Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician

 
  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Nov 23, 2021
Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

Base Location: Hadyard Hill Wind Farm, Girvan.

Salary: (SSE4) £26,120 - £34,500 depending on skills and experience + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

As a Wind Turbine Technician, you'll play a key role working with a team of Technicians who take pride in the operation and maintenance of the SSE Renewables fleet. 

Utilising information from our maintenance management system, you'll perform scheduled maintenance and fault rectification on our fleet of turbines, ensuring they are operating at their optimum capacity. Along with other members of the team, you'll deliver wind turbine maintenance for SSE Renewable Operations driven by four key performance measures, SHE, Capability, Quality and Cost.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you should be educated to a minimum of NC or SVQ Level 3 in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline or equivalent, and to have served a recognised apprenticeship.

You'll have demonstrable experience of servicing, fault finding and repairing of Wind Turbine Generators or the equivalent experience within your current sector. A current GWO basic training certification would be highly beneficial and due to the importance of safety, you should be familiar with the application and use of safe systems of work, including working in accordance with Wind Turbine Safety Rules.

To ensure the site is operating efficiently throughout the year, you may be expected to participate in a scheduled standby rota. If you do participate, its expected you would be required one week in four. Additional payments relating to this will be available.

About our Business

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact pamela.fleming@sse.com / 01738 342002.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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