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Electrical Technician - Inhouse Tech

  • Location

    Inverness, Highlands

  • Sector:

    Wind

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kate Tyrrell

  • Email:

    ktyrrell@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14791_1573123833

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-07

  • Startdate:

    02/12/2019

Electrical Technician - Onshore Wind
Salary: Dependent on experience
Location: Inverness


We are looking to recruit an experienced Electrical Technician / Electrical Engineer to join one of the World's largest manufacturers and developers in the wind industry. We are delighted to present this highly sought-after opportunity to start a career within the onshore wind sector.

Our Client is looking for a local office based Electrical Technician, to support the Field Team with servicing onshore Wind Turbines. The position will be predominantly in the office, handling inbound calls from Technicians, Suppliers and Customers - rectifying any technical electrical and mechanical issues, support with fault diagnosis and assisting the dispatch team with scheduling maintenance and repair work.


As an Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Answering inbound calls and supporting Technicians, Suppliers and Customers with fault diagnosis, onsite enquiries and product support queries.
  • Communicate with the dispatch team to prioritise reactive and scheduled workflow.
  • Monitoring the Turbines remotely, using SCADA systems and escalating concerns through the correct channels.
  • Covering other sites across the UK and Europe, requiring overnight stays and travel when requested to provide technical assistance.
  • Other duties as required.


To be considered for this Electrical Technician role, you must have:

  • An Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Proven track record of experience fault finding and reporting on electrical issues in a heavy machinery / manufacturing / industrial environment.
  • Willingness to travel and the flexibility to stay away.
  • Experience in the wind industry would be advantageous but is not essential.


There will be an opportunity to work on the Turbines themselves, should a Field Technician be scheduled for annual leave etc. So, a good head for heights is necessary!

This is an opportunity to join a Global leader in the Wind Energy Sector that is committed to your ongoing career development and personal growth. Offering a competitive salary, plus benefits including overtime opportunities, a working away allowance, annual leave, pension and medical.

If you would like to apply for this Electrical Technician position, please email a copy of your latest CV to ktyrrell@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960 .

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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • 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!

  • 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.