Student Assistant – Remote Sensing in Hamburg, Germany


Your challenging chance in renewable energy!

Inside DNV the Hamburg and Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog Measurements Units is an accredited 3rd party institute for measurements and tests on wind turbines for more than 30 years now.

The Section Loads, Power Performance, and Wind Resource is part of the Department “Renewables Measurements Germany” and is located in Hamburg and Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog, Germany. The Section measures and analyses the loads on the whole structure of a turbine evaluates the characteristic power curve of a specific turbine, measures the wind speed on-site and provides diverse services involving LiDAR technology, including equipment validation/calibration as well as wind resource and power performance assessment. The Section currently consists of 18 employees.

Your key tasks will include:

  • Support our Project Engineers in Loads, Power Performance, and LiDAR measurement campaigns

  • Project assistance for our Project Managers

  • Regular data quality and plausibility checks

  • Work on your own small R&D projects (Measurement Systems)

  • Support in design and instrumentation preparation

  • Installation and Maintenance of instrumentation on (field-) site

  • Software and Tool development

  • Support of other Sections in Acoustic or Power Quality

  • Enrolled student within the technical field (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Wind Energy / Environmental Engineering)

  • Basic knowledge of MS Office

  • Fluent English language skills (both written and spoken)

  • Fluent German language skills would be an advantage but it is not a prerequisite

  • Knowledge of common programming languages preferred (e.g. Python, MATLAB, Famos)

  • Driving license type B

What will we offer you:

  • Working in a dynamic team with a varied and challenging field of duties

  • Great potential for knowledge transfer by experienced engineers in a wide range of fields

  • Flexible place of work (in the office, from home, and in the facilities of our clients)

  • Flexible working hours, the weekly working time is 39 hours

  • Attractive salary incl. profit share and an employer-supported pension

  • Further attractive additional services

  • Wide range of opportunities for individual further education, training, and advancement

  • The opportunity to actively shape the energy transition

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

Requisition ID: 2023-20535

Location Details (Displays to Candidates): Hamburg/ Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog

Posting Position Type: Temporary staff

Posting Close Date (Displayed on Portal): 21/3/2023

External Company URL:

Street: Brooktorkai 18

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