Wind Turbine Technician for our Walney Offshore Wind Farm

Barrow-in-Furness area in Cumbria
12 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Wind Turbine Technician for our Walney Offshore Wind Farm Would you like to take up the challenge and be part of a team with the highest regard for safety standards and performance excellence on our offshore wind farms in Barrow-in-Furness?
Join us and become Wind Turbine Technician in Wind Power Operations as part of our expanding team in Barrow. Together with your colleagues, you will be responsible for maintaining and repairing our wind turbines and other offshore assets, positively contributing to our safety culture, and working with our engineering specialists to enhance our wind farm performance.
Wind Power Operations is part of Wind Power which has 1800 employees and is one of four business units in DONG Energy. Wind Power is the world's largest developer and operator of offshore wind power, and we use our unique knowledge in all phases of our wind turbine projects. During the last 20 years, we have developed and constructed the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe.
You will be based in the Barrow-in-Furness area in Cumbria at one of wind farms. However, you should expect some travelling in relation to your work.
Your key duties will be to
  • work in a team with the highest regard for safety and drive a positive safety culture with your actions
  • perform servicing, troubleshooting and repair of wind turbine electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components
  • perform maintenance on other offshore assets, eg foundation structures
  • contribute to planning and operational excellence.
Your qualifications and core competences include that you
  • are an experienced engineer or technician with a strong, formal electrical or mechanical engineering background
  • have completed a recognised apprenticeship with supporting qualifications
  • preferably have experience with offshore wind turbine technology
  • have a positive, proactive and systematic approach to your work tasks
  • preferably have an authorisation under the Wind Turbine Safety Rules
  • have completed Siemens technical training levels 1-4 minimum.
We offer
A unique and challenging job where you have every opportunity to develop your skills and put them into practice on some of the world's largest offshore wind projects.
In DONG Energy Wind Power, we have a high level of expertise and many complex and challenging work tasks. Our work is goal-oriented and we strive for efficiency to fulfil our objectives and commitments to reducing the cost of electricity.
Contact us
Please do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist on if you want to know more about the position.
We look forward to receiving your application, CV, a cover letter and any applicable diplomas as electronic files by 18:00 on 31   October 2016.
All UK based positions will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, further details will be given at offer stage.
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