Wind Turbine Technician
EDF
Westruther, GB
2d ago

The Opportunity

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero

Location : Fallago Rig (TD3 6NW)

Salary : Competitive Salary & Benefits

Contract Type : Full time

Closing Date : 9th January 2022

EDF Renewables UK is one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies, specialising in wind power and battery storage technology.

We develop, build, operate and maintain wind farms and other renewable technologies throughout their lifetime.

Our portfolio of nearly 1,000 MW consists of 36 wind farms including two offshore wind farms and one of the largest operational battery storage units in Europe.

We’re also is seeking to deliver further growth from its own development pipeline or though securing new acquisitions of projects and has more than 2GW consented, in planning and development.

As a Wind Turbine Technician in our Scottish Borders team based at Fallago Rig Windfarm Service Center (TD3 6NW), every day is different and provides a real opportunity to make a difference in our ambition to help the UK achieve Net Zero.

You’ll work across multiple assets (Vestas MW platforms and Senvion technology platforms) to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to our onshore wind turbine projects.

You’ll be a time served Engineer (electrical / mechanical) with a primary focus on ensuring operations and maintenance activities are undertaken to the highest levels you’ll ideally hold a AT / AE qualification under Wind Turbine Safety Rules (WTSR) and have significant technical expertise gained through a blend of academic (Electrical or Mechanical HNC / HND / NVQ) and hands on operational environments.

Day to Day you will

  • Schedule service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Report and plan daily maintenance activity
  • Coordinate 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
  • Supervise specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange
  • Provide safety induction to contractors and visitors
  • Provide out of hours and weekend response to turbine breakdown
  • Ensure the highest level of turbine availability
  • The Candidate

    The successful candidate will live within 30 miles / 45 minutes of Fallago Rig or closer. You must have a full, clean driving licence.

    You will ideally have experience in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

    At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

    In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as : a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

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