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Wind Turbine Technician

GE Aviation
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
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Job Description Summary
If you are looking for exciting varied work every day with stability, ideally have the experience of working in Wind or test equipment with an electrical qualification we are looking for exactly you. Our Total Reward package in UK is competitive and comprehensive:

Salary + Overtime (pendant skills, knowledge experience) . A competitive Pension plan and disability Insurances plus 34 x days holiday, Sick pay, on-call retainer plus Overtime.

Other benefits; Company fitness allowance and Bicycle plan Discount Schemes on major outlets/holiday companies.

Come join our Onshore Wind service team in the UK. You will thrive working with the latest turbine technology, working in the challenging environment of onshore operations and will drive process and rigor as we develop our operations and service teams.

At Ge, we are always searching for great talent. While we might not have a specific job for you today, we want to know about you when we do. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity..

Job Description

Location: Ideally within 1 x hour commuting distance from Edinburgh OR Inverness Sites.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide on site technical direction, hands on service and leadership during maintenance and servicing activities at customer owned facilities.
  • Prepare job planning documents that define the scope of work to be performed through engineering instructions, drawings, and process instructions;
  • Communicate effectively with Management and Colleagues utilizing customers' CTQs (Critical to Quality needs) in job planning and execution;
  • You will work independently on the implementation of fault analyses and repair of wind turbine generator systems in the UK, including clarification of any client queries
  • Documentation of call-out responses, fault finding and repair work in service reports, logbooks and checklists
  • Coordination of external and internal service providers and contractors on site
  • Maintain a strong safety culture and mindset to ensure all executed work reflects GE and customer technical and EHS requirements
  • Willing to work and fulfil on-call obligations for out of normal working hours if required. (e.g. weekend working)
  • Perform administrative functions such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheets and expense sheets in a thorough, complete and timely basis;
  • Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Appropriately qualified Electrical / Mechanical Fitter or Electrical Technician / Technologist or Electrician / Electrical Fitter - nationally recognized diploma or certificate;
  • Experience with electrical test equipment and testing procedures;
  • High degree of quality awareness; excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills combined with the ability to detect and remedy faults, defects, problems
  • Fit and able to work at heights
  • Structured worker with technical analytical abilities
  • Computer literate - knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • Prepared to travel throughout the UK and Europe on occasion including for training requirements.
  • Excellent English speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Valid national driver's license
  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Previous experience working on Wind Turbines
  • Advanced computer skills, e.g. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Access;
  • Basic Workplace First Aid
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
  • Applicants should have right to work in the United Kingdom. Applications from candidates that require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom will also be considered when following United Kingdom Immigration criteria.
Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No


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