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Jacobs Wind Turbine Technician in Inverness, United Kingdom

Wind Turbine Technician


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

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Business Unit Description:

Jacobs Wind O&M team covers a 150MW portfolio of wind farms across the UK. Our capability has grown steadily over recent years and we have substantial hands-on experience of operating and maintaining turbines of varying type and age from multi-megawatt full converter turbines to a variety of older types. The wind O&M business sits within Jacobs Field Services in the UK which operates as a truly multidiscipline contractor, providing design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services.

Services provided by the Wind O&M team include; scheduled and unscheduled turbine maintenance, fault finding, spares management and procurement, major repairs including gearbox, generator, yaw gear and blade replacement, turbine erection and dismantling and asset condition inspections. Our site management services typically include regular site inspections, site inductions, HV network management and switching, emergency response, management of balance of plant maintenance, SCADA monitoring and reporting, site work control including operation control under the Wind Turbine Safety Rules

Role Outline/Responsibilities:

Working as part of a team candidates for this role are expected to:

Perform routine scheduled maintenance on wind turbine mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems,

Respond to breakdowns and carry out unscheduled maintenance,

Conduct fault finding and failure analysis,

Assist with performing major component exchanges (including blades, generators, gearboxes, hydraulics),

Complete service reports to record work and parts used using our on-line system

Participate in share on call rota for weekends and bank holidays

Perform these tasks with due respect Wind Turbine Safety Rules, HSE rules and guidelines.


Qualifications & Experience:

Ideally, candidates will hold a relevant engineering qualification and have experience of mechanical and/or electrical maintenance, fault finding and repairs on industrial systems.

Candidates may be required to travel and work away from time to time and should hold a full driving license.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Inverness

Req ID: FIE0007V9