Wind Turbine Engineer

 
  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Jan 14, 2022
Engineering

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: Wick / Contin

Salary: Up to £49,300 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 Wind Turbine Engineer, you'll provide embedded engineering support to the Offshore Wind teams to ensure that WTG (Wind Turbine Generator) assets are managed safely and effectively for both routine maintenance and defect resolution activities.

Some of your main responsibilities will include;

- Implementing corporate standards, providing field support and ensuring compliance across the fleet.

- Build and document a knowledge base of technical information to assist with engineering problem solving

- Providing key input in fault analysis and rectification.

- The onsite monitoring and inspections of assets and the coordination of maintenance activities, whilst working closely with specialist contractors when necessary.

- Engaging effectively with internal and external multiple stakeholders to ensure that the business can operate to the highest standards of safety and technical performance.

- Technical project management and planning of work packages which will also be a major requirement of the role.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A minimum qualification of HND level in an engineering subject with relevant experience.

- Experience of technical support delivery including management of refurbishment activities for major components including Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

- Competency in discussing machinery safety legislation and implementation of such, through recognised safe systems of work.

- Working knowledge of WTG rotational plant and associated components.

- Capability in writing procedures and technical reports concisely and to high standard.

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 / 01783 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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