Wind Turbine Service Engineer

Recruiter
Eden Scott
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a career in the renewable sector? Do you live in the Yorkshire area or ready to relocate to this part of east Yorkshire? Our client, a major wind turbine supplier, currently require a Service Engineer who will carry out maintenance and fault finding on wind turbines as directed by the Operations Manager with assistance from the local Team Leader to ensure maximum turbine availability to the customer. Follow up errors and repair faults to maximise turbine availability for customers Perform preventative maintenance according to service manual and carry out other maintenance as required to ensure turbines run to specification and meet manufacturers’ warranties Assist the Technical Support Manager and Operations Manager to analyse faults and establish solutions to maximise turbine availability Work with Team Leader, Site Manager and Health and Safety Adviser to carry out all work in a safe manner in accordance with Client UK Health and Safety Management System, Wind Turbine Safety Rules and legislation Participate in all Health & Safety Training, including First Aid, to enable emergency response assistance for colleagues when difficulties arise Service Engineers will work in teams of 2 to 3, servicing 15-30 turbines. The Service Engineer will need to exercise technical judgement and decide whether the fault can be repaired safely within a reasonable timescale in the event of being called out, or whether to leave the job until the next day. The Service Engineers will, from time to time, meet customers on site, so good interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The work is both technically and physically demanding. A Service Engineer is required to work at height in tough conditions; therefore a high level of physical fitness is essential. Candidate Specification: Experience of servicing and maintaining electrical industrial plant (including knowledge and experience of mechanical rotating plant) ONC level or equivalent experience in electrical engineering. Similar qualifications and /or experience in mechanical engineering would also be considered Ideally have experience of Method Statement and Risk Assessments production and use in the workplace Working knowledge of UK Health and Safety regulations would be advantageous Experience working within the Wind Power industry would be highly advantageous Full current driving license Experience in using Microsoft Office packages

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