Wind Turbine Technician – Tyrone / Donegal Area

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We are searching for an experienced Wind Turbine Technician to offer assistance to a number of different sites in the Co. Tyrone and Co. Donegal areas, as well as assisting the major component teams anywhere in the UK and Ireland.  

 

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RES is a family with a diverse workforce, and we are dedicated to the personal professional growth of our people, no matter what stage of their career they’re at. We can promise you rewarding work which makes a real impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing, global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Our competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance. We also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make an impact somewhere else.

The position

The role of an experienced Turbine O&M Technician would be to support the Turbine O&M Team in the delivery specific projects. Reporting to the Technical Project Engineer you will provide technical assistance to help resolve ongoing issues and/or implement improvements. We are looking for candidates who have a technical background in mechanical and/or electrical systems, preferably in a turbine discipline, and with good analytical fault-finding capabilities on Electrical, Mechanical & Hydraulic systems.

Key Accountabilities

The role would suit an experienced Wind Turbine Technician who has aspirations in further developing their own capabilities in the delivery of high-quality maintenance activities and willing to contribute positively to the continued development of the business.

Be a good communicator and be proficient in customer interface at site level and in pre-task coordination. You are comfortable in preparing Risk Assessments, Method statements and other client required procedures and be willing to adapt a high level of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental awareness.

A flexible approach to work will be required as travel within the UK & Ireland will be necessary depending on the project needs.

Other areas of knowledge would be advantageous, but not essential as training will be provided which will include:

  • Working knowledge of gearbox inspections
  • Working knowledge of specialised equipment such as vibration analysis, ultra sound, bore scope and thermal imaging
  • Proficient in analytical fault finding
  • Blade repair experience
  • Can help resolve onsite technical issues and implement technical improvements
  • Take and lead main component replacements
  • Identify and specifying tooling requirements
  • Can conduct technical auditing and assessments
  • Prepare reporting templates and other technical documentation
  • Develop and deliver specific in-house technical training
  • Worked in a Health & Safety focused environment

Knowledge

  • Turbine O&M background
  • Team leader
  • Coordinate subcontractors
  • H&S Awareness (RA, CoSSH, MS)
  • WTSR

Skills

  • Mechanical or Electrical fault finding
  • Use Hydraulic tooling
  • Blade repairs
  • Good communication both written and verbal
  • Use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Reporting

Experience

  • Wind Turbine maintenance
  • Large component exchange (preferred)
  • Manage heavy lifting
  • Slinger banks man
  • Working at height

Qualifications

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Qualification (Minimum Level 3 NVQ)

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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