Mid Level
Wind Turbine Technician

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Friday, 4 September 2020

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Imagine a future in a team with the highest regard for safety and performance excellence on our offshore wind farms in the UK East Coast Region

Join us in a position where you’ll play an active, hands-on role in servicing, maintaining, and repairing our offshore wind turbines. You’ll work at sea experiencing close comradery with your colleagues and developing new skills with great opportunities for career progression.  

Welcome to Offshore Wind 

You’ll be part of a diverse team where, you together with your colleagues, will contribute to our safety culture and work with engineering specialists to enhance the performance of our wind farms. We look forward to welcoming you to a team where high-quality work and the wellbeing of everyone are highly valued.  

You’ll play an important role in:  

  • driving a positive safety culture through your actions   
  • performing troubleshooting and repair of electrical and mechanical components  
  • servicing and maintaining offshore wind turbines and plant equipment  
  • accurately recording all elements of your daily working on software systems 
  • proactively maintaining your competence level and safety certification.  

To succeed in the role, you:  

  • have a full apprenticeship in a relevant discipline, such as electrical or mechanical engineering, preferably, with further qualifications, such as BTEC or HNC  
  • meet the physical and medical requirements for working offshore 
  • have an aptitude for working at heights and in restricted or confined spaces, working in an offshore environment, accommodated on a vessel for extended periods of time 
  • are a team player with a calm and controlled approach to problem-solving  
  • are well-experienced in troubleshooting on mechanical and electrical components and adept in using your own initiative to complete tasks.  

Join a world leader in green energy  

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse and dynamic work environment.  

Shape the future with us  

Send your application no later than 28 August 2020. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.   

Please don’t hesitate to contact ukrecruitment@orsted.co.uk if you’d like to know more about the position. 

Please note that the role is likely to operate from a service operations vessel (SOV) which will remain at sea for several weeks at a time. Maintenance and troubleshooting work is expected to take place from the SOV on a 24-hour basis, so some working at unsocial hours may be required. You’ll also be expected to travel by helicopter and conduct helicopter hoisting for access to wind turbines.  

Interview Format 

Successful candidates will be invited to a 1-day assessment centre, which will be held in the Scunthorpe/Grimsby area. Should you be successful at the assessment centre, you’ll then be invited to attend a face-to-face interview at our East Coast Hub in Grimsby. 

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