Wind Turbine Technician - Meadowfield, Durham

Recruiter
EDF Energy
Location
Houghton Le Spring
Salary
To define
Posted
21 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
9102-en_GB
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job description:

 

 

The Wind Turbine Technician will report into the regional O&M Area Manager.  

You will be expected to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to Nordex N series, Senvion, Vestas wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.

 

Your daily activities will include, and you will be familiar with:

  • Maintaining the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
  • Fault-finding, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on all turbine systems, which will include mechanical, electrical and hydraulic assemblies and major components.
  • Scheduled service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Reporting and planning daily maintenance activity.
  • Coordinating local spare part and consumable stock.
  • Proactive repair or component replacement to prevent complete failure or system downtime.
  • Supervising specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange.
  • Maintaining the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
  • Provide safety induction to contractors and visitors.
  • Providing out of hours and weekend response to turbine breakdown.
  • Ensuring the highest level of turbine availability.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • HNC in mechatronics or equivalent.
  • Qualification in electrical and/or mechanical disciplines to NVQ3 level (or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience)
  • Significant experience on wind turbines in a technician capacity. Knowledge of Senvion Nordex N series and Vestas wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.
  • Knowledge of Siemens, Vestas MW machines and/or Nordex N series will be a plus
  • High level of physical fitness and good health
  • Previous accreditation as AT/AE under WTSR
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Technical and Commercial Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong safety minded person
  • Excellent analytical thinking
  • Strong sense of organisation and planning

 



Seeked profile:

The Wind Turbine Technician will report into the regional O&M Area Manager.  

You will be expected to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to Nordex N series, Senvion, Vestas wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.

 

Your daily activities will include, and you will be familiar with:

  • Maintaining the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
  • Fault-finding, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on all turbine systems, which will include mechanical, electrical and hydraulic assemblies and major components.
  • Scheduled service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Reporting and planning daily maintenance activity.
  • Coordinating local spare part and consumable stock.
  • Proactive repair or component replacement to prevent complete failure or system downtime.
  • Supervising specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange.
  • Maintaining the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
  • Provide safety induction to contractors and visitors.
  • Providing out of hours and weekend response to turbine breakdown.
  • Ensuring the highest level of turbine availability.


We offer:

Location; Meadowfield, Durham

Permanent Contract

Salary: £25,000

Up to 5% company bonus

EDF Pension

25 days holidays + Bank Holidays

Flexible Benefits



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