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Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Come and join us as a Wind Turbine Technician in our Asset Operations Business Area.

The Opportunity

EDF Renewables UK is one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies, specialising in wind power and battery storage technology. We develop, build, operate and maintain wind farms and other renewable technologies throughout their lifetime. 

Our portfolio of nearly 1,000 MW consists of 37 wind farms – including two offshore wind farms – and one of the largest operational battery storage units in Europe. We’re also is seeking to deliver further growth from its own development pipeline or though securing new acquisitions of projects and has more than 2GW consented, in planning and development.

You will report into the Area Manager within the Operations & Maintenance department. You will be expected to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services on Vestas V90 Wind Turbines in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.

The role of Wind Turbine Technician will be based at our Dorenell is located 5 miles South of Dufftown.

Pay, benefits and culture…

Alongside a competitive salary and a market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits to support our people across all aspects of their lives. Please speak to your Recruiter about the different benefits we offer in the UK and Ireland.

At EDF Renewables our purpose is to accelerate a net-zero future where clean energy powers our lives. Our people are passionate about developing the low-carbon energy systems of the future and acting against climate change.

We strive to create an inclusive and diverse business and we recognise that our differences make us stronger, increasing our ability to innovate and succeed quickly. We challenge ourselves to continuously improve to achieve our purpose, whilst rewarding work and recognising the contribution each of our employees makes to achieving our goals. We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

What you’ll be doing day to day..


As a Wind Turbine Technician you will maintain the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the WTSR.
•    Scheduled service in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines
•    Reporting and planning daily maintenance activity
•    Coordinating local spare parts and consumable stock
•    Fault-finding, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on all turbine systems, which will include mechanical, electrical and hydraulic assemblies and major components
•    Proactive repair or component replacement to prevent complete failure or system downtime
•    Supervising specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange

What’s my role and where will I fit in?

You will be a driven individual who is able to work well as part of team. You’ll thrive in this role if you possess knowledge of wind turbine technologies. Having knowledge of Vestas wind turbines would be a plus. You’ll maintain the highest levels of safety to comply with all health and safety requirements including the Wind Turbine Safety Rules (WTSR) and have an awareness of working under High-Voltage Safety Rules (HVSR).

You’ll be comfortable working at height, provide out of hours and weekend on-call response to turbine breakdowns and ensure the highest level of turbine performance, cleanliness and availability. You may be required to travel away from home for training and to other wind farms in the UK.

The Skills

•    Qualification in electrical and/or mechanical disciplines to NVQ3 level (or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience)
•    Significant experience in an electrical, mechanical or hydraulic field technician role.
•    Knowledge of Vestas Wind Turbines would be a plus
•    Able to pass a GWO Work at Height Medical (good level of fitness)
•    Previous experience as an AT/AE under WTSR would be a plus
•    High level of computer literacy and willingness to learn internal working systems
Technical and Commercial Knowledge and Skills:

•    Strong safety minded person
•    Team player
•    Excellent analytical thinking
•    Strong sense of organisation and planning
•    Enjoy working in remote locations
•    Ability to communicate and pass on technical knowledge

You must hold a full UK driving licence. 

Location: Dorenell Service Centre – AB54 4EL
Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent 
Closing Date: 3rd of December 2023
Recruiter: If you have any further questions on the role please contact Kerri.Byrne@edfenergy.com

Why EDF Renewables?
EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:
Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

Join us, and lets do good together!

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