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Sales Technical Support, Offshore Wind-PRO00752-PL
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LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITY?  JOIN AREVA RENEWABLE! 
 
AREVA Renewable is seeking a Sales Technical Support Engineer, Offshore Wind, for our Bethesda, MD location.  This qualified individual will support the AREVA Wind group. This  advertisement is sourcing for qualified candidates for a future opening.
 
  
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
  • Provide support to customers in collaboration with the sales team for both technical questions and project realization with a marketing and customer focus approach
  • Lead the technical processing of projects during tendering
  • Coordination of project's technical requirements with the customer (foundations, EPC, vessels, etc.)
  • Coordinate the project management team and work closely with sales and engineering, in North America and in Europe
  • Preparation of technical appendices to project contracts
  • Support technical needs for contract management (contract negotiation, erection of the turbine in the water, supplier management, etc.)
  • In-house technical expert for the wind turbines
Typical Projects May Include the Following:
  • Contract negotiation and turnkey installation of offshore wind turbines.
AREVA Renewable
 
AREVA is strongly committed to Renewable Energies as part of company strategy to provide customers with innovative, environmentally friendly energy solutions. AREVA Renewable, formed in 2006, adds value to AREVA's offer of CO2-free solutions for power generation by providing decentralized energy supply and creation through biomass, wind, hydrogen storage and solar energy solutions, helping to make energy available to all while simultaneously lowering global carbon emissions.
 
Based on the company's experience in building and servicing over 3000 MWe of green electricity generation, AREVA Renewable is at the forefront of global market leadership in renewable energies. AREVA has the management and operational expertise, technological know-how, and international dimension to make new energy solutions viable on both a global and a local scale, thereby promoting industrial and economic growth, and simultaneously creating new, green-collar jobs.

Bioenergy
AREVA is a leader in the biomass energy sector, having designed and built more than 100 biopower facilities in Europe, Asia and South America, with total capacity of more than 2,500 megawatts.The company supplies its customers with integrated solutions for turnkey design and construction of carbon-neutral bioenergy power plants.
 
As one of the few players to propose a comprehensive package for obtaining carbon credits and developing carbon assets over the life of each bioenergy project, AREVA provides customers the possibility for creating additional revenue streams through each plant project. Today, AREVA and Duke Energy are partnered through ADAGE™, an innovative joint venture dedicated to the development of green energy solutions for the United States. AREVA Bioenergies is the EPC contractor on biomass power plant design and builds for ADAGETM.
 
Wind Energy
AREVA, through AREVA Multibrid, delivers high capacity off-shore wind parks that are ready to operate, producing energy for the future while reducing carbon emissions. AREVA designs, manufactures, assembles and commissions 5 MW high-output offshore wind turbines of unparalleled performance. Vertical integration of proven know-how in rotor blade design and manufacturing enables fast ramp-ups of this key component. To date, 250 AREVA turbines have been chosen for use in European offshore wind parks. Today, with AREVA turbines producing electricity off Germany's coast, AREVA is expanding off-shore wind energy solutions to the United States.
 
Solar Energy
AREVA offers turnkey solutions for concentrated solar (CSP) technologies. AREVA's experience in thermal technology and fluid mechanics is well adapted to the concentrated solar power market. Today, the EPC services needed to establish a ready-to-operate CSP plant are fully integrated in AREVA's technology offer.
 
Hydrogen Energy
AREVA is reshaping the hydrogen industry by providing CO2-free hydrogen production. The company's solutions enable hydrogen to be produced via electrolysis and electricity to be generated from fuel cells, with no greenhouse gas emissions.  Today, AREVA, through Helion, is working to deliver breakthrough solutions in hydrogen and energy storage and is piloting cutting-edge fuel cell research, to bring each customer the energy diversity it needs.
 
AREVA Group
All over the world, AREVA provides its customers with solutions for carbon-free power generation and electricity transmission. With its knowledge and expertise in these fields, the group has a leading role to play in meeting the world's energy needs.
Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA's unique integrated offering covers every stage of the fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and related services.
In addition, the group is developing a portfolio of operations in renewable energies. AREVA is also a world leader in electricity transmission and distribution and offers its customers a complete range of solutions for greater grid stability and energy efficiency.
Sustainable development is a core component of the group's industrial strategy. Its 75,000 employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player that is helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.
 
 
Qualifications
 
All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this Technical Support Engineer opportunity.  Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, prefer Mechanical or Electrical, plus a minimum of 10 years experience in a technical field, in a large-scale industrial manufacturing environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in wind energy industry (Wind turbine suppliers) and/or off-shore construction (Oil & Gas, EPC, etc.)
  • Experienced with project management, including customer relationship management, contract negotiation, and technical support of project management.
  • Experience supporting technically an EPC process from conception to completion.
  • Previous experience in negotiation
  • Strong communications skills in written, oral and presentation formats.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team environment.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office, specifically MS project
  • Fluency in English.
  • Ability to travel to support the needs of the business.
  • Autonomous, pragmatic, flexible and open to new business concepts.
 
The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.
  • A previous experience in offshore wind turbine technical support and/or construction & installation and/or other offshore experience is a strong advantage
  • Technical expertise of the US offshore wind industry (WTG Competition, Onshore vs. offshore, Vessels, Jack Up Barge, Foundations and EPC, Jones Act, etc.)
  • Knowledge in renewable power industry
  • Previous experience working in a global company
  • Possess advanced education and/or industry certifications (PE, PMP).
  • Ability to communicate in German and/or French.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project.
We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.   AREVA  recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. 
 
Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Join AREVA today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!

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Job Title Sales Technical Support, Offshore Wind
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Category Technician
Posted By Areva
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Location Bethesda
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Location Maryland
Job Type Full-time




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