Intern - Offshore Wind Advisory

  • Full-time

Company Description

We invite you to bring your skills and motivation into play as you support the development of our global offshore wind team. As our new Intern, you will be part of our Offshore Wind Advisory team based in Madrid.

You will take on a key role developing an External Projects Data Base. There are lots of information on how worldwide offshore wind projects have been developed, which need to be analysed in order to enhance our advisory assessments by benchmarking. You will set up a data base with information mainly coming from external and internal databases.

This role will give you a worldwide overview of the current market situation and the offshore wind farms already developed and operating around the world. Moreover, you will gain knowledge on the state of the art of different technologies and disciplines.

If you want to have a first experience in the offshore wind industry with a global leader, then this role may be ideal for you. The position will be based in Madrid, but our hybrid work model allows you to split your time between working in the office and working from home.


Inviting bright minds

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an inclusive, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, clients and people around the world.


World leader in wind energy

Ramboll is a world leader in offshore wind with a unique value proposition. We have been involved in more than 70% of all operating offshore wind farms globally. With our international, multidisciplinary and wind energy specific competencies, we are a true full-range service provider for offshore wind energy projects in all its phases. Ramboll supports clients globally to identify, evaluate and quantify both risks and opportunities, allowing them to make well educated, strategic decisions based on practical offshore wind project development, financing and execution experience, combined with world-class engineering know-how.

We are among the very few consultancies in the world, providing engineering services for bottom-fixed as well as floating wind foundations. Since 2007 we have been involved in floating offshore wind and today have a dedicated team of experts supporting clients globally.

Within Ramboll, over 500 highly qualified experts are working on onshore and offshore wind projects globally, operating primarily from our 15 key offices across the Nordics, Germany, UK, Poland, Spain, Japan and the US.


Your tasks and responsibilities

You will support the department with the development of an External Projects Data Base. This Data Base will discuss and give answer to the following topics:

  • Turbine used
  • General characteristics of the foundations used for WTGs and OSS
  • General characteristics of the electrical configuration
  • General information about permitting
  • Where assets were fabricated and how log did it take (incl. procurement)
  • Overview of ports involved in the construction phase
  • Duration of environmental, geotechnical campaigns and other site investigations
  • Seabed preparation works (both means and planning)
  • Which means were used for Transport & Installation and associated planning
  • Costs associated to all disciplines involved in the development of the wind farms, among others.


The Data Base will focus on bottom-fixed foundation wind farms since, so far, it is the solution worldwide used ; however you will also research on the precommercial floating wind farms already operating / being planned, and provide a brief insight on the main challenges associated to floating wind farms.

In order to develop the Data Base, you will have access to the internal relevant project databases, and you will approach colleagues from different disciplines and departments, in order to obtain their feedback and learn from their experience. Publicly available information will also be the basis of your study.

Furthermore, depending on the development of the Data Base, you may be asked to join and participate in other projects, supporting other experienced Consultants.


Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s student degree (ongoing) in a relevant topic area connected to engineering
  • High level of proficiency in written and spoken English; additional languages are beneficial
  • Able to work independently
  • You enjoy contacts with others and confidently engage with colleagues, with a proactive approach
  • Detailed and systematic approach towards the tasks
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Multidisciplinary approach and open to work with teams from different disciplines


Welcome to our Energy division

Ramboll is at the forefront of addressing the green energy transition and offers a holistic approach that supports the sector on the journey towards more sustainable solutions. With 1,600 experts in 14 countries, covering the full spectrum of technologies and all parts of the value chain from production and transmission to distribution, we plan, design and implement energy solutions all over the world.


How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. Ramboll is committed to ensuring equal opportunities and we welcome applications from under-represented groups in STEM, such as women, LGBTQ+ and BAME communities, and people with a disability. We look forward to receiving your application.


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