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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  25000-36000
Location: 

Houghton Le Spring, GB

Career Area:  Engineering

Wind Turbine Technician

Vacancy Overview

Reporting to your regional O&M Area Manager, you will be expected to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to Nordex N series, Senvion, Siemens and Vestas wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.

Knowledge of other wind technologies will be a plus.

 

Must live within one hours travel of Meadowfield Industrial Estate

Nature and Scope

Principal Accountabilities

Your daily activities will include, and you will be familiar with:

  •     Maintaining the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
  •     Scheduled service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
  •     Reporting and planning daily maintenance activity.
  •     Coordinating local spare part and consumable stock.
  •     Fault-finding, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on all turbine systems, which will include mechanical, electrical and hydraulic assemblies and major components.
  •     Proactive repair or component replacement to prevent complete failure or system downtime.
  •     Supervising specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange.
  •     Maintaining the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
  •     Provide safety induction to contractors and visitors.
  •     Providing out of hours and weekend response to turbine breakdown.
  •     Ensuring the highest level of turbine availability.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

Qualifications and Experience

  • Significant experience on wind turbines in a technician capacity. Knowledge of Nordex N series, Siemens and Vestas wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines. Knowledge of Siemens, Vestas MW machines and/or Nordex N series will be a plus
  • Qualification in electrical and/or mechanical disciplines to NVQ3 level (or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience)
  • High level of physical fitness and good health
  • Previous accreditation as AT/AE under WTSR
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Full UK driving licence

Technical and Commercial Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong safety minded person.
  • Excellent analytical thinking
  • Strong sense of organisation and planning


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