Wind Turbine Technician

Natural Power
Environment & Sustainability, Renewable & Green Energy
Wind Farm Scotland North
Salary Details
Contract Type
Closing Date
27/01/2022 17:25:00
As a Wind Turbine Technician you will mainly be responsible for preventative and corrective maintenance on 101 Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbines, including fault finding.

Job Description

Natural Power are looking for a Wind Turbine Technician to join our team in Rothes Group, covering Rothes 1 & 2 Windfarms and Paul's Hill Windfarm, which sit local to Elgin and Forres in Moray.  Additionally, Mid Hill Windfarm, near Stonehaven, falls within the responsibility of Rothes Group and there will be a requirement to work there from time to time, including while on call. 

As a Wind Turbine Technician you will mainly be responsible for preventative and corrective maintenance on 101 Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbines, including fault finding.  As the successful candidate your main focus will be to operate safely and deliver extremely high levels of availability for these turbines, to enable maximum power generation, through decisive, high quality maintenance practices.  Natural Power is a well established employer in this field, whose success depends on dynamic and well motivated individuals, who thrive on team work and delivering results.  If you’re an experienced Wind Turbine Technician with relevant GWO qualifications we would be very keen to hear from you. However, if you’re looking to get into the wind industry and are educated in an electrical or mechanical discipline our Wind Turbine Technician role could be just the challenge you’re looking for.

Due to the nature of this role a full UK driving licence is required.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Execution of all site servicing and maintenance activities ensuring required standard of service is achieved and maintained whilst maximising the operational output of the site
  • All activities will be recorded on Maintenance Management System for accurate asset management and parts consumption 
  • Accurate recording of timesheets
  • Company vehicles and company property used appropriately
  • Keep up to date on all technical matters relating to their role and the site turbine technology
  • To maintain a positive company profile
  • Communicate and liaise with all other NPS/NPC departments as required to execute the role
  • To actively pursue personal development through training, being mentored and keeping an up to date knowledge of the wind power industry
  • Support ‘On call’ rota and any additional work/duties when requested at short notice

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Educated to NC/HNC/HND/City & Guilds/Level 3 or level 5 in electrical, mechanical or multi-disciplined
  • An ability to work as part of a team but equally show strong initiative, ability and confidence to make decisions.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with and manage client and colleague relationships
  • Adopt a flexible approach to be able to manage tasks concurrently, and to be able to handle short notice pieces of work
  • Mechanical or Electrical engineering experience in heavy industry maintenance

To Apply:  Click the apply link, all details of currently available opportunities can be found on our careers page. Please do mention Ethical Jobseeker when making an application. 

Company Description

We will offer an engaging, collaborative and fast-paced environment and an excellent benefits package, including: Generous Annual Leave, Flexible Working, Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Personal Insurances and a selection of elective benefits which include Health Plans, Discounts and Salary Sacrifice options

Our work and culture

We have been pioneers of positive renewable change at Natural Power for 25 years. If you’re looking for a job in the renewable energy industry, we could be just the place to advance your career.

Our values are at the very heart of what we do every day. By working with us, you’ll be joining a diverse international community of experts who are innovative, inclusive and supportive of your own personal development. We also provide the highest quality of expertise, innovation and client commitment globally.  These are just some of the great things you can help to deliver as part of our team.  

Diversity and Inclusion

Natural Power is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Natural Power reserves the right to remove this vacancy at any time.