Wind Turbine Technician - North-West of Ireland

Region:
Ireland
Vicinity:
Donegal
Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Renewable Jobs, Wind Jobs, Wind Farm Jobs, Wind Turbine Jobs, Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Electrical Engineer
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Graduate/Higher diploma
Salary:
€29,000 to €32,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Call out Bonus + Overtime
Posted:
03/05/2017
Start Date:
03/05/2017
Recruiter:
Cathcart Energy Associates
Job Ref:
EN/09917

Cathcart Energy are currently recruiting for a Wind Turbine Technician (Electrical or Mechanical) for our client a global player in the Wind industry.

You will be a point of contact for all issues with the wind turbines including troubleshooting, fault finding and maintenance of large wind turbines such as Vestas, Siemens and Gamesa. All wind turbines are based onshore.

You will be climbing turbines and therefore will be expected to have a good head for heights as well as the fitness to perform this job on a regular basis.

Service Technicians work in teams and are provided use of a company vehicle, tools, appropriate work clothes and PPE.

Skills required to do the job are, Fault finding and reporting on electrical equipment. Ability to follow risk assessments and method statements.

Should you be a time served or qualified mechanical or electrical engineer.

Wind Farm Maintenance & Servicing

Typical duties include day-to-day responsibility for servicing on site, mechanical, electrical and hydraulic system maintenance, electrical control system tests, checking the torque on bolts, cleaning and re-greasing moving parts, restocking consumables, providing direct supervision of the service team technician/s and the compilation of service reports and MRS‘s (Maintenance Record Sheets) and AWPs where applicable under WTSR.

* Work as part of a servicing team during the periodical servicing of wind turbines
* Interpret basic electrical, hydraulic and mechanical component drawings
* Understand basic wind turbine layout and operation
* Understand the correct use of manuals / procedures
* Understand the function and servicing of electrical systems
* Understand the function and servicing of WTG components
* Be competent in turbine fault troubleshooting.
* Experience: 1 - 2 years in similar functions.
* English: Advanced level
* Availability to Travel
* Strong leadership skills
* Eagerness to excel
* Extensive experience in Gamesa G5X and G8X technology would be highly advantageous.

You will need to be prepared to work at heights and hold a Valid UK Driving Licence.

The salary is depending on your experience.

You will need to have a driving licence for this role.

If you would like to find out more about this position and to be considered please contact: James McNair on 00 44 131 510 9100 and apply with your latest CV.

Closing Date:
14/06/2017

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