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Wind Turbine Technician - Onshore Wind

Orkney, Orkney Islands

£32800 - £41500 per annum + private health & life insurance


Sector: Renewable Energy

Posted: 31/10/2023

Ref: BBBH19942_1698774568

Wind Turbine Technician - Onshore Wind
£32,800, rising to a maximum of £41,500 plus benefits

Astute are exclusively partnered with a global Wind OEM who are looking for a Wind Turbine Technician / Electrical 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.

To be considered for this role you must have a minimum Level 3 Electrical/Mechanical qualification and if mechanical, you must be open to cross-skilling to become multi-skilled.

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 electrical and/or mechanical components on wind turbines
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Generating detailed reports on the work completed
  • Covering multiple sites if and when required (with some overtime available)
  • Working at heights
  • Other duties as required

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

  • A level 3 electrical or mechanical qualification is essential
  • 18th edition hugely desirable
  • Commercial or industrial experience and the desire to work in renewable energy
  • A full UK driving licence is essential
  • 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:

  • A starting salary of £32,800 which will increase with training, plus allowances and overtime
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance 4 x salary
  • Employee wellness programme for you and your family
  • Company van (for work use), PPE and Tools
  • This is a static role on the one site, unless you want to work overtime in different areas
  • Excellent training and career development with courses provided

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford 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.

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