19 days ago
Base Location: Griffin Wind Farm, Perth
Salary: £26,120 – £34,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time
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.
Our Renewables Operations teams are responsible for operating our onshore and offshore wind and hydro fleet safely and efficiently. We carry out essential operations and maintenance to maximise asset value in a dynamic energy market.
What is the Role?
As a Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician, you'll play a key role working with a team of Technicians who take pride in the operation and maintenance of the SSE Renewables fleet.
Utilising information from our maintenance management system, you'll 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'll deliver wind turbine maintenance for SSE Renewable Operations driven by four key performance measures, SHE, Capability, Quality and Cost.
What do I need?
To be successful in this role, you should be educated to a minimum of NC or SVQ Level 3 in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline or equivalent.
You'll have demonstrable experience of servicing, fault finding and repairing of Wind Turbine Generators or the equivalent experience within your current sector. A current GWO basic training certification would be highly beneficial and due to the importance of safety, you should be familiar with the application and use of safe systems of work, including working in accordance with Wind Turbine Safety Rules.
To ensure the site is operating efficiently throughout the year, you may be expected to participate in a scheduled standby rota. If you do participate, its expected you would be required one week in four. Additional payments relating to this will be available.
It is an essential requirement for this role that you have a full, current driving licence.
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This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.
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