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Research Engineer – Aeroelasticity

Location: Blyth

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168966

Our client is recruiting for a Research Engineer in Aeroelasticity, as a key member of the Blades Research Team, you will focus on novel techniques and applications related to blade structure.


As an aeroelastic researcher you will be given the opportunity to support the development, formulation and delivery of research activities related to the development of offshore renewables with a particular focus on floating offshore wind technology. Within the Blades Research team, you will work closely with colleagues to shape the detail of projects, whilst pro-actively discovering future opportunities and making proposals related to emerging technologies within the industry.


To be considered for the position you will have:

  • Good knowledge of turbine Blade structure and architecture

  • A degree (or equivalent) in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering or related discipline.

  • A PhD/EngD qualification in an aeroelastic/structural discipline is desirable, but not essential.

  • Experience in aeroelasticity applied to wind turbines, with a focus on rotor/blade high fidelity aeroelastic modelling.

  • Familiarity with wind turbine loads and dynamics simulation tools (Bladed, Fast)

  • Experience with ANSYS and APDL for finite element simulation

  • Experience in Coding (eg Matlab, C++, Python).