Wind Turbine Technician

Posted a week ago by Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd

Location:
Glasgow, Glasgow City

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 7,600 WTGs (Wind Turbine Generators) under contract and more than 2,100 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 always to keep availability high. It is our objective to achieve the best-possible technical operation for our client’s systems and in turn, offer 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 640 WTGs/700MW under Service & Maintenance contracts, we aim to expand further into the onshore market. Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd.'s head office is in Edinburgh. 

You will work closely with all departments in the UK and other group companies to ensure we are providing a level of service expected from a market leader. Although most of your time will be spent working in the UK you may be expected to spend some periods working with colleagues in Germany and other DWT (Deutsche Windtechnik) group countries. 

Role Clarification - Wind Turbine Technician – Onshore Wind - Central Scotland permanent full time position. Must be living in the Central Belt of Scotland. 

The Wind Turbine Technician will be responsible for the routine preventative maintenance of Onshore Siemnens Wind Turbines, mechanical, electrical, gearbox and hydraulic systems. Unscheduled maintenance, retrofits, emergency breakdown, and major component exchanges are also key responsibilities. 

Duties and responsibilities 

A wind turbine technician is responsible for the following: 

  • The provision of preventative and corrective maintenance on Siemens Wind Turbines as per DWT instructions 
  • Completion of all relevant paperwork, including work order cards, checklists, AWPs (Authorised Work Procedure) etc. 
  • Replacement of major turbine components e.g., generators and gearboxes 
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems 
  • Assist in all areas of site operations 
  • Provide safe access and egress to all people in the work party 
  • Comply with customer site rules 
  • Report all incidents and occurrences as per Deutsche Windtechnik company Health and Safety policy 
  • Partake in the rota for on-call cover on weekends and bank holidays 

Qualifications 

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

  • Relevant formal qualifications minimum SVQ/ NVQ level 3 (electrical, mechanical etc) and/or comprehensive experience in a relevant industry 
  • Ideally two 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 UK driving licence 

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 
  • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Effective communication skills 

Other essentials you need to have: – 

  • Pass a pre-employment medical and fitness test before a formal offer of employment is confirmed. 
  • You must also provide the correct Right to Work documentation and relevant qualifications. 

Deutsche Windtechnik is an equal opportunity employer that maintains a work environment free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at DWT is based solely on an individual’s merit and qualifications related to job competence.  Deutsche Windtechnik does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules, or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, and benefits. 

Please make us aware if any adjustments need to be made during the recruitment process 

We Offer: 

  • Company pension 
  • Benefit Hub
  • Life insurance 
  • Private dental insurance & medical insurance 

Schedule: Monday to Friday, Overtime and Weekend availability. 

Have we sparked your interest? 

Apply now with just a few clicks: 

Any questions? James McNair at Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd.  

We look forward to receiving your application!  

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
Immediately
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
DWT Central
Job ID:
221867295

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