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Wind Turbine Technician - North Wales

Deutsche Windtechnik is Germany’s largest Independent Service Provider offering a comprehensive service package for Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) from one single source. With more than 6,000 WTGs under contract and more than 1,800 employees operating in several European countries, Deutsche Windtechnik sets the bar for Independent Service Provider services in the European wind energy sector.

What makes us stand out from other service companies? We offer everything from A to Z and match that with a passion for all technical services related to wind power. The objective of our engineers and technicians is to individually increase efficiency and to keep availability high at all times. It is our objective to achieve the best-possible technical operation for our client’s systems and in turn offering cost-effective solutions.

We do everything possible to keep the wind turbines up and running and improve their performance, for the long term.

In 2015, Deutsche Windtechnik entered the UK market and now has over 300 WTG’s/400MW under Service & Maintenance contracts, our aim being to expand further into both onshore and offshore markets. Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd‘s head office is located in Edinburgh.

Role Clarification

The wind turbine technician will be responsible for the routine preventative maintenance on wind turbine, mechanical, electrical, gearbox and hydraulic systems. Unscheduled maintenance and carry out retrofits along with emergency breakdown and major component exchanges are also a key responsibility.

 

Location

North Wales (travel and support to other windfarms will be expected from time to time)

Role Clarification

The wind turbine technician will be responsible for the routine preventative maintenance on wind turbine, mechanical, electrical, gearbox and hydraulic systems. Unscheduled maintenance and carry out retrofits along with emergency breakdown and major component exchanges are also a key responsibility.

Location

North Wales (travel and support to other windfarms will be expected from time to time)

Your tasks

A wind turbine technician is responsible for the following:

  • The provision of preventative and corrective maintenance on Gamesa or Vestas wind turbines
  • Completion of all relevant paperwork, including work order cards, checklists, AWPs etc.
  • Lead a team of technicians ensuring all health and safety procedures are followed
  • Replacement of major turbine components e.g. generators and gearboxes
  • Troubleshoot on mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Assist in all areas of site operations
  • Provide safe access and egress to all people in the work party
  • Establish and maintain general safety from the system
  • Comply with customer site rules
  • Report all incidents and occurrences as per Deutsche Windtechnik company Health and Safety policy
  • Partake in rota for on call cover on weekends and bank holidays

Your profile

As a minimum the candidate should have or be working towards:

  • Relevant formal qualifications (electrical, mechanical etc) and/or comprehensive experience in a relevant industry
  • Ideally three years of hydraulic, electrical, or mechanical experience in an industrial environment e.g. wind farms, power stations, industrial process plant or similar heavy engineering maintenance environments
  • Valid driving licence

Candidates will preferably have:

  • Valid health and safety certificates
  • IT proficient on MS Suite

Personal

The following attributes are required in all candidates

  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • The ability to work at heights
  • Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Strategic and analytical thinker
  • Problem solving
  • Willingness to travel on occasional basis
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills

We offer ...

  • private Pension
  • Health Insurance
  • Company events
  • Challenging and interesting tasks with good development opportunities in a dynamic business environment
  • A comprehensive and individual training for the best possible start

Have we sparked your interest?

If so, we would like to get to know you!

Apply online at: https://www.deutsche-windtechnik.com/jobs

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we are unable to get in contact with all applicants.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of applying, please assume that your application has not been successful.

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Infos

Field of activity
Technican (field service)

Jobtype
Direct entry

Job location
North Wales, United Kingdom

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