Wind Turbine Technician - Peterborough

Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
Renewable Energy
Permanent
£27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
03-08-2022 04:18 PM
02-10-2022
BBBH20462


Wind Turbine Technician
Coldham
£29,000 - £35,000 plus benefits

Astute are exclusively partnered with a global O&M Servicing Provider who are looking to expand many of their servicing teams and locations all across the UK and are seeking a Wind Turbine Technician to join their business. The main purpose of the role would be to work in a team who will service and maintain their onshore wind turbines across various wind farms in the area.

The successful candidate will have prior experience in the wind industry, carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance to a variety of turbines and related mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems. We are especially interested in applications with competent or authorised status (Siemens AT, Vestas AT/CT etc).

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Field Area Manager, as a Wind Turbine Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out planned and reactive maintenance on wind turbines
  • The installation and retrofitting of key components - mechanical, electrical and hydraulic
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Generating detailed reports on the work completed
  • Covering multiple sites in your region when required - working on Siemens and other turbines
  • Working at heights
  • Other duties as required


Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for an Electrical Technician with the following:

  • A HND/HNC/NVQ or C&G qualification in Mechanical or Electrical, Automotive, Aerospace, Marine or other Engineering qualifications is essential
  • Previous experience in the Wind Industry is a distinct advantage. We are welcoming applications from those new to the sector through to Competent Technician (CT) / Authorised Technician (AT) Level
  • If new to the industry, it is essential to have 2-3 years experience in industrial mechanical, electrical or hydraulic engineering
  • A full UK driving licence is essential
  • GWO certifications are advantageous
  • Excellent health and safety awareness and the ability to work at heights (full training to be provided)
  • A cracking work ethic and the flexibility to stay away when required



Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Starting Salary from £29,000 to £35,000 depending on experience
  • Uncapped overtime
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • On call bonus

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to sthwaites@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 07441391669 to speak to Sophie Thwaites who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!