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Wind Turbine Technician

 
Created on 01/03/2019 @ 09:31
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Wind Turbine Technician

About us

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 3,000 WTGs under contract and more than 1000 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.

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 the majority of your time will be spent working in the UK you may be expected to spend some periods working with colleagues in Germany and in other DWT group countries.

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

Llanidloes

Duties and responsibilities

A wind turbine technician is responsible for the following:

  • The provision of preventative and corrective maintenance on Bonus 450 and 600 wind turbines are per DWT instructions
  • 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

Qualifications

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

  • Mid-level electrical and/or mechanical education, at least HNC/HND, NVQ Level 3 in an engineering discipline or time served apprenticeship
  • 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

Have we sparked your interest?

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

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

Or send a copy of your CV to: Career-uk@deutsche-windtechnik.com

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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