Electrical Engineer - Offshore Wind Farm

Electrical Engineer - Offshore Wind Farm

Job Title: Electrical Engineer - Offshore Wind Farm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus, healthcare
Start Date: asap
Reference: 10363MG_1488901408
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2017 15:43

Job Description

Electrical Engineer - Offshore Wind Farm

Colchester, Essex base

£50,000 plus 15% bonus, pension & healthcare

Our client, a leading UK provider of renewable energy, require a qualified Electrical Engineer / Maintenance Engineer to play an integral role in a new O&M maintenance team of a large offshore wind farm.

Responsibilities…Your role will form part of the Wind Farm Operations & Maintenance team to provide service & repair to a fully operational offshore wind farm / wind turbines. Responsible for electrical maintenance of LV (up to 1000AC), the role will involve analysing data, giving technical input & making decisions to protect the offshore assets. A flexible work ethic will be required due to operational environment combined with the highest work standards & with an understanding that you will also help ensure compliance with all H&S requirements.

Skills and Experience...To be considered for this position you will need to have an Electrical Qualification (prefer to degree or equivalent experience), & have a track record in power generation or heavy engineering with a passion for the wind industry. You should also be used to managing contractors & working offshore, although not necessarily in the wind sector.

A full driving licence is essential for this role. Based in Colchester, Essex, this role is commutable from Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich & you must live, or be prepared to live within an hour from the site.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing company in the expanding renewable energy sector with a package c£60,000 including a salary of c£50,000 plus 15% bonus plus pension & healthcare.

To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary & package to or call 02392 288206 & speak with Matt George

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.