- Driving Licence
- Communication skills
- Microsoft Office
- Mechanical knowledge
Deutsche Windtechnik is Germany’s largest Independent Service Provider offering a comprehensive service package for Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) from one single source. With more than 7,000 WTGs under contract and more than 1,900 employees operating in several European countries, Deutsche Windtechnik sets the bar for Independent Service Provider services in the European wind energy sector.
What makes us stand out from other service companies? We offer everything from A to Z and match that with a passion for all technical services related to wind power. The objective of our engineers and technicians is to individually increase efficiency and to keep availability high at all times. It is our objective to achieve the best-possible technical operation for our client’s systems and in turn offering cost-effective solutions.
We do everything possible to keep the wind turbines up and running and improve their performance, for the long term.
In 2015, Deutsche Windtechnik entered the UK market and now has over 640 WTG’s/700MW under Service & Maintenance contracts, our aim being to expand further into both onshore and offshore markets. Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd‘s head office is located in Edinburgh.
You will work closely with all departments in the UK and other group companies to ensure we are providing a level of service expected from a market leader. Although the majority of your time will be spent working in the UK you may be expected to spend some periods working with colleagues in Germany and in other Deutsche Windtechnik group countries.
Your duties and responsibilities
The wind turbine technician will be responsible for the routine preventative maintenance on wind turbine, mechanical, electrical, gearbox and hydraulic systems. Unscheduled maintenance and carry out retrofits along with emergency breakdown and major component exchanges are also a key responsibility.
Duties and responsibilities
A wind turbine technician is responsible for the following:
The provision of preventative and corrective maintenance on Siemen’s 2.3, 1.3 CS, Bonus 600 and Vestas wind turbines as per DWT instructions
Completion of all relevant paperwork, including work order cards, checklists, AWPs etc.
Take ownership of your work area, ensuring all health and safety procedures are followed
Replacement of major turbine components e.g. generators and gearboxes
Troubleshoot on mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems
Assist in all areas of site operations
Provide safe access and egress to all people in the work party
Establish and maintain general safety from the system
Comply with customer site rules
Report all incidents and occurrences as per Deutsche Windtechnik company Health and Safety policy
Partake in rota for on call cover on weekends and bank holidays
Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements
As a minimum the candidate should have or be working towards:
Relevant formal qualifications minimum SVQ/ NVQ level 3 (electrical, mechanical etc) and/or comprehensive experience in a relevant industry
Ideally three years of hydraulic, electrical, or mechanical experience in an industrial environment e.g. wind farms, power stations, industrial process plant or similar heavy engineering maintenance environments
Valid driving licence
Candidates will preferably have:
Valid health and safety certificates
IT proficient on MS Suite
The following attributes are required in all candidates
Teamwork and collaboration
The ability to work at heights
Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions
Strategic and analytical thinker
Willingness to travel on occasional basis
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Other essentials you need to have:
Pass a pre-employment medical and fitness test before a formal offer of employment is confirmed.
You will also need to provide the correct Right to Work documentation and relevant qualifications.
Deutsche Windtechnik is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at DWT is based solely on an individual’s merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. DWT does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.
Please make us aware if there are any adjustments that need to be made during the recruitment process
Challenging and interesting tasks with good development opportunities in a dynamic business environment
A comprehensive and individual training for the best possible start
Have we sparked your interest?
If so, we would like to get to know you!
Apply online at: https://www.deutsche-windtechnik.com/jobs
Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we are unable to get in contact with all applicants. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of applying, please assume that your application has not been successful.