Electrical Engineer - Wind Turbine Maintenance, Inverness

Location
Inverness, Scotland
Salary
generous oncall and overtime bonus
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
10 Feb 2019
Ref
EN/12507
Contact
Luke Westendarp
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cathcart Energy are recruiting for an Electrical Service Engineer for onshore Wind Turbines in the Scottish Highlands with a base in Inverness.

The role will involve servicing and maintenance of Turbines in the area around Inverness.

Given the location of the role our client is keen to consider Electrical Maintenance Engineers who will be relocating. They will offer relocation support to help you move if you are not local to the area as you will need to live within a commuting distance of Inverness as there is an on call aspect to the role.

The role will for be standard daytime hours with no shift work but there is an on call rota which is roughly one week in three where you will need to be available until 8pm for call out.

You will be working at height and so need to be confident in that environment but all appropriate training courses will be given if needed.

This role will primarily require Electrical Engineering skills and experience ideally with heavy industrial equipment. If you have Mechanical experience as well this will be a great asset but it is not required and my client won't consider candidates who do not have electrical maintenance experience.

Specifically you will need to have experience with 3 phase systems, electrical fault finding and electrical systems maintenance. If you have experience with PLCs and control systems this will also strengthen your application.

If you have worked in the wind industry before this will be an advantage but electrical engineering experience with the armed forces, marine, heavy plant, factory and manufacturing are all good potential backgrounds for this role.

Candidates who only have domestic and commercial electrician experience will not be considered.

There is a good package on offer including the opportunity for significantly increasing your earnings through overtime and oncall work which you can generally do when it suits you.

You will need to have a driving licence for this role.

If you would like to find out more about this position and to be considered please contact Luke Westendarp at Cathcart Energy and apply with your latest CV.

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