Wind Turbine Service Technician - Hull

Recruiter
Vestas
Location
Warrington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
02 May 2019
Ref
523511001
Sector
Renewables
Category
Maintenance, Wind
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Wind Turbine Service Technician - Hull  
GB, Warrington | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID:  3140  
Here at Vestas we are working towards the future of sustainable energy solutions and want passionate people to join us on this journey. Do you have some hands-on mechanical, hydraulic or electrical experience? Or have you worked with the maintenance and service of wind turbines? We have the challenging and rewarding experiences you should be looking for.
Region 1 UK > Technicians UK > Technicians England North
Operating within the Northern & Central Europe business unit of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd focuses exclusively on selling, constructing and operating onshore wind power plants in UK and Ireland. With offices in Warrington and Dublin, the Service Department looks after the servicing and maintenance of over 1,560 wind turbines in UK and Ireland.
Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd is synonymous with professionalism, innovation and the capability of providing robust business solutions for our customers.
The Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within UK and Ireland. The department has an open and informal culture, where teamwork and good communication is the key to our success. You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees.
Responsibilities
You will be required to develop a detailed knowledge of our wind turbines to enable you to perform daily maintenance and other field service related tasks.
Working to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met, you will be part of a team of technicians working throughout the region.
Other duties will be to carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas specifications together with component replacement (both electrical and mechanical) and troubleshooting on the systems.
Working with both the other technicians and supervisors in the field, whilst also having regular contact with the office-based staff.
Qualifications
  • You will have a proven track record from a mechanical, electrical and/or electronics background within a similar industry
  • You must have excellent proven problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • The ability to work at height and in adverse weather conditions
  • You must hold a full, clean driving licence.
  • Previous accreditation as an AT/CT under WTSR would be advantageous
Competencies
  • Experience of team working
  • A proactive approach, being self-motivated and well organised
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, both internal and externally
  • An excellent understanding of, and commitment to, the highest standard of health & safety in the work environment
  • A good level of computer literacy, used to software, apps and related
What we offer
We offer the chance to work in a leader in industry, with the training and development to match. Every day will be different, and it will give you a chance to work with some experienced colleagues both locally and further afield. We offer an attractive benefits package that will include private healthcare, pension scheme, 25 days annual holiday plus statutory bank holidays.
Additional information
This position will be located from our Service Hub in Hull, working on wind farms in the region.
Travel across the UK region is expected from time-to-time. Possibly further training in Denmark may be expected.
For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Recruiter Martin Whittle 01925 857120.
You can apply online by clicking on the "Apply Online" button at the top or bottom of this page.
About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

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