Energise your career, accelerate a net-zero future – #Renewablesjobs

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.

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.

As a Wind Turbine Technician in the England Central team based in our Goole Service Centre near Rusholme Wind Farm (DN14 6XL), every day is different and provides a real opportunity to make a difference in our ambition to help the UK achieve Net Zero.

You’ll work across multiple assets (Senvion, Vestas and Nordex MW technology platforms) to deliver scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services to our onshore wind turbine projects.

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

Lewis Thirkettle from the team says: “It’s a great place to work with a great benefits package. The company has been flexible and supportive of my personal and professional needs and enabled my professional development

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…

•    Scheduled and reactive maintenance accordance with manufacturer’s guideline 
•    Report and plan daily maintenance activity
•    Coordinate local spare part 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
•    Supervise specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchange
•    Provide safety induction to contractors and visitors
•    Provide out of hours and weekend response to turbine breakdown
•    Ensure the highest level of turbine availability

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

You’ll be a time served Engineer (electrical/mechanical) with a primary focus on ensuring operations and maintenance activities are undertaken to the highest levels you’ll ideally hold a AT/AE qualification under Wind Turbine Safety Rules (WTSR) and have significant technical expertise gained through a blend of academic (Electrical or Mechanical HNC/HND/NVQ) and “hands on” operational environments. 

For this role you will be based at Goole Service Centre but there is a requirement to travel to various other wind farms when necessary.

Closing Date: 3rd of December 2023
Location: Rusholme Wind Farm – Goole (DN14 6XL) – you must live with 45 minutes of site

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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