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Wind Turbine Technician

SSE plc

Location: Derry

Job Type: Full time

Posted


SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

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

About the Role

Base Location: Glenconway Wind Farm, County Derry/Londonderry

Salary: £28,000 - £41,000 depending on skills and experience + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

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. These opportunities are open to entry level technicians looking to start a career in Renewables through to Enhanced Wind Turbine Technicians looking to drive the change to Net Zero.

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 considered for this role, we would love you to have;

- A minimum of NC or SVQ Level 3 in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline or equivalent, and to have served a recognised apprenticeship.

- Demonstrable experience of servicing, fault finding and repairing of Wind Turbine Generators preferred or the equivalent experience within your current sector.

- A current GWO basic training certification would be highly beneficial.

- A strong understanding of 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.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

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 Andrew on andrew.duncan2@sse.com / 01738 275847.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.

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