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Job Vacancy - Maintenance / Troubleshooter Technicians - East Anglia One

Job Details

Job Vacancy posted by: Siemens PLC Windpower Division
Location: Lowestoft

Job Description

About the Company

We are now recruiting for both Maintenance and Troubleshooter Technician roles to join our Service Operations Team at East Anglia ONE, a brand new 714MW wind farm located 40km off the coast of Lowestoft, Suffolk. The project, currently under construction, will contain over 100 flagship Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines and will power almost 600,000 UK homes.

Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa have recently merged to create a leader in the renewable energy industry, to provide cleaner, more reliable and more affordable energy to society, and to create lasting value for all stakeholders. With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.

About the Role

The role will provide you with lots of variety, learning opportunities and a good team culture. The role will involve flexibility between service and other scheduled maintenance roles across the year. The role will be predominantly based from the onshore facility in Lowestoft, Suffolk with transportation to offshore wind turbine generators via CTV or Helicopter. The shift pattern will be based around annualised hours (with exact rota patterns tbc).

Some of your other key tasks will include but not be limited to:

To lead troubleshoot and service teams to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance at site to EHS, quality, time and cost requirements. You will also support Senior Technicians with customer liaison

Active safety leadership and promoter of the #Homesafe EHS culture when in the turbine and in the Wind Farm – ensure correct reporting of incidents and accidents, near misses and unsafe acts and conditions.

Responsible for preparation and execution of work packages / tasks.

Development of technician competency and mentoring within area of responsibility for SGRE technicians. Also having direct supervision and support of all technicians in team whilst on site.

Liaises with other Field teams, Technical/engineering functions, service coordinator/planner function and senior technicians on any work package/task progress.

Maintain efficient timescales for delivery of service activities, assist in the creation of daily, weekly plans for site teams as in conjunction with Service Planner / Service Coordinator /Senior Technician

Report service schedule progress to Service Planner / Service coordinator / Senior Technician for entry into IT systems & Ensure accurate reporting into and utilisation of MORS database and other electronic workflow systems.

About You

As a Maintenance / Troubleshooter Technician you will be part of a permanently employed dedicated service team. You will be able to lead a team and carry out all of the duties associated with the fault diagnosis, service, maintenance and repair of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) wind turbine generators. You will deliver excellent service and meantime between visits (MTBV) while ensuring compliance with SGRE internal processes and procedures, UK Legislation, EHS and Quality.

If you are new to the wind industry, please do not be discouraged from applying. Siemens Gamesa is looking to recruit top talent and if you can demonstrate the necessary aptitude and skills required to develop into a Maintenance and Troubleshoot technician we can provide the necessary technical, safety and leadership training. Ideally this role requires someone with experience working as a Technician, preferably within the wind industry and on the D6/7 SGRE platform. You will have experience of working with a large range of contractors and customers. You will have practical experience of working with MS Office applications and preferably SAP, MORS and remote diagnostic tools.

You will be a competent individual who is able to work under pressure and Lead a team of service technicians. This role also requires you to have some knowledge about health and safety legislations. Ideally you will have a Comprehensive understanding of and a consistent ability to demonstrate your own competency levels as a Technician, Competent Technician, Maintenance Technician and Troubleshoot Technician. Please note that this role also requires shift working as per business needs. Further details will be finalised for the shift pattern closer to when the site becomes operational however due to the nature of the offshore industry, expect seasonal fluctuations in shift patterns to fit around weather windows. Due to the location of the role and the role requirements, the successful candidate must have a valid driving licence. You must be willing to transfer to Wind Turbine Generator locations by both CTV and Helicopter.

We offer a competitive basic salary, generous holiday allowance, bonus scheme and pension.

Application Details

Application Deadline: 26/03/2019
Website Link: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=12917&company=C0001119799P&username=


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