Wind Resource Analyst

Job Locations US-CO-Westminster | US-TX-Plano | US-MN-Minnetonka | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-WI-Middleton
ID 2023-4403
Position Type


Wind Resource Analyst

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Wind Resource Analyst to join our renewables environmental team.This position will specifically work with other Wind Resource Analysts and project managers to analyze the wind resource, design and optimize layouts and evaluate energy yields for utility scale wind projects. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing professional and technical support to multiple Westwood projects in the area of wind resource and layout design and optimization
  • Preparation of technical reports and studies used in permit applications
  • Complete technical analysis in the areas of wind resource and energy yield assessments
  • Day-to-day support to Project Managers and Wind Resource colleagues
  • Coordination with both internal and external stakeholders

Required Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in atmospheric science, engineering or related field with focus on energy systems
  • Five or more years of experience in technical modeling of renewable energy systems
  • Ability to apply standard engineering principles and practices
  • Comfortable analyzing large datasets
  • Detailed documentation focus
  • Sound technical writing skills
  • Great teammate, yet able to work autonomously
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) a must
  • Proficient in GIS tools such as ArcPRO and Global Mapper, and commonly used wind industry tools such as windPRO, WAsP, Windographer and Openwind
  • Familiar with wind turbine technology and common industry standards a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Capability to manage and meet deadlines

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many of the markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.


In 2021, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at # 4 and #21 respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood also ranked consistently higher four years in a row on the Engineering News Record (ENR) list as a leading design firm in the country. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-wining projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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