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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: 

Peterborough, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Wind Turbine Technician - Peterborough


Wind Turbine Technician - Fenlands

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through renewables in partnership with local communities.

Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Come and join us as a Wind Turbine Technician in our Asset Operations Business Area.

EDF Renewables UK is one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies, specialising in wind power and battery storage technology. We develop, build, operate and maintain wind farms and other renewable technologies throughout their lifetime. 

Our portfolio of nearly 1,000 MW consists of 36 wind farms – including two offshore wind farms – and one of the largest operational battery storage units in Europe. We’re also is seeking to deliver further growth from its own development pipeline or though securing new acquisitions of projects and has more than 2GW consented, in planning and development.

As a Wind Turbine Technician in the Fenlands team based in our Fenlands Service Centre (PE7 2EU) every day is different and provides a real opportunity to make a difference in our ambition to help the UK achieve Net Zero.

You’ll work across Senvion assets to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to our onshore wind turbine projects.

Pay, benefits and culture…

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays with ability to buy additional holiday and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, electric vehicle scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.  

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

What’s my role and where will I fit in?

•    Schedule and reactive maintenance accordance with manufacturer’s guideline 
•    Report and plan daily maintenance activity
•    Coordinate 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
•    Supervise specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange
•    Provide safety induction to contractors and visitors
•    Provide out of hours and weekend response to turbine breakdown
•    Ensure the highest level of turbine availability

What do I need to be good in this role?

You’ll be a time served Engineer (electrical/mechanical) with a primary focus on ensuring operations and maintenance activities are undertaken to the highest levels you’ll ideally hold a AT/AE qualification under Wind Turbine Safety Rules (WTSR) and have significant technical expertise gained through a blend of academic (Electrical or Mechanical HNC/HND/NVQ) and “hands on” operational environments. 

For this role you must drive and live with a 30 mile/45-minute radius of our Fenlands Service Centre in Peterborough.

Closing Date: 4th of December 2022

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:
Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero


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