Onshore Wind Turbine Technician- Bradwell (Essex)

Location(s): 

London, City of London, GB, EC2R 8HP

 

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., London

To start as soon as possible, full time, permanent

 

Functional area: Operations & Maintenance 

 

Role will be based at our Bradwell Wind Farm (Essex)

Candidates should be a maximum of 1 hour commute from this location

 

YOUR ROLE

The Wind Turbine Technician is responsible with others, to provide maintenance, servicing and inspection of wind turbines and balance of plant, to ensure the assets are maintained in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner, maximising the commercial value within compliant requirements.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out maintenance and servicing of wind turbines and balance of plant, including servicing, reactive and proactive maintenance, inspections, modifications, retrofits and main component exchanges.
  • Fault finding on complex Mechanical, electrical and Hydraulic systems.
  • Work in a small team with minimal supervision.
  • Work proactively and flexibly to minimise failures and maximise the Energy Yield.
  • Utilise SCADA systems and other computer based systems to interrogate turbines, to reset faults, to instigate maintenance activities and build up a fault/failure history.
  • Be prepared to have a flexible approach to working hours around the weather and workload, to be on call outside normal working hours and flexible to travel potentially to other sites 
  • Maintain maintenance records, electronic and paper, of all work performed on plant.
  • Proactively assist in all areas of site operations, working on projects, spares and other non-routine works.
  • Adhere to the Companies HSSE Management system
  • Proactively identify & take ownership of tasks or projects to improve safety, turbine performance or general working.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified to HNC, ONC or NVQ level in a related mechanical/electrical discipline
  • Proven Heavy Industry electrical/mechanical maintenance background, related to O&M
  • Ideally experience in wind turbine maintenance/servicing and fault finding preferred but not essential. Heavy industry experience will be taking into consideration.
  • Demonstrated advanced use of complex power tools such as hydraulic rams, inductive heaters and diagnostic tools (e.g. advance fluke meter functions, VOB data collection).
  • A sound understanding of HSSE systems, to establish a safe work environment.
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire and commitment to performance
  • Experienced in mechanical, electrical, power electronics and hydraulic trouble shooting and maintenance activities.
  • Have a proven ability to troubleshoot on complex systems.
  • Competent slinger and banksman.
  • Ability to work effectively within a small team with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to travel in some special cases to support other onshore sites
  • First Aid at Work, Working at Heights Training / Tower Rescue
  • A full UK driving licence.
  • Basic computer operation skills, familiarity with internet based program navigation, and ability to generate and interpret computer data.
  • Strong ability to read, interpret and understand drawings and schematics to develop procedures, validate work activity and ensure that risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Good communications skills written and verbal.
  • Flexible to be a part of a weekend/bank holiday on call rota.

 

 

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 87040, application deadline .  

Any questions? Contact in Recruiting: Lee Harbin, lee.harbin@rwe.com 

 

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. #inclusionmatters

 


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