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3 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Wind Energy Jobs
Job Title: Wind Turbine Engineer

Location: Wick

Salary: £31,500 – £47,900 depending on skills and experience + benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

The Role

As Wind Turbine Engineer, you’ll provide embedded engineering support to the Offshore Wind teams to ensure that WTG (Wind Turbine Generator) assets are managed safely and effectively for both routine maintenance and defect resolution activities. You’ll be accountable for implementing corporate standards, providing field support and ensuring compliance across the fleet. This role will also require you to build and document a knowledge base of technical information to assist with engineering problem solving and provide key input in fault analysis and rectification.

A key part of this role will involve the onsite monitoring and inspections of assets and the co ordination of maintenance activities, whilst working closely with specialist contractors when necessary. You’ll engage effectively with internal and external multiple stakeholders to ensure that the business can operate to the highest standards of safety and technical performance.

Technical project management and planning of work packages will be a major requirement of the role.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, we are looking for you to have the following;

-An understanding of renewables and the impact of operational activities on profitability

-A minimum qualification of HND level in an engineering subject with relevant experience

-Experience of technical support delivery including management of refurbishment activities for major components including RCA.

-Competency in discussing machinery safety legislation and implementation of such through recognised safe systems of work,

-The ability to be innovative to ensure that SSE’s Wind business is aware of emerging best practices, technologies, etc.

-Working knowledge of WTG rotational plant and associated components – Direct drive turbine knowledge would be an advantage

-Good interpersonal skills and independently highly motivated

-The ability to identify and lead issues to resolution

-Capability in writing procedures and technical reports concisely and to high standard.

-The ability to explain your position, both internally and externally, and justify it respectfully to persons from all organisational levels, with a pleasing demeanour that encourages and supports discussion, interaction and problem resolution

Our Company

Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; we’re the UKs largest generator of electricity from renewable sources (wind and hydro), owning and operating almost half of the UK's total renewable generation capacity.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 13th March 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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