Wind Farm Service Technician

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Wexford
Categories: Engineering, Trades and Technical, Electrical, Mechanical, Onshore, Renewables

Wind Farm Service Technician

 Location: Richfield Wind Farm Co. Wexford

Salary circa: €28,000 to €38,000 (Depending on skills and experience)

SSE Renewables is Ireland’s largest renewable energy developer, responsible for the development and construction of SSE Group’s renewable energy projects across Ireland. SSE Ireland has over 500MW of renewable energy capacity across Ireland and has almost 1400MW of onshore and offshore wind farm capacity under construction or with consent for development. The wind farms developed by SSE Renewables power SSE Airtricity, Ireland's second largest energy provider.

We currently have an opportunity for a Wind Farm Service Technician. As a member of the SSE Wind Generation Service Team you will be part of a team responsible for the service, maintenance and repair of wind turbines. This can be a demanding role and will involve working in all weather conditions and at heights.

You must ensure the highest level of health, safety and environmental protection on SSE Windfarms as well as ensuring the long-term integrity of the windfarm turbines by maintaining the assets on sites.

You'll participate in turbine maintenance - including scheduled maintenance and fault rectification, update the maintenance management system, provide support for other sites, including weekend work on a rota basis and provide additional support to the Operations Teams.

You'll have served your apprenticeship as an electrical or mechanical fitter, experience working on wind turbines would be an advantage but not compulsory. You'll have general experience in servicing, troubleshooting high technology plant, an understanding and ideally a qualification in aerodynamics, mechanical or electrical engineering principles and hydraulics.

SSE is an equal opportunities employer.

Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.

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