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Wind Turbine Mechanical Technician

Zoek Pin Huddersfield, Kirklees, England

£30000 - £35000/annum + benefits

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

Wind Turbine Technician- Sector
Onshore & Offshore, UK and Europe
£30,000 - £35,000 + very generous allowances

Astute are partnered with a with one of the world's top tier O&M providers who're looking to recruit a Mechanical Technician / Wind Turbine Technician to work both on and offshore on their gearbox technology.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Field Service Manager, as a Wind Turbine Technician, you will be responsible for:

Specialist maintenance of gearboxes, both reactive and planned
Finalise fault diagnosis, endoscopic inspections, vibration analysis and conditional monitoring on rotating mechanical equipment
Working on either onshore or offshore windfarms across northern Europe
Removal, installation and retrofitting of key mechanical components and sub-assemblies
Performing general maintenance on wind turbines
Participating in research and development activities within the UK HQ offices in Yorkshire
Conduct risk assessments and observe strict health and safety measures
Other duties required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

A relevant mechanical engineering qualification, ie degree/HNC/HND etc
Experience in fault finding and reporting on mechanical issues
High level of health and safety awareness
Ability to work at heights
Offshore GWO safety training
Willingness to travel internationally and flexibility to stay away
Experience in the wind industry is desirable

We'd also encourage gearbox maintenance specialists from with a heavy engineering background to apply.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

£30,000 - £35,000 basic salary
Overtime and working out allowances, genuine capability you double your basic salary
Potential for growth in company
28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
Other benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to (url removed) or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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