Electrical Technician - Onshore Wind

  • Job Reference: 226568761-2
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Orkney, Orkney Islands
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Electrical Technician - Onshore Wind
Orkney - with travel
£28,000 - £32,000 + overtime and allowances

Astute are pleased to be working with a global leader in the wind industry to recruit an Electrical Technician to work on their onshore wind turbines. The company will offer you continuous training and development and are interested to hear from Electrical Technicians who have experience working on turbines and those who are from a commercial or industrial background.

If you have a genuine passion for renewable energy, this would be a great role for you.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Regional Manager, as an Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for:

Carrying out planned and reactive maintenance on wind turbines
The installation and retrofitting of key electrical components
Fault diagnosis and rectification
Generating detailed reports on the work completed
Covering multiple sites in your region and further when required, perhaps staying overnight and having periods away from home
Working at heights
Other duties as required
Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

A level 3 electrical qualification is essential
18th edition hugely desirable
Experience in the wind industry is preferable, but commercial/industrial experience and the desire to work in renewable energy is great
A full UK driving licence is essential
Excellent health and safety awareness and the ability to work at heights (full training to be provided)
A cracking work ethic and the flexibility to stay away when required
Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

A salary up to £32,000, plus allowances and overtime
Private Medical Insurance
Life Insurance 4 x salary
Employee wellness programme for you and your family
Company van (for work use), PPE and Tools
Excellent training and career development with courses provided
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Kyle Shinn who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful