Position: Onshore Wind Turbine Service Technician
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522476_1572344693
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 29/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Hadyard Hill Wind Farm

Salary: £ Competitive Salary + Overtime/OnCall depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role?

You will be working with a team of Technicians who take pride in the operation and maintenance our fleet. 

Utilising information from our maintenance management system you will perform scheduled maintenance and fault rectification on our fleet of turbines, ensuring they are operating at their optimum capacity. Along with other members of the team you will ensure the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) protection of the site.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you will require you to have a minimum of NC or SVQ Level 3 in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline or equivalent and to have served a recognised apprenticeship. If you have experience of servicing, fault finding and repairing of Wind Turbine Generators it would be an advantage, but it isn't essential. Due to the importance of safety you will already be familiar with the application and use of safe systems of work and risk assessments.

To ensure the site is operating throughout the year you may be expected to participate in a scheduled standby rota If you do participate in this its expected you would be required one week in four. Additional payments will be available.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.