Mobile Wind Farm Site Operative

Glasgow, Scotland
£21161 - £27947 per annum
26 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Hadyard Hill Wind Farm, Girvan

Salary: £21,161 - £27,133 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus.

Permanent | Full Time Hours

The Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Mobile Wind-farm Site Operative covering the Ayrshire hub. As a member of the SSE Wind Generation Operations Team you will be based at Hadyard Hill wind farm, for which you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of wind turbines, wind farm equipment and civil infrastructure across several sites when required.

The main purpose of your role is to ensure the highest level of health, safety and environmental protection on SSE Windfarms in the area assigned. You will assume the responsibility for the co-ordination of upkeep activities in the area utilising the Work Control system while ensuring Company policies and procedures are applied correctly.

In conjunction with site supervisors, you will take ownership for the general maintenance and upkeep of wind-farm support facilities, roadways and balance of plant. You will carry out regular monthly checks and audits of sites and prepare reports for operational issues. You will ensure tasks are carried out with safety at the fore-front. In addition to this, you will enable the effective inter-departmental working to ensure successful Operation. This could involve extensive travel and periods when staying away from home is necessary therefore, a flexible approach to working hours is essential.

Your Skills & Experience

This role can be demanding and will involve working in all weather conditions. We are looking for you to have served a recognised apprenticeship in a relevant engineering/construction trade or have relevant experience and have knowledge of civil maintenance and construction standards. The ability to learn new skills including Working/Rescue at Height and operate with minimum supervision will be essential. Strong written and verbal communications skills will also be necessary, and you'll be highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure.

Previous experience on wind-farms and appreciation of electrical dangers will be a distinct advantage, as will an understanding of environmental obligations and respect for the countryside.

Our Company

Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; we're the UKs largest generator of electricity from renewable sources (wind and hydro), owning and operating almost half of the UK's total renewable generation capacity.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 9th April 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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