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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive plus Benefits

Westruther, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Wind Turbine Technician

The Opportunity

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

Location: Fallago Rig (TD3 6NW)
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Contract Type: Full time 
Closing Date: 23rd January 2022

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 our Scottish Borders team based at Fallago Rig Windfarm Service Center (TD3 6NW), 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 multiple assets (Vestas MW platforms and Senvion technology platforms) to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to our onshore wind turbine projects.

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.

Day to Day you will

•    Schedule service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines 
•    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

The Candidate

The successful candidate will live within 30 miles/45 minutes of Fallago Rig or closer. You must have a full, clean driving licence. 

You will ideally have experience in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. 

Competitive Salary and Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.  

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

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.

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