarization with the methods, practices, and programs of the company.
  • Seek solutions to problems using academic understanding and industry awareness .
  • Collect and evaluate project data from multiple sources, and in collaboration with more experienced technical personnel, develop methodologies to deliver solutions to our customers.
  • Follow established processes to complete calculations, investigations and to develop project concepts.
  • Gradually expand capability by assisting more experienced technical personnel with specific aspects of more complex tasks.
  • Assist with the specification and selection of equipment to meet project criteria.
  • Develop skills for effective communication with other departments and business areas.
  • Participate in project reviews alongside and in support of more experienced technical personnel.

What we can offer

  • Meaningful and interesting projectsdelivered to leaders of industry across renewables and emerging energy sectors
  • Flexible working arrangementsthat balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Competitive salarywith regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market
  • Flexible benefits package; inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own
  • Commitment to continued professional development;development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests
  • Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you, review the typical responsibilities of the role and the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.

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Application Process and deadlines

  • Upload your CV and enter your details to our recruitment system via the link on the advert
  • Closing date for all applications will be Friday 5th January
  • We will review applications in January
  • We will then be holding screening calls throughout February/March with those candidates that fit the criteria below
  • Shortlisted candidates will receive invitations to assessment centres and/or interviews in March
  • Assessments will take place in March/April depending on location and discipline


    Skills And Qualifications

    You may read these details and are potentially thinking about not applying due to not having every single skill, knowledge or experience listed, and that's understandable. However, we'd still like to hear from you. At Wood, we understand and acknowledge that everyone is different, and we are committed to equal opportunities and want to access all of the talent that is out there. We are committed to attracting a broad range of skills, knowledge and experiences and embrace differences. So even if you feel you don't have everything listed, but feel you have some of the experience, knowledge or skills to help us unlock solutions to the world's most critical challenges do apply.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ISCED Level 6 Bachelors (minimum) or Level 7 Masters (preferred) Degree in relevant engineering discipline (Process, Mechanical or similar).

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

    This is an entry level role, degree qualified incumbents will typically have less than two years experience.
    • Awareness of green hydrogen and 'Power to X' technologies and potential offtake routes
    • Knowledge of trends and economic conditions affecting the renewables and wider clean energy industry.
    • Ability to comprehend and interpret technical information and can demonstrate the application of theory in a practical context.
    • Graduate level of competence in the application of standards, processes and procedures and how they are used in work execution
    • Ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports
    • Good level of general computer literacy and basic familiarity with some relevant specialist engineering software

    Personal attributes
    • Able to communicate clearly verbally and in written form
    • Enthusiastic, conscientious and keen to learn.
    • High level of awareness and commitment to safety in all aspects of daily work.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Highly motivated and demonstrates personal initiative.
    • Possesses integrity, strong work ethic, positive attitude, and is dependable.

    Adaptable and flexible to the changing needs of projects

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