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Wind Technical Project Lead

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JR05206 - JOB_POSTING-3-4960

Posted on 25 January, 2024

Madrid, Madrid (Spain)

Full time


About us:

Energy Infrastructure and Mobility was created with the objective of promoting the transition to a sustainable, clean and state-of-the-art  economy. We provide innovative solutions for the promotion, construction and operation of renewable energy generation and transmission infrastructure, sustainable mobility and circular economy.

In the area of energy infrastructure, we promote and build projects focused on the development of renewable electricity generation, storage and transmission infrastructures.

In the area of mobility, we are committed to the development of electric, shared, connected and autonomous urban mobility projects.

Job Description:

Wind Engineering Project Lead provides technical support across all areas of the organization for Wind projects, Onshore and offshore, reporting directly to the Wind Technical Manager. Lead and manage all projects related matters from early development and pre-construction phases to projects in construction up to O&M stages including technical specifications definition, design optimization maximizing yield and optimizing LCOE.


  • Provide support in the project development process, including potential acquisitions across all disciplines: electrical, civil, mechanical, interconnection, and yield.
  • Provide support in the permitting process, feasibility and FEED studies, pre-construction engineering, and planning in offshore wind projects.
  • Lead technical due diligence and manage consultants.
  • Follow up local regulations, auction processes, manage potential technical risks, prepare expressions of interest. Lead technical bidding processes associated to auctions.
  • Take care of energy yield assessments using simulation tools. Undertake LCOE analysis and optimizations supporting the Generation area.
  • Lead and support the development, including basic design and analysis from a conceptual model: layout, SLD, equipment selection, and civils based on WTG technical specifications. Optimize the layout to maximize the cost-benefit function.
  • Deep understanding of wind resource measuring campaigns, modeling tools, layout, and micro-siting, and WTG performance.
  • Prepare Technical Specifications, Employer requirements, Request for Proposals, etc.
  • Interact and support construction and business areas and serve as the main point of competence for its area of knowledge.
  • Coordinate and conduct site visits to support site evaluation.
  • Undertake, together with other functions, the following analysis: curtailment, WTG performance, project risks, etc.


  • Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Strong background in the onshore wind industry, with a proven track record and between 2 and 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent knowledge of wind turbine generator (WTG) technologies, including main components and types, as well as the current state of the art.
  • Deep understanding of wind farm-related disciplines and designs. Familiarity with project definition, discipline splits and optimization.
  • Availability to travel.
  • Driving license (B).
  • Fluent English is a must (C1).
  • Experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations, and detailed commercial delivery contracts for owner-supplied equipment, enabling contracts, and balance of plant contracts.
  • Experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental regulations associated with the delivery of onshore and offshore works.
  • Experience in certification processes for wind projects, with classification societies such as DNV, BV, ABS, etc.
  • Wind Energy Resource assessment. Proficiency in wind simulation tools is a must, including good knowledge of the factors affecting wind farm plant performance. Experience in micro-siting and farms optimization.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, QGIS, Google Earth, and Office Package.
  • Acceptable understanding of the logics of wind farms execution models and O&M contracts. Experience in drafting and negotiating technical specifications and annexes.
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills, strategic vision, push to make things happen, and commercially astute. Capacity to work unsupervised.
  • Proactive, autonomous, flexible, and able to prioritize. Anticipation capacity and problem solver and solution provider.
  • Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, considering all relevant risks.

Why Ferrovial?

We would like you to get to know us better, and what it means to join our team. Joining Ferrovial means taking the leap to:

  • Being part of a leading company in its sector, with a presence in 6 main markets.
  • Work with the best professionals.
  • A solid and innovative project.
  • Professional development.
  • The best work environment.
  • The best benefits.

What can we offer you?

  • Employment stability with a permanent contract since the beginning. 👍
  • Individual development plan with technical and soft skills training. 📜
  • International and cross Business Units Mobility. 🌎
  • Restaurant card: 11€ for each full-time day. 🍽
  • Work-life balance: flexible hours, shorter working days on Fridays, Christmas time, eastern and summer, company specially days-off, and purchase of vacations. 😊
  • Flexible Remuneration Plan: Medical insurance, Nursery Tickets, Vehicle rental, life and accident Insurance, stock bonus, collective savings insurance, transport card. 🚌
  • Gympass Enrollment. 🏋🏼
  • Free access to the Stimulus Program (Psychological support for employees and family members) ❤️
  • Assignment of a buddy who will accompany you throughout the trip, to support your professional and personal development during your first three months. ✈️
  • Employee’s Club: discounts to employees on item purchases, shows ticket reservations, trips, etc. 🌴
  • Vending Machines card: refreshments in the cafeteria.☕️
  • Healthy snacks.🍎

If you are passionate about challenges, and you think you fit in the described profile, do not hesitate to sign up for the offer. Take the jump! We are waiting for you!

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