Wind Turbine Technician (Peterborough)

Recruiter
EDF Energy
Location
Peterborough
Salary
To define
Posted
19 Oct 2018
Closes
27 Oct 2018
Ref
9961-en_GB
Sector
Renewables
Category
Electrical, Wind
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Wind Turbine Technician to join our Peterborough team and we would welcome applications from experienced Technicians, or individuals with transferrable skills, to join us during a period of growth.

We are EDF EN Services UK (“EENS UK”) is a 50/50 JV between EDF Energy (“EDF E”) and EDF EN Services (“EENS”) (together the “ Shareholders”). We have the task of delivering safe renewable operations and maintenance (O &M) services in the UK. That includes the operation and maintenance of circa 450MW in 26 wind farms

 

Reporting to your regional O&M Area Manager, you will be expected to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to Senvion wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.

Knowledge of other wind technologies would be an advantage but is not a necessity. 

Principal Accountabilities 

  • 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.
  • Scheduled service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Reporting and planning daily maintenance activity.
  • Coordinating 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.
  • 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 with reasonable notice
  • Ensuring the highest level of turbine availability. 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience 

  • Desirable experience on wind turbines in a technician capacity.
  • Knowledge of Senvion wind turbine projects, in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines. OR equivalent relevant engineering experience whereby the skills are transferrable.
  • Qualification in electrical and/or mechanical disciplines to ONC / NVQ3 level (or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience)
  • High level of physical fitness and good health
  • Previous accreditation as AT/AE under WTSR is desirable but not essential
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Technical and Commercial Knowledge and Skills:
  • Strong safety minded person.
  • Excellent analytical thinking
  • Strong sense of organisation and planning
  • Enjoy working in the field
  • Ability to communicate and pass on technical knowledge


Seeked profile:

Reporting to your regional O&M Area Manager, you will be expected to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to Senvion wind turbine projects in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.

Knowledge of other wind technologies would be an advantage but is not a necessity.

 Principal Accountabilities

  • 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.
  • Scheduled service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Reporting and planning daily maintenance activity.
  • Coordinating 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.
  • 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 with reasonable notice
  • Ensuring the highest level of turbine availability. 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience 

  • Desirable experience on wind turbines in a technician capacity. Knowledge of Senvion wind turbine projects, in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines. OR equivalent relevant engineering experience whereby the skills are transferrable.
  • Qualification in electrical and/or mechanical disciplines to ONC / NVQ3 level (or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience)
  • High level of physical fitness and good health
  • Previous accreditation as AT/AE under WTSR is desirable but not essential
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Technical and Commercial Knowledge and Skills:
  • Strong safety minded person.
  • Excellent analytical thinking
  • Strong sense of organisation and planning
  • Enjoy working in the field
  • Ability to communicate and pass on technical knowledge


We offer:

Permanent Contract

Salary: Starting from £25,000 (depending on qualifications and skills)

25 days holiday + Bank Holidays

Flexible Benefits

EDF Pension

Up to 5% company bonus

 



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