Wind Turbine Generator Technician

Job Title  

Wind Turbine Generator Technician


Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $6bn sales and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group designs, modifies, constructs and operates industrial facilities mainly for the oil & gas sector, right across the asset life cycle. We enhance this with a wide range of specialist technical solutions including our world leading subsea, automation and integrity solutions. Our real differentiator is our range of services, the quality of our delivery, the passion of our people, our culture and values. We are extending the scale and scope of our core services into adjacent industries. 

Detailed Description:  

Owing to continued growth and high demand for its services, the company is now seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to join the operations and maintenance team in our expanding group based in Fife and the central belt of Scotland.

You will be required to build upon and develop a detailed knowledge of our wind turbines, to enable you to perform daily maintenance and other field related tasks.  Working to the highest safety and environmental standards, whilst ensuring that service targets are met, you will be part of a team of technicians working throughout the region.  Other duties will be to carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with OEM specifications, component replacement (both electrical and mechanical), which will include troubleshooting on the systems.
Job Requirements:  
Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum level 3 electrical qualification; ideally you will be a time served apprentice
  • Minimum 3 years wind turbine experience
  • Ability to fault find and report on electrical issues
  • Experienced in commercial and/or industrial electrics
  • Experience with maintenance schedules
  • Highly health and safety conscious
  • Literate and numerate, with good IT Skills
  • Fluent English

Desirable Criteria:

  • City & Guilds level or equivalent in either electrical or mechanical discipline
  • Hold current AT Authorisation
  • Full GWO certification
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Good level of fitness to enable wind turbine ascents using vertical ladders
  • Flexible attitude & willingness to assist with on call rota
  • Fluent English
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